QSI Facilities Blog

How do you define facilities management metrics? They are data points, reflecting the performance of assets in your organization. Metrics can be created for virtually every process and event, but tracking the right metrics can mean the difference between knowing how to improve operations or becoming overwhelmed with data. To simply the process, Facilities Managers should be tracking these top metrics.

Visibility in facilities management stimulates value creation and builds C-Suite-Facilities Manager Trust.

Global Investor Group has released a new guide to transition management for large-scale, corporate portfolios, and its principles apply to transition management within facilities management departments as well. The guide provides an in-depth look at the top ways Facilities Managers can reduce workload, increase budget adherence, and do more with less while moving to newer, more robust facilities management platforms, capabilities, and technologies. Let us look at some of the key measures identified by this new publication.

It is among the oldest questions in facilities management: “Is it better to simply abandon this building than to address its aging assets and integrity?”

Debates in politics continue to grow with increasing passion and resolve every day, and potential for new legislation to impact facilities management becomes clearer. The dance of regulations and Facilities Managers will continue throughout all future administrations and legislative bodies. Instead of becoming lost in the political discussion, Facilities Managers need to consider how new legislation may help or hurt the future of facilities management.

Agile budgeting now a top strategy for reducing TCO in facilities management.

The use of 6 Sigma in Facilities Management processes has become among the leading practices in modern business. It reduces risks and enhances opportunities, and 6 Sigma in Facilities Management can revolutionize disjointed systems and practices. Unfortunately, many Facilities Managers may feel overwhelmed and confused when it comes to Six Sigma in action, so let’s take a closer look at 6 Sigma in Facilities Management.

Imagining how small improvements lead to big savings when deployed across your whole enterprise is key to maximizing Facilities Management rollout returns, says Amy Eagle of Health Facilities Management. A nationwide rollout can empower Facilities Managers with data-processing capabilities and more efficient use of field resources, but it can be daunting. Rather than succumbing to these fears, take a closer look at why a nationwide, streamlined Facilities Management rollout is key to increasing return on investment (ROI).

Predictive maintenance will revolutionize vendor relations and extend asset health in profound ways.

Few factors influence operations like data-driven facilities management. In the digital age, Facilities Managers make informed, cost-saving decisions through data-driven facilities management, and total cost ownership decreases. Among field service vendors, data-driven practices have a more profound impact in these key ways.