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Managing Assets With Work Orders

The life-cycle of an asset can be a very extensive and complex process. From its initalization, going through multiple assemblies/disassemblies, being damaged/repaired and then eventually retired; there is a lot of critical information to be collected for a single asset throughout its lifetime.

To be able to accurately represent and track the modifications that are happening to an asset, we use a concept called a work Order. Work Orders are an easy way to facilitate and record what happens to an asset at each step of its life-cycle.

Understanding how Drakewell works with Inventory

The simplest way to understand the concept of a work order is to think of an asset as a book and the individual pages within that book are work orders. The first page (work order) in the book (asset) would be its initialization work order and each subsequent page would be something that happened to it. Overtime the Each work order (page) is just a small part of the overall