3-Way Partnerships

3-Way Partnerships

All crime-prevention strategies are 3-way partnerships between law-abiding citizens, law enforcement professionals and some sort of intermediary. Whether it’s 9-1-1, neighborhood associations, Neighborhood Watch, Operation Identification or National Night Out,...
FAR 52.245-1(f)(v)(B) Subcontractor Control

FAR 52.245-1(f)(v)(B) Subcontractor Control

FAR 52.245-1(f)(v)(B), Subcontractor Plans and Systems, requires that there be adequate controls of government-purchased equipment for even the tiniest subcontractors. The problem is that there is very little technology available that offers any kind of traceability....
The Missing Link in Home Security

The Missing Link in Home Security

There is a missing link in home and small business security systems when it comes to property crimes. Video doorbells, alarm systems and security cameras are great deterrents against violent crimes, and an important tool for the police, but these technologies rarely...
2 CFR Part 200.313(d)(3) Equipment Control

2 CFR Part 200.313(d)(3) Equipment Control

2 CFR Part 200.313(d)(3) is a Federal regulation. CFR stands for the  Code of Federal Regulations which is contained in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance manual. It is nicknamed the Green Book and contains the rules for Federal grants. For the...
Identifying Property the DCMA Way

Identifying Property the DCMA Way

The DCMA stands for the Defense Contract Management Agency. The DCMA is very particular about how government furnished property (GFP) with serial numbers is tagged, labeled or marked as being under the control of a particular contractor or subcontractor. Think of a...
Who Are Our Competitors?

Who Are Our Competitors?

Any printing company that prints a random organization’s name, and a series of numbers, on an asset tag is not a competitor of MyPropertyID. …not even close!!! We’ve left those companies in the dust Let’s say you had a piece of sheet metal the...
Federal Asset Tagging Regulations

Federal Asset Tagging Regulations

If your asset tag number isn’t part of a state-of-the-art, uniform equipment marking system (UEMS), consisting of a globally unique identification number (UIN), tied to a uniform identification system (UIS), you are out of compliance with FAR 52.245-1(f...
Operation ID Fidelity

Operation ID Fidelity

Fidelity means faithfulness to original intent. In other words, what is the ideal way to implement Operation ID so it hews as closely as possible to its original, highly researched, design? What are the standards to which Operation ID should be held to? What criteria...
The UIN in Government Regulations

The UIN in Government Regulations

A U.I.N. is a unique identification number. Examples of UINs are driver’s license numbers, Social Security numbers and motor vehicle license plate numbers. In many foreign countries, each person is assigned an identity number. A new kind of UIN At MyPropertyID,...
Uniform Equipment Marking System

Uniform Equipment Marking System

Even though Operation ID is still promoted worldwide by law enforcement professionals, the technology has not advanced in decades. Developing a simple and convenient strategy where all the citizens of the world can license their personal property, like they do a motor...