Asset Acumen Consulting Inc.

About Asset Acumen Consulting Inc.

Asset Acumen Consulting Inc. uniquely supports physical asset management strategy, reliability, training and change mentoring. It is focused on physical asset management strategic support across multiple industry sectors with deep experience in helping their clients assess current asset management direction, capabilities and gaps in support of their business strategic mission.

Asset Acumen has helped their clients focus and improve effective, efficient and strategic challenges related to their Asset Management philosophy across the asset life cycle.   They recognize the classic need for people, process and technology in a leading asset supported solution.   They also have a deep understanding of how IT systems can support and automate a properly curated set of processes and supported data.

Principal Practitioner Profile

Don Barry

Principal Consultant

Years of Experience:25+

Notable Facts: Don supports Risk and Reliability Strategies, ISO55000 and Strategy consulting, Maximo and Asset Performance Management solutions. Previously the Global Lead for IBM’s Asset Management Center of Competency and an Associate Partner, leading IBM Canada's Supply Chain and Enterprise Asset Management Practice (for 16 years), experienced at creating distribution process improvements and developing inventory reduction strategies with increased service levels. He specializes in solving asset management, distribution and asset re-utilization business problems. His in-depth experience includes world class inventory optimization and re-utilization techniques as well as leading the coordination of many service business mergers and divestitures. He has extensive service delivery support systems and application development experience including three years in field service management and 20 years directly in business process development and supply chain management.

Asset Management Assessments and Strategy Building
Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM2) Practitioner
Enterprise Asset Management solution selection and implementation oversight
Data Strategies in Asset Value and Supply Chain integration
IoT Solutions in Asset Management
Maintenance Parts Management
Change Management
Supply Chain Operations
Merger and Acquisition
Instructor of the University of Toronto’s ’Physical Asset Management Certificate’ program and the ‘Maintenance Parts Excellence Program’ as part of the ‘Maintenance Masters Program’ at UofT
Prime contributor to the 2nd edition of “Asset Management Excellence – Optimizing Equipment Life-cycle Decisions” published in late 2010, CRC Press
Worked as the Asset Management Lead for the Calgary based IBM Natural Resources Solution Centre
Worked as the Global Lead for IBM’s Asset Management Center of Competency for Maximo and Asset Strategy