The social housing sector in the UK continues to operate in challenging times – the combination of a continued shortage of housing, reduction in grants from government and ageing asset stocks means that there needs to be a consistent drive
Asset management systems that don’t store spatial data, in my view, can cause significant hindrance to your organisation. Whatever your assets, there are many spatial-based techniques to capture data about assets: Drones or planes capturing LIDAR data (a laser scanning
For infrastructure, transport and utilities organisations, the asset inventory is the central list of all the assets of interest to the organisation. This is a critical enabler for most asset management activities. If an asset does not appear in an
The safety of an organisation’s people is always of paramount importance. A number of industries place people in environments that carry risk in their everyday jobs. But the importance of data in the drive towards enhanced safety is often overlooked
I recently attended a conference hosted by the Rail Alliance on the subject of Whole Life Costing (WLC) in the rail industry. The event seemed primarily focused at HS2 and what lessons could be learned from across the industry for
I have been to a few asset related conferences recently. The contrasts between two of them were quite striking, so I thought this might be a good place to discuss them….