Line-of-Sight Newsletter 23 January 2024

2024 continues with more insightful programs, including the NIBS AI Program “Watch Party and Discussion” for this weeks’ innovative ALN Th@3 PM ET (see more in People). Also, next week’s Value and Benefits from Asset Management” featuring MentorAPM’s client, the aboriginal community of Pormpuraaw, Cape York, Australia will be our first look at asset management in First Nations communities (see more below in Ideas). Mentor APM - Intelligent Asset Management for Industry & Infr...
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ALN Line-of-Sight Newsletter Special Edition

Below is another Special Edition of ALN Line-of-site that reports on the powerful ways events from last week will positively impact 2024 and the next 10 years of the ALN. But first, we are happy to point to another episode in the Value and Benefits from Asset Management web series co-hosted with Australia’s Asset Management Council. See details about the Water-focused asset management web program on Wednesday 31 January at 4 pm Eastern below in Upcoming Events and at this link. ...
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ALN Line-of-Sight Newsletter Special Events Edition

A week of Asset Leadership Network activities in Washington DC started last night at the National Academies’ Transportation Research Board Asset Management Committee reception.  The ALN was honored to be the guest of Earl Jackson, CFO, Denver City and County, Transportation & Infrastructure Department. Mr. Jackson leveraged ALN Executive Briefings to have his team create an Asset Management Policy and a Strategic Asset Management Plan. More about these documents will be shared later...
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Newsletter 2 January 2023

Happy New Year everyone! The new calendar year always gives us a chance to look forward and make plans for creating better outcomes in the next 12 months. These often come in the form of hokey resolutions that often don’t amount to anything. However, asset management is very much a measurement activity, so we are using this special issue of the ALN Line-of-Site newsletter to list some of what we want to be measured by for the year. After reviewing our list, feel free to send in what you w...
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Newsletter 19 December 2023

This is the time of the year when uplifting sentiments, food, and gifts are offered to tide us over to the start of another trip around the Sun. But in many significant ways, things aren’t that uplifting. But we do find something a little renewing in the thought that a leadership approach to asset management can address key problems all governments face. As a bi-partisan, non-denominational approach to operating organizations, asset management governance might not be an uplifting message, bu...
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Newsletter 12 December 2023

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Today’s ALN Line of Sight newsletter is being written from the CGI Momentum Day event at the Arlington, Virginia Renaissance Capitol View hotel conference center. The event is focused on success stories in federal budgeting, financial, and acquisitions requirements that advance financial stewardship. There are excellent presentations on AI in financial management, financial data as a strategic asset, cloud computing, road mapping, and more. How financial data and asset data integration can i...
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Newsletter 5 December 2023

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Humans in the northern hemisphere have festivals of lights in December because that is when it is darkest. On the upcoming first Thursday of December, ALN Th@3 pm ET we celebrate 10 years of ALN lighting the way for leaders of asset management in their organizations, in their countries, and around the world. We will spend some time talking about milestones in our journey together, but the celebration of past achievements will quickly turn into planning for the future. We will open the floor ...
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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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