The terms Strategic Asset Management Plan (SAMP) and Asset Management Plan (AMP) are often used as synonyms, which can create some confusion. The International Standard, ISO 55001:2014 Asset management – Management systems – Requirements, however differentiates between these two plans and requires both. So, what is a SAMP and what is an AMP, and is … Continue reading Strategic Asset Management Plan or Asset Management Plan – Is there a difference?
In the higher education space, facilities managers face unique problems that are not faced by any other industry. With a decline in funds for universities, TAFEs, and other private institutions as well as pressure to minimise tuition fees, getting higher education budgets approved is proving more difficult. Campus facilities are central to a quality educational … Continue reading What can be done to address the challenges of facilities management in Universities?