SAMP Guidance Document Published by IAM

An intended complement to the ISO 55000 standards, "Developing and maintaining a Strategic Asset Management Plan (SAMP)" provides practical advice for the development of a SAMP. This includes the role of, and suitable content for, a Strategic Asset Management Plan.

The publication is a valuable tool for anyone new to asset management, involved in implementing ISO 55000, and senior management seeking to understand how to turn their business plans into concrete asset management strategies. It is also intended to provide a reference and guide to more advanced organisations wishing to improve - as continual improvement is a requirement of good practice for all management systems.


The asset management SAMP guide has been developed by the IAM to provide guidance for organisations who manage physical assets, and who wish to put in place or improve an existing management system for asset management. The purpose of this guide is to set out a practical and pragmatic approach to the development of a SAMP that will both conform with ISO 55001 requirements, and clarify priorities, align stakeholders and deliver the best possible value to the organisation. 

This SAMP guide is complementary to ISO 55002 (including the current updates, which expand on the importance and role of the SAMP).

John Woodhouse, CEO of TWPL, has authored (and TWPL has sponsored), the development of "Developing and maintaining a Strategic Asset Management Plan (SAMP)". This guidance document was initially released as a draft at the  IAM Annual Conference in June 2017, and available for first purchase to delegates at the IAM Asset Management Conference, in November 2017.


The SAMP guidance publication is available to purchase as a PDF or printed publication, with a 50% discount for IAM members. If you are not already a member, access exclusive discounts by joining the IAM today.

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