During the COVID pandemic schools and businesses were forced to adopt a new method of working and learning. As “working from home” and “learning from home” became the new normal, technology adapted as well. The question is, what will the future hold for technology in a post-pandemic world? Furthermore, how will this affect those responsible for its disposition?
The last two years have seen rapid advancements in technology to meet the needs of a society living and working through a global pandemic. With the increase in development of new technologies many have wondered how the world will proceed with these new advances now that life is beginning to return to semi-normalcy. According to the World Economic Forum, earlier this month eight young leaders provided a glimpse when they were asked how they would “leverage technology and innovate to become better leaders in 2022.”
Answers included using game theory and AI for better strategic planning, using new technological tools to process and manage the major influx of data, using organizational technologies to improve time management via reducing repetitive tasks, cyber security technologies, and profit maximization and inclusive business growth. Especially in the business world, many have planned to utilize much of this new technology to engineer a brighter future, however, as technology development increases, the need for proper disposition is becoming more crucial.
IT asset disposition facilities focus on recycling old electronics to not only prevent them from being sent to landfills, but to provide alternative options for brand new devices in order to help preserve natural resources. The more technology the world develops, the more e-waste it generates, some of which is burned or sent to landfills. Without used device resources the amount of new electronics each year would increase and only add to this problem.
ITAD facilities like HOBI strive toward the creation of a circular economy, which would eliminate waste altogether. IT asset disposition closes the loop and provides a new source for used electronics, which helps reduce the need for brand new devices to be manufactured. By purchasing used devices, users help conserve natural resources used in manufacturing, and reduce the amount of e-waste generated each year.
HOBI focuses on maximizing value in old devices by providing repair and refurbishment options for devices not yet at beyond a useful lifecycle.
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