Asset Condition, Information Systems and Decision Models by Philip Woodall, Ajith Kumar Parlikad (auth.), Joe E.

By Philip Woodall, Ajith Kumar Parlikad (auth.), Joe E. Amadi-Echendu Prof., Roger Willett Prof., Kerry Brown Prof., Joseph Mathew Prof. (eds.)

Asset , info structures and choice versions, is the second one quantity of the Engineering Asset administration evaluate sequence. The manuscripts offer examples of implementations of asset details structures in addition to a few sensible purposes of situation info for diagnostics and prognostics. The expanding pattern is in the direction of prognostics instead of diagnostics, therefore the necessity for overview and choice versions that advertise the conversion of facts into prognostic details to enhance life-cycle making plans for engineered resources. The study papers incorporated the following serve to aid the on-going improvement of tracking criteria.

This quantity includes chosen papers from the first, second, and third global Congresses on Engineering Asset administration, that have been convened less than the auspices of ISEAM in collaboration with a few agencies, together with CIEAM Australia, Asset administration Council Australia, BINDT united kingdom, and chinese language Academy of Sciences, Beijing college of Chemical know-how, China.

Asset situation, info platforms and selection versions can be of specific curiosity to finance, upkeep, and operations body of workers whose roles at once have an effect on the aptitude worth of engineering asset base, in addition to asset managers in either and government.

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Porter’s five-force industrial analysis model and related strategies have been used as a basis for many research endeavours on IS-based competitive advantage [73]. Organisational imperative theories follow a top-down approach and generally focus on activities such as the formulation of an information policy aligned with business strategy, followed by information architecture, which is designed to cater for the overall business as well as individual business process needs. These steps thus provide a roadmap of IS development and implementation by taking into consideration factors such as costs involved in the development and implementation of ISs, an organisation’s technical infrastructure, technological trends and the risks involved in the process.

The user community has some aspirations attached to the use of technology which characterise the values and interests of various social, political and organisational agents [42]. Walsham [52] notes that IS implementation needs to cover all the human and social aspects and impacts of implementation in organisations. The effectiveness of IS implementation, therefore, is a subjective term. e. system quality, information quality, information use, user satisfaction, individual impact and organisational impact.

Theoretically, a hybrid approach which draws on all three of these perspectives seems most appropriate for IS implementation for asset management. The following sections describe how ISs must be implemented to align strategic asset management considerations with technology, so as to respond to external and internal challenges. 7 Aligning Information System Implementation with Strategic Orientation In asset management, ISs are not just business automation tools. Among the most significant contributions of these systems are that they translate strategic objectives into action and inform asset and business strategy through value-added decision support.

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