Why Social Housing Organizations like THC Use Axxerion CMMS for Work Order Management -1

Why Social Housing Organizations like THC Use Axxerion CMMS for Work Order Management

By CMMS, Maintenance Management, Property Management
Client Spotlight: Tenderloin Housing Clinic THC is a nonprofit organization that operates San Francisco's largest permanent housing program for single homeless adults. It also offers additional services including transitional housing, money management, legal assistance, and community advocacy. THC manages 23 properties throughout San Francisco, offering safe and supportive housing in the Tenderloin, SOMA, Mission, and Union Square neighborhoods. Headquarters: San Francisco, CA Industry: Nonprofit/Legal Social Housing Number of Locations: 20+ Number of Employees: 300+ Why Axxerion: Highly configurable and adaptive Strong visibility and analytics Excellent client support Axxerion Modules Used: CMMS Property Management Work Order Management Reporting & Analytics The...
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Why Behavioral Health Organizations like CHR Use Axxerion CMMS to Streamline Facilities and Accounting

Why Behavioral Health Organizations like CHR Use Axxerion CMMS to Streamline Facilities and Accounting

By CMMS, Contract Lifecycle Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance Management, Property Management
Client Spotlight: Community Health Resources CHR is a non-profit behavioral healthcare provider in Connecticut that offers a comprehensive range of services for children, families and adults whose lives have been affected by mental illness. CHR has two main outpatient offices in Manchester and Enfield, along with many other offices throughout central and eastern Connecticut. Headquarters: Windsor, CT Industry: Nonprofit Behavioral Health Number of Locations: 60+ Number of Employees: 900+ Why Axxerion: Flexible and highly configurable Forward-looking accounting All-in-one platform Axxerion Modules Used: CMMS Lease/Contract Management Financials & Accounting Reporting & Analytics The Challenge: CHR used to store all of their...
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Top 10 Tips for Purchasing CMMS

Top 10 Tips for Purchasing CMMS

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How to Select Maintenance Software: The DO’s and DON’Ts of Purchasing CMMS When buying CMMS Software, making the right choice can be a daunting and overwhelming process. How do you go about ensuring that you’re selecting the best product for your company? We’ve gone ahead and made an infographic that simplifies the process into a few key Do’s and Don’ts. Check out the infographic above or read along below to learn some tips that will help you avoid any CMMS purchasing pitfalls and make the most out of your software investment: 1. Flexibility DO: Choose a standard solution that you…

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Facilities Management Budget Planning Tips

Facilities Management Budget Planning Tips

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Ask most facility managers what their greatest challenges are on the job and we can bet that almost all of them will mention budgeting. That leads to the obvious question: Why is budgeting so tricky for facility managers? Although facility management budgeting can often seem like an insurmountable task, it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few of our best facilities management budget planning tips: 1. Visibility is Key Do you really understand what your major costs are? Creating a budget that works is almost impossible without understanding the various categories of costs that tend to have the most…

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What Are The Hardest Things In Maintaining A Residential Building

What Are The Hardest Things In Maintaining A Residential Building?

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Every building needs regular maintenance to keep it in the best condition – residential buildings included. Although there are so many different types of residential buildings; from the smaller single-family homes to the multi-family luxury apartment buildings, there are some common challenges that residential building managers can relate to. Here’s a look at some of the hardest things in maintaining residential buildings. Round-the-clock Attention Your tenants use the property 24/7. Therefore, any time of day that they have a problem, as the owner or manager, you have a problem as well. Solving maintenance issues well outside business operating hours is…

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What Are The Hardest Things In Maintaining A Commercial Building

What Are The Hardest Things In Maintaining A Commercial Building?

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Whether it’s a shopping mall or an office complex, an entertainment center, or department store, commercial buildings are about business and money transactions. These structures also have the potential for long-term profit for their owners. But maintaining a commercial building requires a certain level of skill and professionalism. Let’s look at some of the hardest things in maintaining commercial buildings. Rapid wear and tear These buildings are very busy. Different kinds of people go in and out all day; from the moment they open their doors till when they close. The potential for rapid wear and tear is huge. Because…

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Facility Manager Checklist - Roles and Responsibilities of Facility Managers

Facility Manager Checklist – Roles and Responsibilities of Facility Managers

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The roles and responsibilities of facility managers are so broad that checklists rank very high among their most valuable working tools. As a facility manager, you may coordinate a staff meeting in the morning, present your annual budget to top management at noon, then handle a safety inspection just before the close of work. So for such a busy professional, it’s not surprising that a facility manager checklist is necessary at some point to help you to keep track of all that’s expected of you especially in a busy and modern workplace. Although these roles may vary slightly from one…

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Common Facilities Maintenance Problem List

Common Facilities Maintenance Problem List

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Experienced facility managers will tell you that no 2 days are ever exactly alike in a modern and busy facility. It’s not uncommon for them to have their hands full daily while working to keep all the systems and processes in their facilities running efficiently. But whether large or small, commercial, industrial, or residential, there are some common facilities maintenance problems that FMs need to identify. By doing so, they will be in the best position to proactively resolve them. We’ll highlight some of the major problems below: Facilities Maintenance Cost Containment The problem of cost control is a constant…

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How CMMS and IWMS Work Together

How CMMS and IWMS Work Together

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The debate about choosing between a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) is one that you will often come across in facility management circles and it’s not hard to see why this issue often crops up. For one thing, both software are extremely beneficial for today’s building managers. In fact, it would not be an exaggeration to say that facility management software is an indispensable tool for remaining competitive and for benchmarking FM best practices today. Another thing is that both of them serve very similar functions, and at a glance, they sound almost…

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What’s The ROI On A Modern CMMS

What’s The ROI On A Modern CMMS

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Considering the current unpredictable economic conditions in many industries, manufacturers and other organizations would prefer to minimize costs while maintaining the quality of their products and services. However, that can be tricky to pull off. It doesn’t matter what your designation is – maintenance manager, facility manager, plant manager, etc – to help your company remain competitive, you are expected to offer solutions that will keep the physical assets under your care running at optimal efficiency. And, you probably already know that adopting a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) would be an ideal solution for eliminating inefficiencies, reducing operational costs,…

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