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Benefits of using FM software for planned preventative maintenance (PPM)
One of my customers recently asked me to sum up the main benefits of using facilities management software for planned preventative maintenance (PPM). Here are just some of the key reasons I gave them as to how FM software can improve PPM.
Overcoming the hurdles of fixed asset management
Controlling fixed asset information and extracting the data needed for compliance and reporting purposes can often come with many challenges. These hurdles may be caused by a lack of a proper functioning asset management system or the need to update
MRI Software wins 2021 Stevie® Award!
MRI Software is thrilled to announce that we’ve won a Stevie® Award for the fourth time in the Large Computer Software Company of the Year category! For the past 50 years, we’ve taken pride in our ability to come together as one company with the
7 key considerations for better spend control in property management
This blog was written by Andy Hamilton, a Consultant at Proactis. Proactis, a certified MRI Software Solutions Partner, helps property management companies control 100% of their spend. Their solution transforms the Source-to-Pay processes, which help
Leveraging facilities management software to reopen commercial properties
2021 has started with more uncertainty than many had hoped for despite the development of multiple COVID-19 vaccines. The spread of new, more transmissible variants of the coronavirus has left many who were looking forward to a return to the office n
Return to work: 3 ways to restore tenant confidence in commercial office buildings
During 2020, many commercial office buildings faced an unexpected challenge: empty offices. The pandemic created a sudden shift to remote working, which will likely continue even after vaccines become more widely available. Businesses of all types ar
How will the Great Disassociation impact commercial real estate?
In our previous blog, we discussed the role of technology in the “Great Disassociation” and how the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated existing trends in remote activity and created new challenges for industries where a consumer’s presence is tr
Code of conduct: Impact on forecasting and valuations for commercial properties
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Australian National Cabinet have set a Mandatory Code of Conduct for commercial tenancies. As a result, commercial property owners and valuers need to consider the impact of these changes on cashflow and proper