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27 Feb 2019

Programs Integration with SPM Assets is on its way

Programs by SPM Assets
Your feedback has told us that you’d like Programs to be integrated with SPM Assets, and we’ve identified a number of ways this could be achieved. Read more and vote for the options you’d find most helpful – or provide your own take on this.
27 Feb 2019

Mobile NEXT will be available soon

Mobile NEXT
Customer feedback has led to the creation of two new functions on Mobile NEXT: the ability to add photos in the field, and building QA checks into the inspection configuration. Read more about these exciting new features.
26 Feb 2019

Saastr 2019 - where the Cloud meets

Saastr Annual Conference 2019
Every February about 12,000 people come together in San Francisco to hear the latest stories and thinking on Cloud applications or SaaS products. This was our second year at the event – Steve Lyons, Wouter Pels and David Long made the pilgrimage as part of the New Zealand delegation of 150 people and over 100 SaaS businesses.
30 Jan 2019

Use Property Quality Standards to complete Compliance Audits

Eliminate Double Handling! Use Property Quality Standards to complete Compliance Audits
Recently, one of our council clients decided to save a lot of time & frustration with their regular parks and playground audits. The council has been using an old paper based approach with council officers filling in audit sheets onsite, and then inputting data to a spreadsheet. The Property Manager’s goal was to eliminate double handling. Find out how he achieved his goals.
29 Jan 2019

Findings to date from the Programs focus group

Findings to date from the Programs focus group
Since the soft launch of our new Programs application at the end of last year, we’ve been busy running demos and feedback sessions with customers – it’s all very exciting! The feedback so far has been positive and very interesting. Thank you to those of you who have helped us so far, and we’re looking forward to utilising this information in our first release.
19 Dec 2018

How to survey a complex building from scratch

How to survey a complex building from scratch
The confessions of a property surveyor: Peter Mowchanuk is a Lead Surveyor at SPM Assets, and has over 7 years’ experience in surveying thousands of commercial and residential buildings. Here are his tips on how to make surveys quick and easy. The goal is to work as time efficiently as possible, yet produce a survey that is meaningful, accurate, and with data that can be relied on.
28 Nov 2018

Programs by SPM Assets - soft launch

Programs by SPM Assets - soft launch
Programs is here! Programs by SPM Assets will enable you to start planning at a 'project-level' rather than a 'component-level'. It allows you to quickly build your list of projects within a budgeted works-program using an interactive Planning Board. We are looking for trial users for at least 6 months to work with us by providing feedback.
26 Nov 2018

Community Housing Workshop, Sydney

Community Housing Workshop, Sydney
We recently held a Community Housing Workshop in Sydney that drew discussions on the challenges faced by the sector, and how SPM Assets software can help with these challenges. It also gave attendees a chance to ask specific questions on the optimal use of our software, with a particular focus on getting the most out of the analysis and reporting capabilities.
29 Oct 2018

IFMA Workplace Conference in North Carolina, USA

IFMA Workplace Conference in North Carolina, USA
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) held its annual World Workplace conference in Charlotte, North Carolina in early October. The conference focuses on knowledge exchange and collaboration through a programme of education sessions, facilitated panel discussions, and interactive workshops. David Long from SPM Assets attended the conference this year.
25 Oct 2018

Case study: managing large portfolios more efficiently

Case study: managing large portfolios more efficiently
Our latest case study focuses on how hospitals and healthcare providers can better manage their large multi-million dollar portfolios of buildings and medical equipment. This client realised surveying 17 sites wasn’t feasible due to resource constraints, so a time-boxed approach to infield assessments was used, together with virtual data for rooms with a common layout.