I guess my response to Q1 would be because I was using my own device and IT did not want to ‘take back’ the IT property from me. Not sure why but they said it was assigned to me, so I held onto it (and the one I currently have). To the second point, if we captured excess IT property and used more of a pull system instead of a push system to deliver IT hardware to personnel, that might help alleviate unnecessary equipment from being assigned arbitrarily instead of actually fulfilling a need. Again, an opt-out policy would be good, but you have to have a way to negotiate the service and hardware contracts up front and tell the vendors that the amount of devices will be dynamic and not order a set amount, such as a flat 10000 devices ‘just because’. Awesome discussion and I hope this continues.
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