October 18, 2018 0

What Is “The Cloud”?

Posted by:Bridie Kruck

“The Cloud” is a term many folks have only become familiar with over the past few years, and it’s particularly new to the facilities management arena. The cloud refers to a digital data storage system that carries copies of your information dispersed over hundreds, if not thousands, of servers worldwide. Essentially, the cloud combines the…

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September 26, 2018 0

4 Tips To Get The Best Out Of IFMA 2018

Posted by:Bridie Kruck

What is the IFMA conference? IFMA World Workplace 2018 is the International Facility Management Association’s largest trade expo. Centered around a host of seminars, talks, and technology demonstrations, the IFMA World Workplace conference is the premier event for facility management professionals the globe over.  The IFMA conference, the longest running and most well-attended gathering of…

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September 13, 2018 0

Is Automation here to stay or a passing fad?

Posted by:Bridie Kruck

There are many definitions of the word “automation.” It’s a relatively new term in the popular lexicon, and it means different things to different industries. In Silicon Valley automation is light, processes may be automated by lines of written code. In Detroit, automation is heavy–it’s all sparks, steel, and robots. The sum of these definitions…

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August 20, 2018 0

5 Ways To Make Your Site Inductions More Effective

Posted by:Alice Cresswell

As part of compliance and good governance, many organizations require employees and contractors to go through an induction process. Inductions typically cover things like health and safety information, security policies, emergency procedures and a bit about the organization’s safety culture. You can also take the opportunity to talk about employee and contractor OSHA rights, how…

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August 6, 2018 0

The Top 18 Facility Management Apps

Posted by:Alice Cresswell

From keeping tabs on assets to managing incidents, here are 18 facility management apps designed to give you data and reporting for compliance, operational visibility and better decision-making. More than ever before, organizations expect Facility Managers to drive value in efficiency and processes to reduce operations costs, drive sustainability initiatives and improve health and safety…

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