Asset management - Overview, principles and terminology
|Publication Date:||15 January 2014|
|ICS Code (Services. Company organization, management and quality. Administration. Transport. Sociology. (Vocabularies)):||01.040.03|
|ICS Code (Company organization and management in general):||03.100.01|
This International Standard provides an overview of asset management, its principles and terminology, and the expected benefits from adopting asset management.
This International Standard can be applied to all types of assets and by all types and sizes of organizations.
NOTE 1 This International Standard is intended to be used for managing physical assets in particular, but it can also be applied to other asset types.
NOTE 2 This International Standard does not provide financial, accounting or technical guidance for managing specific asset types.
NOTE 3 For the purposes of ISO 55001, ISO 55002 and this International Standard, the term "asset management system" is used to refer to a management system for asset management.
This International Standard provides an overview of asset management and asset management systems (i.e. management systems for the management of assets). It also provides the context for ISO 55001 and ISO 55002.
International cooperation in the preparation of these standards has identified common practices that can be applied to the broadest range of assets, in the broadest range of organizations, across the broadest range of cultures.