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How to reduce anxiety over lease accounting changes

Written by Tracy Owens and Dave Dilworth | February 20, 2018 | Buildings

If you’re reading this, you probably already know that upcoming changes to regulations issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) mean that leases are getting capitalized on your books. But do you know the requirements to comply with these new regulations? Or which milestones to hit between now ...read more


It’s alive!! 5 ways buildings are taking advantage of the IoT

Written by Sarah Dudley | December 8, 2017 | Buildings

After spending a few days at TRIMax immersing myself in all things around facilities management and buildings of the future, one thing was clear. I need to take my building out for a coffee and pick its brain. Our buildings carry so much information about how they are used and we’ve only just begun to ...read more


Save money by getting rid of the space you don’t use

Written by Sarah Dudley | December 1, 2017 | Buildings

When it comes to space in a building, there are three key types. There are spaces that make your business money, such as labs or offices. There are spaces that cost you money, like a cafeteria. But, the most egregious waste of space is that which sits unused. It is both an expense and an ...read more


How to equip your TRIRIGA chariot with fierce stallions

Written by Sarah Dudley | November 30, 2017 | Buildings

There’s an old metaphor originating from Plato that compares the soul to that of a chariot with a pair of winged horses. Chariots of the gods were equipped with two good horses, while us mere mortals were given one good horse and one bad, unruly horse, depicting the conflicts of the soul. Due to this ...read more


The (real) impact of big data on commercial real estate

Written by Pamela Norton | November 29, 2017 | Buildings

It’s that time of year, the TRIMax User Conference is upon us and I especially look forward to this conference every year.  This conference grows in attendance year over year.  Why is that? Largely because our clients see the value of their real estate consulting partners and peers. They enjoy learning about new business process ...read more


I’m heading to the smartest building in the world

Written by Bruce D Baron | November 15, 2017 | Buildings

Although I try to minimize business travel between Thanksgiving and Christmas, there are always events that I see as critical. The evolution of “smart building” technology is interesting to watch, and this year, I am heading to what could be one of the smartest buildings in the world. I am heading to TRIMax, hosted at ...read more


How IWMS, IoT and Analytics raise building occupancy experience levels

Written by Bruce D Baron | September 12, 2017 | Buildings

According to a recent Smart Building report from Aberdeen Group, modern Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) – driven by IoT, analytics, and cognitive computing – are central to the rise of the smart building. Buildings and workplaces are massive generators (and consumers) of data. The capture and analysis of data enable organizations to gain deeper ...read more


How Umpqua Bank is transforming real-estate with IBM TRIRIGA and IoT

Written by Tony Bailey | August 25, 2017 | Buildings

A TRIMAX Speaker Spotlight from Tony Baily, SVP Umpqua Bank I’m Tony Bailey, Senior Vice President of Real Estate, Facilities, Design, Construction, TPO, Physical Security teams at Umpqua Bank, where I also serve as the Corporate Procurement Officer. In the past two years, I have developed the road map to help Umpqua Bank overcome the ...read more


The checklist: prepare for sweeping lease accounting standards changes

Written by Bruce D Baron | July 13, 2017 | Buildings

No matter what your business is – family-run or million-dollar enterprise – every industry in the world has the potential to be disrupted by the new lease accounting standards. The global FASB deadline requires public and private companies to adopt the massive changes by 2019 and 2020, with IASB compliance by 2019, and many are ...read more


Take advantage of preventive maintenance in the Cognitive Era

Written by Alpana Bhoge | June 19, 2017 | Asset Management

Providing essential asset health management and asset maintenance for any organization’s critical assets requires a fine balance. As you are aware, under-maintenance can result in low productivity, expedited costs and even safety risks. At the same time, excessive maintenance of assets can be wasteful – resulting in unnecessary downtime, higher labor costs, and could even ...read more


Fast, easy analytics for real estate and facility Managers

Written by Franklin Morris | March 16, 2017 | Buildings

In November 2016, we announced the launch of our TRIRIGA Connector for Watson Analytics – letting business professionals and facility managers easily integrate their TRIRIGA buildings data directly into Watson Analytics. To efficiently manage day-to-day operations, it’s becoming increasingly important that businesses find ways to make sense of an ever-growing volume of buildings data – ...read more


How augmented reality is transforming building management

Written by Matt Bellias | November 1, 2016 | Buildings

This week IBM hosted TRIMax 2016, the only user group meeting with a combined focus on TRIRIGA and Maximo — our leading solutions in facilities and asset management. One of my favorite moments from the event was a demo of IBM’s Cognitive Buildings Solution, which uses augmented reality. Augmented reality lets users experience their physical, ...read more