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Breaking Down Silos – Harnessing Large Language Models for an integrated Management System

Presenter: Alex Afshar
Founder and Managing Director, Dolanto
In the dynamic landscape of contemporary business operations, organisations face the pressing challenge of adhering to a broad spectrum of regulatory requirements while pursuing operational excellence. This paper delves into the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in revolutionising integrated management systems, enabling increased delivery of value, and compliance. Through detailed case studies and empirical evidence, with a particular focus on the deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools7, we demonstrate the practical benefits and innovative methodologies of AI applications. The deployment of these tools not only enhances organisational effectiveness and compliance but also provides a blueprint for leveraging AI technologies to streamline compliance processes and elevate management systems. This study proposes a data-driven strategy for harnessing AI to achieve effective and efficient business solutions. Keywords: Integrated AI, Compliance Management, Integrated Systems, ISO Standards, Empirical Evidence, Case Studies, Structured Data, Unstructured Data, Impartiality, Asset Management
About the Presenter:

Alex Afshar is the Managing Director at Dolanto, a consultancy dedicated to shaping infrastructure stories that guide investment decisions. With over two decades of experience, Alex has played pivotal roles in strategy design, policy influence, and operational tactics across transport, healthcare, telecommunications, and mining sectors in Australia, the Middle East, and North America.
​He currently serves as a Project Gateway Reviewer for the Department of Treasury and Finance in Victoria and is an accredited Asset Management System Assessor and Technical Expert with JAS-ANZ under ISO 55001, overseeing more than 100 certifications.
Alex also represents Asset Management Council in the Global Forum for Maintenance and Asset Management (GFMAM), focusing on digital transformations.
Outside his professional realm, he is a triathlete and a non-executive board member for non-profit organisations. His broad experience and dynamic lifestyle equip him to mentor and inspire future leaders in both the public and private sectors.