Q&A: Asset management – here, now and in the future

  • 30th July 2019 at 11:26AM
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Yotta’s Head of Consultancy-Infrastructure Asset Management, Chris Dyer, speaks at a Q&A about how well we do asset management, how we could make it better and where it will go in the future.

 

Q: What percentage of local authorities in the UK do you think operate what you would define as ‘good’ asset management?

It really is a relatively small proportion. My estimate would be about 25%.

Q: What is the major factor holding local authorities back in this area?

Embracing new digital technology and the change that goes with it is an issue for many councils. Partly, that is down to a capability and skills gap – but it is also about available capacity.

‘Operational teams often simply don’t have sufficient ‘space or time’ available to them to take on new digital projects.

Often, these teams don’t fully understand the range of benefits digital transformation could potentially bring them. Coupled with that, there is sometimes a lack of leadership to drive this change through

Read the full interview here.