Until 2004, PMDP did not have an efficient enough central system of record-keeping of physical ICT resources. Although accurate accounting records were kept, no tool was available for the purpose of effective management of ICT resource movements. Any requirements for reports on the physical assignment of assets required a disproportionate amount of time from IT staff, it was difficult to keep track of the effectiveness of using the entrusted assets, and plans for ICT modernizations and replacements were often held back by subjective feelings rather than the objective technical condition of those assets.
Using ALVAO Asset Management, PMDP keeps track of some 300 computers in active use across 4 locations. Implementation schedule – Installation was carried out in 2005 as per the project plan, comprising several steps with the active participation of all IT department staff.
They undertook a thorough physical inventory of all ICT equipment throughout the company and prepared the data for entry into the asset configuration database. Customer satisfaction with project management and timetable. Thanks to precise coordination of the necessary activities, the system was implemented on the approved schedule and without complications.
Overall, there has been a significant saving of time and costs in ICT administration.