MEDIA RELEASE: New 2014 issues of ‘Framework for Asset Management’ and 'Companion Guide to ISO 55001'


Announcing new 2014 issues of

AMBoK ‘Framework for Asset Management’ (Second Edition)


AMBoK ‘Companion Guide to IS0 55001’ (Edition 1.1)

The new AMBoK ‘Framework for Asset Management’ 2014 publication has now been released; updated with improved coverage on continuous improvement and standards, this new, explanatory and informative publication provides the Asset Management Community with a concise picture of the principles, concepts and processes of asset management. This comprehensive edition explains and emphasises key roles of stakeholders; leadership and culture, key concepts and asset management maturity and unequivocally demonstrates the remarkable and consistent growth and global wealth of knowledge the Asset Management Council and its members have acquired.

In addition to this vital publication, the ‘Companion Guide to ISO 55001’ (Edition 1.1) is also available; released in June 2014 this, ‘must have how to guide,’ delivers an instructive approach when implementing ISO 55001. It is effectively used in conjunction with the Standard ISO 55001 Asset Management – Management Systems – Requirement. The ‘Companion Guide’ is an essential document for every asset management professional.

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GFMAM Competency Specification for an ISO 55001 Asset Management System Auditor / Assessor

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From consultation with stakeholders, it has become clear that members and stakeholders of the Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management (GFMAM) Member Societies are seeking assistance in achieving results from the ISO 5500X Standards. In particular, organisations require competent and capable people - who may be employed as staff or brought in from external organisations - to assess against, or comply with, ISO 55001.

The Competency Specification for an ISO 55001 Asset Management System Auditor / Assessor sets out the minimum knowledge and comprehension specification for personnel to audit or assess to ISO 55001.

Each GFMAM member incorporates this Specification as part of their asset management framework.

These competency requirements have been created to form the baseline to assure the competence of people who audit or assess organisations to ISO 55001. These competency requirements conform to, at least, the requirements and recommendations in ISO 17210-5 and ISO 19011:2011.

For more information please read the document in full, here.

Introducing: AMTalks

The Asset Management Council is excited to announce the launch of its online multimedia resource centre: AMTalks.


Found here, under the AMBoK section of the Asset Management Council website, this asset management-centric audio visual resource is available to anyone and everyone interested in asset management. There are currently five videos uploaded, with many more to come, as well as other multimedia on the way.

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