ALN Newsletter 26 January 2021

ALN Th@4 on January 28 will feature Amelia Shachoy, Assistant Director, Infrastructure with the U.S. Government Accountability Office Register at this link and see more below. An ALN A55K Professional Certification web course from the Andrew James Advisory Group will run from February 8 – 19, 2021 for those looking to fulfill resolutions about professional development and improving their organization. Learn more at this link. People ...
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ALN Newsletter 19 January 2021

ALN Th@4 on January 14 will feature David Totman, Vice President, Asset Management with Innovyze and American Society of Civil Engineers’ Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute representative to US TAG TC251.  See Mr. Totman’s 2020 Forum 8-minute presentation from the Water and Wastewater panel at this link. Register for ALN Th@4 at this link and see more below. An ALN A55K Professional Certification web course from the Andrew James Advisory Group will run from February 8 – 19, 2021 f...
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ALN Newsletter 12 January 2021

This ALN Newsletter is sent out into a different environment than the last one. We are all appalled by the failed insurrection and siege on the U.S. Capitol that resulted in 5 immediate deaths and the tragic suicide of a Capitol Police Officer over the weekend. The destruction of physical assets is insignificant in comparison. The intangible asset of a functioning Democracy was tarnished, but immediately began to be reestablished as Congress wasted no time to return to Chambers and certify t...
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ALN Newsletter 5 January 2021

Welcome to new ALN organizational member MyPropertyIDRegistry, which helps individuals and organizations tag assets for security and other purposes. An ALN A55K Professional Certification web course from the Andrew James Advisory Group will run from February 8 – 19, 2021 for those looking to fulfill resolutions about professional development and improving their organization. Learn more at this link. We think it very appropriate that the first ALN Th@4 of 2021 on January 7 will featur...
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ALN 2020 Year End Letter

Goodbye and good ridance to 2020. Welcome 2021! We hope you are able relax a little and enjoy safe time with people close to you.  After this year, we all deserve, and need, that.But 2020 was not all bad for the ALN. The understanding that a few people can make significant impact on organizations, including the U.S. Federal Government, was greatly reinforced – and expanded.The goal of being a small network with a clearly beneficial structure for improving mission success was demonstrate...
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ALN Newsletter 22 December 2020

Things are not always what they seem. Sometimes, asset management is not just about a class of assets, it is about the way you approach your entire enterprise. Sometimes, a small group of people can have a big impact on society. And sometimes, a Christmas poem is about more than just one holiday. Wait until the end of the following poem before you decide if it is only about Christmas. And whatever holiday you are celebrating, enjoy fun, safe times with family and friends. The Christmas Gi...
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ALN Newsletter December 9 2020

The ALN Advancing Equity with Asset Leadership activities will be discussed with Hugh Sinclair from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission at this week’s ALN Th@ 4. Register at this link and see more below. People Hugh Sinclair, Asset Management Section Manager with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, was a recipient of the prestigious NASA research fellowship in Environmental Engineering and this year studied at th...
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ALN Newsletter December 9 2020

The ALN Pharmaceutical Sector Asset Leadership Structure will be discussed at this week’s ALN Th@ 4 by Bob Smith, ALN Board Member and ALN Senior Fellow. Register at this link and see more below. People Bob Smith is an ALN Board Member, Senior Fellow and convenor of the ALN’s PhAIM initiative on Pharmaceutical Asset Information Management. In his position as Principal Consultant, Asset Management and Reliability for CAI, Smith ha...
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ALN Newsletter December 1 2020

Information on the web-based ALN A55K Professional Certification training from December 7 – 18 is available at this link. The ALN Transportation Sector Asset Leadership Structure will be discussed at this week’s ALN Th@ 4 by Rich Culbertson, ALN Board Member and ALN Senior Fellow. Register at this link and see more below. People Richard Culbertson is one of ALN’s many not so secret weapons. His extensive knowledge of standards...
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ALN Newsletter November 24 2020

Special 2020 Thanksgiving Issue Happy Thanksgiving – whatever form it takes this year – to everyone! The ALN is grateful for the sustained support, interest, involvement and expert activities from our member organizations, expert volunteers and supporters. Together, we are having a visible, positive impact on the culture of asset leadership and asset management in the U.S. and around the world. The ALN A55K Professional Certification has been accepted as a valuable path to improving mi...
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