The Technicians Use Case For Inventory, Assets and Tickets within Foreman

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Inside Foreman, a technician at a bitcoin mining facility would utilize a variety of assets, inventory, and ticket features to manage and optimize operations effectively.

Here is a list of some components that a technician might find beneficial:

  • Ticket History
  • Ticket Time Stamp
  • Ticket Status
  • Print Ticket
  • Inventory List
  • Customizing Inventory types and fields
  • Setting threshold alerts for low inventory
  • Asset History
  • Syncing Assets with Miners

1. Navigate to

Technicians can access a detailed log of each ticket's operational history, including any actions performed using the specified asset. This allows them to track an asset and inventory parts as they move around the mining facility throughout its lifetime.

On the tickets page click "View History", this will show the history of all the active tickets. A technician can export the history of all the tickets within the "View History" Modal.

A technician can also click on "Actions" then "History" to view the history of an individual ticket.

2. The time stamp feature provides a chronological record of when each ticket was created or updated, helping technicians understand the timeline of events related to asset management and repairs.

Click "Actions" next to a corresponding ticket you want to review. Then click "View" to see the ticket history, this includes notes, the last time the ticket was updated and when it was created.

The "last updated" columns and "date created" columns located within the ticket list can also be used by a technician to get a better understanding as to the status of a ticket.

3. Technicians can view the current status of each ticket, whether it is open, pending, in progress, resolved, waiting to be reviewed or closed. This helps prioritize tasks and ensures efficient resolution of issues.

Click "Status" on the ticket list within the ticket page to show the status of all the tickets listed in order by the status of each ticket.

4. Technicians can generate and print tickets for maintenance tasks, repairs, or equipment movements, ensuring clear documentation and communication within the team.

Click "Actions" next to a corresponding ticket you want to print. Then click "Print" to print out the ticket information.

5. Navigate to

The inventory list helps manage all necessary inventory items for mining operations, such as spare parts, cables, and equipment. Technicians can verify the availability and location of each part to streamline maintenance and repairs.

The quantity column within the inventory list shows how many remaining parts are available for each inventory item listed.

A technician can add custom fields within the inventory list, they can also add a threshold alert when their parts reach a low threshold count.

An article on how to set up a low threshold count notification.

6. A technician can add custom types and custom fields within the inventory list to further enhance the management and tracking of inventory items tailored to the specific needs of the bitcoin mining facility. This capability allows for the inclusion of unique data points that are relevant to their operations, such as part compatibility, supplier information, or specific notes on usage and handling. By defining these custom fields, technicians can streamline workflows, improve searchability within the inventory, and ensure that all relevant information is accessible when needed. This customization aids in maintaining a detailed and efficient inventory system that supports proactive management and reduces the likelihood of operational disruptions due to inventory shortages or mismatches.

Here is an article that details how you can add custom types and custom fields to inventory.

7. Navigate to

Technicians can access a detailed log of each asset's operational history, including actions, repairs, and movements within the facility. This historical data aids in asset tracking and performance analysis.

Click "View History" on the assets page to view the history of all the assets. Within the History Modal you can search for specific assets or asset types. You can also click on the "Actions" tab/history that corresponds to each asset to view the history of an individual asset.

8. Linking an asset with a miner in Foreman is a critical feature for effective management and optimization of mining operations in a bitcoin mining facility. This process involves associating specific physical assets, such as mining rigs, with individual miners, allowing for a range of benefits that improve both operational efficiency and asset management.

Here is an article that details how a technician can link an asset to a miner.

Here is an article that discusses the benefits of linking an asset with a miner.

These tools help technicians efficiently manage resources, address maintenance needs, and contribute to the smooth operation of the bitcoin mining facility.

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