Overview

Return to the workplace with confidence

Where and how we work has never seemed so complicated. As we plan for the return back — to public structures, corporations, campuses and more — we must determine how to manage our buildings and spaces by understanding how occupants engage with that space to do their work.

An integrated workplace management solution (IWMS) is key because it offers a single source of truth for your entire portfolio. Intelligent real estate and facilities management software and solutions that use data, IoT and AI to provide utilization insights enable you to make time-sensitive decisions, help safeguard occupant wellbeing, and control costs.

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Benefits

Optimize space and facility utilization

Make sure your strategic space planning meets demand with AI-driven insights.

Deliver a better occupant experience

Create a safer, more engaging environment with the right mix of space and workplace services.

Maximize operations and maintenance efficiency

Improve efficiency and reduce operating costs for your entire enterprise in a centralized location.

Manage and extend capital projects

Advance the quality of capital, facility and environmental projects to deliver on time and on budget.

Streamline lease administration and accounting

Manage and consolidate leases to right-size your space, reduce costs and analyze financial impacts.

Create more efficient reporting

Let your data provide insight and help inform your decisions with simple, intuitive, do-it-yourself reports.

Real estate and facilities management solutions

Focus on employee well-being as you develop your return-to-the-workplace strategy. Capture and analyze data from occupancy monitoring to develop greater operational resiliency, react quickly to changing needs and protocols, and make strategic space decisions that show care for employees and occupants.

IWMS and facilities management software

Integrated workplace management system

Use IWMS software for a single source of truth that helps you deliver better occupant experiences while controlling costs as you optimize space and facility utilization, maximize operations and maintenance efficiency, manage and extend capital projects, and streamline lease administration and accounting.

Occupancy and space management

Harness information from IoT data, AI, your IWMS, and other external sources, including sensors, wifi and badge data, to make critical space planning decisions based on real-time occupancy insights. Gain visibility and a more complete understanding of space utilization and usage across your entire portfolio.

IoT Consulting Services

Modernize operational workflows on the cloud, orchestrate building information using data platforms, and transform your facilities management with AI-driven insights. IBM experts with deep functional and technical expertise can help you to combine the latest technologies and IBM TRIRIGA capabilities to optimize workspaces and enable safe operations.

Optimizing space and safety for employees in the COVID-19 era

After 95% of IBM’s employees shifted from the office to working from home because of the pandemic, the IBM Global Real Estate (GRE) team was ready with space utilization data to track usage, control costs, and adapt to rapidly changing business needs such as social distancing and enhanced cleaning protocols.

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