ISSUES IN IS BASED ENGINEERING ASSET MANAGEMENT - An Australian Perspective

Abrar Haider

Abstract

Asset managing eengineering organisations traditionally take a deterministic view of information systems (IS) adoption. Iinvestments in IS, thus, carry the expectations of high returns in terms of process efficiency and quality of manufacturing/production/service provision output. In theory, IS serve two major benefits to asset managing organisations, i.e. by allowing for real time updated asset related information to stakeholders to assist smooth asset operation; and by providing a broad base of consistent and logically organised information relating to asset lifecycle for informed choices on effectuating asset management regimes. However, the case presented in this paper illustrates that when IS are deployed without accounting for the organisational, social and cultural dimensions of their context , there are little gains. This paper highlights that physically adopted technology needs to be socially composed, which develops organisation-wide consensus about what technology is supposed to accomplish and how it is to be utilised.

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Haider A. (2008). ISSUES IN IS BASED ENGINEERING ASSET MANAGEMENT - An Australian Perspective . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-40-1, pages 94-101. DOI: 10.5220/0001718800940101


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@conference{iceis08,
author={Abrar Haider},
title={ISSUES IN IS BASED ENGINEERING ASSET MANAGEMENT - An Australian Perspective},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={94-101},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001718800940101},
isbn={978-989-8111-40-1},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - ISSUES IN IS BASED ENGINEERING ASSET MANAGEMENT - An Australian Perspective
SN - 978-989-8111-40-1
AU - Haider A.
PY - 2008
SP - 94
EP - 101
DO - 10.5220/0001718800940101