Emphasize Tech’s Strengths, Maximize the Human Touch with DGM

When facility managers get the small stuff off their plate, great things can happen. Facility management has become an increasingly complicated role over the years, as those charged with maintaining buildings are often spent juggling disparate preferences, large campuses, and a diverse body of internal systems. As such, resources for these departments are often stretched […]

A Personalized Touch

Smarter facility management starts with having the right data points.   Today’s world is one in which watches count steps, phones track traffic, and lights automatically dim or brighten upon our arrival home. Unsurprisingly, this “Internet of Things” is redefining the way that people live—streamlining everyday actions for greater efficiency, improved health, and financial savings.

Woman vs. Machine

Sometimes, there’s no substitute for the things that make us human.   Each day, we fall further and further behind our machine counterparts in a wide spectrum of skills. We’ll almost certainly never catch up in math, information retention, or data processing speed. And, while we’re creating new categories of jobs as a result of […]

How the Changing Work Environment is Affecting Facility Management

  The work environment as we know it is changing by the day. The disappearance of isolated cubicles and the “lone wolf” mentality of the 80’s are ushering in a new office environment with fewer partitions, open collaboration areas, and engagement with employees to drive productivity while reducing costs.