Facilities Management Software

Title Abstract Publication Date
8 Tips for a Smooth Handoff of New Green Buildings. Details eight steps for an effective transition of a green building from its builders to its operators. These concentrate on including the facilities management staff in the construction process and... 04/27/2011
A Breakthrough Approach to Safety and Regulatory Compliance. Describes Public-SchoolWORKS, an integrated safety and compliance management system developed by several southwestern Ohio school districts. The web-based system combines software to implement and... 05/31/2004
A Cradle-to-Grave Integrated Approach to Using Uniformat II. Proposes adoption of Uniformat II for all phases of higher education building, from planning through to construction, operation, and demolition. The National Park Service's use of Uniformat II... 04/30/2009
All Systems Go. Explains the use of computerized monitoring systems of campus operations to help make their facilities management more efficient while making the physical plant department's responsibilities... 04/30/1998
Automate Your Physical Plant Using the Building Block Approach. Illustrates how Mount Saint Vincent University (Halifax), by upgrading the control and monitoring of one building or section of the school at a time, could produce savings in energy and operating... 06/30/1998
Automatic Pilot for Facility Managers. Examines the usefulness of automating college and university facility management and illustrates one university's effort to adopt a state-of-the-art facility management technology system.... 06/30/1998
Automatic Transition. Describes how new automation technologies are providing more amenities to users, and energy and cost savings to facilities managers, in the areas of lighting, mechanical systems, and water. 03/31/2003
Before You Buy. Discusses how to avoid costly mistakes when buying facility management software. It provides answers to questions buyers should ask before committing funds to a particular program. Selected facility... 11/30/1998
BIM (Building Information Modeling) and TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) Advises on combining building information modeling (BIM), which gathers data at the beginning of a building project, with total cost of ownership (TCO), which gathers information over the life of the... 04/30/2009
BIM for Educational Facilities: Change is on the Horizon. Describes the advantages of building information modeling (BIM) to facility management, including minimizing the effort and cost of collecting data, convenience and accessibility of documentation,... 04/30/2009
BIM in the Facility Manager's Toolkit. Advocates the use of building information modeling (BIM) in school facilities maintenance as well as design and construction. The features and abilities of BIM software are described, and advice on... 10/31/2010
BIM: How it Has Changed FM. Advises facility managers on how to obtain and then use building information modeling (BIM) in their work. 04/30/2009
Breaking the Backlog Reduction Mold with FacMan: A Facilities Management Application for Maintenance Backlogs and Capital Renewal. Describes a facilities management software program that helps managers better document and understand maintenance backlogs, improvements, and future cyclic renewal needs. Major software components... 08/31/1999
Bureau of Indian Affairs Schools: New Facilities Management Information System Promising, but Improved Data Accuracy Needed. The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is responsible for providing over 48,000 children with a safe place to learn. In response to concerns that data in its old information system did not accurately... 06/30/2003
Cloud Computing's Limitless Options. Describes how three school systems have converted to cloud computing, and discusses administrative, management, bond proposal, and transportation applications. 04/30/2011
CMMS Solutions: Building on the Basics. Reviews potential benefits of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), and advises on how to select and implement a program according to the state of the institution's maintenance,... 07/31/2007
CMMS Solutions: Building on the Basics. Reviews potential benefits of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), and advises on how to select and implement a program according to the state of the institution's maintenance,... 07/31/2007
CMMS Sustainability. [CMMS: Use Software to Manage Energy Use.] Discusses the use of computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) to conserve energy by scheduling regular inspections and maintenance of systems, analyze energy use data, and invoking... 03/31/2011
CMMS Sustainability. [CMMS: Use Software to Manage Energy Use.] Discusses the use of computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) to conserve energy by scheduling regular inspections and maintenance of systems, analyze energy use data, and invoking... 03/31/2011
CMMS Upgrade: Tackling a Big Job Santa An Unified School District, one of the nation's largest, finds success in upgrading its maintenance management software. 06/30/2012
CMMS Upgrade: Tackling a Big Job Santa An Unified School District, one of the nation's largest, finds success in upgrading its maintenance management software. 06/30/2012
CMMS: Beyond the Basics. Advises on how to maximize the benefit of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) by accessing typically underutilized features such as web-based purchasing, preventive maintenance... 11/30/2009
CMMS: Delving into Data. Discusses benefits of a computerized maintenance management system, or CMMS. Managing employee time on projects, reducing breakdowns, tracking parts, and managing warranties, deferred maintenance,... 01/31/2009
CMMS: Delving into Data. Discusses benefits of a computerized maintenance management system, or CMMS. Managing employee time on projects, reducing breakdowns, tracking parts, and managing warranties, deferred maintenance,... 01/31/2009
CMMS: Finding Hidden Treasure Installing a CMMS generally is viewed as a two-stage process. The first stage includes everything necessary to make the system operational, and the second stage is operating the system. But a hidden... 11/30/2000

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