FMJ’s Take on the Future of Facility Management

FMJ’s Take on the Future of Facility Management

FMJ Magazine is a publication that IFMA (International Facility Management Association) produces on a bi-monthly basis that covers all relevant topics in the FM world, from architecture to technology. I thought this article in their November/December issue might be helpful to both newbies in the Facility Management space and established FMs curious about what the future may hold for them in the industry. Check out Facility Management: Today, Tomorrow, Forever?

Your 5-Minute ‘Food for Thought’ Coffee Break…Mindfulness at Work

Your 5-Minute ‘Food for Thought’ Coffee Break…Mindfulness at Work

It’s the job of facility managers to be super multitaskers, and it’s awe inspiring for all of us that can barely string one thought together at a time…you guys are amazing! However, it’s got to be mentally wearisome to constantly be pulled in 37 different directions. If this is you (and it’s okay to admit your brain needs some R & R) then incorporating some mindfulness into your day might be just what you need. In its essence, mindfulness is…

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How is your facility ramping up to support the holiday hustle?

How is your facility ramping up to support the holiday hustle?

As I mentioned in last week’s blog, we all have a lot going on this time of year. Between the big stuff like wrapping up Q4 projects and planning next year’s goals, there’s also a lot we in the mailroom and facility industries must do to help support others, am I right? Facility managers have inventory coming in and going out, moving left and right, up and down, and everywhere in between. Asset counts need to be assessed, sold, and…

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Remembering the point of it all and being thankful

Remembering the point of it all and being thankful

There’s so much going on during the holiday season (can you believe it’s already here?) that it can be easy to gloss over the actual point of it all…to take a few minutes and appreciate the richness of your life and everyone in it. I know on my part I feel lucky to have such a good group of dedicated people working under the SCLogic roof, you guys make this company go round! I also want to recognize our AMAZING…

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Behind the Music: making sense of the IWMS and CAFM enigma

Behind the Music: making sense of the IWMS and CAFM enigma

As we boldly go where many others have gone before, we continue to have a deceptively simple question that doggedly eludes a definitive answer. What is the difference between IWMS and CAFM? And we’re not alone. Competitive and agnostic research have uncovered plenty of ambiguous, half-baked opinions, but nothing we can call our North Star definition. Other vendors bypass the quandary by choosing to identify themselves as an “IWMS/CAFM” solution…way to avoid the topic guys! So, in SCLogic fashion we…

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Your 5-Minute ‘Food for Thought’ Coffee Break…Intelligent Enterprise Index

Your 5-Minute ‘Food for Thought’ Coffee Break…Intelligent Enterprise Index

Go on, get your afternoon cup of sweet life-giving nectar and we’ll meet you in the break room. We recently read an interesting article on barcode.com about a survey Zebra Technologies did on what where the average company stands on the “Intelligent Enterprise Index”, which is essentially their journey towards “connecting the physical and digital worlds to improve visibility, efficiencies and growth.” And what we found out was pretty cool! “The framework of an Intelligent Enterprise is based on technology…

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What’s the scariest thing in your basement?

What’s the scariest thing in your basement?

Happy Halloween! You’re probably pretty jaded to all the spooky hype, but we thought it’d be fun to take a slightly different take on it and ask you: What’s the scariest thing you’ve seen in your facility’s basement? In fact, we want to see your scary basement so much that if you send in a pic, we’ll send you a $10 Amazon/Starbucks gift card, and who couldn’t use one of those as the temps fall? Coming Soon are our top…

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