Sound stewardship and data-driven decision-making require comprehensive and accurate information. UW–Madison maintains significant information technology (IT) systems and assets to discharge its mission of teaching, learning, and research. This policy establishes an IT asset reporting program that provides the framework, guidelines, and requirements for reporting accurate IT asset data at UW–Madison. The data can also be used to fulfill security, purchasing, and procurement obligations, and comply with legal, contractual, and regulatory requirements.
An up-to-date IT asset inventory enables the realization of best practices, including:
Interpretations and examples of the definition of this policy will be maintained as a standard.
This policy applies to all UW–Madison entities with IT assets.