The ability of your organization to tap into the value of actionable data lies in your ability to apply big data analytics. Analytics referred to a broad group of algorithms capable of helping Facilities Managers understand what is happening, what may happen, what should happen, and what is necessary to achieve the maximum result. In […]Read More..
Executive team members often define operational excellence in your organization. Unfortunately, operational excellence can have different meanings based on department, and while your assets might be functioning at peak efficiency and energy use today, a problem could arise tomorrow that undermines your entire operation. However, actionable facilities data can allow your organization to truly attain […]Read More..
Millennials form the largest generation in the U.S., reports QSR magazine. Their influence is the result of highly protective parenting movements and a determination to be the best at what they do and those with whom they interact. Millennials have pushed the boundaries of restaurant facility management. They demand more service, internet, personalized capabilities, online […]Read More..
Today’s Facilities Managers face many challenges. They must continuously address the growing maintenance backlog, meet increasing government regulations, work with dozens, if not hundreds, of service providers, gain end-to-end visibility in multi-site portfolios, and much more. Unfortunately, Facilities Managers are stretched too thin, and developing a robust capital planning process is challenging at best. However, […]Read More..
In 2017, The Economist published an article detailing the data’s role in today’s society and its value. While oil remained the most valuable resource on earth for more than a century, evolution led to a new resource—data. As facility budget cuts continue, Facilities Professionals are scrambling to tap into this new resource. Data enables continuous […]Read More..
Retrofitting your facility with automated lighting capabilities is one of the first measures companies undertake when attempting to reduce energy use. On the surface, automated lighting is easy, requires little downtime and produces immediate results. Unfortunately, problems can still arise, and Facilities Managers may not be leveraging the benefits of automated lighting to their fullest […]Read More..
Traditional retailers and other businesses followed a top-down approach to giving customers products. While this process worked great for decades, it left a hole in customer engagement. The well-established standards have given way to the experience-centered approach to customer engagement. The blending of facilities management and customer experience will continue to augment engagement and derive […]Read More..
As explained by IoT For All, today’s Facilities Managers have a wealth of information and technology at their fingertips. Smart sensors can track virtually anything, and the information gathered from sensors can be applied through automated demand response to optimize conditions and control. The same process applies to facilities asset maintenance. Facilities Managers need to […]Read More..
Data for data’s sake is useless but actionable data is the facilities management world’s most valuable resource. Unlike humans and machinery, actionable data in facilities management is an endless treasure trove of information and insights. The proper use of data and making it “actionable” can mean the difference between avoiding extra costs on assets or […]Read More..
Smart work order management means utilizing technology to reduce the hassle of handling large volumes of work order requests. Since today’s requests go far beyond maintenance and may include tenant-requested help, assistance with using advanced HVAC controls, reactive needs following adverse weather or even having the trash picked up, manual processes are inefficient. Unfortunately, the […]Read More..