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3 Costly CFO Concerns for Reopening

  Written by: Tim Taylor, CFO of FM:Systems   This time last year, at the beginning of the pandemic when employees began working from home, many CFOs expected productivity loss due to a lack of remote capabilities. At that time, companies were in the early stages of crisis response figuring out Zoom and Teams for... Read more »

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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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What is Space Management?

What is Space Management? Simply stated, Space Management involves the management of a company’s physical space inventory. Whether you realize it or not, every organization manages their space one way or another. You might have an automated space management solution, use AutoCAD and Excel spreadsheets or manage your space with printed off floor plans and... 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 model 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 »