The Hand-Off – Planning for Successful Transition from Construction to Operations

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As published in the Nov-Dec 2016 edition of IFMA’s FMJ. Consider this: A building is designed, constructed, and turned over to facilities in roughly eighteen to twenty-four months – often launched without adequate testing, training that does not fully prepare engineers, minimal operating parameters defined, and no comprehensive documentation on how to operate & maintain […]

Free Webinar: No More Firefighting: How to Transition Your Maintenance Program from Reactive to Proactive

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Most maintenance teams are spending so much time putting out fires that they have no time left to analyze trends in their facility. Ultimately, this equates to high costs and overwhelmed employees due to a lack of continuous improvement. Join our webinar to learn how you can stop fighting fires and bring your organization up […]

Stretching the Club Maintenance Dollar

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As published in the Fall 2016 edition of Club Management Facility related expenses are typically second only to personnel in costs – for some facilities may be the highest.  While this is likely no surprise to those of you that pour over the budget looking for ways to stretch the dollar.  However, you may not […]

Upcoming Webinar – Smart Tools for Smarter Maintenance – Leveraging Predictive Maintenance Technologies

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Join us for this FREE 60-minute webinar hosted by Maintenance Connection, where we will discuss the value of a predictive maintenance program, define the different PdM technologies, and identify when and how to use them. Click here to register. Webinar is scheduled for October 27th at 2PM EDT/11AM PDT.  If you can’t attend, go ahead […]

Presenting at this year’s Critical Facilities Summit October 5th in Charlotte

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FM360 is excited to present at this year’s Critical Facilities Summit being hosted in our new home town of Charlotte, NC!  Come join us October 3rd through 5th! John Rimer will be presenting October 5th regarding Delivering Critical Reliability with a Robust CMMS.  A computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is a necessary tool for a […]

Smart Tools for Smarter Maintenance Webinar & Resources

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Thank you for attending today’s webinar hosted by Maintenance Connection.  Below are a number free resources that were referenced or relate to the presented topic. Today’s Presentation – Smart Tools for Smarter Maintenance – Leveraging Predictive Technologies Link to Recorded Webinar (forthcoming) Smart Tools for Smarter Maintenance Slide Deck   Previous Presentation – Digging Out […]

FREE Webinar – Digging Out of Deferred Maintenance – August 25th

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An all too common encumbrance for facility organizations is the anchor of deferred maintenance and aged systems, relegating facilities to a perpetual state of firefighting.  In this session, we will discuss simple steps to digging out of this pit and progressing the department in a value-driven, proactive direction through establishing and selling a predictable, manageable […]

On-Going Commissioning – Leveraging Technology to Ensure Efficient Operations

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The two key resources that facilities seemingly always need are money and people.  However, those are often the two that are continually being stretched, as facility departments are instructed to do more with less.  This strain is growing with the exodus of the baby boomers and the consequential skilled labor shortage.  Thus, it is imperative […]

Digging Out of Deferred Maintenance

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As found in IFMA’s FMJ May/June 2016 Excitedly, the facility industry continues to mature, advancing our stature within our respective organizations.  However, one key anchor impeding that progress is the aging infrastructure that exists in many of our facilities and the subsequent reactive maintenance it creates.  This reactive firefighting is a drain of valuable personnel […]

From the Grounds, Up – Selling the Value of Facilities

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There has been much deserved emphasis on getting facility management to the C-suite, which is necessary for our industry to realize success.  However, all efforts expended earning our way to the executive level, can be quickly dashed if facility staff and contractors are not on-board with our initiative.  Thus, it is equally imperative that we […]