Assets-Book Requirements

Asset Books

ID: AB001
Description: The assets book allows the recording of the assets of a company.
Rationale: The main purpose of assets book is the calculation of the depreciation for wear and tear of the assets of a company. The assets book stores the assets and provides the calculation functionality.
Fit Criterion: The ea-Geier provides an interface to assets. [pA2]

Assets Data

ID: AB002
Description: Each record has a unique id provided by the system.
Rationale: The system will give each asset an unique id in the order of entering the assets.
Fit Criterion: Each asset has a unique id provided by the system. [pA2]
ID: AB003
Description: Each record has name field describing the asset.
Rationale: To name an asset the user needs a text field.
Fit Criterion: Each assets holds a not-empty text field describing the transaction. [pA2]
ID: AB004
Description: Each record stores the purchase date of the asset given by the user, and the dates for the generation and last manipulation of the record.
Rationale: The user has to define the date of the purchase. In addition the system will store the date of the generation and manipulation of the record.
Fit Criterion: Each asset stores the date given by the user, the first generation and the last manipulation of the record. [pA2]
ID: AB005
Description: Each record has text field holding the data of the vendor of the asset.
Rationale: To the data of the vendor of the asset the user needs a text field.
Fit Criterion: Each assets holds a not-empty text field describing the vendor of the asset. [pA2]
ID: AB006
Description: The acquisition costs the lifetime and the calculation method of the asset are stored by the system.
Rationale: To calculate the depreciation of asset the system needs to know the acquisition costs, the life time and the depreciation method.
Fit Criterion: Each record stores the data needed to calculation the depreciation. [pA2]
ID: AB007
Description: The system will support different kinds of depreciation.
Rationale: Depending on the country the user might to use different depreciation methods. e.g. Austria: linear depreciation on a half-year basis, Germany: linear depreciation on a monthly-basis and digressive depreciation.
Fit Criterion: The system supports different kinds of depreciation with automatic calculation or user-given values. [pA2]
ID: AB008
Description: The number format is configurable on a client basis.
Rationale: The number format may be different depending on the country of the user. e.g. 123,45 EUR compared to 123.45 USD.
Fit Criterion: The owner of a client can define the number format in which the data will be entered and displayed. [pA2]


ID: AB009
Description: The system shows sortable tables of a certain amount of records.
Rationale: To provide an overview of the entries the system has provide a list of the entries. To navigate inside this list it needs to be sortable and paginated.
Fit Criterion: The system is able to show the data as sortable tables with pages limited to a user-specific number of entries. [pA2]
ID: AB010
Description: The system shows a detailed data of single records.
Rationale: To see all available data for a record a list would be too complex.
Fit Criterion: The system is able to show the detailed data of a single record. [pA2]
ID: AB011
Description: The user can search for specific records.
Rationale: The user might also want to search for a specific record.
Fit Criterion: A search function provides means to find specific records defined by date, records, etc. [pA2]
ID: AB012
Description: The user can print single records, parts, or the complete assets book.
Rationale: The user will want to print the assets books.
Fit Criterion: A print function allows to print single records, parts as well as the complete assets book. [pA4]

Additional Functionality

ID: AB013
Description: A history log stores all data changes.
Rationale: To provide the complete history of a transaction, the system has to log all changes.
Fit Criterion: The system stores each manipulation of a record. [future feature – depends on used database]