John Rimer Presenting at NFMT March 19th

2020 – Setting a Clear Vision for your Facility Management Program With the constant busyness of every day facility life, it is all too easy to get mired in the weeds, losing sight of the forest for the trees (or for many departments, getting lost in the smoke of firefighting.) In this educational session, we […]

IFMA Charlotte Hosting FMP Classes in May/June 2020

Earn your way to IFMA’s FMP, Facility Management Professional, one of the most sought after credentials in the facility industry.   The FMP provides a well-rounded understanding of what it takes to manage a robust facility management program and is beneficial to those entering the field and the well-seasoned.  Additionally, the FMP is good preparation for those desiring to obtain their […]

Presentation – Bridging the Labor Resource Gap

Bridging the Labor Gap

Presentation – Technology Has Advanced – It’s Time We Catch Up

Technology Has Advanced – It’s Time We Catch Up

Presenting at IFMA World Workplace in Phoenix

Come see me in Phoenix at IFMA’s World Workplace! My two sessions are below: Oct 17 at 1:45PM – Building Technology Has Advanced – It’s Time We Catch Up Oct 18 at 11:45AM – Bridging the Labor Resource Gap: What FMs Can Do to Offset the Growing Shortage of Skilled Labor Resources  

Mobile Technology Offers Efficiency for FMs

Possibly more so than any other technology, going mobile has made facility staff’s job easier and more efficient. Here are the benefits of mobile facility technology. Possibly the most significant advance, in terms of its impact on facility staff, is the shift from paper and pagers to handheld tablets and smartphones. The power that facility […]

Maintenance Management Systems: Managing the Business of Facilities

A robust, easy-to-use maintenance management system that grows with the facility program is a necessity for any facility department. Here’s how to get it right. Maintenance management systems come under many names. Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), computer-aided facility management (CAFM) systems, integrated work management systems (IWMS), and even enterprise asset planning and resource management […]

Understand the BAS’s Role in Facilities Management

The facility management industry has seen significant gains occurring in technology in the past few decades. One example is the migration from work orders tracked on a dry erase board to online service request submissions that auto-assign to appropriate craft or contractors while providing fluid feedback to the customer. Or consider the intricate pneumatic control […]

NFMT19 Presentation

Thank you for attending our presentation at NFMT 2019!  Below are the resources referenced.  Please contact us with any questions.   NFMT 2019 Presentation – Time to Catch Up CMMS: Realizing the Value CMMS – A Necessary Business Tool for Today’s Facility Manager CMMS is Not a Four-Letter Word  Leveraging a CMMS to Drive Business […]

Join me at NFMT’s Knowledge Cafe – What We Can Do to Bridge the Growing Skilled Labor Shortage

With the average age of facility engineers hovering in the 50s and increasing rate of their retirement, it should be of no surprise that it is getting harder and harder to find and hire skilled maintenance workers.  Sadly, we are just seeing the beginning of this growing labor pool shortage.  In this Knowledge Café, we […]