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What is Enterprise Asset Management (EAM Software)?

Enterprise Asset Management (EAM Software) Enterprise Asset Management (EAM Software) can help track the lifecycle of different physical assets and is also useful in scheduling preventive maintenance. This software is slightly different than computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), and both are frequently used by companies with numerous assets to track. What Is Enterprise Asset Management... Read more »

As a supplement to this reading, when you are done, take a few minutes and go read the “About Me” section of some of the largest co-working companies you can find. Then compare that with the same section of the largest office landlords you can find. You will most likely notice opposite approaches where one... Read more »

Many organizations have been working to craft the right strategies for office space usage, sanitation, and work-from-home policies in order to bring employees back into the corporate workplace after the tide is turned in the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies are evolving as they allow employees to choose how, when, and where they work. At FM:Systems, we’ve... Read more »

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Is Your Organization Ready for the Hybrid Workplace?

COVID-19 vaccinations are starting to bring us closer to the time when businesses can invite employees safely back to the office. Over the past few months, we’ve seen many headlines with large employers announcing plans to embrace a hybrid workplace strategy in the post-pandemic world. This is a transformation strategy that should be considered by... Read more »

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Balancing the Hybrid Workplace

As we begin to see light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, organizations are once again thinking beyond tomorrow. Now that we have seen the remote environment can be productive and positive, it is time to determine what our long-term goals look like, from both an employee experience and real estate portfolio perspective. A... Read more »

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A Year in Review: COVID-19’s Impact on the Workplace

March 11, 2020 seemed like any other Wednesday – discussing with coworkers the possibility of a late in the day jam session at the whiteboard before hanging out, or discussing weekend plans like seeing a movie or a concert.  My how things have changed. Social distancing has replaced social activities. Smiles are hidden in face... Read more »

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Remote Work Challenges & Successes

It has been nearly a year since the sudden shift to remote work began for many organizations. Now that we’ve navigated the new COVID world for a while, we’ve learned our way around Zoom meetings and Teams messaging. But there are still quite a few challenges involved with the remote workforce and remote workspaces.    One survey after another reveals employees would... Read more »