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How good is your materials catalogue?

To do maintenance effectively, we need to make sure we have the right quantities of the right spare parts and materials in the right place at the right time.

Key asset management processes – Implementing ISO 55000

The asset management planning and decision making process is a key process for successful asset management, but what other processes should we draw from?

Leadership organisation for effective asset management – Implementing ISO...

Let's explore how to build an asset management organisation, how to build an appropriate workforce structure, and how to lead it to success.

Asset management planning for electronic equipment

For electronic assets, we can do a few mechanical based tasks to prevent mechanical modes of failure that will cause the device to functionally fail.

Integrating and aligning foundation documents – Implementing ISO 55000

Let's explore how to establish an integrated planning approach that will generate cohesive planning documents, based on what we’ve seen work (and fail) in practice.

Conductor Strategy Review for Western Power

We assisted in the development and facilitation of improving Western Power’s understanding of conductor condition and the factors that influenced it.

What makes a good asset management plan? – Implementing...

In this article we discuss how to create a good asset management plan that will work for your organisation.

What makes a good Strategic Asset Management Plan (SAMP)?...

Let's take a detailed look at what a good Strategic Asset Management Plan document may look like for your organisation.

How to write a good asset management policy –...

Let's discuss the types of things that an asset management policy should contain, how long it should be, and how to develop one for your organisation.

PAS 55 Alignment for CBH

CBH identified the PAS 55:2008 asset management "standard" as a suitable benchmark and sought our assistance to align its asset management system.

What is ISO 55000? – Implementing ISO 55000

The ISO released its first series of standards on asset management in 2014. What is commonly referred to as "ISO 55000" is really a suite of three documents.

How to start implementing ISO 55000

Let's discuss how to start the journey towards implementing an ISO 55001 compliant asset management system, and what you need to consider before you start.

Asset management fundamentals

Asset management is based on 4 fundamentals that were agreed during the development of ISO 55000. This short video will help you understand these fundamentals.

Visualising the international asset management standard, ISO 55001

ISO 55001 contains a lot of words, and no pictures or graphics. This video visually explains the key elements of ISO 55001 and how they fit together.

4 quick tips for leading an ISO 55000 implementation

If you’ve made the commitment to implement an asset management system, then your organisation is going to need a leader who can execute it.

4 things you need to know about ISO 55000...

Want to certify your asset management systems as being compliant with ISO 55000? Here are 4 key things you need to know about the certification process.

How to obtain ISO 55001 certification

Let's discuss the process for certification of asset management systems against the ISO 55000 suite of standards.

How to perform an ISO 55000 readiness assessment

All organisations interested in best practice asset management should align with the requirements of ISO 55000, whether they seek formal certification or not.

How to develop an asset management plan

Let's look at arguably the most important document in any asset management system - the plan that captures the actions to be taken on each asset.

Is maintenance risky business?

Maintenance is inherently risky. In fact, you could argue that the only activity that is riskier than doing maintenance is NOT doing maintenance.

How does asset management deliver value?

Let's look at what asset management means in practice, and how asset management delivers value to an organisation.

What is asset management?

Asset management in its broadest sense is not even a specific discipline. It is a new and fundamentally different way of thinking about physical assets.

5 steps to establish a successful condition monitoring program

A well-designed and implemented asset condition monitoring program will enable you to more accurately allocate capital based on reliable asset knowledge.

An introduction to condition monitoring

Here's an overview of the current state of condition monitoring, an overview of what a condition monitoring system looks like, and its main components.

Making the most of your consultant’s time

These tips will help you to make the most of your consultant’s time, to achieve the desired assignment outcomes. After all, time is money.

Choosing your team: build, buy or hire?

Is it better to develop the skills within your organisation, hire personnel who can fill these roles, or use an external consultant?

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