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Risk Management and Target Setting at the 11th National Conference on Transportation Asset Management

Taking place once every two years, the National Transportation Asset Management Conference is one of the most focused events in the field of Transportation Asset Management (TAM). It is organized by the Transportation Research Board and supported by the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration. This year’s conference was hosted by Minnesota Department of Transportation […]

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Business Process Support in AgileAssets Solutions

When we start an implementation project to install, configure and go live with one or more AgileAssets software modules, we start out with a large number of business processes that we need to consider and set up. How do we even know where to start? What we do is break down the main business processes […]

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Advanced Software Enables More Effective and Efficient Traffic Sign Inventory Management

Among the many complex infrastructure assets that public agencies are tasked with managing, few are as challenging as traffic signs. The sheer number of signs in many programs makes the efficient tracking of sign location and the accurate assessment and management of individual sign condition difficult. For example, medium sized to large city agencies are […]

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Identifying and Managing Risk in Your Infrastructure Budget

  Over the past few years almost everyone responsible for the management of public infrastructure has gotten used to the idea of considering risk and risk management as part of their budget allocation process. Risk and its management was certainly a consideration in the years when I worked in the public sector, so I wanted […]

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The Cloud Enables Agencies to Meet Their Business and Budget Requirements

  Recognizing the Value of Infrastructure Management Software Transportation agencies throughout the U.S. recognize the value in using dedicated software to manage their infrastructure assets. They know that using spreadsheets or other software applications that are not designed to manage infrastructure assets will likely never deliver great results and may even lead to costly mistakes. […]