Category Archives: Asset Management

An Asset Management System for Highways

This paper attempts to provide the framework, and some considerable detail, concerning an asset management system for highways. Based on the principles developed by the water industry in England and Wales it is aimed at utilities which are starting out … Continue reading

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A Short Course in Asset Management

How many teaching establishment include even the shortest module on asset management? Shouldn’t every university include at least the basics in their undergraduate courses in engineering, architecture and building? I can’t see any evidence on-line of it so decided to … Continue reading

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Criticality

Whilst risk management has been around since the 1990s and found its way into asset management through the concept of ‘criticality’, there is little consistency in its application. This paper provides a basis for development and discussion: Criticality For more … Continue reading

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An Asset Management System for Social Housing

Whilst many businesses and utilities have used asset management systems with a fair degree of conformity, the housing sector seems to particularly fragmented in its ideas. Whilst standards are laid down by governments, the methodologies by which they are implemented … Continue reading

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Standard Asset Lives

A list of suggested asset lives for use in developing an asset management plan: Standard Asset Lives For more papers, presentations and procedures on asset management follow the link: https://felixschrodinger.wordpress.com/category/asset-management/ If you get to the end of the page and … Continue reading

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Condition Grades for Social Housing

This draft document provides a suggested list of condition grades for social housing which are split by the essential components and five grades used commonly in asset management: Draft CGs These are now incorporated into a draft AMS for Social … Continue reading

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Generic Resource Asset Management System (GRAMPS)

This short paper describes GRAMPS – the basis of a generalised system of asset management which may be applied to any industry which relies on physical assets for the conduct of its business. Gramps For more papers, presentations and procedures … Continue reading

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