General Motors manager to speak on asset management Thursday

EAM University registration open for Dec. 17 Webcast

By Bob Vavra December 16, 2009



Dave Reiber, Global Deployment Manager for General Motors will discuss the challenges and obstacles to implementing an effective asset management strategy in the second part of Enterprise Asset Management University on Thrusday, dec. 17 at 1 p.m. CDT. Reiber also will discuss GM’s efforts to develop and maintain the EAM strategy.

Plant Engineering and IBM will present the second of a two-part University series on enterprise asset management.
The issue of enterprise asset management is among the most crucial on the plant floor, as plant managers look to maximize their equipment without sacrificing downtime, maintenance delays or productivity. IBM has written about this subject on its EAM blog .
EAM University provides an overview of how enterprise asset management works as a strategy, and a discussion of why so many manufacturers are not using such a strategy.
The second class at EAMU will look at
o The impact of not using an EAM strategy
o Why is there so much attention today for asset management
o How do you bring the EAM strategy to senior management
o The challenges and issues around an EAM implementation
o How to measure results, benefits and value.
Registration for EAMU, and archives of all recent Plant Engineering Webcasts can be found by going to and clicking on the "Plant Live" tab. Click here to register for the second part and to review the first class.

Author Bio: Bob is the Content Manager for Plant Engineering.