As few as 1% of college students plan for a career in Facilities Management, explains a SlideShare infographic, but that does not mean your organization is left without options and future Facilities Management professionals. Facilities management is misunderstood, and students may not even be aware of what being a facility manager really entails. Your organization can […]Read More..
Industry-leading study finds capital planning is essential to gaining C-Suite support for smart building solutions. Smart building solutions, a prerequisite for reaping the rewards of a single pane of glass in facilities management, help Facilities Managers streamline operations across multi-site portfolios and effectively do more with less. Obtaining C-Suite support for investing into smart building […]Read More..
Agile budgeting now a top strategy for reducing TCO in facilities management. The budget makes up the dominant cost in facilities management, and therefore, total cost ownership (TCO) as well, as noted by a SlideShare presentation. Deferred maintenance might seem like the best option when a problem arises, but it only temporarily fixes a problem. If left unchecked, […]Read More..
Few factors influence operations like data-driven facilities management. In the digital age, Facilities Managers make informed, cost-saving decisions through data-driven facilities management, and total cost ownership decreases. Among field service vendors, data-driven practices have a more profound impact in these key ways.Read More..
Better Risk Management Strategies, Procurement Diversity and Decreased Maintenance Key to Driving TCO Down. A range of factors affects total cost of ownership in facilities management. Routine maintenance, unforeseen weather events, mediocre performance measurement and decreased visibility into facility assets increase total cost ownership, but Facility Managers can control total cost of ownership by taking […]Read More..
Building or buying a facility only scratches the surface of total cost ownership, but sensor automation can help. Reducing total cost of ownership (TCO) is an essential business goal for all Facilities Managers and C-Suite executives. While sensor automation can help Facilities Managers realize real-world savings on a granular level, implementing sensor automation across a distributed portfolio can have […]Read More..
Predictive maintenance will revolutionize vendor relations and extend asset health in profound ways. Continuous performance testing refers to the use of automated systems and software suites to drive savings in facilities management. Facilities Managers that understand their primary costs, operating demands and patterns throughout their assets can successfully mitigate potential losses and increase the efficacy of […]Read More..
Think Like the C-Suite, Walk Like the C-Suite, Get Support From the C-Suite for Smart Building Solutions.Read More..
The end of the year is the prime opportunity for Facilities Managers to get ahead of the competition. Facility Managers should review the expected facilities management trends of 2018 and work to align their business goals and management strategies with these top 2018 facilities management trends, which leverage technology and mitigate risks along the way.Read More..
Poor Facilities Management Linked to Customer Dissatisfaction. In a U.S. Department of Labor study, poor facility cleanliness and quality were associated with an increased dissatisfaction rate among customers. Even minor problems, like variations in custodial services, had a serious impact on customer retention and satisfaction. The results highlight the potential impact poor facilities management, even when it does not cause […]Read More..