Have you ever noticed an employee spilling coffee on a computer who then barely wipes a finger or two over the area before clicking away? Do you ever walk by a printer to see four or five employees trying to figure out how to fix a function that is not working?
These typical episodes are just a couple examples of poor maintenance practices which result in waste, both of time and money.
One recent statistic that jumped out to me is that in 2018, the average desktop PC will have been operating for 4.31 years. Aging equipment is even more likely to break down soon or need replacement without regular maintenance, and often businesses don’t have policies and practices to prevent unnecessary situations.
Setting up office equipment policies will help maintain the health of your office equipment. It can also help to prevent wasteful practices. Read more.