Increase Your Hardware Asset Management Reliability
Can You Trust Your Asset Data?
Hardware Asset Management is all about optimizing and estimating the cost?of assets and getting the best possible utilization for the assets at hand. Success is very much dependent on reliable reporting and reporting can only be as good as the underlying data.
Are you able to confidently answer the typical Hardware Asset Management questions?
- Where are your physical assets located??
- Which devices are still under warranty??
- Are all end user devices assigned to an actual user??
- Who should pay or approve costs related to an asset??
- Who, where and when ordered the device??
- Which devices are out-dated?and should be replaced??
No doubt, you get reports. But are you sure you can trust them?
If your reporting can not reliably address these questions, you should be asking yourself what your tolerance for error is and how much does it cost.
Despite best efforts, data gets broken over time. When the number of assets is high, mistakes will inevitably happen.
With a lot of data, these mistakes will be hard, if not impossible to find without appropriate tools. This is where Data Content Manager fits in.
Data Content Manager Improves Asset Data Quality
The key to reliable reporting is knowing you can trust the underlying data and that it follows the data models that are required for accurate reporting.
Automated discovery of assets can only populate a part of the required details for successful asset management. Data Content Manager helps you maintain the rest.
With Data Content Manager you can define requirements to your asset data within the ServiceNow itself, which ensures your design and reality are in one place. You can then audit your real data against the requirements and find deviations with the data or data models.
Problems can be found quickly and are easily prioritized and fixed. The first results can be had in a matter of hours, not days.
DCM brings reliability to your Asset Management. You can reduce you margin of error and know your Asset Management runs on a reliable foundation. With valuable assets in question, it should be easy to calculate the monetary value of trustworthy data.
Data Content Manager can turn your asset data quality management into a systematic and measurable activity. You can find and fix your problems before they cause expensive outcomes in faulty reporting.
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