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Outsourcing Compact Portfolios
If you have a compact portfolio like a university campus, head office, school or other facilities, outsourcing is a viable option however there are different considerations and options compared to a large city, regional, country or global portfolio. This White Paper looks at the reasons to outsource, the advantages & disadvantages as well as that is different about a compact portfolio.
Then it looks at how to balance the advantages and disadvantages inherent in outsourcing a compact portfolio and works through the different options and alternatives you have to get the best results.
This 15 page White Paper is available in PDF format and applies to anyone with a portfolio that is a stand-alone building or a campus type portfolio. Whether you want to outsource or not, you should look at the option in more detail so you can defend or explain your decision to senior management.
Drive Results with an FM System
This White Paper outlines why you should consider implementing FM Systems to improve results. It identifies the key benefits, discusses the types of systems and the range of products available for large to small facilities. It outlines the three key steps to implementation and the traps to avoid.
By developing a business case and doing a business process implementation, not just a software implementation, you will be more successful and benefit from the advantages the system can provide, such as reduced cost, increased visibility, information for decisions and more.
This 14 page White Paper is available in PDF format and applies to both fully integrated and single solution software for CAFM, CMMS, work order management, board room bookings and more. It’s for any Professional Facility or Property Manager, whether it’s commercial property management, corporate facilities management or physical plant at institutions.
Benchmarking for Facility Management is not as easy as it seems and unless you start with a plan and understand the traps you need to avoid, the exercise won’t provide you with the information you need to compare and improve.
In this White Paper, we outline the reasons for benchmarking, how to make it a successful initiative and seven key traps to avoid. It’s not just about numbers, benchmarking can do much more.
This 6 page White Paper is available in PDF format and includes the seven traps to avoid. It is relevant for corporate facilities and commercial property management.
FM Health Check
This White Paper outlines why a Health Check is critical to your success. By doing a Health Check for your real estate, facilities or properties, you not only show your company you are proactive and seeking leading practices to support their core business, you will discover areas for change and improvement that you can implement that benefit you to get results, get attention and get ahead.
We discuss the three step process to successfully conducting a Health Check, including Benchmarking, then a Checklist Assessment followed by an Evaluation.
This 11 page White Paper is available in PDF format and includes a Checklist Assessment of 14 key operational areas to compare your operations with leading practices. It applies to any organization managing their own properties, whether it’s commercial property management, corporate facilities management or physical plant at institutions.