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Difference between Assets and Configuration Items – Post 2 of 2

In the first post in this series, I gave the basic differences between assets and configuration items. In this concluding piece, I will provide the differences that exist when there is a need to govern changes to it. Configuration items… Continue Reading

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Difference between Assets and Configuration Items – Post 1 of 2

I often find myself talking to customers, peers, and suppliers who use the terms assets and configuration items interchangeably. They say that ignorance is bliss, but when it comes to management terminologies, it is better to understand the differences between… Continue Reading

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Asset Database (ADB) and Configuration Management Database (CMDB) – Should they be Merged?

I got a proposition from one of my customers. They wanted to have a single database containing asset and configuration details. In other words, they wanted to merge the asset database (ADB) and the configuration management database (CMDB). It is… Continue Reading