What is a CMMS?

What is a CMMS?

What is a CMMS? A computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is a software package that maintains and manages information about the facility’s maintenance operation. The CMMS can be hosted locally or on the web.  Local hosting of the CMMS typically requires the...
LFM 008: How to Get Your Organization to Spend Money

LFM 008: How to Get Your Organization to Spend Money

One of the most difficult parts of our jobs as Facility Managers is How to Get Your Organization to Spend Money.  Getting our organizations to invest in capital and operations procurement strategies takes a lot of convincing, in part because we operate in the...
5 Leadership Styles: Which One Are You?

5 Leadership Styles: Which One Are You?

Different leaders use different leadership styles.  Much research has been conducted on these and they all vary to some degree.  However, I’ve found that these five leadership styles encompass the traits of all different leaders.  Which style describes you? The Five...
LFM 007: Military Career and Leadership

LFM 007: Military Career and Leadership

Thanks so much for listening to the Learning FM Podcast.  Today, I devote this podcast to my military career.  I’ve decide to get out after 15 years of service to the Oklahoma Army National Guard and wanted to explain where I’ve been the last couple of...