Facility managers strategies to cope COVID-19

The role of a facility manager is to look after physical assets, organizations, buildings but most importantly, people, by taking actions that ensure containment strategies and prevention at the worksite. As expected with COVID-19 pandemic, FM roles have had to adapt and improve their performance to mitigate or alleviate  the virus spread, mostly taking preventive … Read more

Developing a facility maintenance (FM) program

Creating a facility maintenance program implies establishing all the different maintenance tasks needed in order to make sure the facility is running efficiently. A preventive maintenance plan or facility maintenance program constitutes creating a maintenance schedule and list of assignments, emphasizing how long it takes finishing the assignments and the person or team responsible for … Read more

The importance of smart technologies in facilities management (FM)

Industry is being transformed by digital technologies and facilities management is no exception.Intelligent buildings, smart sensors and face recognition systems are a huge step, however instead of thinking of something like seen on sci fi movies, these are doubtlessly becoming a norm.Facilities will no longer be inert places for operations and production, they are becoming … Read more

IoT Boosting Facility Management Systems

IoT solutions help managers unify all the sections at the facility, keeping an eye on various operations at the same time gaining an accurate and deep intuitive understanding of the data issued by sensors. The Internet of things has a great span for automation opportunities, enhancing the performance of the whole team. Mastering how IoT … Read more

Maintenance and Facilities Management

Facilities management and maintenance extends the concept of fixing and includes planned predictive and preventive maintenance. Predictive Maintenance seeks early degrading detection with the objective of repairing or correcting the equipment or components in advance.Of course, requirements depend on the peculiarities of the asset and facility we are targeting. Since the complexity of building systems … Read more

Condition Monitoring and Scheduled Maintenance

Condition MonitoringStatistics and probability theory provide are the bases for condition monitormaintenance. Trend detection through data analysis often rewards the analystwith insight into the causes of failure and preventive actions that will help avoidfuture failures. For example, stadium lights burn out within a narrow range oftime. If 10% of the lights have burned out, it … Read more

Work Smarter

Today’s industries are looking for new and smarter ways to improve quality and productivity with no major change preferably. As a part of covering all aspects of maintenance operations within an organization, major projects. CMMS has become in most industries the go to software when it comes to engaging a high productivity with less time … Read more

Backlog Management

Control of backlog is fundamental to successful management of the maintenance function and thereby to realization of reliability. It must be held within manageable control limits by preserving a balance between resources and workload.Backlog is defined as the net workload, measured in labor-hours, requested but not yet completed. Another definition is that the backlog is … Read more