The facility “world” has evolved, and digitized facilities management is the best way Facilities Managers can approach work-order verification. Work-order verification is a complex process, reflecting the need to hire, work with, and manage potentially dozens of vendors, manage payment processing, schedule technicians, and much more. Fortunately, the digitization of facilities management revolution will lead […]Read More..
By elevating the level of transparency within a portfolio of mixed assets, owners and operators can use actionable insights to improve the performance of their portfolio. WATCH to learn more. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Good afternoon everybody, my name is Greg Fusillo, I am the CEO of Entouch. Entouch is a smart building automation platform currently focusing […]Read More..
Reactive maintenance strategies are the furthest thing from the definition of a successful strategy. Reactive maintenance requires something to break and disrupt operations before it is addressed. Unfortunately, Facilities Managers have relied on reactive maintenance for so long that moving away from that traditional process is almost impossible. However, evolving maintenance strategies to a proactive […]Read More..
A thorough, preventative maintenance review is essential in maintaining healthy facilities, reducing overhead and much more. The roof can play an even bigger role than many realize. Facilities Managers are constantly faced with an ongoing struggle between budget and facility needs. As a result, Facilities Managers should conduct a thorough, preventative maintenance review of the […]Read More..
Outdated or legacy systems constitute a significant problem among today’s facilities management teams. The best-laid plans for improved operations will always fail when an organization relies on obsolete processes and legacy technologies. In today’s world, the smallest of improvements have a massive impact on profitability across a distributed portfolio. Customers today can access anything they […]Read More..
Metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) are often considered two sides of the same coin. Both involve the use of data and provide direction for Facilities Managers in need of insight into facility asset performance. Unfortunately, this is a common misconception. Metrics reflect the current data collected from your facility assets, and metrics are used […]Read More..
Digital transformation of facilities management can be a topic approached with confusion, aversion to the hype, and fear of change. Although the phrase digital transformation may strike fear into the hearts of novice facilities managers, a pivot to a digital-first operation has far-reaching potential. Going “digital” can help your team understand risks and opportunities, make […]Read More..
Machine learning or ML is quickly rising on the radar for Facilities Managers looking for a better way to gain control over energy and maintenance costs. Facilities Managers need to understand the implications of machine learning, what it is, how it relates to energy and maintenance, and the additional benefits/functions possible through its use. The […]Read More..
An advanced smart building solution or “platform” is quickly becoming the go-to resource for facilities managers working to reduce total cost of ownership and improve overall profitability. Unfortunately, facilities management remains a department defined as a “cost center” associated with higher costs and problem management. Instead of being relegated to a reactive approach to responding […]Read More..
The use of actionable data lies within the ability of an organization to track, manage, analyze, and apply data. Actionable data holds excellent potential for capital planning in facilities management, and Facilities Managers need to understand how the application of data is critical to the success of both short-term and long-term capital planning.Read More..