Daniel C ShortenDaniel is a 35+ year seasoned condition monitoring and maintenance management practitioner. He has been active in all forms of heavy industry, most notably deep-sea marine, offshore and manufacturing. He is a PCN Cat III Lubricant analyst, a certified asset management practitioner and an award-winning engineer and journalist. Working within the Optimain consultancy Daniel works with senior industry professionals to develop and manage the strategic optimisation of machinery performance and in addition advises upon practical elements of condition monitoring and maintenance strategy. Equally happy in the boardroom or on the shop floor, Daniel can provide training, advice, as well as hardware and software for all forms of condition monitoring and remote analysis in addition to the provision of on-site testing capabilities. Daniel can also deliver end user solutions such as turnkey condition monitoring and condition-based maintenance hardware in addition to personnel training. Furthermore, as is required for a holistic CBM management approach, Daniel can provide retrospective forensic services such as root cause and failure analysis. As he is not tied to any given provider, Daniel believes that there is no single approach and as such offers creative engineering solutions supported by an integrated whole of market approach.