What is IT Asset Inventory?
An IT asset inventory is an up-to-date list of IT assets that belong to an organization that supports the business processes. An IT asset inventory typically includes a wide range of assets
, including both physical assets, such as equipment, and intangible assets such as intellectual property.
IT Asset Inventory vs IT Asset Management?
Keeping a current IT asset inventory ensures that an organization understands the assets it owns and that they are being used in a way that benefits the organization.
IT asset management is the way the organization chooses to monitor the assets included in the inventory.