Chapter 3: Aligning the organization


Subjects addressed:

General/TAM Practice, Performance Measurement and Management

Topics addressed:

Analytical Tools and Models, Asset Management Plans

Asset types addressed:



Title: Chapter 3: Aligning the organization
Resource type: Webinar
Year published: 2013
Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration

This webinar focused on chapter 3 of the AASHTO Transportation Asset Management Guide. The focus of this chapter is on the 5 steps needed to align the organization to support asset management and to build support: Develop the change strategy; Integrate TAM into agency culture; Integrate TAM into business process; Establish asset management roles; Use performance measures to guide decision making. Presentations by the New Jersey and Washington DOT agencies illustrate the first 4 steps; A presentation of Missouri’s case study focuses on performance management standards. Presented in Webinar: The Transportation Asset Management Book Club.