Category: Asset Planning

Performance Dashboards – Are they what the future holds for Asset Management?

Sep 18th, 2017

Approximately 15 years or so ago I watched a documentary on television about the milk industry. While it was fascinating, the one thing that caught my eye was the use of a dashboard that monitored the health of each and every cow while they were being milked. The dashboard recorded such items as quantity of milk, quality of milk, health of the individual cow e.g...

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Improve Asset Management Capability through Smart Mobile Applications

Aug 21st, 2017

Odysseus-imc has been busy the past few months producing low cost, high quality apps to assist authorities to manage their infrastructure to a much higher standard than before. Consider this, for an up-front fee starting from AUS$1,000 per app per licence and an ongoing fee starting from $1,000 for annual maintenance per licence you can have an app on your mobile..

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Benefits of an Asset Class Plan

Aug 25th, 2016

Before I begin, what is an Asset Class Plan? An Asset Class Plan as the name suggests is an plan for asset classes or asset groups at a lower level than the asset management plan. The benefit of the asset class plan is that it is focused at a practical level and can therefore be used by the technical personnel to plan the management of the individual asset class..

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National Thought Leadership Series Luncheon

May 6th, 2016

Topic Strengthening Australia’s Creaking Infrastructure 47 billion reasons why a national approach is overdue Keynote Speaker Jeff Roorda, General Manager, Jeff Roorda & Associates (A TechnologyOne company).     In Partnership with Synopsis A national approach to strengthening the state of Australia’s Infrastructure is essen..

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Are Asset Class Plans the new Asset Management Plans?

Mar 13th, 2016

Asset Management plans have been promoted over the years as essential for the ongoing management of infrastructure. The problem I have seen with clients is that they tend to gather dust on the shelf. In addition they can be expensive to produce and are more used as a statement of the now rather than the future. While I am still an advocate of asset management ..

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