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What's the point with KPIs and BI? Read this blog post to learn more about the power and responsibility that comes with business intelligence.

Author: Dave Kornegay

A great question around capital planning was submitted that requires defining and feedback: "I am a resident and involved parent in our local school system which is in the process of contemplating capital improvements for our aging buildings. I'm hoping …

Author: Dave Kornegay
A Process to Help Future-Proof Your Facilities

Most maintenance teams spend a majority of their time putting out fires and responding to reactive work requests. This leaves little time to analyze historical facilities trends, and ultimately equates to higher costs and overwhelmed employees. To break …

Author: Julia Washburn

What is Business Intelligence? The term "business intelligence", or "BI", has grown in popularity in recent years. The popularity of the term has revolved around technology solutions (e.g., SAS, Qlik, Tableau, Domo) and more companies have joined into …

Author: Dave Kornegay

Keeping a finger on the pulse of what is happening in and around locations, equipment, contractors and employees can seem a daunting task. In addition to managing property, people and projects, emphasis has grown for reporting and insight into what is …

Author: Dave Kornegay

The Facilities Manager always seems to be that person in the organization who knows everything and everyone. His or her typical day is spent bouncing around between a variety of meetings, while juggling scenarios ranging from the simple burnt lightbulbs …

Author: Dave Kornegay
PM is extra credit - how to bring school infrastructure from a failing grade to a passing grade

This past Thursday, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Infrastructure Report Card awarded schools with a D+ , an almost failing grade. The report on education stated that about a quarter of the nation’s schools are in “fair or poor” …

Author: Sam Zippin
Work Safety into Your Budget
  • 3/5/2017
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Work Safety into Your Budget

In the midst of budget planning for the 2018 fiscal year, many items must be thought about for your operations budget – facilities, energy, transportation, inventory, new technology and other IT needs; however, safety is often not thought about from a …

Author: Sam Zippin
IT Financial Planning
  • 2/20/2017
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IT Financial Planning

It’s that time of year – planning for the 2018 fiscal year and budgeting for your needs, whether that be staff additions, new devices, or big projects. As head of your IT Department, you have unique insight into what your team really needs - you’re the …

Author: Sam Zippin
Attention IT Directors: Don’t Miss your Chance to Participate in CoSN’s 2017 IT Leadership Survey

In 2016, IT Directors reported broadband and network capacity was their top priority, replacing assessment readiness. What will IT Directors’ top priority be this year? Don’t miss your chance to give your feedback in CoSN’s Annual IT Leadership Survey …

Author: Sam Zippin
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