Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. AkitaBox articles below.
[FREE EBOOK] Read the basics of building inspections and why they’re a necessary part of running a successful business. Inside, you’ll find the action items and tools you’ll need to ensure a constant state of compliance.
Cleaning procedures can reassure occupants that your spaces have been properly disinfected to eliminate COVID-19 and other contagions. Here’s the easiest way to standardize your organization’s cleaning processes and enable a safer return for everyone in your facilities.
CMMS, CAFM, IWMS, EAM — What’s the difference? If your organization is in the market for a facility management software, make sure you choose the option that best suits your organization’s needs.
AkitaBox's facility and infrastructure management platform will help healthcare providers identify units within their facilities which could be converted to COVID-19 units.
Deferred maintenance can create expensive, time-consuming issues for your organization. If your team is struggling to get ahead of your backlog, use the resources in this article to start breaking the cycle today.
Annual fire safety system inspections are an expected and much-anticipated occurrence for businesses and organizations. While fire life safety inspections may not be considered the most exciting part of operations, they are necessary to promoting safety for your building’s staff, visitors and occupants.
Inspections don’t have to be scary or intimidating. Get helpful insight, a list of action items, and free tools to guide your organization to a constant state of compliance today.
In an emergency, the actions you take within the first few minutes will largely dictate the severity of consequences to follow. Unexpected situations can happen at any time, which means your company needs a plan of action in order to minimize damage and loss. Learn how to create an effective emergency response plan for your business today.
Businesses rarely get advance notice when disaster strikes. Without a plan of action, an organization can struggle to recover, or worse, go out of business for good. The good news is that organizations can help protect themselves from the consequences with a business continuity plan.
Pursuing a facility management career is an excellent move, especially for people who are looking for a job that’s fast-paced, reliable, and challenging.
If you’re looking to read more about the latest in facility management technology, you’ve come to the right place. Here are seven top tech trends to look out for this year.
Inaccurate square footage metrics can lead to major issues, including complications with building projects and excess spending across multiple facilities.
Building owners generally view maintenance as a sunk cost. Money is spent on urgent problems, and this becomes a costly endeavor as buildings age. As building operators, you have the power to leverage maintenance to maximize the value of your facilities and increase business revenues.
Did you know that security cameras provide a variety of other unexpected benefits? Learn five surprising ways facility managers can use video surveillance systems to benefit their facilities. Also, grab your copy of the 2019 Safety and Security Plan Guide.
Facility managers should use an FCA as part of a technical investigation, to review assets or systems looking into the root causes of deterioration, and as a source for determining a building's replacement value.
Learn about the five biggest innovations in facility management technology we've seen this year. Plus, get a free ebook on more technology trends!
Local energy conservation initiatives are a great way to save money when you purchase new assets or fixtures. Here are answers to your most commonly asked questions and a handy asset replacement cheat sheet.
Technology should make it easier to implement preventative maintenance plans and keep your workers and facility occupants safe. Learn about three technology trends in facility management and grab your free copy of the facility manager’s software comparison guide.