Newsletter 28 November 2023

Cyril Verley will be talking with us this week about GIS mapping of facility assets. See more below in People. And see the Save the Date notice about an in-person event on January 10, 2024 in Washington, D.C., further below. And see Sources for an exciting announcement about an in-person event at the National Academies in Washington, D.C. on January 10, 2024. Attend Momentum Day 2023 December 11 at the Renaissance Arlington Capitol View Hotel and learn how you can leverage Mom...
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Newsletter 21 November 2023

This week, Nick Knoke, ALN, Director, Technology says, “Thank you for being part of this journey, always working towards a legacy we can be proud to pass on! Enjoy your time with family and friends this Thanksgiving.” See more below in People. And see Sources for an exciting announcement about an in-person event at the National Academies in Washington, D.C. on January 10, 2024. Attend Momentum Day 2023 December 11 at the Renaissance Arlington Capitol View Hotel and learn how y...
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Newsletter 14 November 2023

Values and Benefits from Asset Management is an ongoing series of web programs the ALN and the Australian Asset Management Council have facilitated since 2021. The program has a PPT template and presenters answer the same questions based on ISO 55001 – what is the context of your organization, what is your scope, what are your measurements of success, what are unintended benefits? The program is scheduled to be at 8 am Sydney, which draws scores of folks from Australia – we had 335 attendees ea...
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Newsletter 7 November 2023

Phillip A. Washington, CEO Denver International Airport, will provide the opening keynote for the ALN Airports Asset Leadership Board first web program on Thursday 9 November at 3 pm Eastern. Panelists include Bryan Oldham, Senior Director, Asset Management, Denver International Airport; Michael A. Wood, Manager, Facility Assets, Allegheny County Airport Authority; Richard Connolly, Director, Airports Maintenance and Construction, Los Angeles World Airports. Jennifer Mims, Jacobs, Director, Ass...
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Newsletter 31 October 2023

We hope the cold snap doesn’t keep the kids, or you, from enjoying an evening of fun Halloween activities. Attend Momentum Day 2023 December 11 at the Renaissance Arlington Capitol View Hotel and learn how you can leverage Momentum® to Elevate Outcomes for your agency’s operations and mission. People Last week, David Totman was promoted to Autodesk Director - Infrastructure Industry Strategist. Combined with his other roles as the American Society of Civil Eng...
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Newsletter 24 October 2023

All the best to our colleagues at the Institute of Asset Management Conference North America conference in Toronto this week. Thank you to our members representing the ALN, especially Amelia Shachoy, a new ALN Sole Practitioner Member. Mrs. Shachoy has retired from many years of government service and is now offering consulting services under the banner “Understanding How Governments and Cultures Function” – something we could all benefit from. Congratulations to Richard Culbertson, who was ...
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Newsletter 17 October 2023

Organizational members keep sending us information about their conference activities, so we will report on them in a new section that will appear occasionally after People, Sources, and Ideas. This week will feature a special one-hour ALN Th@3 pm ET. ALN AiBrainSTORM – TreeSTORM will show how to address natural assets with an asset leadership twist. By focusing on the asset management principles needed to create a “Tiny Forest” using the Miyawaka Method, organizations can develop a culture o...
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Newsletter 10 October 2023

The ALN AiBrainSTORM series is taking on a life of its own. ALN members discussed Ports and education in New Orleans last week. This week an Asset Leadership approach to Ports will be discussed by members in Miami and next week, the discussion moves to Dubai for a 3-day conference on AI and Digital Twins in Ports. This week on ALN Th@3 pm ET, the AiBrainSTORM – TreeSTORM gets an early start with former U.S. GAO Assistant Director Amelia Shachoy discussing trees as an asset… by request. See m...
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Newsletter 3 October 2023

Reporting from the exhibit floor of the Water Environment Federation convention, it good to know that one of our top global assets is being addressed in a robust way. ALN Member Organization MentorAPM is exhibiting, ALN supporter Hugh Sinclair, VP, Arcadis is presenting, and new colleagues are supporting ALN AiBrainSTORM - TreeSTORM and suggesting other ways to work together. It is exciting to see so many people interested in water asset management and understanding the concept of Asset Leaders...
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Newsletter 26 September 2023

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Good things are happening to those involved in the ALN. Last week we mentioned that ALN Member Organization Definitive Logic was acquired by ManTech. This week in Sources, we announce that ALN Member Organization MentorAPM has received investment capital from Switzerland-based Emerald Technology Ventures. In Ideas, we address ALN Senior Fellow Marty Rowland’s presentation at the United Nations Science Summit in New York. And we a release a new ALN White Paper on the critical need for U.S. Fe...
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