White papers

Successfully implementing and managing a focused improvement programme

June 1, 2017

The Focused Improvement process is found in many asset-intensive companies. For the purpose of consistency in this white paper, we have called it Focused Improvement (FI), but it goes by many other names such as Continuous or Continual Improvement, Failure Analysis, Defect Elimination, Root Cause Analysis or Problem Solving. Each of these tends to emphasise […]

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ISO 55000 an oxymoron

March 21, 2017

Now that asset management has an international standard, it will receive the deserved status as a career, a qualification, a department, a strategy and even a subject on the MBA curriculum.

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Managing change

March 21, 2017

Traditional attempts of using “carrots” and “sticks” to manage change are no longer sufficient.

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ISO 55000 compliant

March 20, 2017

This white paper investigates the claim made by suppliers of Enterprise Asset Management Systems (EAMS) that their system is “ISO 55000 compliant”.

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Asset risk management

March 20, 2017

Industry leaders are 25% more likely than their competitors to have a standardised risk assessment process across all of their operations.

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Condition Based Maintenance

March 20, 2017

Investigating the monitoring of critical assets to minimise functional failure, downtime and the cost of maintenance while maximising asset lifespan and return on investment.

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Managing Linear Assets

March 20, 2017

Revisit important concepts regarding linear assets and learn how Pragma’s On Key Enterprise Asset Management system can help you to manage these assets optimally.

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