In many companies it is common that facility managers are being pressured to do more with less. They have to accurately deal with budget constraints and strictly control expenses.
Facility manager has to optimise space usage, and distribute work to field workers so that time, efforts and financial resources are optimised.
At some point, assets have to be replaced, preventive and corrective maintenance can be a precious help. A proper planning is essential to find ways to extend the life of existing assets and/or to coordinate the upcoming expenses.
Facility managers have a lot to do every day: coordinate teams, attend meetings, answer urgent emails, consult vendors or suppliers, among other regular tasks. There are also workers with questions all the time and unpredictable issues to solve.
In order to make operations run smoothly, it is crucial to implement workplace practices that foster a constant flow of communication, organization, knowledge sharing, productivity and innovation.
Many facility managers don’t have access to a unique platform with centralized information, where they can check the status of the operations, including failures reports