Date of Award

Spring 5-1-2005

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)

First Advisor

Zehai Zhou


IT Asset Management (ITAM) is the process of managmg an identified IT asset throughout its lifecycle of procurement, installation, support, and retirement and disposal. This paper was prepared to explain the design and development of the IT AM system which is an internal web application that was completed for BM lnfoTech Inc. The need for an IT Asset Management (IT AM) System, the technology which is enabling it, IT Asset Management data model, General IT AM tool characteristics are discussed in detail. The .Net Framework Technology was used in the development. The comparison between various web technologies I and the reason why the .Net Framework Technology has been chosen is discussed in detail. The Rapid Application Development Tool Visual Studio .Net is used for the development of the application. The code generated by the tool is included ip the appendix B.