Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. CMMS articles below.
For a facility manager, the challenges that come with a major expansion include issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance.
Efficiency of facilities maintenance teams improves with Engineering Information Management (EIM) — linking a CMMS with engineering schematics.
When pressed to spend an inordinate amount of time communicating about the status of facilities maintenance jobs, staff has less time to get the actual work done.
Start by understanding the big picture, and how to harness these innovations for facilities.
A recent survey asked about to what extent facility maintenance departments are employing CMMS programs.
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.
Facility manager wants to learn about CMMS software being used in hospital applications
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.
Available in two versions, the software features an upgraded user interface to simplify how facility managers oversee asset maintenance.
One facility management professional is looking for recommendations on cloud based CMMS.
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.