Maintenance workers are an underappreciated element of your workforce. They don’t tend to get attention until something goes wrong, and when something does go wrong, they’re expected to fix the problem and get out of the way as quickly as possible.
Good facilities management is like a good dentist or a good lawyer – someone that you can’t live without.
Your business is comprised of a few essential building blocks.
Tracking assets is a challenge for any business. Figuring out how to use those assets in the most effective way is another challenge entirely. But bringing it all together? Well, you’re going to need the right tools if you want to stay ahead.
Preventive maintenance is more than just fixing an issue. It’s about preventing that issue from occurring in the first place.
Predictive maintenance is the difference between being prepared and being caught by surprise when it comes to breakdowns of critical systems. And by establishing a predictive maintenance program, you can better plan for and allocate the resources necessary to manage problems before they even appear.
You pride yourself on your skills as a facilities manager, but a hurricane isn’t an average day at work. It poses a serious danger to your workplace and your employees.
As a facilities manager, you take pride in your facility. You spend a lot of time making sure it’s running at optimal efficiency.
Once upon a time, intelligent machines sounded like a figment of science fiction. Now, though, we know that AI is here. It’s not up to the levels of science fiction, but that doesn’t mean it’s useless.
No manager enjoys seeing a team wrestle with downtime. But when it’s planned through your CMMS (computerized maintenance management software), then there’s an opportunity to still be productive and engaged while minimizing that downtime. Read on to learn the best ways to manage planned downtime in your department.