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Integrating Asset Management into Your Organization Culture

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Original date: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Many organizations have embarked on asset management programs and struggle to implement best in class practices, find it difficult to sustain the new ways of working and find it difficult to demonstrate the return on the investment in AM.  Success in Asset Management (AM)  Development and Sustenance of the AM Program depends of effective Change Leadership throughout the program. It requires a focus on the following areas:
1. Program and Steering Team Charters
2. Comprehensive Business Case
3. Comprehensive Project Management  Plan
4. An AM Framework and Policy that provides a clear vision for AM
5. A Leading Change Plan (and an effective issue management process)
6. Communications Plan
7. Tracking and Reporting of Benefits
This presentation will provide practical guidance to people who are embarking on an AM Program, in the throes of implementing one or trying to sustain the new way of working. Participants will hear abut real case studies where challenges in the areas listed above were successfully managed.

BoK Content Source: 
MainTrain 2016
BoK Content Type: 
Presentation Slides
Presentation Paper
Asset Management Framework Subject: 
01 Strategy & Planning, 1.01 Asset Management Policy, 05 Organization & People, 5.02 Asset Management Leadership, 06 Risk and Review, 6.06 Asset Management System Monitoring
Maintenance Management Framework Subject: 
01 Business & Organization Context, 1.3 Mgmt & Operational Frameworks, 03 Asset Strategy Management, 3.2 Performance Measurement & Optimization, 10 Continuous Improvement, 10.5 Asset Reliability Improvements
Author Title: 
Practice Group Lead for Business Consulting
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Author Bio: 

Roop Lutchman has over 33 years of combined management consulting and industry experience. Roop is a professional engineer, project management professional and a recognized industry expert in the management consulting area with specific focus in strategic Business Optimization, Knowledge & Information Management Solutions, Asset Management and Project Management.  He is the author of three books on these subjects, published by DESTech Publishers: Computerized Work Management Systems for Utilities and Plant Operations (2003), Sustainable Asset Management (2006) and Creating and Managing Sustainable Organizations (2011).  He is a member of WEF, AWWA, ASME, PMI and PEMAC.