Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. CMMS articles below.
A recent survey asked about to what extent facility maintenance departments are employing CMMS programs.
There is an impending talent gap in the facility management profession, and higher education facilities are no exception.
This new web platform integrates existing facility systems to a real-time dashboard for facility management to to evaluate metrics such as work completion rates and cleaning efficiencies.
NIB's new Building Sciences Career Center is designed to help inspire high school students to become interested in a career in the building industry.
A computerized maintenance management system has the potential to improve preventive maintenance dramatically. The manager of stadium operations of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD shares insights on how he and his staff are maximizing the power of theirs.
Predictive maintenance can help sports franchises preserve their stadium facilities.
While capital forecasting software can provide valuable insight, adhering to this list of exercises keeps FM departments in the best position for long-term planning.
With new computerized maintenance management software (CMMS), Rawhide Boys Ranch in New London, WI streamlines work orders, weighs equipment “repair or replace”, and tracks energy use.
From work order management to security concerns, this list covers many features facility leaders deem important.
Facility manager wants to learn about CMMS software being used in hospital applications
Can facility managers operate a CAD/space management (on the web) program that is independent from an established, software-based computerized maintenance management system?
The Facility Ops Challenge, developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), Total Learning Research Institute (TLRI), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), empowers students to perform as facility managers responsible for maintaining a virtual base on Mars while learning about building systems and the importance of teamwork.
A facility management professional asks TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom for advice on a computer based maintenance request system.
The survey found that 48% of prospective buyers were currently using manual methods such as paper and spreadsheets to track their maintenance management, rather than using a formal software system.
Available in two versions, the software features an upgraded user interface to simplify how facility managers oversee asset maintenance.
The next generation of this software for custodial maintenance provides users enhanced features.
One facility management professional is looking for recommendations on cloud based CMMS.
Only 19% of CMMS users often encounter challenges managing recurring maintenance while 74% of those who do not use software reported issues.
When a company does not use CMMS or BIM, how does a facility management professional start the learning process?
This building modeling tool facilitates the exchange of project information. From the June 2013 issue.
This web exclusive from Pervidi looks at why investing in a good computerized maintenance management system is not just an investment in standardization; it is an investment in safety and employees.
I've used a few different programs in past lives but they were mostly geared towards educational facilities or they didn't include some of the vital modules I'm looking for in this particular application. I have found an option that seems pretty sharp and includes most of what I'm looking for, but I'd appreciate more feedback.
Can anyone recommend a robust customer service/work order request system?
Bigfoot manages all aspects of maintenance repair for every piece of equipment in a facility, from production machines to energy systems.
This CMMS database “check up” provides facility managers an economical way to review the condition of their stored maintenance data.
Take these steps to avoid marketing propaganda and select the right software for your organization. From the September 2004 issue.