• Currently Trending in Asset Management, Maintenance and Facilities-3-31-2014

    Keeping a lookout for technology, regulatory and industry trends can help you identify opportunities and problems for your own organization. This type of information can also provide valuable insights for better asset, facility and maintenance management. This monthly brief will share some of the articles and tips (including our own) that may influence your organization’s [...]

  • National Park Service Deferred Maintenance Woes

    For the first time in three years the National Park Service (NPS) budget was not reduced. Does this mean that the NPS finally has the opportunity to reduce their enormous deferred maintenance backlog? NPS Budget History 2010-2014 Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Facility Operations and Maintenance $701,379,000 $701,379,000 $683,390,000 $625,661,000 $679,904,000 Total Operating Budget [...]

  • The Truth about Increasing Mobility in the Workplace

    Less than 7 years ago the iPhone was introduced to the world ushering in the beginning of the smart device (Smartphones, Tablets) era. Yet, despite the supersonic explosion in smart device use and their capabilities, many organizations have been slow to adopt change. This article looks at why this is occurring and the effects it [...]

  • What You Should Know About St. Patrick’s Day

    Before you break out a Guinness, green colored beer, shamrocks or corned beef and cabbage take the time to learn a little more about St. Patrick’s Day, you just might be surprised. Today is a day of festivities for all Irish, those claiming to be of Irish descent and all others just looking for a [...]

  • Innovation is Crucial for Hotel Energy Management

    Lowering hotel energy cost is a high profile objective at virtually every major hotel organization. As a result, there are new innovations popping up every day. This post takes a look at some of the innovations that are excellent investments for better hotel energy management. But before we go into a listing of innovations it [...]