ALN Newsletter 21 December 2021

Happy Holidays and hopeful rest to the highly active ALN community. Leaders are very busy people and it is good that every once in a while society forces at least a little break from the intensity of problems we face. We hope you find joy and happiness in the coming weeks. We are happy to announce Assetic, Inc. as a new member of the ALN. Founded in Australia, the asset management software company and consultant also has offices in Canada and England. It is now owned by U.S. based Dude Softw...
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ALN Newsletter 14 December 2021

The ALN Roundtable: Sustainability and Asset Management will be held this Wednesday 15 December 3 pm Eastern to address many issues, including the difference between sustainability and reliability. Please join an expert group of ALN supporters as they spark thinking, learning, and advanced understanding on how asset management can be used to help an organization sustain its mission success and help it contribute to the sustainable use of public assets such as clean water and clean air.  Reg...
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ALN Newsletter 7 December 2021

The overwhelming success of ALN Roundtables during our 2021 web conference has prompted us to start a monthly ALN Roundtable series starting next Wednesday 15 December at 3 pm Eastern. See more below in Ideas. We are also happy to continue promoting the excellent work of the U.S. Government Accountability Office with a web discussion this Thursday at 3 pm Eastern with Matt Cook, Assistant Director, Infrastructure, U.S. GAO. As usual, see more below in People. Register for ALN Th@3 pm ET ...
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ALN Newsletter 30 November 2021

The ALN is growing, and we like to grow from within. Like-minded colleagues can see more below about how students, recent graduates, and recent retirees, can gain experience with webinar production, web management, video editing, social media, and other tasks related to association management. Dr. Dorothy Robyn will be our guest on this Thursday's ALN Th@3 pm ET on December 2, 2021. As always, see more about Dr. Robyn below in People. People This is the first...
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ALN Newsletter 8 June 2021

Welcome to new ALN Organizational Member Lifecycle Engineering. LCE has executives participating in the US Technical Advisory Group for ISO 55000, has consulted with organizations on ISO 55001 Certification and offers lifecycle training courses (see more below). We look forward to upcoming programs and content creation with LCE. This week’s ALN Th@4 pm ET on June 10 will feature a chat between Thomas Smith and Jim Dieter, ALN CEO. As always, see more below in People and register at this link...
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ALN Newsletter 1 June 2021

This week’s ALN Th@4 pm ET on June 6th will feature a chat with Gary Merrow, Vice President, Facilities, Atlanta Airline Terminal Company and Mike Bordenaro, ALN Director, Communications. As always, see more below in People and register at this link. Cal Poly Pomona’s Dr. John Wyatt has established a university-level course titled “Legal and Contract Management Aspects of Federal Government Contract Property, Basics of Contract Property & Asset Management With a Twist (Law).” ALN Executi...
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ALN Newsletter 25 May 2021

This week’s ALN Th@4 on May 27th will feature a chat with Malak Bahrami, PE, CPPS, who is Asset Manager at Virginia’s Fairfax County Park Authority, and Jim Dieter, ALN CEO . As always, see more below in People and register at this link. The "Equity through Innovative Asset Management" webcast with former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on May 25, 4 pm Eastern will also feature Cecilia Mowatt, Esq., A55K. Ms. Mowatt is Co-Chair of the ALN Advancing Equity Asset Leadership Committ...
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ALN Newsletter 18 May 2021

This week’s ALN Th@4 pm ET on May 20th will feature a chat with Tacoma and Jennifer Zach, co-founders of Uberlytics and MentorAMP conducted by Mike Bordenaro, ALN Director, Communications. As always, see more below in People and register at this link. The "Equity through Innovative Asset Management" webcast with former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on May 25, 4 pm Eastern will also feature Grant Thornton's Tim Luzano who will be presenting publicly available transit information from a ma...
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Equity through Innovative Asset Management

Equity Through Innovative Asset Management Thank you to those of you who attended the "Equity through Innovative Asset Management" program. Our Keynote speaker Governor Martin O'Malley provided exceptional leadership insights, verbal case studies and poignant anecdotes from his time as Mayor of Baltimore and Governor of Maryland.  He emphasized the ability of technology to greatly enhance understanding of inequity and the ability to show the path to equity. https://youtu...
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ALN 2021 National Issues Series

ALN engages the executive function of organizations to initiate and enhance a management systems approach to increase asset value to stakeholders. This was demonstrated to executives of the U.S. Federal Government and contractors in the ALN 2021 National Issues Series. Program recordings are available at this link. Starting with established U.S. evaluations by the U.S. Government Accountability Office and the American Society of Civil Engineers, the ALN then followed with commentary a...
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