How to add assets to inventory


I would like to know how to add assets to inventory and how to manage created assets. Is there an official way? Is there documentation available with instructions etc?

Thank you,


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Hi Will,

There isn't an "official" how to for asset management but there are a number of discussions surrounding the topic:

Atlassian's intro to IT asset management

JIRA for asset management: Overview

Take a look at these resources, especially the JIRA for asset managment article.  It has the following sections:

  1. Overview
  2. Inventory setup
  3. Workflow setup
  4. Reporting setup
  5. Physical implementation

Those should provide a blueprint on how to set this up in your environment.



Hi Branden,

I'm trying to the do same, but there's something I can't figure out with the 'Physical Implementaton' section. I'm hoping you can help. How did you guys go about creating blank issues to match your unused physical asset tags? I can't figure out how to create them in advance, as each asset type could be different. 

Thanks in advance



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