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Happy New Year! These are the Facility Management Technology Trends you need to know in 2021

Happy New Year! In 2020 nearly every industry was required to pivot toward digital alternatives. In the coming years, we predict that the Facility Management industry will continue to shift toward even greater digital transformation. By taking advantage of optimization solutions that have expanded to also focus on enhanced asset performance and maintenance management, your facilities team can save money, lower risk and improve efficiency.

These are the top 3 reasons why Facility Condition Assessments are critical for K-12 schools

Facility managers in the K12 Education sector are tasked with myriad constraints—from aging public school infrastructure to staying compliant amidst constant changes to health and safety regulations to shrinking budgets. Therefore it is critical to know how every building, physical asset and system in your care is performing as well as where opportunities exist for facility optimization.

COVID-19 and its impact on K12 Education Facilities

The health and safety of all of students and staff is the top priority for K12 Schools, and it is now more than ever in the wake of the evolving global situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

3 emerging trends transforming Facilities Management right now

What is Facility Optimization?

Empowering colleges and universities to create confidence on campus in the time of COVID-19 with innovative solutions

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a staggering impact across the globe. Life has been disrupted as hundreds of thousands battle the disease and millions more do their part to flatten the curve. The American Higher Education industry has not been spared from COVID-19’s reach, as learning has moved online with a mix of in-person classes on some campuses. However, a full and permanent reopening remains uncertain.

Smart ways to improve your preventive maintenance program

September is National Preparedness Month, which promotes family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved this September.

Here's why 'digital transformation' is not just a buzz term for facility management

With growing urban populations and increasing electricity usage, there’s more demand than ever for innovation in facilities management.

3 important ways mobile technology makes facility management, facility condition assessments, and capital planning a whole lot easier

Information on demand when and where you need it? That's the top benefit of using mobile technology to access data that your facilities management team has collected about your organization's buildings and physical assets.

Demystifying Life Cycle Costing and Total Cost of Ownership

This week on the blog we're demystifying two of the more complex budgeting concepts in capital planning: Life Cycle Costing and Total Cost of Ownership.

Here's how facility management optimization delivers real value

Facility management involves so much more than simply managing buildings, infrastructure, and services—it is absolutely critical to the successful functioning of every organization, according to a recent IFMA report on strategic decision making.