What is an asset for a facilities manager?
Traditionally, an asset is defined as property owned by a company or individual that has value. There used to be a more straightforward understanding of what items fit under that definition.
Lease accounting terminology a Corporate Real Estate manager should know by heart
A lot has changed in lease accounting since 1 January 2019. What lease accounting terminology should a CRE manager know by heart?
Find the correlation! Connecting real estate to organisational goals using analytics
Real estate and facility management teams need to shift towards cross-referencing data and take a good look at the relationship between real estate metrics and overall metrics to get the attention of the C-suite.
Getting the c-level “on board” with corporate real estate strategy
This blog summarises our discussion with real estate expert René Buck. He shares how societal developments are currently leading to companies revising their location policies, and how the c-level can be persuaded to support these new real estate initiatives.
The air traffic control called Capital Project Management
Capital Project Management is the air traffic control of RealEstate management. Curious why? Find out in our blog!
How to maintain control of capital projects in real estate and facility management
Corporate real estate and facility managers are often in charge of large capital projects. How do you stay in control of these type of projects? Discover in our blog what the 4 key phases of Capital Project Management are and what the role is of an IWMS in this approach.
How technology is changing real estate management
Technology will reshape real estate into Real Estate 4.0; buildings with a focus on technology that enable organisations to use and share workspace in ways we can barely imagine!
How real estate managers take control of their real estate portfolios
Real estate can now be regarded as an organisation’s fifth production factor. This makes the role of the real estate manager increasingly important.
Practical tips on how to create a compelling business case for IWMS
In this blog, Geert-Jan explains how you can create a convincing, numbers-driven business case for the implementation or extension of an IWMS.
Looking to the future with computer vision and artificial intelligence
Computer vision is a particularly interesting category of artificial intelligence for facility management. Cameras not only stream images, they are able to augment those video streams with streams of data describing the things that are seen.
If you’re talking to the CFO, be sure you’ve got your numbers
The challenge in creating a business case for IWMS that will appeal to a CFO is using numbers-based arguments to answer the question “So what?”
An unexpected IWMS implementation is hard to digest
When you want the support of your employees during a phase of change, it is vital not to just push it down their throats, but to serve it in nice bite-size portions…
Build or buy an IWMS?
It's key to determine if you want to create your own CRE and FM processes in an IWMS or if you'd rather opt for a best practice approach with minimal tweaks.
More than numbers: Understanding the value of an IWMS
If you are interested in a high-quality analysis of how to create a numbers-based business case for IWMS, I highly recommend downloading the recent Verdantix report. But there is more to an ROI than financial return.
ERP software vs. IWMS: Do you know the differences?
For many organisations, the costs involved in Facility and Real Estate Management account for more than 20% of the total expenditure. Automation should enable managers to significantly educe these costs while at the same time increasing the organisation’s productivity.