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IT Inventory and Resource Management with OCS Inventory NG 1.02 by Barzan Tony Antal

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Maintaining a clean inventory: Solving common pitfalls and eliminating redundancies

One of the most common difficulties of inventories of all kinds is trying to keep them clean. Using the categorization mechanism, and automatically pulling out information can be more reliable than human-introduced data. However, algorithms cannot think rationally enough to comprehend some real world situations (unless they are programmed of course).

The eighth icon of the administrative toolbar on the right is called Duplicates. Let's go beyond that feature and understand how it works. Once loaded, it displays a summary.

The next screenshot shows the Redundancy function:

As we can see, there are some redundancy problems we need to address. The agents pull out relevant ...

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