What is an Asset Management System?
The Washington State Auditor’s Office has published a good guideline for establishing an Asset Management System.
Is my government required to have an Asset Management System?
The Washington State Auditor’s Office requires some form of asset management for all local governments, regardless of size. Without an asset management policy, the public’s money (assets both large and small) can be lost or wasted.
What should I be reviewing in an Asset Management system?
When looking to establish policies and procedures for an Asset Management System we recommend using the SAO Checklist for Capital Assets.
What qualifies as a Small & Attractive asset?
Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Thankfully the newly renamed, Center for Government Innovation division of The Washington State Auditor’s Office has identified some best practices here. They even provide a downloadable PDF located in the Resource Database.
How I get started with BIAS Asset Connect?
Simply click on the Get started here or the button at the top and select either Demo or Sign Up. Unlike traditional software, we’ve worked hard to make Asset Connect a true online application. That means it’s very self-explanatory with an easy learning curve.
Are we billed monthly or annually?
You’re billed once a year for 12 months after your 30 day trial.
Do I have to install any software on my computer?
No. There is nothing you have to install specific to Asset Connect. All you need is a browser and an internet connection. Simple as that.
Which plan is best for my organization?
It’s actually quite simple… do you plan on being the only one to use Asset Connect? Or would it be beneficial to have multiple users providing input, updating and managing data in Asset Connect?