Maintenance (Definition)

The work needed to maintain an asset in a condition that enables it to reach its service potential. Maintenance does not extend an asset's useful life. The maintenance of an Information Asset includes reviewing, editing, backup, disposal, decommissioning, and destruction/archiving. For an Application or Technology maintenance involves problem identification and repair of any facility, equipment or asset involved in the running of the Application or technology. It does not include any work associated with the development of new functionality or performance enhancement.

Last Reviewed: 15 January 2018



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