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Choosing a computerized maintenance management system impacts not only the facilities team, but potentially the entire organization.


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Choosing a computerized maintenance management system impacts not only the facilities team, but potentially the entire organization.

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


Why CMMS Projects Get Off Track

Choosing a computerized maintenance management system impacts not only the facilities team, but potentially the entire organization.

The Top 6 Benefits Of An Office Relocation

Although office relocation can be an unwelcome distraction for some employees, moving your office can result in a more comfortable, productive, and appealing space for all.

Did You Miss Our “Best Practices In Fire And Life Safety” Webinar?

View this free video webinar sponsored by NOTIFIER by Honeywell and learn about the fire and life safety products and software to protect your facility, staff and visitors, and keep your campus connected.

3 Ways To Reduce Building Maintenance And Operations Costs

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.

Webinar: Best Practices in Fire and Life Safety

Join us for this free webinar sponsored by Notifier by Honeywell and find out what you need to do to protect your facility and keep your campus connected

Did You Miss Our “Start The Journey To Unlock Building Automation Data” Webinar?

View this free video webinar sponsored by OSIsoft and take a journey through the building automation systems at the San Leandro Tech Campus.

Webinar: Start The Journey To Unlock Building Automation Data

Join us for this free webinar sponsored by OSIsoft and take a journey through the building automation systems at the San Leandro Tech Campus.

Did You Miss Our “Improving The Project Closeout Process” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about new trends and best practices for making the project closeout hand-off an easier, more efficient process.

UG2 Launches Facilities Maintenance Training & Innovation Lab

The new training lab will help UG2 employees advance their skills and encourage knowledge transfer, and also enable the company to build a workforce in the face of a talent shortage.

The (Tech) Elephant In The Room

Smart building technology has the potential to deliver many operational benefits, but success ultimately depends on human understanding.

ADA Compliance For Facilities

Keep current with Americans with Disabilities Act developments to make better facilities decisions.

Free Best Practice Guide For Chemical Risk Assessment

Graphic Products created the free resource to simplify the documentation of hazards and controls for chemicals in the workplace.

How Can I Manage Our Outside Contractors Successfully?

When facility managers work with outside contractors, there are several factors to consider to ensure the highest level of success.

A Texas-Sized Facility Assessment

The state’s Department of Transportation ordered a long-term facility plan on a short-term schedule.

Friday Funny: Working In A Winter Wonderland

Inspired by all the things that can go wrong in your facility during this festive time of year, facility manager Charles Carpenter pens a “Winter Wonderland” song parody.

Staying Smart And Safe: A Facilities Team Guideline

Consider these simple safety habits to prevent facilities workers from experiencing workplace injury.

Data Governance: Driving Performance In The Workplace And Workforce

Data governance—the management of data quality, accessibility, usability, and security—is a critical component of facility management operations.

Co-Working Expected To Rise Dramatically

Companies project nearly one-fourth of global workforces will use co-working spaces in five years, according to recent survey.

Facility Executive Magazine Turns 30

Since the first issue was published in 1988 much has changed. Facility management has evolved with the times.

AT&T and Synchronoss Simplify Building Management

New IoT solution will help businesses optimize energy consumption and improve building efficiencies.

Five Major Trends In Retail Facilities Management

The 2019 Retail Facilities Trends Report from PRSM examines the trends that are driving change across the industry and will require facilities executives to adapt new strategies and tactics to succeed.

Professional Development: Keep Moving Forward

In the multi-faceted facility management profession, “never stop learning” is a useful maxim to keep in mind.

Eight Tips For Effectively Spray Buffing A Floor

Something of a lost art, spray buffing has resurfaced as a key to stretching floor refinishing cycles, removing stains, and leaving floors with a high-gloss shine.

GM Focuses On Lighting For Energy Conservation

General Motors is working with Starco Lighting to help reduce lighting-related energy consumption across its global facilities.

Sharper Edge: Five Tips To Increase Efficiency In The Outer Reaches

Edge computing likely takes place throughout your facility, from server closets to branch offices. Making these sites reliable isn’t enough: Energy efficiency must also be part of an effective edge strategy.

Parking Enforcement Is Good Customer Service

Heightened interaction between parking management staff and those using the facilities can bring benefits.

Embarking On A Facility Management Career

Honing soft skills is key to handling the myriad scenarios encountered working in the facilities profession.

Cleaning In Long-Term Care Facilities

Consistent, effective processes help to ensure a healthy environment for occupants and employees alike.

Reducing Disaster Risk

Natural disasters can be sudden and unpredictable in the damage they inflict on facilities.

Hidden Threats To Facility Operations

Gaps in operational excellence are linked to hampered productivity, unnecessary repair costs, and retiring staff.

Industrial Scientific Rental Program Adds Fluke Instruments

Industrial Scientific will now offer a range of Fluke test and measurement instruments as part of its equipment rental service.

Clogged Toilets Negatively Impact Business Perceptions

More than three-fourths of Americans (76 percent) have experienced a clogged toilet in a public restroom, according to a recent survey from Sofidel.

Choosing An Access Control System

Whether standalone or integrated with other equipment, this security function is on the frontline.

Taking Your FM Career To The Next Level

Rooted in the tactical, facility management is now also planted on the strategic side of the business. Here’s how to adapt.

Did You Miss Our Tackle Allergies & Asthma In Your Facility Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the cost of allergies and asthma, how cleaning for health can remove allergy triggers from indoor air, and simple ways you can reduce contaminants from facilities.

Workplace Safety: Employee Perceptions, Employer Policies Not Aligned

When it comes to workplace safety, employers often miss the mark in critical communication and planning, according to a recent Rave Mobile Safety survey.

Friday Funny: Office Love On The Rocks?

Office romance has hit a 10-year low, according to CareerBuilder's Annual Valentine's Day Survey.

Colleges Adding New Buildings Despite Budget Stress

Sightlines’ 2017 State of Facilities in Higher Education report shines spotlight on trends and best practices that dominated 2017 and will continue to influence campus facilities across North America in 2018.

Steelcase Introduces SILQ Office Chair

The company’s materials science breakthrough led to an all-new chair design that intuitively responds to human movement without the use of mechanisms.

Safety: Recognizing CEOs Who “Get It”

The National Safety Council has released its annual list of leaders with proven track records of putting safety first.

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