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The Evolution from a Simple
Planning Document to an Integrated
Asset Management Plan
Dr Theuns Henning, Ross Waugh
TRB Con...
Introducing Dr Theuns Henning
• Started work 1990, 24 years in 2014
• Civil Eng. Infrastructure Management
• Responsible f...
Introducing Ross Waugh
• Started work 1982, 32 years in 2014
• Civil Eng. Infrastructure Management
• 16 years – working f...
AM Progression 1996 – 2014
1996 2014
AM Mandated Multiple Legislative Changes, 4-5
cycles of updates
Basic or Core AM More...
18 years - Overall Progression
• More knowledge of assets
• More knowledge of condition and failure
modes
• Better underst...
18 Years – Still Gaps
• Service Level trade-offs with budgets and
risks
• Demand Forecasting
• Multiple scenario analysis
...
Service Level Trade-offs
Quality of Asset Management
Quality of Asset Management Plan
Howwellistheplan
integratedwithbusiness
18 Years – AMP Assessment Tools
Service
DescriptionofAssets
LevelsofService
ManagingDemand
RiskManagement
LifecycleDecisio...
18 Years – ODM Tools
• IDS dTIMS project – 16 year partnership
between NZ public infrastructure
engineers and Deighton, Ca...
18 Years - ODM Tools Results
Learning - Do the basics well
• Asset Register
• Condition Assessment
• Asset Maintenance Program
Learning – Spiral of Understanding
• AM doesn’t finish
• Spiral of improved
understanding and
practice
Learning – Demand Forecasting
• Rapidly
Growing
Cities
Austin, Texas #1
2014 - Forbes
Learning – Demand Forecasting
• Rapidly
Declining
Cities
• Rapid
changes in
demand
Cleveland, OH #1
Detroit, MI #2,
2014
Learning – Demand Forecasting
• Agricultural
Production
• Getting
goods to
market
• Changes in
production
• Changes in
lan...
Learning – Demand Forecasting
• Multi-modes
• Where are the mode changes?
Learning – Demand Forecasting
Don’t use todays money to build roads for
tomorrow based on yesterdays demand
Learning – Worst First vs. ODM
Worst first response like fighting a wildfire
Moral Hazard – rewards poor behaviour
Learning – Complexity & Engineers
“Keep everything as simple as possible, but not
simpler”, Albert Einstein
We are making progress
18 years into this journey, we are making
progress, but still have a long way to travel
Questions?
• www.waughinfrastructure.com
• www.inframanage.com
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  1. 1. The Evolution from a Simple Planning Document to an Integrated Asset Management Plan Dr Theuns Henning, Ross Waugh TRB Conference, Miami April 2014
  2. 2. Introducing Dr Theuns Henning • Started work 1990, 24 years in 2014 • Civil Eng. Infrastructure Management • Responsible for post graduate teaching and research at the University; • Managing the national PMS implementation in NZ; • Experience in local and central government, contractors and consultants; • Asset groups include roads, water bridges and buildings; • Also working as advisor to the World Bank in Performance Based Contracting
  3. 3. Introducing Ross Waugh • Started work 1982, 32 years in 2014 • Civil Eng. Infrastructure Management • 16 years – working for Councils • 16 years – consulting • 70% of NZ Councils are clients • 85% of NZ population served • Worked across NZ, in Australia • Working for Govt. Tokelau, Pacific • Presented in NZ, Australia, USA, Finland • Input into national, international manuals • Input into NZ govt. inquiries
  4. 4. AM Progression 1996 – 2014 1996 2014 AM Mandated Multiple Legislative Changes, 4-5 cycles of updates Basic or Core AM More Advanced AM, ODM used Simple Asset Registers, Condition More sophisticated understanding of assets and asset condition Current service levels Some service level modelling Simple future demand understanding Better future demand understanding Some risk management More sophisticated risk management Simple financials and assumptions Scenario analysis, ODM, more understanding of assumption impact
  5. 5. 18 years - Overall Progression • More knowledge of assets • More knowledge of condition and failure modes • Better understanding of risks • More ODM analysis (but not used by all) • 15:70:15 – industry adoption spread
  6. 6. 18 Years – Still Gaps • Service Level trade-offs with budgets and risks • Demand Forecasting • Multiple scenario analysis • ODM analysis • Better understanding of preventative maintenance verses renewal trade-offs
  7. 7. Service Level Trade-offs
  8. 8. Quality of Asset Management Quality of Asset Management Plan Howwellistheplan integratedwithbusiness
  9. 9. 18 Years – AMP Assessment Tools Service DescriptionofAssets LevelsofService ManagingDemand RiskManagement LifecycleDecision Making FinancialForecasts PlanningAssumptions andConfidenceLevels OutlineImprovement Programmes CouncilsCommitment Sustainability PlanningbyQualified Persons AMPFormat Roading Existing Status 40% 23% 27% 33% 15% 29% 15% 3% 22% 18% 3% 42% Appropriate Level 89% 85% 82% 88% 73% 86% 80% 80% 78% 86% 98% 98% With improvement items 40% 23% 27% 33% 14% 29% 15% 3% 22% 18% 3% 42% • Structured assessment methodology • Based on appropriate practice level • Transparent, Repeatable
  10. 10. 18 Years – ODM Tools • IDS dTIMS project – 16 year partnership between NZ public infrastructure engineers and Deighton, Canada • See Inframanage.com/blog for recent video on ODM • Achieving good analysis and results • The IDS dTIMS project has taken sustained effort
  11. 11. 18 Years - ODM Tools Results
  12. 12. Learning - Do the basics well • Asset Register • Condition Assessment • Asset Maintenance Program
  13. 13. Learning – Spiral of Understanding • AM doesn’t finish • Spiral of improved understanding and practice
  14. 14. Learning – Demand Forecasting • Rapidly Growing Cities Austin, Texas #1 2014 - Forbes
  15. 15. Learning – Demand Forecasting • Rapidly Declining Cities • Rapid changes in demand Cleveland, OH #1 Detroit, MI #2, 2014
  16. 16. Learning – Demand Forecasting • Agricultural Production • Getting goods to market • Changes in production • Changes in land use
  17. 17. Learning – Demand Forecasting • Multi-modes • Where are the mode changes?
  18. 18. Learning – Demand Forecasting Don’t use todays money to build roads for tomorrow based on yesterdays demand
  19. 19. Learning – Worst First vs. ODM Worst first response like fighting a wildfire Moral Hazard – rewards poor behaviour
  20. 20. Learning – Complexity & Engineers “Keep everything as simple as possible, but not simpler”, Albert Einstein
  21. 21. We are making progress 18 years into this journey, we are making progress, but still have a long way to travel
  22. 22. Questions? • www.waughinfrastructure.com • www.inframanage.com

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