Asset Manager

David Berger, P.Eng., has been a contributing editor since 1992, providing advice to management from Maintenance, Engineering and Operations on how to manage assets more efficiently and effectively. His monthly column, Asset Manager, covers a broad range of topics including asset management strategy, CMMS/EAM, asset management best practices, and organizational design issues.

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Career Long Learning Can Improve Your Asset Management Function
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Career-long learning can improve your asset management function

David Berger says make your training budget go farther, from maintainer-operator cross training to advanced skills certifications.
How To Prepare A Cost Justification Document Using Your Cmms

How to prepare a cost justification document using your CMMS

David Berger says this document should promise only what you can deliver and show savings for the amount you need.
Making Business Sense Of The Data In Your Cmms

Making business sense of the data in your CMMS

David Berger says know the advanced analysis and reporting tools available for you to draw business insights.
Tracking Plant Performance With An Asset Management Report Card
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Tracking plant performance with an asset management report card

David Berger says a report card can be a useful snapshot of how an organization is doing.
How Much Condition Based Maintenance Is Enough At Your Facility

How much condition-based maintenance is enough at your facility?

David Berger says use your CMMS to build an accurate equipment history and find the balance between use-based maintenance and condition-based initiatives.
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How the Internet is improving asset data

David Berger says by easing the burden of data analysis, Internet-based services can improve equipment management.
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How to effectively measure performance at your plant

David Berger says a performance management system should track important metrics against the company’s goals.