Expansive FM Blog


Who says CAFM must die?

There might be talk of the death of CAFM in the industry right now. But who wants it dead and why?

Contractors sometimes don’t like CAFM systems. That’s understood. Suddenly tasked with minute billing through an app or told to complete forms to track performance it can be a trial. At best they’re another bureaucratic hoop to jump through at worst, a professional insult.

Iceberg! The unseen costs of reactive maintenance vs PPM

Many companies don’t have a planned maintenance strategy and are paying the price. The trouble is, it’s not always obvious what that price is. What's the true cost of a reactive vs a planned approach?
The costs of reactive maintenance in labour and materials can be clearly seen in a company’s accounts. But there are other costs involved in a reactive approach that might only be felt in the business’ bottom line.

The rise of the Facilities Manager

The strategic and commercial contribution that Facilities Managers can make to a business has gone unrecognised for far too long. Will the Covid crisis see them finally emerge from the ‘boiler room’ to become key senior members within their organisations? And will they be ready to meet the challenge?