Hybrid working has become a new standard in the workplace, but with recent retractions from large organizations how does this affect facilities managers?
Learn more about how the challenges facilities managers face within the public sector can be eased with innovative technologies.
Our latest blog reveals 5 top tips and essential strategies to enhance asset performance, minimize downtime, and boost productivity.
Learn about the 'reinvention of the workplace,' a movement to accommodate hybrid working and neurodiversity
Discover the benefits of integrating BIM and IWMS software, including improved efficiency, reduced costs, and enhanced data management.
In this informative guide we’ll explain why space management is important, its rise in popularity and the benefits to the FM team and wider organization.
As the year draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at what aspects of facility management most interested those in the sector over the last 12 months.
SWG experts explored the opportunities for specialized FM software to optimize building performance at the Smart Buildings Show.
Using integrated business intelligence software, like Power BI, can make it easier to access, analyze and collect FM data.
Whether your workspace is expanding or decreasing, decisions around change must be based on hard data. Read how companies are using space management software to assist.
Take a look back over how technology in FM has changed over 10 years, informed by your experiences.
COVID-safe businesses inviting back employees are likely to enforce a clear desk policy - making lockers essential kit to keep the workplace organised.
Hybrid working models can protect businesses and employees from disruption through homeworking options and also providing a clean, functional, COVID-safe workspace.
Working from home is not suitable for everyone, and the role of FM is pivotal in preparing offices for safe use and welcoming back the workforce.
COVID-19 has changed the normal working environment, and businesses need to plan for a future with more remote working and identify changing office space requirements.
As lockdown begins to ease and some employees head back to the office, pressure to maintain a safe, hygienic and fully functional space is as never before.
As employees start returning to work after strict lockdown, find out how you can manage social distancing using simple space management tools.
How creating schedules by location, rather than asset, can help FMs manage health and safety across their site during and beyond COVID-19.
New Year is a time of reflection, and we’re looking back on the priorities for facilities management professionals over the last 12 months.
‘Technology as a force for change – we are all technology companies, aren’t we?’ A commentary on the debate featuring SWG.
Giving up smoking for a month is good for self-control and health, but why not also consider giving up bad FM practices to form positive habits instead.
How using IWMS can help the FM team identify energy saving strategies in order to reduce expenditure and greenhouse gas emissions.
A growing 24/7 work culture leaves FMs open to being ‘always on' so leveraging technology like IWMS is essential to keep work in check and facilities running efficiently.
Looking back on 2018, what topics were of most interest to FM professionals? Read a round up of our most popular blogs.
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?
While there are many perceived barriers to the automation, it is within the reach of FMs and can provide significant organisational change.
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?
While some early adopters are certainly reaping the benefits of sensors and robotics, there are hurdles to overcome before these become widespread.
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.
Recent reports of noise being the number one bugbear of office workers are rife. What can be done to resolve a difficult situation and maintain productivity?
A look at the QFM User Group held in London last week, including guest client speakers from Luton & Dunstable NHS Trust and Anabas.
2017 was a year of change and discovery for facilities management, but which subjects were most important to FMs?
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...
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.
The facilities management team is the backbone of any event, and requests can be made and managed quickly and easily through CAFM software.
43% of employees do not agree that their workplace allows them to work productively. What can facilities management team do to improve productivity?
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.
Workplace wellness is currently high on the FM agenda, with many organisations now increasing their investment in the health and wellbeing of employees.
As artificial intelligence becomes commonplace in FM, we look how it is being used now and how the cost of this tech can be made achievable.
Today’s FM customer has become more demanding, less patient and more technology-savvy - and it is FM’s responsibility to lead workplace change.
This year's World FM Day celebrates facilities management with the theme of 'enabling positive experiences', boosting the profession's status across the globe.
Self-Service - how mobile devices, public computers and kiosks can be easily implemented for effective FM and improved customer experience.
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.
The Internet of Things will revolutionise the FM industry, and SWG looks at how sensors and location-based technology can be used to do this.
2017 will be a big year for smart technology in facilities management, powered by the rise of connectivity through the Internet of Things, or IoT.
Many parallels can be drawn between The Great British Bake Off and facilities management - read on to find out more.
The importance of careful planning cannot be emphasised strongly enough when choosing new facilities management software. SWG has produced a comprehensive, impartial guide to provide advice.
Reduce your help desk's paperwork and improve its efficiency with QFM self-service FM software.
What is CAFM? Read on to see what CAFM software does, and how it can benefit the facilities management in your business.