Blog posts tagged Public Sector

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.

Establishing an Ongoing Facilities Capital Planning Program: Part Two

Posted on 09/01/2016

So, you’ve taken the first steps to establishing an ongoing facilities capital planning program. Once you’ve gathered facility condition data, established a process and developed a capital budget for next year, what should you do next? Based on our experience working with facilities managers, there are a few key things we recommend...

Facility Management Applications Help Boost Customer Service and Satisfaction – FM Executive Survey

Posted on 06/13/2016

Hiring third-party service providers with the right expertise in strategic and tactical facilities management activities has shown the greatest impact in improving customer service, according to a recent survey of Facility Management executives. The survey asked FM executives to share their top challenges around overseeing large campus logistics.

Establishing an Ongoing Facilities Capital Planning Program: Part One

Posted on 05/23/2016

Get a little preview of our upcoming capital planning webinar.

What Could Your Facilities Planning Strategy Be Missing?

Posted on 05/18/2016

In the latest issue of Facility Manager, published by APPA, Accruent’s Director of Strategy Tim McLean sheds light on how an integrated capital planning and facilities management solution provides greater portfolio insight and cost-savings.

7 Steps to Better Capital Planning: Prioritize Capital Projects

Posted on 11/13/2015

Once you're armed with the data you need to assess your portfolio, you can begin to think about how to prioritize your capital projects. But, what is the best way to do this? Learn more in this blog post, which provides insight into what to consider when prioritizing your capital investments.

Celebrate Labor Day with these FM Associations

Posted on 09/07/2015

To celebrate Labor Day, we wanted to share some facility professional organizations that we feel can be helpful to facilities teams looking to improve their processes and learn best practices. The following organizations do a great job facilitating collaboration across networks and offer events for you to connect with peers in person to collaborate and learn more about where facility management is heading.

Planning for Sustainability

Posted on 07/28/2015

Many potential greening initiatives can compete with other capital and operational investments. Green investments should be evaluated in the context of other building requirements, aligning yourself with the overall business mission. Learn three steps in planning for sustainability initiatives.

Addressing the Facilities Management Challenges at Anoka County

Posted on 05/20/2015

Anoka County, the fourth most populous county in Minnesota, had outgrown its facilities management solution consisting of phone calls and sticky notes. With the goals to drive maintenance best practices, track work orders and effectively manage the full asset lifecycle, Anoka County found FAMIS Maintenance Management as the solution for their success.