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From thought-provoking ideas on Facility Capital Planning to entertaining stories about Successful Client Partnerships to innovations in Facilities management, the Intellis Blog has it all. So, sit back, relax, and let us take you on a journey through the world of smart solutions to improve the built environment!

Climate Resilience, Facility Management, and Capital Planning

What should Facility Managers and Capital Planners do to prepare for climate change? Climate change has become one of the most significant concerns of our time, as evidenced by the recent destruction caused by hurricanes, Henri and Ida. Therefore, properly maintaining infrastructure is extremely important, particularly as many weather patterns continue to change. More extreme climate disasters are increasingly becoming the norm rather than the exception.

How should K-12 Facility Managers prepare for the new school year?

What should K-12 facility managers do to prepare for the new schools year? The back-to-school season is quickly approaching. Now is the perfect time for K-12 school districts to prepare facilities for the upcoming school year. This blog discusses what K-12 facility managers should do now to prepare for the back-school season.

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.

These are the tech trends transforming facility management right now

Which tech trends do facility managers need to know about right now? In this blog, we discuss how these 5 digital transformations are revolutionizing the Facility Management industry!

3 ways mobile technology will improve higher education facility capital planning

In the post-COVID world, mobile data-collection technology will become increasingly important for facility teams at colleges and universities. Mobile tech empowers college and university facility managers in many ways, including managing work process flows, tracking physical assets, and supervising building facilities.

Strategic Capital Planning for Smarter Facilities Management

How can capital planning be easier, more efficient, and more effective? The answer is clear: implement capital planning software. The FOUNDATION solution by Intellis is a fully configurable enterprise platform. It is designed to help you manage facilities, mitigate risk, enhance efficiency, and enable you to make smarter, more strategic decisions.

What should Facility Managers do to prepare buildings for Spring?

What are the essential tasks that Facility Managers must do to prepare for Spring? As the seasons shift from the dark days of winter to the renewal of springtime, many areas across the United States experience variable climate change from savage spring downpours to rapidly melting snow and frost left over from winter.

Part 4: Emergency Response Management Planning for Uncertain Times

It is absolutely critical to maintain an updated Emergency Response Management (ERM) Program and to prepare the Facility Management department and the organization for unexpected events.

Part 3: Emergency Response Management Planning for Uncertain Times

What is Emergency Response Management? ERM or Emergency Response Management refers to documented procedures that outline how the facility management team should respond to an unexpected emergency situation.

Today is Global Recycling Day!

Today is Global Recycling Day! With a heightened sense of how vulnerable our planet, built environment, and infrastructure are in the face of climate change, at Intellis, we are highlighting Global Recycling Day in order to call attention to recycling as a key part of the circular economy.