The Essentials of Preventive Maintenance

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Preventive maintenance is an essential aspect of any company’s operations. Unfortunately, it often gets overlooked in favor of reactive maintenance or repairs. This approach can be costly in the long run, not only in terms of finances but also in terms of lost productivity and downtime. Here we’ll discuss what preventive maintenance is and why […]

How Data Fleet Can Help Facility Managers Reduce Revenue Loss

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By definition, facility managers are tasked with overseeing a company’s equipment and physical assets. They must make sure that all the necessary tools, machinery, and other resources are available to support the organization’s operations. One of the key responsibilities of facility managers is to ensure that all equipment remains in tip-top working order in order to […]

Facility Managers—
Bring Your Equipment Assets to Life!

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Devoted fans of science fiction are likely familiar with the verb “to grok,” which is derived from author Robert A. Heinlein’s groundbreaking 1961 sci-fi novel Stranger in a Strange Land. The word signifies a deep, intuitive understanding, or an empathetic sense of becoming one with an observed object or experienced phenomena. Thus, to grok something is […]

Good Asset Information Management Is a Necessity for Facility Managers

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Facility managers are responsible for keeping buildings and assets in tip-top shape and ensuring the safety and comfort of customers, company employees, and other facility occupants. Failure or downtime of equipment can disrupt regular workflows and thus negatively impact facility operations. That’s why mastering asset information management (AIM) is crucial for facility managers to do […]

Facilities Asset Management Best Practices

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Most facility managers are likely all too familiar with the complexity of managing their assets and resources. From tracking how soon a particular piece of equipment needs maintenance to understanding which components best meet current operational needs, asset management can prove complicated for any organization of any size. Whether you’re working with expensive IT systems, […]

The Future of Facilities Management

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Lately it feels like everyone is busy—too busy for their own good. For that reason, it can sometimes be difficult for facility managers to stay abreast of the latest technologies and changes in the best practices of facilities management. Understanding these advancements, however, is essential for staying ahead of your competition and managing a modern […]

Top 3 Best Practices Tips for Facility Managers

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Facility asset management is a critical part of running any business. It helps to ensure that the key equipment used in the facility is properly maintained and, when necessary, replaced in a timely manner. This can help to reduce costs associated with repairs or replacement of components, minimize down time, and maximize the potential usage […]

Facility AI Best Practices

Taking AIM: Property Echo best practices

Following up on last month’s blog article on Asset Information Management (AIM), we are left with the question: With all this data potentially at your fingertips, what is the optimum way to acquire, organize, and make use of it? In answer to that question, a critical first step in setting up Facility AI for your […]

Improve Your AIM with Data Fleet’s Facility AI

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Any facility manager worth their salt understands that the key to excellence in that field is to strive for accurate, complete, and reliable Asset Information Management (AIM). Regrettably, that is easier said than done! For even a relatively small organization, the sheer volume and complexity of mission-critical assets to be assessed and maintained over their lifecycle, […]

Introduction to Facility Asset Information Management (AIM)

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Tasked with keeping the modern workplace running efficiently, safely, and economically, facility managers today may operate under the impression that theirs is an ancient profession, dating to the days of Roman emperors if not further back. They would be wrong. This specialized form of management does not even predate iconic inventions and once vital assets […]