How Space Management Software Helps Bring Employees Back to Work in COVID-19

How Space Management Software Helps Bring Employees Back to Work in COVID-19

By Desk Hoteling, Reservations, Space Management

As many states begin to re-open in the face of COVID-19, a safe and controlled back-to-work operations plan is essential for any company. But the need for temporary occupancy and a hybrid workforce during the pandemic demands workplaces to become more agile.  So how can organizations and companies juggle keeping their employees safe, adapting a more flexible working concept (including both WFH and in-office options), and still attending to their business needs? For many, cloud-based space management software has come to the rescue and served as an invaluable aid for a successful return strategy.  What is space management software? Space…

Read More
Axxerion’s IWMS - Residential: A Software Solution for Residential Property Management

Axxerion’s IWMS – Residential: A Software Solution for Residential Property Management 

By IWMS, Property Management

A Software Solution Designed with Residential Property Management in Mind Axxerion offers property management software for single and multi-family residencies, student housing, retirement communities, HOA, COA and mixed portfolio businesses. With automated workflows, real-time analytics, built-in accounting, and complete mobile accessibility, our software-as-a-service is a complete solution to all your residential real estate management needs. Integrate the operational, maintenance and financial procedures of your residential property portfolio with our one-stop-shop solution. Read on to learn more about how IWMS software can help with residential property management. Our Residential Property Management Software Suite of Functions: Our platform offers you access to…

Read More
Top 10 Tips for Purchasing CMMS

Top 10 Tips for Purchasing CMMS

By Maintenance Management

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…

Read More
IWMS+: Optimizing Room Reservation Systems

IWMS+: Optimizing Room Reservation Systems

By IWMS, Property Management

The rise of IoT technology has encouraged many companies to augment their integrated workplace management systems (IWMS) with IoT sensor technology. This win-win combination – referred to as an IWMS+ system in this article – can prove to be a very smart financial and operational decision for your business workplace. IWMS+: At the Intersection of IWMS and IoT An IWMS software platform helps organize and optimize a wide range of workplace management functions and resources. These include real estate, reservations, facilities, capital projects, infrastructure, and energy management. A Smart Buildings software uses Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to collect real-time…

Read More
Facilities Management Budget Planning Tips

Facilities Management Budget Planning Tips

By Maintenance Management

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…

Read More
What Are The Hardest Things In Maintaining A Residential Building

What Are The Hardest Things In Maintaining A Residential Building?

By Maintenance Management

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…

Read More
What Are The Hardest Things In Maintaining A Commercial Building

What Are The Hardest Things In Maintaining A Commercial Building?

By Maintenance Management

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…

Read More
Facility Manager Checklist - Roles and Responsibilities of Facility Managers

Facility Manager Checklist – Roles and Responsibilities of Facility Managers

By Maintenance Management

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…

Read More
Common Facilities Maintenance Problem List

Common Facilities Maintenance Problem List

By Maintenance Management

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…

Read More
Contract Lifecycle Management Best Practices

Contract Lifecycle Management Best Practices

By Contract Lifecycle Management

The financial consequences of participating in poorly managed contracts can ruin your business for good. To mitigate this risk, it’s essential that you understand what you are getting involved in at every stage of the contracting process. But, contract execution and fulfillment can be overwhelming when you consider the many different factors that could go wrong. Added to that, the situation worsens when an organization tries to manage key contracts manually or via Excel spreadsheets. These are common challenges that business owners encounter regardless of their industry or business niche. Thus, gaining better contract visibility and overcoming these challenges has…

Read More