Blog posts tagged 360facility

Strategic Capital Planning in Higher Education

Posted on 07/27/2017

In an increasingly data-driven world, university financial officers and staff need deeper insight and numbers to assess and justify their budgets. Institutions are realizing that they need to align both their short-term and long-term needs when preparing to meet program needs through facility expansion.

Check Out Accruent University!

Posted on 06/16/2016

Accruent University is proud to deliver both self-paced and instructor-led virtual training in a form of Computer-Based Training and Hands-on-Lab. These trainings give new users an introduction to the system, terms and navigation in a timely manner, preparing them for role-specific training.

The Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Mobile for FM teams

Posted on 07/17/2015

The number of people who rely on using their smart phones at work has nearly doubled in recent years, according to recent reports, and it’s no different for those working on a facility management team. In this blog post, read four benefits of using mobile for facility management teams.

10 Features to Include on Your CMMS Wish List

Posted on 07/10/2015

Are you in the market for a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), but unsure of what functionality you need? Check out this list of 10 features that you should include on your CMMS wish list.

Creating a Preventive Maintenance Program? Check Out These 6 Resources

Posted on 07/07/2015

Thinking about creating a preventive maintenance program? Interested in improving the one you already have in place? Check out this blog post for our top resources to help you transform your preventive maintenance program for the most gains.

5 Ways Your FM Team Can Drive Energy Efficiency

Posted on 07/06/2015

Buildings consume 40 percent of the world's energy, and the number continues to increase as buildings age and our dependency on them grows. Facility management teams have an opportunity to help organizations minimize their use of energy, helping to reduce their resource footprint and cost in the process. Check out this blog post for five ways that your FM team can drive energy efficiency.

5 Facility KPIs You Need to Track

Posted on 07/03/2015

Collecting and analyzing data can transform your maintenance organization. It can reveal gaps in your processes and identify where you can gain efficiencies, which is always a bonus in a world where you're focused on doing more with less.

How to Improve Your Preventive Maintenance Program

Posted on 06/23/2015

You’ve created a successful preventive maintenance program: standard operating procedures, maintenance schedules for your equipment, service level agreements for your team, and analyzed the data. But you aren’t seeing any changes in the performance of your equipment. Now what?

Data vs. Information - What's the Difference?

Posted on 06/19/2015

From analyzing key performance indicators to gathering metrics around various aspects of the organization, reporting has become essential to business operations. The question remains: What do we do with it? Learn how you can transform your data into information to, in turn, transform your business.

Aligning Vendors with Your Success

Posted on 06/17/2015

Whether you have a distributed portfolio or a small facility management team, vendors can augment your success and ensure that you are quickly responding and completing work orders. In this blog post, learn how you can align your vendors to drive success for your facility and maintenance management team.

6 Tips For Standardizing Inspections Across Plants

Posted on 06/08/2015

From lost product to failure to meeting production and shipping schedules, unscheduled downtime can wreak havoc on your organization. However, you can virtually eliminate unscheduled downtime with a world-class preventive maintenance program; standardizing inspections serves as one piece of the puzzle. In this blog post, learn six tips that you can implement to standardize your inspections across locations.

How Surveys Can Improve Tenant Satisfaction

Posted on 06/05/2015

It takes 12 positive experiences to make up for one negative experience. When it comes to managing your properties, this can impact your bottom line. See how you can use surveys to help improve tenant satisfaction across the board.

The 10% Rule of Preventive Maintenance

Posted on 05/27/2015

How much time does your team spend on preventive maintenance? It doesn't matter if it's 20 percent of their day or 100 percent of their time; if you aren’t managing your preventive maintenance within the 10 percent rule, it’s likely that your PM program isn’t doing what it should for your assets. Find out how you can implement this in your organization.

What Does Your Emergency Planning Process Look Like?

Posted on 05/25/2015

Are you part of the 20 percent of companies that don't have an emergency plan in place? Don't fret: we've got three key strategies to developing a comprehensive emergency plan.

How Facility Teams Can Improve Internal Customer Service

Posted on 05/20/2015

Facility management has traditionally been a function that isn’t seen or heard from, unless something goes wrong. Other employees often don’t understand the value that they bring to the organization. Check out these four strategies to see how you can improve your internal customer service.

Credit Union Uses 360Facility to Optimize Operations

Posted on 04/27/2015

At Accruent, we measure our success based on our customers’ success. We are happy to share our recent case study with 360Workplace customer Mission Federal Credit Union. A customer since 2011, Mission Federal reports that our solutions have enabled the credit union to successfully reduce facility costs and optimize their operations.

How Technology Transformed Facilities Management

Posted on 04/02/2015

Today’s technology, such as computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and related systems, has transformed the day-to-day operations of facilities management teams. With streamlined activities and decision-making backed by data, facilities teams are equipped to serve a strategic role within an organization.

5 Ways to Cut Your Maintenance Costs

Posted on 03/30/2015

Repairs eat into your maintenance budget and can drain resources like staff and energy. Finding ways to cut costs is easier said than done for organizations already operating lean; however, even some minor operational changes can significantly impact your maintenance costs. Accruent asks 5 questions that can help your organization start saving money.

Steps to World-Class Asset Lifecycle Management

Posted on 03/18/2015

From reducing breakdowns to cutting costs, implementing world-class lifecycle management can transform your organization’s profitability. Accruent shares the 5 essential steps to help you reach world-class operations.

The Art of Setting SLAs

Posted on 03/08/2015

As facilities departments become more strategic, their work becomes more dynamic and difficult to manage – particularly if internal service level agreements (SLAs) are not put in place. While you can throw a number out there and see if the team can meet it, strategically defining your SLAs is more effective. Accruent offers 5 questions to ask yourself as you set internal SLAs.

6 reasons to love your facilities data

Posted on 02/12/2015

Data has become essential for real estate and facility professionals, who can use metrics and data analysis to achieve operational goals while cutting costs. Not convinced? Accruent offers six reasons to love your facilities data.

Strategic Values of an IWMS Solution: Improve Resource Allocation within Contract Terms

Posted on 11/17/2014

To help manage the impact of these changing dynamics on real estate and facilities, integrated workplace management systems (IWMS) provide real-time visibility into all facets of the real estate and facility portfolio, helping to reduce costs, improve operational efficiencies and drive profitability from the core of your organization. Accruent discusses the fourth of seven strategic values of an IWMS solution: Improve resource allocation with an understanding of contractual obligations.

Accruent Showcases 360Space at BOMA’s 2014 conference

Posted on 06/19/2014

Accruent is joining leaders in corporate facility management at BOMA’s 2014 Every Building Conference and Expo next week in Orlando. While there, we look forward to showcasing 360Space’s advanced functionality in space and occupancy management, which is part of the 360Workplace integrated workplace management system (IWMS) from Accruent.