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Why is accurate reporting important for facilities management?

Why is accurate reporting necessary for facilities management?  Accurate reporting is essential for facilities management and capital planning because it is the most precise way to define the next steps regarding procuring financial, programmatic, and staff resources. Equally important is the practice facility managers present this data.

It's World FM Day!

Happy World FM Day!  

3 Meaningful Insights from IFMA's Facility Fusion Conference

3 Meaningful Insights from IFMA's Facility Fusion Conference One thing is clear: it's an exciting time to be in Facility Management! So let's discuss the most compelling insights from last week's International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Facility Fusion Conference.

What are the benefits of software for Facility Condition Assessment?

What are the benefits of using a software solution for Facility Condition Assessment? The main benefit of implementing a software solution for Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) is access to accurate, objective, and current FCA data so that you can expertly execute your strategic capital plan.

These are the top 3 innovations transforming Facility Planning

What are the newest innovations in Facility Planning?  There are several exciting new technologies transforming Facility Planning. From Drones to Building Information Modeling to Automated Facility and Capital Planning software, facilities are becoming more interconnected and intelligent.

Are Facility Condition Assessments really necessary?

Are Facility Condition Assessments really necessary? Yes! Facility Condition Assessments really are necessary. FCAs are essential to maintaining a successful business.

September is National Preparedness Month! Let's talk about operational resilience in Facility Management

September is National Preparedness Month. Let's talk about why operational resilience for facilities is essential.  What is operational resilience for facilities?  Operational resilience aims to maintain business continuity during unexpected events. These initiatives are intended to mitigate risk, exposure, and disruption to building occupants.

How has the pandemic changed college and university facility planning?

How has the pandemic changed college and university facility planning? The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed college and university facility planning. A majority of teaching and learning now takes place either entirely online or through a hybrid setup. While there is no reliable prediction of how the pandemic will develop in the future, it is clear that higher education institutions are committed to continuing the pursuit of their educational mission.

What is Green Building Technology?  Plus: The Top 5 Green Tech Trends Transforming Facility Management Right Now!

What is Green Building Technology? Green building technology uses advanced technologies to develop buildings with minimal impact on the environment throughout all lifecycle stages: from design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, to demolition.

Here's what we're looking forward to at Opal Group's Edu-Tech Academics & Edu-Tech Facilities conference!

The Intellis team is thrilled to announce that we will be attending our first in-person conference since the COVID-19 pandemic started in March 2020. We are looking forward to connecting with education leaders from across the U.S. and sharing ideas about improving Education Facilities at Opal Group's Edu-Tech Academics & Edu-Tech Facilities forum in Dallas, TX, from 18 July through Tuesday 20 July 2021.