Podcast – Ep. 66: “Facilitopia” A Vision for Our FM World

Listen to FM360′s John Rimer share thoughts on the facility management industry in the latest FM Innovator podcast. Click here to listen to Ep. 66: “Facilitopia” A Vision for Our FM World   Incoming search terms:09O68Q39EW5UFFJDKZEQLH17W19Y

Make It Click – It’s Time to Catch Up with Technology

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As found in the November/December 2017 issue of IFMA’s Facility Management Journal (FMJ). The facility management industry has grown by leaps and bounds the past few decades; the most significant being the advance of technology in the built environment.  One’s inner geek cannot help but get excited when considering the capabilities available at our fingertips […]

Free Webinar – Selling the Value of Facilities Management

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In spite of efforts to develop and present bulletproof business cases, we often fall short when it comes to “closing the deal.” Selling the merit of a business case does not start at the executive meeting; rather it is an on-going, active effort that is a primary duty of a facility manager. During this presentation, […]

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


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 […]

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


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 […]

Implementing a Robust Maintenance Program


In our daily reactive firefighting, it is easy to get lost in the smoke.  We don’t realize how much of our time is spent spinning our wheels and the negative impact it has on our staff, our reputation, and the bottom line.  It is imperative that we take a step back and pull ourselves out […]

What CMMS Would You Recommend?

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As an instructor and presenter in the facility industry and staunch proponent for computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), I am frequently asked “What CMMS would you recommend?”  Twenty years ago, it was fairly easy to answer that question, because there were not many players in the market.  The opposite is true today with the advent […]

FM360 Online Training – Leveraging a CMMS in a Facilities Program

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A CMMS (CAFM/IWMS) is the nervous system of a facility management program and as such is a valuable tool to the department.  This class will provide a comprehensive overview of how to utilize a CMMS to manage day-to-day operations and drive business decisions.  We will also talk about tips for successfully selecting and implementing a […]

CMMS Implementation Improvement

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No More Firefighting – Planning for Success with a Capital Replacement Program


  Published in the July/August 2014 issue of IFMA’s Facility Management Journal (FMJ), this article discusses the need for a Capital Replacement Program and provides simple steps on how to implement one.  Follow this link to read more: No More Firefighting Sign-up for the FM360 Newsletter…