The facility management team is the backbone of any event, and requests can be made and managed quickly and easily through IWMS software.
43% of employees do not agree that their workplace allows them to work productively. What can the facility management team do to improve productivity?
The lack of power behind new technology like sensors and smartphones is limiting its potential in FM - but is it still worth implementing?
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.
Some industries, such as aircraft hangar maintenance or a research lab, requires a heavy focus on planned preventative maintenance (PPM), and this can be made easier through IWMS
Smooth organizational functionality and a productive work environment are reliant on FM and are key for blue chip competitiveness. These can both be aided using FM software.
Estates managers working in educational establishments have moved beyond paper and spreadsheets to meet the demands of academic communities.
Examples of how healthcare estates can meet extremely high compliance standards in maintenance, service delivery and cleaning, using IWMS software.
Acronyms like HVAC, AP, PPM and even FM are commonly used in facility management, but at what point do acronyms become jargon?
Workplace wellness is currently high on the FM agenda, with many organisations now increasing their investment in the health and wellbeing of employees.
The facility 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.
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.
How construction and facility management hold the key to helping reduce carbon emissions on a global scale.
Looking for an IWMS app? Service Works has put together a list of questions to help facility managers find the right software for their requirements.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next big thing for facility management, but FMs should also be aware of how to protect their data and devices from online...
This year's World FM Day celebrates facility management with the theme of 'enabling positive experiences', boosting the profession's status across the globe.
BIM is becoming more widely used throughout the world and facility management is reaping the benefits - although implementation hasn't been as easy as perceived.
Facility 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.
Integrating IWMS with other systems brings far-reaching and powerful benefits and now is firmly on the agenda for the FM industry.
Asia Pacific FM Software Survey 2016 / 17: New research shows that facility management is set to grow over the next 12 months, with technology as the driving force...
Following last week’s article on automation and robotics, SWG presents a wider picture of technology in FM using research from our global FM software surveys.
The FM industry is gearing up towards automation and integrated systems, but what does this mean for employment and service?
Self-Service - how mobile devices, public computers and kiosks can be easily implemented for effective FM and improved customer experience.
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.
Service Works releases some emerging trends from the FM Software Survey in advance of the full analysis.
It is proven that CMMS manages a facility more effectively than a spreadsheet, but how difficult is it to transition between the two systems?
Often New Year Resolutions are broken within a month, but we look at how facility managers can keep theirs through 2017 and beyond.
Using a CMMS system manages the complex data attached to each asset, and advancements in technology have complimented this to make asset management even easier.
The influx of new technology means FMs need, more than ever, to stay informed through research and peer-review.
Workplace is high on the facility 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 revolutionize the FM industry, and SWG looks at how sensors and location-based technology can be used to do this.
How are wearables used in facility management? Smartwatches, fitness trackers and even augmented reality are now all playing a part in the future of FM.
2017 will be a big year for smart technology in facility management, powered by the rise of connectivity through the Internet of Things, or IoT.
How to find 'hidden' space for office moves, flexible work areas or hot desks in order to improve productivity and reduce unnecessary occupancy costs.
CMMS can generate ROI quickly through time, money and efficiency savings across the whole organisation - read on find out how.
Accidents may happen but the cost of not having complied to health and safety regulations is severe, so finding a system to manage this is imperative.
Many parallels can be drawn between The Great British Bake Off and facilities management - read on to find out more.
Top tips on using technology to improve maintenance scheduling, increasing work efficiency and reducing time lost to equipment breakdowns.
Manage work quality, deadlines and profitability using QFM's simple Resource Scheduler tool.
How to set up an asset register for more effective asset management, and how linking to a CMMS system can save time and money.
Many FMs stated managing and interpreting data is a key challenge for 2016, but using CMMS software can make this an easy, cost-effective process.
BIM is a topic that should be high on the agenda of many FMs, but is often misunderstood. What is BIM and what are the benefits?
Highlights and conclusion of FM Software Survey 2016 - how is technology affecting facilities management?
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 CMMS technology.
In the second of three reports researching the FM industry, Service Works investigates how CMMS software is used, its benefits and also compares usage of Excel and paper-based systems.
Following an industry-wide survey into how technology is affecting facilities management, Service Works Global has released new research which investigates the position of the UK FM market.
Following an industry wide survey investigating how technology is affecting facilities management, Service Works reveals the top business benefits of using a CMMS system.
A look at how the rise of mobile and remote access to CMMS systems has contributed to increased productivity in facilities management and organisations as a whole.
How to maintain productivity in the workplace during sunshine and snow using planned preventative maintenance strategies and automated asset monitoring.
P3 contracts can bring great value, fostering a partnership approach between public and private sector. Service Works Global looks into factors to ensure successful PPP contract.
The importance of careful planning cannot be emphasized strongly enough when choosing new facilities management software. SWG has produced a comprehensive, impartial guide to provide advice.
With space at a premium in many organizations, shared areas are high-value assets. Ensure these resources are used to maximum effect and save space, time and reputation.
How facilities management in hospitals is driving forward innovation to increase patient care, staff performance and meet SLAs.
Reduce your help desk's paperwork and improve its efficiency with QFM self-service FM software.
A look at the challenges of estates management in education, and how FM software can help keep your school, college or university competitive.
Over recent years, the Cloud has gained in popularity and become a more accepted method of computing. But how can the Cloud be used for facilities management?
What is CMMS software, and how can it benefit the facilities management in your organisation? Read our new blog, What is CMMS, for more information.