Weather-related disruption sits on the top 10 list of major disruptions to business. Depending on the average number of customers visiting a location per day, the impact from weather-related disruptions can be severe. In cases of extreme weather, disruptions may last days, if not weeks, and Facilities Managers need to understand how predictive maintenance can aid in […]Read More..
The idea behind proactive maintenance is simple; fix things before they break and become an unnecessary expense. However, the path to predictive maintenance is not always clear. Facilities Managers need to understand the pitfalls of using data for real-world predictive maintenance, how predictive maintenance streamlines facilities management, and a few best practices for tracking the […]Read More..
Deciding to implement a predictive maintenance program can be stressful, and Facilities Managers are likely to back away when presented with several issues that seem to permeate certain technology. Facilities Managers need to know the top predictive maintenance myths they will face, what reality says about them, and how to demistify these myths with a […]Read More..
Senior living care facilities face insurmountable pressure to reduce overhead expenses, improve quality of care and streamline business processes. According to AARP, average costs for senior living care expense range from $2100-$2900 per month, but that rate was identified in 2004. Today’s health care expenses for seniors may easily be more than double that fact, […]Read More..
Artificial Intelligence (AI) extends into the lives of millions of people. It exists in smartphones, on factory floors, and anywhere else connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). However, applying AI in retail facilities management can optimize processes and enhance operations in profound ways. Facilities Managers seeking to take advantage of automation and AI need to know a few […]Read More..
The use of data for better capital planning can net significant benefits to your organization in several, key ways. Capital planning, capital decisions, and Facilities Management go back to understanding basic Facilities Management costs. Maintenance expenses make up 35 percent of Facilities Management costs, so any use of data for better capital planning must involve […]Read More..
Supply Chain Facilities Management includes unique challenges and requires out-of-the-box thinking to be successful. Successful supply chain management includes successful Facilities Management, meaning the facilities must work at maximum efficiency to meet guest demands, explains Inbound Logistics. However, supply chain facilities can range from warehouses to forward-stocking locations in the supply chain network. As a […]Read More..
In a recent webinar, the concept of failure to plan is planning to fail was explored, and Facilities Managers can learn a thing or two from it. Facilities Management is a bit keep it. Facilities Managers may oversee multisite portfolios, and inability to gain insight into facility assets will lead to increased maintenance costs, not to mention […]Read More..
The considerations of facilities management in retail and challenges range from HVAC system maintenance to the cleanliness and quality of the sales floor. Hundreds of challenges, if not thousands, exist in maintaining an individual location, but imagine the number of challenges multi-site Facilities Managers face in retail. Rather than giving up, Facilities Managers need to understand […]Read More..
Picking the right energy management partner can mean the difference between success and failure in controlling facilities spend. The world of modern Facilities Management is evolving at a phenomenal speed, and more organizations are choosing to outsource all or part of their energy management services. However, an energy management platform provider is much more than […]Read More..