Over the past year or so I have really been thinking about and questioning the entire concept of a resource crisis that we apparently feel in physical asset maintenance. (Again inspired by Tom Peters - the Uber-Guru) And to be frank, I don't think it exists.
Okay, so this has nothing to do with maintenance and reliability but it is a pretty fascinating set of shots. (And a remarkable feat of engineering) I currently live and work in Dubai which is a phenomenal place.
Tom Peters (fantastic stuff, read his books if you get a chance) put this idea into my head a while ago. And the more I think about it, the more I agree with his point. Talent, your talent, is not something that grows on trees these days.
We recently spoke about The Art of Implementing RCM, and talked about a lot of good stuff there. But other aspects of implementing also involves good leadership! Good, strong leadership is one of the key reasons behind any success in implementing change.
I am passionate about RCM. .. always have been and for the foreseeable future I think I always will be. (Until something better comes along) For me it takes in a lot of what is great about what I do as a consultant in this area.
Change ... continuous and unrelenting change ... is a dramatic part of the lives of every person on the planet today. Regardless of your personal preferences, we are battered with pressures to continually change ... our careers, our companies, our work processes and even our lives! And here's the bad...
As we move deeper into Web 2.0, we want to know what you want from this Web site. Do you like what we have? Do you have ideas for better content? Are we delivering useful content via videos, wikis and blogs, or are we not using these technologies properly.
I'm going to share a secret with the blog readers. It's cheaper for our print publication to send you our magazine digitally than it is to use traditional mail. Shocking news, I know. In addition to postage savings, there's significant printing savings, etc.
When I go to the grocery store, or most stores, I head directly for what I want, grab it and buy it. My wife meanders the aisles and carefully contemplates everything on the aisle as if she might actually purchase it.