Leasha Jackson

Tools for Driving Down Facility Costs

Facility professionals manage one of the most important and costly assets for the business. It’s no secret that costs associated with facilities are one of the largest expenses on an organization’s income statement and owned property is one of the largest assets on the balance sheet. For example, there are a number of levers for... Read more »

Brian Haines

The Power is in the Plan

What happens to your facility drawings when you turn your computer off? Do they simply reside on your hard drive or local network waiting for you to open them again? If this is the case you might be missing a huge opportunity to give your facility plans a life of their own where they are... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

World Workplace New Orleans

We were pleased to attend IFMA’s World Workplace September 17-19 in New Orleans, LA. We had a great time speaking with facility professionals as well as seeing new and familiar faces. Over the course of two days, we had the opportunity to demonstrate our new Space Reservation module. The FM:Interact Space Reservation module provides functionality... Read more »

Brian Haines

A basic model for numbering your rooms and spaces

I’ve been working with our talented group of AE’s (Application Engineers), consultants and support team members in developing Revit models for testing and demonstration datasets over the past several months. One of the things that are customers are dealing with on a daily basis in terms of both Revit floorplans and AutoCAD floorplans is the... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

Frequently Asked Questions about Hoteling

The FM:Interact Hoteling capability is the first functionality released from our new Space Reservation module. A lot of our clients are either implementing or planning to implement Hoteling this year, and we are constantly hearing the same frequently asked questions about its features and functionalities. I want to help answer these questions and provide you... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

IFMA’s 2014 World Workplace

FM:Systems is pleased to be attending IFMA’s World Workplace September 17-19 in New Orleans, LA. We are looking forward to catching up with customers, partners, and other facility management professionals. As a presenter, sponsor, exhibitor, and attendee of the largest annual gathering of facility professionals we are excited to be showing a new module of... Read more »

This blog post is focused on helping facilities team members understanding the differences between type and instance parameters in Revit and how they can be used effectively to help you track the most important data associated with your building assets.  We’ll focus on the types of assets that facility managers work with every single day... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

Take the Pain out of Manual Processes

I am constantly hearing about the challenges Facility Managers deal with on a daily basis. Times are changing and manually updating spreadsheets are becoming more and more of a struggle for facility and real estate managers. The job gets done, but not in a timely and efficient manner. Excel spreadsheets are beginning to no longer... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

Emerging Trends in Workplace Strategy

FM:Systems was a proud sponsor of the 2014 Workplace Strategy Summit at the Wokefield Park Conference Centre in Berkshire, England June 8-10. I am pleased to say I was one of the 100 attendees who had the honor of hearing the leading experts in the fields of facility management and real estate speak about the... Read more »