Long ago, you sent your staff to work at home. To their credit, they realized that they were lacking some IT essentials at home. So, they took power bars, keyboards, laptops, monitors, cables and possibly even ergonomic chairs. And, bless them, they were right to do so because the lockdown lasted longer than anyone imagined.
I.T. Equipment Relocation is sometimes done in-house because it seems “easy” but you will see it is the source of most of your moveday complaints. I.T. equipment relocation — unplugging, plugging in, installing monitors, re-connecting equipment correctly, turning on computers, setting up a technology workstation ergonomically etc — is considered “too low” for I.T. Technicians.
Almost everyone can relate to moving a home. That day and leading up to that day is stressful and chaotic at best. But when you’re in an organization where it’s not just you judging the value of your work, you’ve got bosses and employees, and you’re moving hundreds of workstations and server rooms, it adds a level of complexity that can take you by surprise if you aren’t prepared.