Mobile Workforce Management ROI

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

Mobile workforce management is high on the agenda for many companies that deliver services such as cleaning, security, and maintenance. With adoption rates rising fast, there are no signs of mobile workforce management slowing down anytime soon. If you're not yet using mobile workforce management, one of the challenges is...

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5 Tools Facility Managers Should Use To Improve The Workplace

Ian Morley

Ian Morley /

Traditionally, enterprises were expected to provide their employees with dedicated work spaces. With the rise of the modern workforce, the demand on facility managers to deliver innovative and efficient workplaces has exponentially increased. Workplaces are now leveraged to attract and retain top talent and boost productivity throughout the workforce. Accomplishing...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Qualities Of A Successful Facilities Manager

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

The question – what are the qualities of a successful facilities manager? – may sound subjective. It ultimately comes down to the definition of "successful", and even then is dependent upon other people’s opinions. That aside, The British Institute of Facilities Management has done a good job of answering this question...

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Flashback 1984: Robots Are Cleaning Up

Ed Selkow

Ed Selkow /

This post was originally published in Office Guide To Tampa Bay 1984 and written by Ed Selkow. Ed is now Co-founder of Scientific Maintenance Corporation - The world's first facility services company engineered around robotics. It might have taken a little longer than expected for robots to gain traction in...

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Why Your Cleaners & Guards Should Use Mobile Apps

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

Recent research (CoreNet Global Survey, 2016) suggests that mobile is going to have the greatest impact of any technology on the future of facilities and service management. Arming your cleaners and guards with mobile applications can drive significant benefits including: Increased efficiency Better and more consistent service quality Better accountability...

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5 Innovative Facility Management Solutions You Need To Know About

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

We're always on the lookout for new and innovative solutions that are set to transform facilities management and property services. Here are 5 innovative solutions that have recently come across our radar: 1. Busch Systems - Recycling Resource Center This month Busch Systems introduced its Resource Center, a free analytics...

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4 Commercial Cleaning Trends You Need To Know

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

Today's commercial cleaning and facility services providers are operating in a tough and complex environment. With many serious issues to consider such as immigration and health care reform, there are also several trends that need to be considered by businesses when planning for the future. Generally driven by customer demand,...

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5 Ways Task Management Software Can Improve Facility Services

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

You know the feeling well. You're responsible for managing multiple facilities and you've got a hundred things on your list to get through but don't know where to start. You've got 2 new employees starting this week. You need to supply evidence for slip and fall claims. Your clients are...

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Video: Spotless Drives Success With Lighthouse.io

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

Spotless is one of Australia and New Zealand's leading providers of integrated facilities services. They perform a range of services covering asset management, hospitality, cleaning, facility management, laundry management, and security services. With such a large distributed workforce, Spotless needed a better way to improve visibility and efficiency of the...

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Video: Mobile Workforce Management Reimagined

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

The future of workforce management is going to be very different. Over the past two years, we've been working hard to help shape that future by building the best workforce management platform that we can. We're leveraging mobile, IoT sensors, automated processes, big data and integrations to make life easier...

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