Optimized Decision-making

Whether you are facing budget cuts or resourcing problems, changes in priorities or just trying to ‘keep the lights on’, there are crucial decisions to be made, quickly and in the face of great uncertainty. We can help.

Making the right decisions, right now, has never been so critical

Decision-making optimization is our specialty. We offer real-time, online support, tools, and processes to ensure that you…

…Select the best value options,
and demonstrate why they
represent best value.

…Defend and justify the actions that are most worthwhile, and their optimal timings.

…Cancel or defer the right projects or tasks, with least risk and downstream consequences.

With over 25 years’ experience in quantifying, optimizing and facilitating asset management decisions, we are highly pragmatic and flexible. We can help you with all sorts of immediate challenges and problem types, ranging from:

  • Which planned maintenance tasks should I do now, and which can be rescheduled, with what cost/risk/performance implications?
  • Our capital investment plan needs to be reprioritized; how can I do this when so much uncertainty exists?
  • The xxxx system is shut down; what projects/inspections/maintenance should we do while we have got the opportunity?
  • Our supply chain is disrupted; what materials and spares should I buy and how should inventory levels be adjusted to mitigate the risks?

All such decisions can be rapidly, transparently and robustly addressed by using our internationally acclaimed SALVO Process and world-leading DST modelling and evaluation toolkit.

Find out more about
the SALVO Process & DST here

Using a dynamic workshop approach, we use these methods to evaluate options and quantify the cost, risk and performance implications – all in real time, and using whatever imperfect or uncertain information is available. But don’t just take our word for it; we have been supporting major organisations around the world in this way for years

We were facing the apparently urgent replacement for obsolete equipment to the order of tens of millions of pounds. With SALVO™ we were able to reduce this by 60% and renegotiate support arrangements for the foreseeable future.

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Woodhouse can help you to quantify the business case for your strategies, plans and projects. Enabling you to explore the costs, risks and performance implications of different options.

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Optimized Decision-making

Crucial decisions need to be made, quickly and in the face of great uncertainty. Our speciality is Decision-making optimization; we offer real-time, online support, tools and processes

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John Woodhouse

With 30 years’ experience in utilities, oil & gas, transport and other sectors, John is one of the most widely known experts in integrated asset management projects for some of the largest companies in the world.

John is a Founder and Life Fellow of the IAM; he has written 4 books, chaired the development of BSI PAS55 and represents the UK on the ISO55000 committee.

He also led the international MACRO and SALVO collaboration projects in optimised asset management decision-making.

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