4 Commercial Cleaning Trends You Need To Know

Ben Howden

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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 IoT Platform 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: The Future Of Mobile Workforce Management Is Here

Ben Howden

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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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Infographic: 5 Technologies Set To Disrupt Facilities Management

Ben Howden

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The modern facilities services provider must adopt an innovation agenda to remain competitive. They must understand the technologies that are disrupting their industry. But most of all they must adopt an agile mindset that embraces positive change. The infographic below highlights 5 technology trends that are set to disrupt facilities...

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Technology Innovation Set To Transform Facilities Management

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

When you think of technology innovation, companies like Amazon, Uber, Tesla, and Google usually come to mind. But a growing number of startups are using technology to transform the delivery of facilities services. Comfy is a mobile app that connects employees to building systems to create their optimal environment. Serraview...

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Mobile Forms Reduce Headaches & Costs in Facilities Management

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

If you work in facilities management then you know how time-consuming it is to report incidents, manage tasks and conduct quality inspections. If you’re a large facilities services provider it’s likely hundreds of sites and thousands of zones that need to be cleaned, secured and assessed on a...

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Lighthouse.io Raises $1.25M Seed Round To Disrupt Labor Based Industries With IoT

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In 2015 we set out on a mission to disrupt labor intensive industries through the delivery of an intelligent, location-aware software platform. Advances in smartphones and IoT sensors created an opportunity to completely change how businesses manage their workforce and assets. Over the past two years that idea has grown...

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How To Choose A Guard Tour System For Your Security Company

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

Do you know where your security guards are right now? Are you alerted to security issues and incidents in real-time? Are you able to provide your clients with reports that demonstrate they’re getting what they paid for? A Guard Tour System can answer these questions and provide a real-time...

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Transport for NSW Beacon Innovation Challenge

Ben Howden

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Tuesday this week was Demo Day for Transport for NSW's (TfNSW) Future Transport Beacon Innovation Challenge and we were honoured to take part. TfNSW has been working with Sydney Trains and various volunteers to trial the use of BLE beacons in wayfinding for vision impaired customers. The Beacon Innovation Challenge...

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