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  • What Are the Facilities Management Technology Trends to Know for 2019?

    What Are the Facilities Management Technology Trends to Know for 2019?

    Exciting things are happening in the realm of facilities management technology trends. The standards, Facilities Managers use to oversee vast portfolios, is increasing, and to the modern Facility...

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  • Using Machine Learning in CRE Spaces to Unlock More Value

    Using Machine Learning in CRE Spaces to Unlock More Value

    Machine learning in CRE spaces is one of the most exciting ways new technology is changing the facility management landscape. On the surface, machine learning appears to be an end-all solution to...

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  • An Update on Digital Transformation in the CRE Space

    An Update on Digital Transformation in the CRE Space

    Digital transformation is not a new concept, but digital transformation in the commercial real estate (CRE) space is often overlooked. CRE providers are turning to new technology to meet the...

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  • Data-Based Facilities Maintenance to Reduce Winter Energy Use

    Data-Based Facilities Maintenance to Reduce Winter Energy Use

    The potential of data-based facilities maintenance is expanding. Augmented intelligence, the Internet of Things, Big Data, Analytics, and SaaS are changing how Facilities Managers handle...

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  • Want Real Savings in Facilities Management: Flexibility Proves Its Value

    Want Real Savings in Facilities Management: Flexibility Proves Its Value

    Finding real-world savings in facilities management brings to mind many topics. Technology, efficiency, a partnership with organizations, and other factors affect the spending profile of...

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  • How Predictive Maintenance in Facilities Management Empowers the Facility Manager

    How Predictive Maintenance in Facilities Management Empowers the Facility Manager

    The use of predictive maintenance in facilities management can dramatically lower facilities spend, especially when applied to antiquated assets. Its value continues when assets are upgraded or...

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  • Why You Need Wireless Technology in Facilities Management

    Why You Need Wireless Technology in Facilities Management

    The use of proactive approaches can reduce facilities spend and streamline operations, reports Jerry Kokos of the Boston Business Journal. The application of wireless technology in facilities...

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  • Digitizing Facilities Management and Avoiding Cyber Attacks: Value of Managed Services

    Digitizing Facilities Management and Avoiding Cyber Attacks: Value of Managed Services

    Digitizing facilities management is quickly becoming the standard practice. Companies are turning to computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription...

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  • Winter Facilities Management Maintenance: What You Need to Do in Winter

    Winter Facilities Management Maintenance: What You Need to Do in Winter

    The problems with deferred maintenance are well-documented, and knowing what to do in order to prevent deferred maintenance during the winter is crucial to continued productivity. During the...

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  • 10 Tips in Using Lean 6 Sigma to Reduce Facilities Spend

    10 Tips in Using Lean 6 Sigma to Reduce Facilities Spend

    Lean Six Sigma is not a new principal, but its application in facilities management is still relatively new. By definition, it can help Facilities Managers reduce spend. Moreover, according to...

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  • How Senior Living Facilities Management Affects Senior Housing Residents and Their Well Being

    How Senior Living Facilities Management Affects Senior Housing Residents and Their Well Being

    Senior living facilities management faces higher risks and increased scrutiny by both seniors and their family members. A robust facilities maintenance program is essential to maintaining senior...

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  • How to Reap Greater Savings Through Facilities Management Big Data Use

    How to Reap Greater Savings Through Facilities Management Big Data Use

    The use of facilities management big data is an essential step in implementing predictive maintenance and overarching proactive maintenance strategies. Data alone is not enough; Facilities...

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  • The Facility Managers’ Guide to Facility Budget Management

    The Facility Managers’ Guide to Facility Budget Management

    Facility budget management is among the most complex processes today’s Facilities Managers face. It is much more than an annual review of needs and allocation of funds. Depending on company size,...

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  • How Proactive Facilities Management Translates Into Better Health and Safety Management

    How Proactive Facilities Management Translates Into Better Health and Safety Management

    Facilities managers face a significant problem. The amount of funding available for facilities management improvements is decreasing, and this problem is exemplified by looking at the federal...

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  • Giving Senior Residents a Helping Hand: Facilities Management Tackles New Challenges

    Giving Senior Residents a Helping Hand: Facilities Management Tackles New Challenges

    Senior care facilities include: assisted living communities, independent living communities,  skilled nursing facilities, retirement communities, and long-term acute care facilities. Each type of...

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  • Adding Value to Building Occupants: A Focus on the IoT and Proactive Maintenance

    Adding Value to Building Occupants: A Focus on the IoT and Proactive Maintenance

    The Internet of Things (IoT) was and still is a breakthrough for facilities management. The IoT and proactive maintenance have the potential to eradicate most cases of reactive maintenance and...

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  • All the Facility Asset Types Facilities Managers Can Track

    All the Facility Asset Types Facilities Managers Can Track

    Facilities Managers can track overarching and granular data for all assets, but it creates a sense of information overload. Facilities Managers may just be incapable of making sense of the data....

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  • Predictive Analytics for Low-Tech Facilities: Why You Don’t Have to Be a Data Scientist to Make an Impact and Save Money

    Predictive Analytics for Low-Tech Facilities: Why You Don’t Have to Be a Data Scientist to Make an Impact and Save Money

    The use of analytics is becoming more common in facilities management. According to Facility Executive, up to 60 percent of facilities management professionals predict the Internet of Things (IoT)...

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  • What Is Facilities Cost Avoidance?

    What Is Facilities Cost Avoidance?

    Facilities and energy managers alike often spend their time thinking about ways to save money and reduce spend on facilities and energy management. Although numerous technologies exist to monitor...

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  • Why Data Quality Matters for Accurate Capital Planning in Facilities

    This piece will touch on the importance of having the right data and using it correctly. It will give tips on data quality and how to ensure data is meaningful. To enable accurate capital planning...

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