System FrameworkAn asset management system is a set of complex processes and interactions to plan and control asset related activites. The asset management framework, whilst not an explicit requirement of ISO 55001, sets out to help define what the organisation's functioning asset management system looks like.

In doing this, the framework diagram provides insight into the key processes and documents that ensure the asset management system effectively achieves the organisational objectives.

Paul Catton explores how asset management system frameworks are being applied by various organisations in developing and enhancing their asset management system. Paul also outlines an approach to develop an asset management system framework along with key messages when developing an asset management system framework. To read his article, visit here.