ALN Newsletter June 10 2020

One way to see things is:

Asset Leadership – policy, strategy, executive approval of tactics and operations.

Asset Management – mastery of tactics and operations with input to executive decision making.

Your organization may have mastery of tactics and operations, but how does your policy and strategy look? If they don’t include ISO 55000, there is room for improvement.  If they do include ISO 55000, let us know.


Tia Maragos
Andrew James Advisory Group

Tia Maragos, MHA, MBA, Principal, Andrew James Advisory Group (AJAG) has authored a concise paper titled, “Healthcare Asset Management: The Importance of Implementing ISO 55000.” AJAG is most known as the provider of approved training leading to ALN A55K Professional Certification. But Maragos has extensive experience with healthcare asset management and has worked around the world. Contact us for a PDF copy of the paper at



ALN Member Organization CAI is leading the creation of an initiative called Pharmaceutical Asset Information Models (PhAIM – pronounced “fame”). ALN Senior Fellow and Board Member, Bob Smith, is initiating a series of presentations for the 2020 fall web event. His colleague at CAI, Nick Anderson is also helping with the effort. They can be reached by emailing:


ISO 55000 Overview For Federal Agencies

In 2017, the ALN published a paper titled ISO 55000 Overview for Federal Agencies. More agencies are using ISO 55000 now, but the basics are still useful.