The international standard ISO 55001 specifies the requirements for defining, implementing, maintaining and improving an asset management system for an organisation.
An ‘Asset’ is an object or an entity that:
The organisation that implements an asset management system throughout its life cycle:
ISO 55001 can be considered as the junction between the various management systems schemes.
It integrates all the relevant aspects of the Asset Life Cycle: from the design and construction phase, to the use and maintenance and management phases, to asset disposal.