Recently, FM:Systems landed the number 1490 spot on the annual Inc. 5000 Listing for our first time – the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies where well-known names, like Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many others also gained their first national exposure. Joining the Inc. 5000 roster has become a... Read more »

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What is Visitor Management?

Do you have a set of processes and technologies that dictate and support the way you interact with guests to your office? Think about the way you handle the visit of a pre-arranged customer VIP, a partner, a contractor, an employee spouse, someone delivering mail or lunch, or even an unwelcome solicitor. Do you have... Read more »

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4 Types of Sensors for Better Workspace Management

  In the past, understanding utilization has always been a problem for real estate executives. Today, that challenge looms larger than ever as businesses attempt to navigate a new hybrid work world. That’s why many businesses are adopting workplace sensor technology. The trend accelerated during the global pandemic due to the real-time information sensors can... Read more »

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Employees Shine Light on Their Summer Fridays Experience

In late June, we announced a Summer Fridays policy that fully closed every FM:Systems office worldwide for all five Fridays in July.  Why? We wanted to show our teams that we recognized and appreciated their hard work and unwavering dedication to our customers and our business throughout the challenges of the pandemic. Although we’re not... Read more »

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Top 4 Benefits of Adopting Flexible Work Strategies

  Many organizations have been trending towards flexible work options for employees, including full or part-time work from home. The COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns hyper accelerated remote and hybrid workforce adoption. So far, businesses have measured many benefits associated with giving employees more work flexibility. Below are the top 4 benefits of adopting a flexible work... Read more »

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Employee Engagement in the Office Now and Tomorrow

While industry analysts, technologists, and property managers have been talking about the office of the future for years, the pandemic radically advanced the conversation. Now, organizations accept there are other places to work productively outside the traditional office. Around the world, companies have begun to reimagine the office for tomorrow. The office that emerges post-pandemic... Read more »

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5 Solutions to Improve the Hybrid Employee Experience

In a hybrid workplace, employees spend some days in the office and some days working remotely. This puts pressure on employers to bridge the gap between the virtual and physical work environments in order to create an ideal employee experience. So far, it seems obvious that employees want flexibility, but they also need a system... Read more »

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3 Ways to Simplify the Hybrid Workday

Many companies are turning to a hybrid work model for its convenience and flexibility. But it’s also critical that companies balance increased flexibility with improved operational efficiency.  Of course, technology can help ease the transition. But Gartner found that two-thirds of employees think the tech they use at work already requires too much effort. The... Read more »

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Doing the Right Thing with Summer Fridays in July

Beginning on Friday, July 2nd, FM:Systems will close its office internationally for all five Fridays in July as a way of showing our appreciation for the hard work our team has put in over the past 15 months. It’ll be a great reprieve for each of us individually, and we feel the reasons we took... Read more »

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Improving the Personal Life of Working Fathers

Father’s Day is here, and like we did for moms on their day, it’s time to celebrate and reflect on the way the pandemic affected the other half of many parenting duos, too. While the statistics around working mothers leaving their jobs or changing career plans remains staggering and frightening (more on that below), the... Read more »