ISO 55001 in 3D

Organizations truly interested in making fundamental and sustained improvements to mission achievement performance will be interested in applying ISO 55000-based strategies to do so. The ISO 55000 series details a framework on how to implement, leverage and advance asset management solutions and strategies. Organization’s may want to implement ISO 55000 is simply to improve performance and save money and resources when doing so. The international standar...

USCG Calls Out ISO 55000 to Congress

The ISO 55000 management system for asset management was cited by U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Nathan Moore in a 2019 Statement to a U.S. House of Representatives Transportation Subcommittee. Admiral Moore is the USCG Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics. In his statement on Coast Guard Shore Infrastructure, Admiral Moore covered shore plant inventory, funding, continuous improvement and other issues. Admiral Moore stated: “The Coast Guard’s Civil Engineering Program execu...

ALN Inaugural Law Enforcement Symposium on Logistics and Asset Management

The first Law Enforcement Symposium on Logistics and Asset Management was facilitated by the Asset Leadership Network at the Partnership for Public Service in December 2019. Grant Thornton Public Sector was the ALN Organizational Member that coordinated the event, which included a keynote presentation by Richard K. Cline, Deputy Director of the Federal Protective Service. More than 50 people from seven federal agencies and 2 departments spent a half day at the Symposium, which also includ...

University Facilities Condition Assessment Webinar Nov 21

Sightlines, a Gordian Company, will provide a webinar on Unversity Facilities Condition Assessment. Join campus leaders from Rice University and the University of Maryland on Thursday, November 21 at 2 p.m. EST to learn how they have taken the FCA to the next level to effectively communicate investment priorities across campus and create actionable funding plans. Jack Baker, Ph.D, PE, Executive Director of Operations and Maintenance at the University of Maryland, Bart Salmon, MBA, Assi...

ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. President Dominic Townsend to Present at 6th Asset Leadership Week

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Dominic Townsend, President of ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc., will be a featured speaker at the 6th Asset Leadership Week in Washington, D.C. September 23 - 26, 2019.  ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. (ABS QE) is an accredited ISO 55001 certification body. Certification to ISO 55001 provides assurance to stakeholders that an organization has an effective management system in place for the management of its assets, and is monitoring and continually improving. ABS QE also certifies organiza...

NALS Debuts in Washington, D.C.

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The Asset Leadership Network's National Asset Leadership Strategy will make its public presentation debut at the NPMA Education Seminar, this year in Washington, D.C. The National Asset Leadership Strategy aims to provide organizations a structure for establishing an asset management strategy that can be applied across all asset categories and any number of divisions, departments or agencies. For more information contact ...

A55K Professional Certification Web-based Training Launched by ALN Member Organization

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To accommodate the growing demand for national and international ISO 55000 training, Asset Leadership Network organizational member Andrew James Advisory Group, has launched a Computer Based Training program for A55K Professional Certification. Starting in May, 2019, the first Tuesday of every month will be the start of a 3-week training series that combines recorded lectures with group web meetings and phone instructor engagement. The daily web courses include reading requirements and online a...

GAO Report on Asset Management Published

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The Government Accountability Office was asked by Senators Claire McCaskill and Tom Carper to study the potential impact of the ISO 55000 management system for asset management on the U.S. Federal Government. The report was published November 5, 2018 and is titled "Federal Real Property Asset Management: Agencies Could Benefit from Additional Information on Leading Practices."   The GAO report recommends that the Office of Management and Budget take a closer look at supporting sys...

Webinar Establishes How to Make an Asset Management Road Map

The Asset Leadership Network and member organization 4tell Solutions provided a Road Map Webinar that was recorded and can be seen: The recorded webinar addresses the recent White Paper on High Performance Organizations and ISO 55000. Jim Kavanagh, Chairman of 4tell Solutions, summed up the webinar by saying, “We are all working toward the same goal and that is optimizing the performance of as...