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What's Eating FM Budgets at the Height of Negative Disruption? Causes of Black Swan Events

Negative disruption is the most applied term surrounding black swan events in facilities management. It involves the adverse circumstances that inhibit workflows and building performance when...

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The New Age of Facilities Management: Remote Management Gains Notoriety

Facilities managers continue to look for the most innovative ways to improve asset longevity and lower spend. Preventive maintenance, data-driven decision making and managed project rollouts have...

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Using a CMMS to Manage Facilities While Under Work-From-Home Orders

Change remains a constant variable in modern facilities management. As organizations embraced technology, using a CMMS to manage facilities maintenance, particularly preventive maintenance, grew...

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Doing More With Less in Facilities Disruption: Tips to Reduce Costs and Derive More Value

Facilities management continues to undergo a transformation, and cost reductions remain the driving force of successful strategies. In addition, the recent events surrounding the massive...

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How to Be a Better Health Facility Manager With Limited PPE and Supplies

Health facilities around the globe have seen a dramatic change in standard operations following the most unprecedented Black Swan event in facilities management history—the COVID-19 crisis. Rather...

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Facilities Management During Crises: Best Practices to Succeed

Numerous risks surround facilities management. According to Service Channel, “what makes this a challenging issue for the FM professional is the diverse array of risks that the Facility Manager...

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Black Swan Facilities Maintenance Disruption: How to Come out Ahead

Take a moment to define an emergency facilities maintenance need. A simple example would be a malfunctioning refrigeration unit. Without timely intervention, the unit fails, and customers are not...

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The Role of Analytics in Facilities Management

Big data in facilities management enables faster, more effective management methodologies. However, data lacks value in its raw form. It’s just a set of numbers. However, advanced analytics that...

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Refreshes, Retrofits, and Rollouts: Facilities Construction Considerations for Multi-Location Enterprises

Depending on the size and scale of your project, costs may soar out of control, management grows more complex, and ensuring schedule adherence becomes difficult at best. However, taking a few...

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The Benefits of On-Demand Facilities Management Capabilities

In the world of modern facility management, it is easy to assume that all reactive maintenance can be avoided. That is an impracticality, and it will cost your company much more if you do not plan...

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