[Bulk] Re: asset management - help :-)

From: Jules Richardson <julesrichardsonuk_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Mon Nov 8 11:41:15 2004

On Mon, 2004-11-08 at 16:47 +0000, Alex White wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Nov 2004, Jules Richardson wrote:
> > What I'm puzzling over is how to record any relationship between
> > hardware / software / documentation, or even to what extent any
> > relationship needs to be recorded. Thoughts on this would be most
> > appreciated, and I wonder what other museums do...
> >
> > Question is, do we link the docs and software to that particular
> > machine, or is it better to just put those in essentially isolated
> > databases and recording that they're for such-and-such a model of
> > machine?
> Record make and model that the main machine itself, docco, boards etc
> apply to and also record an overall asset ID for the entire shipment
> itself which links into a seperate table for information about who,
> where, history of etc a shipment (machine, some manuals and a few tapes)
> came from.
> Manuals and bits can float around in the collection but can be tracked
> back together as a complete "gift" from a person.
> Want me to diagram it in UML?

UML diag could be useful just to capture your thoughts, if it's a quick
job for you.

I can't mail you privately by the way - NTL's bouncing the message with
a 'microvax.org not found' error, although it resolves via ping OK.
Dodgy MX record somewhere?


Received on Mon Nov 08 2004 - 11:41:15 GMT

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