AC22 - The Goldilocks Question: Finding the Right Asset Management Software
Recorded On: 04/12/2022
Member fee: $25.00
Non-Member fee: $35.00
1.2 contact hours towards CWEA's: CSM, MT, EIT Certifications
SWRCB Drinking Water CEUs: 1.0
SWRCB Waste Water CEUs: 0.5
Presentation Description: Asset management software is an essential component of successful utility operations and maintenance. By examining how multiple utilities found the right asset management software, this presentation will provide an overview of standard software package implementation to complex, multi-site customization with business intelligence tools to address specific requirements.
Identify specific criteria to consider when selecting an asset management software.
Learn the range of options from standard software packages to highly customizable software with business intelligence.
Define the value of right-sized asset management software in regard to operations, maintenance, and capital planning.
Woodard & Curran
Rachel Osborn is a technical manager at Woodard & Curran with over 18 years of experience in implementing asset management technology and GIS for municipalities and water utilities. Rachel works closely with clients to design and implement efficient asset management solutions to help them reach their operational goals. She specializes in Enterprise Asset Management software implementation, GIS database development for public sector assets, database management, data analysis, and cloud-based and mobile application implementations. Her recent project work has focused on asset management technology, including utility technology assessments, CMMS software evaluations, onsite workflow review, and implementation and customization of several CMMS/EAMS software packages. Rachel also has experience with the data intensive aspects of asset management planning and GIS, including consequence of failure and risk analysis for asset prioritization, customized GIS database schema design for optimal data management of sewer and stormwater collection systems and water distribution networks, GIS technical recommendations and workflow design, NASSCO PACP and MACP data integration, customized database user interface design, and automation of tasks for increased efficiency.
Rachel is a member of WEF and on the Asset Management committee for NEWEA.
National Practice Leader - Municipal Wastewater
Woodard & Curran
Sue is a Senior Principal with over 25 years of experience and serves as Woodard & Curran’s Municipal Wastewater Practice Leader. As a Practice Leader, Sue provides technical leadership to Woodard & Curran's municipal infrastructure projects and helps to drive innovation in the firm’s municipal wastewater practice. Sue just completed her term as a WEF Delegate and is currently a member of WEF's Government Affairs Committee.
M.S. UC Berkeley - Environmental Eng
B.S. University of Virginia - Civil Eng
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