Information Technology, Beware of Ransomware

Point of Rental Software Information Technology gives warning

It has been in a busy week in ransomware and information technology security levels, and many companies have already been targeted, and unfortunately affected. As we’ve all read on CNN Money and other news sources, Ransomware is a malicious code or a computer virus that denies users access to their own data, encrypting it and holding it […]

Climb, But Enjoy the View

Point of Rental Software shows view from mountain climb

A number of years ago when visiting family in Alaska, we attempted to climb to the Harding ice fields or at least that was the plan. It is a four mile hike with 1000 foot rise of elevation with each mile. After several hours of hiking, you would see false summits. As you reached the “summit” you were […]

How to Measure Success

I have read numerous books and heard countless speeches on how to develop a successful business. While these almost always inspire me with new ideas, they have left me pondering what defines success. What should be the leading goal of a business? Of course there are many possible answers to this question, but all too […]

What Candy Crush* Taught Me about Business

It all started when my nieces convinced me to download this app called Candy Crush*. You might ask what a grown man is doing playing something that sounds like a kids’ game. Well, you should probably also ask the other half billion (with a “b”) people that have downloaded Candy Crush*, as it’s the second most […]

Taking Inventory this Thanksgiving

When I worked at my parents’ rental store, the most dreaded words were, “Wayne, you need to go take inventory.” Of course, in those days, we didn’t have Mobile WorkForce, Inventory Count feature, or tablets with Bluetooth barcode scanners. We also didn’t know about rolling inventory, where you are taking inventory all the time. My dad […]

Essential Lessons From Fitbit You Need To Be Applying In The Workplace

Recently, a friend of mine bought a device for me called a Fitbit. A Fitbit measures the number of steps you take, the distance you walk in a day, the flights of stairs you walk, the amount of sleep you get, and several other things. One of the features of the product is sharing – you can […]