Brian Haines

The evolution of a BIM for FM

Introduction Building owners are widely embracing Building Information Modeling (BIM) as a core part of their design and construction process and now are beginning to extend the value of BIM to the entire lifecycle of a facility or portfolio of facilities. Lifecycle BIM is the collaborative model based process for creating, maintaining and utilizing building... Read more »

Brian Haines

Mobility and the Evolving Workplace

Increased mobility and the evolving workplace is increasing the need for greater flexibility in how organizations use their available space and assets and is pushing facilities professionals into new territories unimagined just a few years ago. FM:Systems has been rapidly evolving new capabilities to meet these demands which are being enabled by maturing technologies such... Read more »

This year CIOReview published “100 Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers” where they reviewed over a thousand Microsoft solution providers and selected the top companies. FM:Systems was selected as one of the top 100 who demonstrated an ability to develop innovative technologies and have superior customer service. Below is a portion of the article that was... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

What happens after the building construction is complete?

The missing piece to the project hand-off puzzle Last week I had the pleasure of attending Autodesk University in Las Vegas. It was my first time attending the show, but FM:Systems attends every year. Autodesk University is a conference that brings together AEC firms, contractors, design firms, and other industry leaders to talk about the... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

Using RightPath for Successful IWMS Implementation

Best practices combined with a solution to meet your requirements and goals One of the most frequent questions we get asked by companies who are interested in our Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS), FM:Interact, is how we get them successfully implemented once they become a customer. The answer is simple, we use a RightPath solution,... Read more »

Integrated Workplace Management Solutions (IWMS) can help deliver an accurate picture of your facilities data enterprise-wide. Portfolio wide reports and dashboards with embedded key performance indicators to help you quickly identify areas within your facilities where you might be experiencing inefficiencies. IWMS have been heavily adopted by owners and operators of large real estate portfolios... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

FM:Systems Presence at IFMA’s 2015 World Workplace

FM:Systems demonstrates cutting-edge Facility Management technologies at IFMA’s 2015 World Workplace It’s hard to believe IFMA’s World Workplace has already come and gone but I can honestly say this was by far the best one FM:Systems has ever attended! We were constantly meeting new facilities and real estate professionals—learning about how they are managing their... Read more »

I can’t believe it is that time of the year again where we are preparing to attend IFMA’s World Workplace! This year it is taking place October 7th-9th at The Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. With our growing customer base and having networked with facility professionals over the past several years, I really look... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

Manage Change in your Facilities with Scenario Planning

The traditional approaches to reactive space management are being replaced by creative, proactive ideas in workplace strategy. FM:Systems is on the leading edge of these new ways of working which include Alternative Workplace Strategies (AWS), Scenario Planning, mobile technologies, sustainability, and BIM. One of the areas of innovation I want to focus on today is... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

FM Software Hosting Options That Meet Your Needs

Options That Meet Your Needs When it comes to choosing how to host your Integrated Workplace Management Software (IWMS) and Computer-Aided Facility Management (CAFM) solutions, organizations have a lot of options to consider. Is your IT department able to handle hosting the software on your internal infrastructure? Would it be best to outsource your hosting... Read more »