Today’s consumers are informed. They have more information than any other generation in history. They will evaluate your brand well before they ever step into an actual brick and mortar facility. In addition, they can review your business’s social history and energy use habits in an instant. They may opt to review past customers’ experiences […]Read More..
Deferred maintenance is often viewed as a standard way to increase budget availability. When needs arise, management chooses to push them back until funding is available. Deferred maintenance costs quickly increase, resulting in much higher costs than the original repair or need. Depending on the industry, deferred maintenance can have even higher costs, including damage […]Read More..
Global annual facilities spend, including maintenance costs, amounts to nearly $1 trillion, reports Live Mint. While Facility Managers are well-versed in how to address facility needs within the budget, shrinking budgets and demand for better facilities continue growing. Meanwhile, aging buildings and lack of visibility into facility processes contribute to higher overhead and increase total […]Read More..
Smart buildings reflect a growing movement across the globe to leverage technology and connectivity through inanimate objects, reports Deloitte. Any inanimate object can be transformed to provide information and assist people with their lives, and the concept is not limited to a single device. Entire buildings or cities can leverage technology, and as smart building […]Read More..
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..