• A Dozen Maintenance Operations Questions You Should Be Asking

    I could tell you a story and hope that somewhere an alarm goes off and you take a closer look at your maintenance operations but you may not like the story and stop reading. Instead, I have come up with a dozen questions about your operations and maintenance functions that only take a few seconds [...]

  • Fears from an Aging and Leaky Water Infrastructure

    The one consistent fear that I have had since taking my first Geology class has always been a worry about having enough water to survive. So when I read about the horrendous water waste caused by aging water infrastructure, poor maintenance and a lack of interest to do much about it, it drives me nuts. [...]

  • CPE Set Top Boxes: The Battle Against Cable MSOs to be the Gatekeeper

    There are lots of choices for consumers to watch content on their living room or other room screens. There is absolutely no question that the traditional CPE set-top box cable TV model has been changed. But is this a disruptive event and will it spell the end of traditional CPE or traditional cable TV? Before [...]

  • The Best of April Fools 2014

    Did anyone else think that this year’s April Fools posting around the net were sort of tame? Lots of cute stuff but no rolling on the ground laughing this year. Notably missing from the top 15 this year is Google who just didn’t have anything special April Fools Videos and Stories The top choices this [...]

  • Google, NSA Create New Facility Management Program

    Google and the National Security Agency (NSA) announced plans today to create a new facility management technology for use in protecting energy, oil and communication industries. The ambitious project will alert facility management, asset managers and Homeland Security to real-time vulnerabilities that could be exploited by our Nation’s enemies. Facility Maintenance Solution Kills Two Birds [...]