An asset item represents a group of identical assets. It can be the manufacturer catalog number or part number for an equipment. In cases the catalog or part numbers are not available one may define it by the make and model of an equipment. The advantages of asset item include:
The asset item is a mandatory field in Calem out of the box. In the coming release of Calem R2019c, the asset item can be made optional. This is done for the following reasons:
The option to not to implement asset items at the get-go can be changed later. Asset items can be added later in the implementation. Customers can contact Calem Support Team to turn off the mandatory requirement of asset item in assets. This is done by adding the following line to the client configuration (Calem_Home/client/conf/CmConf.custom.js).