Leasha Jackson

The Power of Real-Time Space Utilization at World Workplace

Last week we attended our biggest show of the year, IFMA’s World Workplace. Eight of us made the trip out to San Diego to attend the show and we couldn’t have asked for a better place, the weather was perfect and the city is absolutely beautiful. Once again the show was a great success—our week... Read more »

1. Showcasing the new FM:Interact Functionality on the Expo floor We love meeting FM’s on the Expo floor, it’s always great to learn about existing facility management processes and demonstrate the ways our system may be able to improve those processes. This year we’re looking forward to showcasing functionality that was recently released in version... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

Communicating the value of IWMS to your COO

Last week I talked about how important it is to give your CIO the peace of mind of knowing their data will be safe and secure when implementing a facility management solution as they are very cautious when implementing new technology at their organization due to data security and the amount of time and resources... Read more »

Leasha Jackson

Communicating the value of IWMS to your CIO

This is a continuation of my previous blog post, “Communicating the value of IWMS to your CFO” where I discussed how to talk about the value of an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) specifically to your CFO. Today I am going to continue my blog series where I am discussing each level of the C-Suite... Read more »

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 »

Wiley Coleman

How to Manage Your Healthcare Facility with Certainty

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 »