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The Death of Adobe Flash

In the IT industry there is a concept - Moore’s Law- that’s been around for a while. It denotes that every two years transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles, meaning circuitry roughly becomes twice as fast, half the cost or half the size every two years. While this may not be exactly correct, it is a reasonable shorthand way to make the point that technology- and therefore software- is always moving forward and improving, and at quite a pace. Especially against security breaches. read more

Archibus Portfolio Management

This blog demonstrates Archibus’s ability to help owners manage a portfolio of properties, where some are owned, some leased, some may be rented out to tenants and others are occupied by the owner or empty. read more

Asbestos Management using MASS Module

Decades of research have proven exposure to Asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral, causes cancer and other serious diseases. Inhalation of asbestos fibres can cause cancers such as mesothelioma and lung cancer, as well as other serious lung diseases such as asbestosis and pleural thickening. read more

Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

Hello there, Today’s topic is CMMS (or CMMIS, with the I standing for Information), which remains as one of Archibus’ key functional areas of business operations. Within this blog we will look to further our understanding of the value of Maintenance Management as a concept and within the Archibus platform. read more

Compliance Management

Organisations around the world are subject to a vast array of local, regional, national, and international laws, regulations, and standards pertaining to their properties and facilities. These organisations might also have internal programs and policies that they need to manage. Tracking these requirements is a complex task given the large number of requirements, the critical need to complete these requirements on schedule, and the potentially large fines and penalties for non-compliance. Moreover, many of the items that you must keep in compliance are managed and maintained by outside providers, contracted to do this work, who are specialised in this area. read more

Useful Microsoft SQL statements

In this Blog we cover some useful SQL (Structured Query Language) statements to use with an ARCHIBUS database, using the SQL Server Management Studio. You will either need to be logged on as the ‘afm’ user or the ‘sa’ or equivalent user and connected to your ARCHIBUS database in a new query window. read more

Web Central 24.1 Reservations 13/11/2019

In this Blog we cover the Web Central Reservations module. This is a Web application for managing enterprise room and resource reservations. With this application, you can manage several ...
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