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 […]

FM360 Presentation is Kicking-Off NFMT in Baltimore Next Week

Building Technology Has Advanced – It’s Time We Catch Up! Join us at 8AM Tuesday, the 26th, as FM360’s John Rimer opens NFMT with a discussion on how the facility management technology has left its practitioners in the dust. We will review the system types available, their benefit, and provide steps for selecting & implementing. […]

What CMMS Would You Recommend?

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 […]

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