Employee #: 5724
Model: Dell D620 Laptop
Department: Research & Development
Employee #5724’s retired laptop sat in a closet for 6 months before being bundled with a few hundred other pieces of IT equipment. Last month it was shipped off to a recycler instead of an IT Asset Disposal company that specializes in data security, environmental compliance, remarketing, and returning the highest ROI to its clients by selling well refurbished IT assets on the retail market. Instead of getting a detailed asset disposition report by serial number, and a check, employee #5724’s computer actually went to this guy:
Do you know where your retired computers go?