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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!

Solutions for School Districts: Overcoming Common Facility Management Challenges

It's officially Spring: the birds are chirping, leaves are returning to trees, and the temperatures are rising. Spring is a time of renewal and growth, but for school districts, it often brings fresh challenges in facilities management. From aging infrastructure to budget constraints, these hurdles can impede the seamless operation of educational institutions. But fear not; in this blog post, we'll explore how technology solutions can help overcome these challenges and pave the way for a safer, more sustainable learning environment for students and staff. Read on to discover more about optimizing your school district's facilities management strategy to create a conducive learning environment for your students.

Intellis Guide to Physical Asset Optimization: Unlocking the Power of Effective Facility Management

Optimizing physical asset management is critical to effectively managing facilities. But what exactly does physical asset optimization entail? In this beginner's guide, we'll demystify the concept and provide a comprehensive understanding of how it can transform your facility management practices.

Efficiently Funding the Future: A Step-by-Step Guide to Developing a Capital Expenditure Plan for K-12 School Districts

Are you a K-12 school district administrator looking to put together a solid capital expenditure plan? Look no further! Today, on the Intellis blog, we share a step-by-step guide to help you develop a comprehensive plan that meets your district's needs. Whether you want to upgrade facilities, purchase new equipment or technology, or invest in other areas, this guide covers you. So, let's get started and make your capital expenditure planning process a breeze!

Optimizing Winter Preparedness: A Comprehensive Guide for Facility Managers

December 21, 2023 New York, NY: Happy Winter Solstice! December 21st marks the Winter Solstice: the shortest day and longest night of the year, officially starting the winter season. As a facility manager, it's essential to have a solid winter preparedness plan in place. Intellis is delighted to share our guide to optimizing winter preparedness. Don't let the cold weather catch you off guard - let's dive in and ensure your facility is ready for anything winter throws your way!

How to Choose Facility Planning Solutions: Your Ultimate Guide

As a facility manager, you understand managing and planning for facilities is a complex process requiring the right tools at the right time to achieve optimal results. Therefore, facility planning solutions are critical tools in your arsenal. But with so many software options available on the market, how do you choose the right one that fits your needs and budget?

Intellis Beginner's Guide to Effective Capital Planning Solutions for Facility Managers

Welcome to our beginner's guide on facility capital planning solutions explicitly designed for facility managers. As a facility manager, you understand the importance of making informed decisions to manage your facility's assets and resources effectively. Capital planning plays a pivotal role in maximizing your budget, optimizing operations, and ensuring the long-term success of your facility.

Intellis' Guide to Improving Facilities on Campus: K-12 Schools, Universities and Colleges

We recently attended the Opal Edu-Tech Facilities Summit in Palm Springs, CA, and met many Facility Management leaders from across the country. It was an excellent opportunity to learn about their challenges and discuss how Intellis can support facility planning by implementing technology like the FOUNDATION Solution.

What is Capital Budgeting? Intellis Guide for K-12 School Facility Managers and Educational Administrators

This blog discusses the basics of Capital Planning, Budgeting, and Analysis for K12 School Facility Managers and Educational Administrators. We will explore the importance of careful planning and budgeting for educational institutions and how it can lead to better decision-making and improved student outcomes. So, if you're interested in learning more about these critical topics, read on!

Demystifying Life Cycle Costing and Total Cost of Ownership

Are you curious about what goes into calculating the actual cost of owning and maintaining assets over their lifetime? You've likely heard the terms Life Cycle Costing (LCC) and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) thrown around. These two methodologies have become buzzwords in facilities management and facility capital planning, and for good reason. By taking a closer look at the various costs associated with asset ownership and utilization, LCC and TCO can help organizations make more informed decisions about their investments. In this blog, we will delve deeper into these concepts and explore how they can be applied to optimize asset management strategies.

The Ultimate Guide to Physical Asset Optimization for Facility Managers and Building Owners

The discipline of Facility Management is about more than managing property assets, it is crucial to achieving maximum value from workplace and environmental benefits that improve productivity and protect employees and consumers.