Building Condition Assessment: Is Your New Facility Communications - Ready?

Posted by Lisa MacGillivray

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

If you're purchasing a new facility and about to do a building condition assessment, you're probably expecting that assessment to cover the facility’s structural and maintenance bases, but what about communications readiness? To make sure your assessment is painting as comprehensive a picture as possible, and to position you to meet your needs now and into the future, there are some key communications considerations to keep in mind.

Your users will be expecting instant and reliable connectivity from day one, whether they’re relying on wireless communications, cell phones or two-way radios. As you’re considering a property for your business, you’ll need a realistic assessment of whether it’ll support your communications needs or will require some help in the form of bi-directional amplifiers or other enhancements.

Here are some questions to keep in mind as you’re carrying out your assessment:

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Tags: Wireless Communication, Bi-Directional Amplifier, Wireless Networking, Facilities Management

Using Analytical Tools for Facility Managers to Improve Communications

Posted by Lisa MacGillivray

Monday, July 11, 2016

Analytical tools offer a variety of mechanisms for facility managers to improve communications systems, from on-site wireless to mobile communications. Reliable WiFi and dependable devices are business necessities that your internal customers and end users likely don’t think that much about – and you can keep it that way by heading off problems before they start and anticipating their needs.

Analytical tools for facility managers aren’t just about keeping the assets you can see running smoothly, you can also put data to work for you to boost unseen communications channels.

Let’s take a look at some of the possibilities for using analytic tools for facilities managers to improve communications.

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Tags: Bi-Directional Amplifier, Wireless Networking, Facilities Management

Crafting the Perfect Facilities Manager Job Description

Posted by Lisa MacGillivray

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

There's no use building the perfect wireless communications solution if your facilities manager isn't prepared to support and maintain it. To attract, identify and hire the best fit for your business, you’ll need to craft a facilities manager job description with the right amount of detail about the technology and processes you need the person to be familiar with, and the skills you need them to have.

When it comes to crafting the perfect facilities manager job description, keep these pointers in mind:
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Tags: Two Way Radios, Manufacturing, Facilities Management

Facility Management Software – Top Recommendations

Posted by Lisa MacGillivray

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Shopping for facility management software can be time-consuming but ultimately rewarding: Investing in the ideal software solution to fit your needs can save time and money, so it’s essential that you do your homework before you buy.

In general, it's important to select a facility management software that will:

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Tags: MOTOTRBO, Manufacturing, Facilities Management