In Pursuit of the Perfect Plant: Enterprise Asset Management Chapter
This document contains the "Asset Management" chapter of the book "In Pursuit of the Perfect Plant - A Business and Technical Guide." This chapter sets the context for the book and the story it tells and talks briefly about what is the "Perfect Plant." The authors assembled more than 100 experts, whose ideas were distilled into a simple, easy to read story for this book. The Asset Management chapter discusses a number of topics including: What is Asset Management, History, Process and Architecture, Evolution of Asset Management Software, Asset Management Challenges and Opportunities.