These findings just highlight the challenges associated with implementing good asset management planning frameworks. In this case, it seems that much of the Queensland industry has struggled with the process. As we keep saying to our users, having the right data and systems is just part of the process. You must also have the commitment from your governing body to implement good 'business as usual' practices where long term works programmes are driven by standards, policies and component level evidence.
How much of your annual work-programme is driven by your asset management planning framework - should it be 80% - do you measure this?
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