Asset Contracts dashboard


As a dashboard user, you can use the Asset Contracts dashboard to get the details of contracts of the Computer System assets like the count of active contracts and the number of assets by expiring warranty.For instructions on creating or editing dashboards, see Configuring dashboards, panels, and queries. For information about dashboard concepts, see Setting up dashboards.

Related topics

BMC Helix ITSM Asset Management predefined reports Open link from the BMC Helix ITSM Asset Management online documentation

Example: Tracking software licenses with nearing expiry date

Garth, the asset manager, wants to know the count of software licenses that are nearing the expiry date so that he can take actions accordingly.

The following image shows the Asset Contracts dashboard with sample data:

For a list of icons and operations that are common across dashboards, see Orientation.

To view the dashboard

  1. On the left navigation pane, hover your mouse over the Dashboards icon and click Browse.
  2. Click the Helix ITSM folder and then click Asset Contracts.

    Tip: Quick access from the home page

    To quickly open the dashboard from the home page, mark it as a favorite by using the star icon. Additionally, after you open a dashboard, it is available under Recently viewed dashboards on the home page.

Panels in the Asset Contracts dashboard

PanelsDescriptionExample
Dashboard filters

Displays the filters to view the information on the dashboard. You can filter the data on the Asset Contracts  dashboard based on the following parameters:

  • Company
  • Contract Type

Contract Types
Total ContractsDisplays the total number of contracts.

Contract Distribution by TypeDisplays the number of active contracts by types in a pie chart.

Contract Distribution by Type - TableDisplays the number of active contracts by types in a tabular format.

Assets with Expiring Warranty
Total AssetsDisplays the total number of assets with expiring warranty.

Asset Distribution by Expiring WarrantyDisplays the total number of assets with expiring warranty along with their types in a pie chart.

Asset Distribution by Expiring Warranty - TableDisplays the total number of assets with expiring warranty along with their types in a tabular format.

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