Introduction to Asset Information Management (AIM)
Many organizations suffer from “bad” data or data and information that is unfit for purpose. They didn’t start out with bad data, but they failed at managing it so that it has become more of a problem than a help. Recovering from that situation is challenging, but staying out of it is not. This course addresses the need for timely, accurate, and complete records and documentation to inform good asset management decision making in support of any reliability, maintenance, and asset management program. It covers master data, transactional data, data governance, and how it helps in specific areas of managing our physical assets. Every organization needs good data, documentation, and information to inform good decision making. This course is a start!
Earns 0.55 CEUs.
Inaccurate data causes a number of problems that range from safety to unnecessary downtime. It is vital for any organization to manage its maintenance data properly. This course, “Introduction to AIM”, provides attendees with a framework to connect various asset states and processes to the long term operations, maintenance, and most importantly, to performance.
In this connected age where technology advancements seem to always be at the forefront, it can be easy to lose sight of what business need underlies these innovations. What can be even worse is that managers and executives lose control of what really drives business – information. In its simplest form information leads to sufficient knowledge and ultimately drives decisions then actions at all levels of any organization. “Introduction to AIM” online ties together your data and information to the distinct needs of a successful Asset Integrity program, in the context of broader Asset Management requirements. This is not a technical course that drives deep into technology and applications. Rather, it focuses on establishing processes to ensure the technology provides the right information to manage all assets safely and effectively. Decision making in Asset Management is driven in part by key performance measurements that are derived from transactional data through the work management processes. Underlying this data is the Master Data that exists for every asset. It is well established that inaccurate master data can be the source of a broad range of problems including health, safety, and environmental risks, regulatory compliance, and reduced uptime.
This course earns 0.55 CEUs upon successful completion.