Is your computer performing slower than normal? Is some of your data missing? Maybe you’ve seen a bit too many pop-ups lately? You might have a virus or some other form of malware damaging your computer. When it comes to malware, there’s always one common question that we’ve all had. Does it actually damage your computer? The answer is yes, yes it does. Much like we can get sick with a virus, our computers can also get infected with viruses, worms and other kinds of malware. But not to worry, there’s a solution. Sort of.
The U.S. Plastics Pact recently released a list of eleven items that are not reusable, recyclable, or compostable, all of which pose a problem for the waste industry. The “Problematic and Unnecessary Materials List” was developed by the U.S. Plastics Pact, an organization made up of more than 100 businesses, nonprofits, and government organizations who hope to develop circular alternatives and eliminate the listed items by 2025. The North Carolina-based organization released the list in late January, but has since received backlash concerning the list’s validity.
The recent digital transformation has made life a little more difficult for IT and facilities directors when it comes to keeping up with a hybrid workplace. Remote working has proven useful to many workers, however, as businesses learn to support hybrid offices certain IT aspects can become stressful to maintain, and Microsoft has recently launched a new program to help smooth the process.
As businesses grow and flourish, one thing they all have in common is an abundance of IT assets. Along with IT hardware comes the inevitable need to upgrade every so often, and this means finding an efficient process for IT asset management. Disposition is often an afterthought for most enterprises, but having a disposition plan for your IT equipment can be extremely beneficial in helping you keep track of your IT inventory.