These are exciting times in the Enterprise Asset Management area.
The EAM project has completed the visioning phase of the project and in addition deveoped a road map and an operating model for the rest of the project.
With the help of over 140 key stakehholders and subject matter experts from accross the entire Univesity of Minnesota system and our consulting partners from Deloitte Consulting, we defined the vision and strategy for EAM at the University.
The EAM Visiong: To define and implement enterprise-wide integrated asset management for the entire university of Minnesota system. The key in-scope areas are Strategic Planning, Capital Projects Management, Real Estate Management, Space, and Operations and Maintenance. Disciplines that pertain to one of more of those areas and that are also in scope are: Energy & Sustainability, Infomration & Measurement, Financial Management & Grants, HR/Payroll, FCA/Code, and Security/DEHS.
The EAM Program has completed the Visioning Phase with input of over 140 subject matter experts from accross the entire University of Minnesota System. The direction our stakeholders and SMEs have pointed us in is clear. We need an enterprise-wide focus. Significant opportunities exist in implementing an asset management lifecycle approach to manage the University's enterprise assets. Significant opportunities also exist in the area of space management and space information and reporting in relation to research. Other opportunities include improved processes and implementing new EAM/IWMS technologies that enable the University to vastly improve how we do enterprise asset management.