Transforming for Success

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It all started with a leap of faith. Discover how South Australian Water transformed as an organisation by shifting to a partnership and value-chain approach for planning and delivering capital investment.

 

In an already transforming organisation, SA Water was reqruied to implement fast-paced, complex and dynamic cross-company change. It managed to translate its strategic asset investment plan into an optimised captial delivery strategy for the benefit of its more than 1.5 million customers. Learn more about SA Water's inspiring lessons in organisational change and improved asset management.

 

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Rethinking Renewal in Asset Management

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The driver for improvements in asset management has never been as demanding, and the challenges have never been greater. A new utilitsation model sets out to help asset managers around the world deal with ever greater complexity when it comes to managing asset renewal projects.

A new utilisation model is making it possible for asset managers to manage challenges such as increased energy efficiency, cost effectiveness, high reliability and fail-safe systems. By taking into account a range of tangible and intangible criteria, it is possible to optimise performance and tailor renewal projects according to specific needs and requirements of a given situation.

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Understanding Reliability in Adelaide

Mark Mackenzie Presenting SmallThe 19th September saw the Asset Management Council's very own Mark Mackenzie, a highly qualified and experienced engineer with over thirty years' experience in maintenance, reliability and asset manaagement, present tips and tricks for reliability practioners to a group in Adelaide. Mark asked and answered thought-provoking questions questions such as: Why should we measure reliability and what are the benefits? How should reliability be demonstrated? How should we specify reliability requirements? And, how should we use reliability to focus effort?

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Failing to Plan = Planning to Fail

0914 BLOG 2 imageThere are many constraints that can get in the way of effective asset strategic planning. Discover how to better align asset and business planning priorities to deliver improved business performance outcomes.

 

The concepts behind 'total asset management' aren't new. But the degree to which they are effectively implemented can often leave something to be desired. With growing investment in infrastructure and public assets, asset managers are increasingly being required to carefully consider, manage and plan for the risks associated with their planning, design, operations, maintenance, upgrades and renewals, on a life cycle basis. But the question remains, how to best align these tasks with business outcomes?

 

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CAMA Certification Program Now Administered by WPiAM

CAMAProfessionals with Certified Asset Management Assessor certification are advised that the certification program is now being administered by World Partners in Asset Management (WPiAM).

If you have received a recertification notice from Exemplar Global regarding your current CAMA certification, please contact Sally Nugent at sally.nugent@wpiam.com.

Click here for more information about WPiAM.