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|Asset Management System (AMS)
|In accordance with ISO 55001, an AMS Is defined as: ______
The Asset Management System (AMS) is the collection of the various tools and techniques used to establish AM policy and AM objectives.
The AMS is a subset of AM.
The AMS is not software but can include software if required to establish the policy and the objectives.
Think of the AMS as the system that helps the organization determine what it wants to do and how it should do it.
Contents of the AMS
LIsted below are some of the key contents of an asset management system:
C. Plans in the AMS
Listed are some of the key plans to be contemplated in the AMS.
C1 Level Plans
D. Procedures in the AMS
Listed below are some of the key procedures that are contemplated in an AMS
D1 Financial procedures
D3 Administrative procedures
Attributes of the AMS
Listed below are some of the key attributes of an asset management system:
Evaluation of the AMS
Fig. There are many benefits of implementing an Asset Management System (AMS) in accordance with the requirements of ISO 55001.
Fig. The relationship between Asset Management (AM) and the Asset Management System (AMS) within the organization..
Fig. Clearly defined roles, responsibilities and authorities are one of the signs of good leadership. In accordance with ISO 55000, these must be coupled with appropriate structures and relationships to establish the asset management system (AMS) within the organization.
Fig. The hierarchy of organizational purpose with the plans representing one of the layers.
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