Leasha Jackson

Communicating the value of IWMS to your CFO

Understanding Executive Value Did you know that real estate is the second highest cost to most organizations? This proves how important it is for companies to reduce the costs of their operations and obtain competitive advantage in the market place. It is important to understand the different insights from all members of the executive team... Read more »

Healthcare is one of the most dynamic and complex industries in the world. The uncertainty that hospitals face (regulatory demands, governmental mandates, patient satisfaction, etc.) puts them in a challenging position. Many important factors are just simply out of their control. So what do you do when you can’t control everything around you? You control... Read more »

Business Information Modeling (BIM) has transformed architecture, engineering and construction. However the great potential of BIM is to provide accurate, timely, and relevant information not just during design and construction for a single building, but also throughout the lifecycle of an entire portfolio of facilities. The use of BIM technology in the operational phase of... Read more »

FM:Systems first broke the news of our powerful new reporting engine earlier this year at our annual User Conference, and it was immediately apparent how thrilled our customers were that this functionality was coming. The excitement has been growing drastically since then and I’m excited to have the opportunity to tell you a little bit... Read more »

Brian Haines

Does BIM have a role in the Internet of Things?

What is the Internet of Things? (IoT) There is a tremendous amount of interest and hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) which for the broader world of physical objects is similar to the momentum experienced by BIM for AEC in the early 2000’s. According to Wikipedia a British entrepreneur first used the phrase, “Internet... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

Expanding our International Presence at EFMC

I had the honor of attending the first international conference that FM:Systems was an exhibitor at on June 8-9 in Milan, Italy. The European Facility Management Conference (EFMC) is the largest conference of facility management executives throughout Europe and other countries. The conference was two full days and consisted of different presentation tracks, an industry... Read more »

The Future of Buildings The FM:Systems User Conference is always the most exciting time of year—we work with our customers and business partners throughout the year and our conference allows us to meet them in person and spend a few days learning more about FM:Interact. Each year our conference continues to grow, not only in... Read more »

Many facility team members that I speak with understand the value of IWMS/CAFM solutions and how it can be used to turn tough challenges into results. This includes areas such as reducing costs and managing facilities more effectively across an entire real estate portfolio. If your organization doesn’t have access to one of these facility management software... Read more »

Giving Back to the Community Two years ago FM:Systems generously donated six refurbished laptops and money to purchase a generator to CODEP, a program that provides Haitians with basic tools and knowledge in order to help them build better lives for themselves. FM:Systems partnered with CODEP in an effort to help Haitians develop everyday skills... Read more »