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AMPEAK 2022: Key issues, themes and trends
It was great to attend the Asset Management Council’s annual AMPEAK conference in Canberra once again. Here are the key themes and trends from the event.
How to estimate the economic value of improved maintenance...
Using a value driver tree to estimate Economic Value Added can help reliability and maintenance managers build a business case for improvement initiatives.
Overcoming the challenges of a reluctant maintenance culture
It can be necessary to change the management culture, in order to improve maintenance processes and save money and increase reliability in the long run.
6 tips to sell your asset management vision to...
Let's explore how we might go about selling the vision for asset management, and engage with senior leadership so that they can provide ongoing support.
What is the 5 whys technique?
The 5 Whys technique offers a simple, effective way to uncover the root of an issue. It is best used in troubleshooting and quality-improvement initiatives.
Strategic asset management for City West Water
We assisted City West Water to develop their initial Strategic Asset Managment Plan, and align with the Asset Management Accountability Framework.
5 quick tips for an effective CMMS
Your computerised maintenance management system may be the right fit for your organisation, but it can only be as good as your end users and their training.
ISO 55001 Certification for Pioneer Energy
After completion of a readiness and gap assessment of Pioneer Energy’s asset management system, we continued to support its journey to ISO 55001 certification.
Evaluating Pioneer Energy’s Need for ISO 55001 Certification
Find out how we assisted Pioneer Energy in determining their requirement to certify to ISO 55001 given their existing ISO 9001 certification.
Asset and Maintenance Management Improvement Program for a Large...
We improved performance of mining and processing operations to support business objectives through an in-depth asset and maintenance management review.
Asset Management Improvement for a Regional Airport Operator
We conducted an independent assessment of asset management maturity across ISO 55001 requirements, and provided a detailed improvement plan for the future.
The mining industry needs thinkers, not just doers
How do we empower our workforce to be more innovative? In this article we discuss the steps towards a competent and forward-thinking workforce.
How do I become an Asset Management Assessor?
To become a certified ISO 55001 auditor you need to meet the competences outlined in ISO 17021-5:2013 - Part 5: Competence requirements for auditing and certification of asset management...
ISO 55010, what’s it about?
Finance is an integral part of Asset Management. Value can be financial or non-financial, and achieving the balance between these requires coordination across an organisation.
Asset Performance Management (APM) – Key implementation issues and...
Let's discuss the challenges that we have observed our clients struggle with as they have implemented their APM solutions, and how to avoid falling for these same traps.
What is an Asset Performance Management (APM) system?
What is an APM system, where does it fit in the Asset Management information system landscape, and what you should hope to achieve through implementation?
AMPEAK 2019 – Key issues, trends and lessons from...
AMPEAK, the annual conference of the AM Council, is Australia’s peak conference for asset management. We have put together a list of the key takeaways from this year.
Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Asset Performance Management (APM)...
Can you make sense of your asset related data? Can you use this data to optimise your business? Integrating data from the EAM system is not always smooth sailing.
Asset Management Accountability Framework Gap Assessment for Royal Women’s...
We assessed compliance with the Asset Management Accountability Framework, a framework aligned to ISO 55001 that is catered towards Victorians.
Conducting gap assessments and implementation: Asset Management Accountability Framework...
In February 2016, the Department of Treasury and Finance introduced the AMAF, which is aligned to ISO 55001 and catered towards the Victorian public sector.
An overview of the Asset Management Accountability Framework
The AMAF details mandatory asset management requirements and guidance for government organisations, and how to support service delivery objectives.
Support for WA DLGSC National Asset Management Assessment Framework
The NAMAF provides a methodology for assessing the maturity of a local government asset management and financial planning processes.
5 tips for a better asset register
Your asset register is the foundation on which your asset management information systems are built. Here are 5 tips to make sure yours is rock solid.
Asset Management Training for Hydro Tasmania
Following an ISO 55001 gap assessment, Hydro Tasmania wished to increase their competency of ISO 55000 and asset management among key stakeholders.
ISO 55000 frequently asked questions
In this 5 minute video, we answer four commonly asked questions regarding ISO 55000 - the international standard for asset management.
Linking asset management and quality: ISO 55000 & ISO...
Let's understand the synergies that exist between ISO 9000 and ISO 55001, and how they might reduce costs and increase the benefits of asset management systems.
Certification against ISO 55001 – Implementing ISO 55000
Let's discuss how to get your asset management system certified. This will be critical information if your organisation is aiming to align with ISO 55001.
Using ISO 55000 and integrated information systems to drive...
One of the key tenets of ISO 55000, the global asset management standard, is that organisations perform better when functions of the entire team are aligned.
The roadmap to ISO 55001 compliance – Implementing ISO...
Once you have committed to compliance with ISO 55001, you should gain an understanding of where the major gaps in your asset management system are.
Asset management data and decision making – Implementing ISO...
A vital element of effective asset management is decisions that are evidence-based and data-driven. Let's discuss these elements in the context of ISO 55001.
ISO 55001 Gap Assessment for Hydro Tasmania
Hydro Tasmania’s aim was to assess its current level of compliance with ISO 55001, to be ready to align with the standard in the future.