Feb 28

“The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure Cannot Wait”

Before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure Cannot Wait” review it here https://tinyurl.com/y5mxlk2r . In Brief  Governors made investing in our nation’s infrastructure a top priority in 2019 and for the 116th Congress. Infrastructure is the foundation states are built upon. It impacts […]

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Jan 17

Capital planning through the lens of ISO 55000

This paper is addresses capital planning that will be created by top management who understand organizational objectives and who want to implement a systematic approach to improved asset management. Case studies of organizations that have used advanced asset management systems are provided for context. Pertinent sections of ISO 55000/1/2 are addressed. First steps are suggested. […]

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Jan 17

San bruno case study – PG& E

This case study is an overview of the actions taken by PG&E to transform its Gas Operations and begin rebuilding its reputation following the explosion of a gas transmission line in San Bruno, CA (near San Francisco). This incident is relevant because the actions taken and the lessons learned are applicable to all gas operations […]

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Nov 05

Impact of the GAO Report – GAO-19-57 Federal Real Property Asset Management

The recent report by the GAO on  Federal Real Property Asset Management . In this post we discuss the implications of this report  for both Private and Public-Sector Organizations. Background :Senators Claire McCaskill and Tom Carper requested the U.S. Government Accountability Office to study the potential value of the ISO 55000 management system for asset […]

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