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CAFM software from Service Works serves the NSW Parliament
November 2015

QFM Software Serves the New South Wales Parliament

As published in the November issue of Facility Management magazine, this article explains how QFM Software from Service Works Group has enabled the Parliament of New South Wales to streamline maintenance job-logging processes, create efficiencies and ensure complete FM auditability.

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SWG Webinar - Facilities Management Trends for 2016
November 2015

Videos: FM Trends in 2016

In a series of short videos, Andrew Wilkinson, Strategy and Marketing Director of Sodexo and Mark Kirkham, Director of Service Works briefly address some of the issues that will affect Facilities Management in 2016.

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Service Works Group predicts the future for Facilities Managers in 2016.
October 2015

Top 10 Emerging Tech Trends for FMs in 2016

Service Works Group (SWG) has released its top 10 predictions in FM technology trends for 2016 and what these mean for facilities managers to remain competitive and relevant as the industry adapts to meet changes in standards and growing demands.

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How smarter CAFM technology is enabling agile and flexible working
July 2015

Smarter Working

In this feature FMJ asks Service Works whether a truly complete mobile solution is feasible in the near future, and whether this could herald the end of the office

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How QFM software from Service Works has played a vital role at ACS International Schools
June 2015

Schooled in Service

This article examines how QFM Software from Service Works Group has played a vital role in enhancing service delivery at ACS International Schools in London.

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BIFM & Service Works Good Practice Guide to Selecting FM Software
April 2015

Good Practice Guide to Selecting FM Software

Published by the BIFM in collaboration with Service Works, the guide provides information about the critical issues involved in selecting and implementing a software solution for FM and looks at key technology trends that may influence the decision-making processes.

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BIFM Education Special Interest Group event
March 2015

The FM Challenge in Education

From leadership and management to technical and compliance knowledge, the key role of the facilities manager in education is the topic of the BIFM Education Special Interest Group event on Wednesday 15 April.

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Service Works interview - The Future of Everything and the Role of CAFM
March 2015

The Future of Everything

Service Works takes part in an article by FMJ (Facilities Management Journal), asking what industry experts think the workplace of twenty years will look like, and what role CAFM will play.

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SWG and Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) look into successful P3 projects in Canada
December 2014

The World’s Most Successful P3 Market

Published by P3 Bulletin, this article reviews the new white paper from Service Works in collaboration with the CCPPP, which examines the development and performance of PPP projects in Canada and the key factors that have contributed to its success.

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Facilities management software survey results - Service Works Group
December 2014

Survey to Build a Picture of FM Software Usage

The Facilities Show, in collaboration with international FM software provider Service Works Group, is conducting the latest UK FM Software Survey which aims to provide the most complete and thought-provoking picture of how technology is impacting the profession.

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Service Works examines the UK government’s PF2 reform and opportunities for Canada
November 2014

Canada’s Next Top Model?

Published by ReNew Canada, this article examines the UK government’s new approach to Public-Private Partnerships, known as PF2. It outlines how the model differs from its predecessors and considers whether the PF2 program can offer any new initiatives for the mature Canadian PPP market.

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Edith Cowan University and QFM facilities management software from Service Works
November 2014

Mastering Facilities Management at Edith Cowan University

This article examines how Edith Cowan University manages the renewal and expansion of its estate. The University recognises the importance of maintaining its facilities in order to remain at the forefront of academic and research excellence. It uses QFM Software to manage its buildings and services and the product’s inbuilt reporting to identify trends and drive strategy.

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Performance Management in Facilities Management using CAFM Software
November 2014

Stepping Up Your Performance Management

This article, based on Service Works’ white paper ‘Performance Excellence in Maintenance Management’, looks at the importance of demonstrating good performance and the measures that maintenance teams can implement to improve operational output.

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Service Works discusses how future CAFM systems will benefit facilities managers
October 2014

Mindful of the Future

Industry expert Gary Watkins, CEO of Service Works, and other CAFM professionals discuss the relevance and future of CAFM systems with the rapid advancements in technology.

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PF2 reform on PFI model - article by Service Works Group
September 2014

The Prodigal Son

In 2012, the government announced reforms to the Private Finance Initiative, through a new model called PF2. Eighteen months since its introduction, this article explores the technical content of PF2 reform, focusing on the substantive changes which have been introduced, why they matter and the impact to date on the FM sector.

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Service Works' poll reveals confusion among FMs over sotware acronyms
August 2014

FM Software Acronyms Poll Reveals Confusion

A recent poll by Service Works revealed that the numerous acronyms used to describe FM software are causing confusion. A variety of different terms, including CAFM, CMMS, IWMS and MMS are used, but many believe that they all offer broadly similar functionality.

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QFM facilities management software, Monarch Aircraft Engineering case study
July 2014

Taking to the Skies

A case study of Monarch Aircraft Engineering’s aircraft hangar in Birmingham, the maintenance of which is managed using QFM software from Service Works. To view this article as a PDF click here. July 2014 Taking to the Skies Birmingham Airport has ambition, the most prominent symbol of which is Monarch Aircraft Engineering’s (MAEL) massive aircraft […]

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The Importance of BIM - industry discussion by Service Works Group (SWG)
July 2014

The Ostrich Dilemma

In this PFM cover story, FM industry experts discuss the importance of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and the importance of generating awareness.

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