White Papers

Here we will put up white papers that are relevant to MASS and what we are involved in.


Top Strategies for a Greener Corporation

In the attached article, Bruce Forbes, President of ARCHIBUS, addresses sustainability in an article entitled Top Strategies for a Greener Corporation’ written for the Facilities Management Journal and presents a balanced description of best practices. view document

Moving MAC's into the 21st Century

Commonly used spreadsheet-based approaches to tracking move information may let too many details fall through the cracks and are subject to data corruption and integrity issues.

Free-standing software solutions that are not integrated with ERP or other systems may lack the basic data-sharing and collaborative capabilities needed to ensure that people, and the resources on which they depend, get to the right locations in the right sequence and on the right day.

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Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Real Estate, Infrastructure, and Facilities Managers

In the search for improving organisational performance, more and more real estate, infrastructure and
facilities managers are using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as benchmarks against which progress
in saved time or money can be measured. This white paper looks at how managers in a variety of sectors
are incorporating these performance metrics, some industry-standard and others organisation-specific,
to improve business processes and organizational bottom lines.

KPIs don’t have to be numerous (typically, only four or five are needed to monitor any corporate real
estate or facilities management functional area), but, ideally, the metric should be consistent from year
to year to provide a reliable management gauge.

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Creating an IWMS Implementation Plan

The increased information available through an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS)
impacts every part of an organisation and can dramatically increase the enterprise’s productivity in
managing real estate, infrastructure, and facilities. Assessing the IWMS opportunity provides a better
understanding of the potential benefi ts that can be optimized with an IWMS implementation. And an
IWMS Needs Analysis maps the route to the successful utilisation of your information and systems.

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Archibus Compliance application V25.3 02/12/2020

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. ...
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