Blog posts tagged Accruent

The Strong Brand Promise of Store Appearance

Posted on 10/17/2017

Cleanliness can make or break sales for a food service business. Are you on top of your brand promise of having "great customer service" and keeping up with appearances?

Infrastructure Lifecycle Management Software: 5 Things to Look For

Posted on 10/10/2017

As network operators approach your company for colocation and build-to-suit projects, getting sites up and running quickly and without costly errors will result in quicker revenue recognition and greater profitability. However, housing your data and processes in multiple systems makes it difficult and time-consuming to access and manage the complex set of data, documents and steps needed for feasibility studies, permitting, ground leases, site visits and other project work.

Customer Lifetime Value in Food Service

Posted on 09/21/2017

Running a business is all about having a loyal customer base. Food service businesses are no exception.

Managing Contractors in Food Service

Posted on 09/06/2017

One of the key details in a successful food service organization is contractor management is contractor management.

In a Changing Market, QSRs Looking at Ways to Save Time

Posted on 08/31/2017

With the constant knock of a trend-setting technology ready to transform the customer experience at every turn, QSRs must pivot their strategies constantly. How can they innovate without time and money lost?

Using IoT to Fix Real Problems in Healthcare

Posted on 08/23/2017

The IoT phenomenon is causing a stir across a host of industries and healthcare is no exception. See how healthcare IoT is changing healthcare - for the better.

How Equipment Downtime Affects Your Food Service

Posted on 08/16/2017

Equipment downtime can have a big impact on your business. How can you save time, improve efficiency and avoid missing key customer service interactions?

Food Service: Shrinking Margins, Expanding Costs, and How to Fix It

Posted on 08/08/2017

Critical decisions about maintenance and repair can be overwhelming tasks for a food service operator. How can you be prepared?

Convenience Store Construction – How to Save Time and Money

Posted on 08/03/2017

Convenience stores are feeling the pressure of running their business as efficiently as possible while maximizing profits. But, with new demands from consumers, this pressure isn't just about (facility) operations.

The Top 7 Site Access Challenges for Telcos

Posted on 07/28/2017

One major issue that many telecom companies are finding difficult to manage: site access. The challenges encompass a variety of aspects, and we've highlighted the Top 7 challenges.

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.

How IoT Impacts Facility Managers in Higher Education

Posted on 07/22/2017

IoT is disrupting facilities management in higher education. In fact, the technologies and forces driving IoT are redefining the strategic role that facility managers play within the leadership structure.

If Retail Is Dead, Why Is Amazon Opening Physical Stores?

Posted on 07/21/2017

As retail embarks on a new transition, retailers and developers are changing the metrics once used in order to keep up with the ever-changing standards.

Best Practices to Prevent Medical Equipment Loss

Posted on 06/08/2017

Hospitals have thousands of pieces of mobile medical equipment. While support staff can’t monitor all this equipment all the time, hospitals can reduce or eliminate equipment from going places it’s not supposed to go.

How to Choose FASB Lease Standard Compliance Software

Posted on 12/01/2016

As the new FASB regulations roll out, it’s now more important than ever to make the right choice about which software to use to manage your leases. In this blog edition, we will explore some key aspects you should be thinking about (if you aren’t already).

Big News: We’re Moving!

Posted on 11/30/2016

We’re proud to share the news that Accruent has begun operations in our new global headquarters.

Best Practices in Facilities Capital Planning - Ottawa 2016!

Posted on 11/07/2016

Join us in Ottawa this week to learn about the award-winning best practices in capital planning implemented by Marcel Gingras of Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, including mission-centric prioritization, effective capital budgeting and managing the paradigm shift from reactive and ad hoc to proactive and programmatic.

Retail Executive Summit Recap

Posted on 10/06/2016

The 10th annual Accruent Retail Executive Summit took place last month, and the event was a rousing success. The theme was “Building the Customer Experience.”

Getting Your Business FASB Ready – Part Two

Posted on 08/16/2016

ABJ's Women of Influence Nominees - Melissa Sitton and Janet Vito

Posted on 08/05/2016

Congratulations to Melissa Sitton and Janet Vito, who have both been nominated for Austin Business Journals Profiles in Power Awards as Women of Influence!

Getting Your Business FASB Ready – Part One

Posted on 08/04/2016

There are a number of standards that have been established that require adherence by non-governmental companies and organizations. In February 2016, FASB announced the new accounting standard ASC 842, that requires these organizations to include lease obligations on their balance sheet.

Accruent Cares – North Florida to South Florida: A Charity Bike Ride

Posted on 07/07/2016

Hear Accruent's own Mike Zimmer talk about his goal to support pediatric cancer research.

Accruent Cares: Emma Joslin’s Story

Posted on 06/22/2016

Read the Emma-zing story of Emma Joslin, and learn about how you can help. Click link above to read more.

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.

Retail Trends: Digitizing the Storefront

Posted on 06/09/2016

For the retail industry, the storefront has taken on an entirely new meaning.

Is Your Lease Solution FASB Ready?

Posted on 05/25/2016

The new FASB and IASB lease accounting standards could make a big difference for your company, with possible implications including a bigger compliance burden and a material change on corporate financial statements. Is your lease solution ready?

Accruent is One of Austin Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers

Posted on 03/07/2016

Accruent announces its placement in the Austin Business Journal’s 2016 Healthiest Employers in Central Texas. The mission of the awards is to “honor the most outstanding health and wellness programs created and implemented by local companies.” This is Accruent’s first year to make the list of Austin’s healthiest companies.

User Forum Kicks Off in 20 Days

Posted on 09/09/2015

Our 2015 User Forum conference in Victoria, BC kicks off in just 20 days. We already have a packed agenda, including two session tracks, guest speakers, an evening at the Royal British Columbia Museum and celebrations for Accruent’s 20th anniversary. Read more for our event highlights.

Thoughts on APPA 2015

Posted on 08/13/2015

Last week, a group of Accruent employees attended the APPA 2015 Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. We joined more than 500 educational facility management professionals to network, attend education sessions and get face-to-face interaction with universities and industry experts. Learn more about our experience.

AccruentCARES Kicks Off With a Week of Employee Volunteering

Posted on 06/09/2015

From dog walking to landscaping to delivering meals, more than 200 Accruent employees logged service hours on June 1-5 during the inaugural accruentCARES Community Volunteer Week. The week kicked off the accruentCARES program, which includes corporate sponsorship, charitable giving and hosting volunteer events throughout the year.