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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 5/06-5/10

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent right-to-repair, IT asset management and mobile security related news that HOBI’s blog reported during the week 4/22-4/26. Apple lobbyist sneakily tries to postpone California right-to-repair bill A few weeks ago Motherboard reported an internal Apple document that indicated the company could be shifting its stance on the…

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ITAM considerations for the evolving data center landscape

Traditional data centers are physical facilities that house an organization’s IT operations and equipment, such as: routers, networking switches, security devices, storage systems, servers, environmental controls and more — all of which plays an extremely important role in the operation of the data center. Advancement in cloud computing have allowed traditional data centers to evolve…

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Reverse logistics adds value to locally processed IT assets

Significant disruptive forces come into play that impact IT asset management costs for CIOs. State and government statutes on the disposal of IT equipment have become progressively more stringent leaving corporations with the burden of responsibly handling their assets. States including California, Colorado, and Illinois have taken strides towards being more environmentally responsible. Cell phone…

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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 12/17-12/21

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent 5G technology, reverse logistics and asset management related news that HOBI’s blog reported during the week 12/17-12/21. 5G will likely be a niche technology for yearsDespite the constant excited chatter surrounding 5G mobile technology, researchers believe that 5G will remain a relatively niche technology until 2025. Professional…

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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 6/11-6/15

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent technology and electronic waste related news that HOBI’s blog reported on during the week 6/11-6/15. Here’s Everything that was Announced at the WWDC 2018 The annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018 keynote has officially passed. In a post last week, we talked about a few rumors…

BYOD Is Dead – Employer Provided Phones is the Next Mobile Economy

The days of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are seemingly over. A new study reveals that the once popular practice of having employee-owned devices within a business has proven to not be as great in the long term. Conducted with senior executives across the U.S., Samsung Electronics America commissioned the study alongside Oxford Economies, an…

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 5/07-5/11

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent technology, renewable energy, and mobile related news that HOBI’s blog reported on during the week 5/07-5/11. The Rising Demand for Printed Circuit Boards The printed circuit board (PCB) industry has recently experienced rapid growth and studies show that predictions for the future are equally as optimistic. And…

How Will Blockchain Revolutionize Software Asset Management?

Despite initially believing that Bitcoin would be the next big investment opportunity, asset managers are finding that the digital securities settlement infrastructure inspired by Bitcoin’s underlying technology, blockchain, could have the greater impact on buy-side firms. Blockchain technology could deliver settlement at will and enable greater degrees of straight through processing. As a result, buy-side…