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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.


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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.

CMMS

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. CMMS articles below.


Question Of The Week: Communication To Improve Facilities Maintenance?

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.

Dude Solutions Improves Healthcare Compliance

Compliance is an addition to Dude Solutions' CMMS and part of TheWorxHub for Healthcare to empower hospitals to better manage their regulatory-driven environment through a single platform.

Preparing Facilities For The Inevitable Digital Transformation

Start by understanding the big picture, and how to harness these innovations for facilities.

Company Edition Software From Common Areas

The cloud-based tool connects facility and property management with their service providers to help track maintenance performed.

Question Of The Week: How Do You Utilize Your CMMS?

A recent survey asked about to what extent facility maintenance departments are employing CMMS programs.

Preparing For Higher Ed Staffing Challenges

There is an impending talent gap in the facility management profession, and higher education facilities are no exception.

FacilityFit For Healthcare By Aramark

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.

FM Alert: NIBS Launches Building Sciences Career Center

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.

Question Of The Week: Is Your CMMS On Maximum Drive?

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.

Stadium Maintenance: Would Better Field Upkeep Have Kept The Rams In St. Louis?

Predictive maintenance can help sports franchises preserve their stadium facilities.

5 Best Practices for Capital Planning: Taking Notes From Education Sector

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 Retrofit: Software Spurs Efficiency

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.

Shopping For CMMS? 10 Features To Consider

From work order management to security concerns, this list covers many features facility leaders deem important.

Question Of The Week: Healthcare CMMS Recommendations?

Facility manager wants to learn about CMMS software being used in hospital applications

Question Of The Week: Web Based CAD

Can facility managers operate a CAD/space management (on the web) program that is independent from an established, software-based computerized maintenance management system?

Facility Management In Space!

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.

Tricks Of The Trade: Shopping For CMMS

A facility management professional asks TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom for advice on a computer based maintenance request system.

CMMS: Trends And Attitudes

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.

New Product Flash: Bigfoot CMMS from Smartware Group

Available in two versions, the software features an upgraded user interface to simplify how facility managers oversee asset maintenance.

New Product Flash: CompuClean by Spartan Chemical

The next generation of this software for custodial maintenance provides users enhanced features.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Seeking Cloud Based CMMS Recommendations

One facility management professional is looking for recommendations on cloud based CMMS.

Report Finds CMMS Software Can Improve Outcomes

Only 19% of CMMS users often encounter challenges managing recurring maintenance while 74% of those who do not use software reported issues.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CMMS And BIM Training

When a company does not use CMMS or BIM, how does a facility management professional start the learning process?

Technology and FM: COBie Data Format

This building modeling tool facilitates the exchange of project information. From the June 2013 issue.

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