Enquire Search
Facility management and PPP news and events
October 2018

Checking Out the Workplace

The importance of first impressions cannot be underestimated and a reception is the window to a business. How can FM software help improve public spaces?

Read more
September 2018

FM Automation Made Simple

While there are many perceived barriers to the automation, it is within the reach of FMs and can provide significant organisational change.

Read more
Blog - the unsung heroes of education - estates and facilities management
September 2018

The Unsung Heroes of Education

Lighting and green space are proven factors in motivation, leading to better academic performance. How can the hard work of the estates team be made easier?

Read more
August 2018

FM on Top Form

How a simple form or checklist sent to an FM operative's mobile device can greatly improve accuracy and productivity across the team.

Read more
FM Software Survey - Top Tech Trends 2018
August 2018

Top 5 FM Technology Trends 2018

We reveal the top five technology trends that FM professionals are preparing for this year and beyond, following our 2018 FM Software Survey with FMJ.

Read more
July 2018

Is Budget Limiting Tech in FM?

While some early adopters are certainly reaping the benefits of sensors and robotics, there are hurdles to overcome before these become widespread.

Read more
FM Technology SWG at the Facilities Show
June 2018

Pocket Technology Taking Hold in FM

FM Software Survey results show a significant increase in use of tech - demonstrating the industry’s requirement for accurate, understandable and secure data in order remain competitive and professional.

Read more
UK User Group QFM CAFM Software
March 2018

QFM User Group Summary

A look at the QFM User Group held in London last week, including guest client speakers from Luton & Dunstable NHS Trust and Anabas.

Read more
How is the Living Wage affecting facilities management employees?
November 2017

Living Wage Week

The Living Wage provides fair pay for a fair day’s work, and is a voluntary rate higher than minimum wage. More employers are now signing up to this scheme...

Read more
The art of customer satisfaction surveys CAFM software
October 2017

The Art of Customer Satisfaction

With the right technology in place, satisfaction can not only be gained but also measured and analysed in order to increase its occurrence in the future.

Read more
Performance Based Contracts in FM and PPP
September 2017

Demystifying Performance Based Contracts

Put simply, performance based contracts provide incentives and disincentives to achieve desired outcomes or results from contractors, with the aim of reducing costs and improving service levels.

Read more
Australia facilities management wearables, mobile, IoT
June 2017

Technology Trends in Australian FM

The facilities management sector in Australia is embracing the benefits of mobile technology to effectively manage FM operations, but wearables and IoT are less popular, research reveals.

Read more
Enabling positive experiences world fm day 2017
May 2017

Enabling Positive Experiences

This year's World FM Day celebrates facilities management with the theme of 'enabling positive experiences', boosting the profession's status across the globe.

Read more
Bim ready blog
May 2017

Are You BIM Ready?

BIM is becoming more widely used throughout the world and facilities management is reaping the benefits - although implementation hasn't been as easy as perceived.

Read more
Asset Management Asset Lifecycle Costings
April 2017

Data Driven Asset Management

Facilities managers are becoming increasingly savvy in their asset management, turning to data and software to manage their buildings and equipment, our 2017 APAC FM Software Survey has found.

Read more
What is faciliities management self-service?
March 2017

What is Self-Service?

Self-Service - how mobile devices, public computers and kiosks can be easily implemented for effective FM and improved customer experience.

Read more
Digital Transformation in FM - Use of Tech in FM
February 2017

Digital Transformation in FM

Is technology just another fad, unlikely to deliver long term sustainable benefits? Samantha Fuller, General Manager of SWG Asia Pacific took to the stage to debate this question.

Read more
New survey for Australia - how are FMs using technology
December 2016

Are You Being Heard?

The influx of new technology means FMs need, more than ever, to stay informed through research and peer-review.

Read more
Managing a outside of a workplace using nanotechnology
November 2016

Managing the Workplace Inside and Out

Workplace is high on the facilities management agenda, but what about outside of the building? SWG looks at nanotechnology developments in building materials and battery life.

Read more
Making space for productivity using CAFM software
October 2016

Making Space for Productivity

How to find 'hidden' space for office moves, flexible work areas or hot desks in order to improve productivity and reduce unnecessary occupancy costs.

Read more
M Software Survey 2016 - Trends in CAFM and facilities management
July 2016

FM Software Trends 2016

In the last of three new reports looking at the facilities management industry, SWG reveals top FM software trends for 2016, including mobile and use of self-service technology.

Read more
FM Software Survey: Technology Usage and Benefits by Service Works Group
July 2016

FM Technology Usage & Benefits

In the second of three reports researching the FM industry, Service Works investigates how CAFM software is used, its benefits and also compares usage of Excel and paper-based systems.

Read more
FM Market Insight - FM Software Survey 2016
July 2016

FM Market Insight 2016

Following an industry-wide survey into how technology is affecting facilities management, SWG has released new research which investigates the position of the FM market in the UK and Ireland.

Read more
Making Sense of CAFM - blog by Service Works
April 2016

Making Sense of CAFM

What is CAFM? Read on to see what CAFM software does, and how it can benefit the facilities management in your business.

Read more