Business Solutions

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19 Oct: Visual Verification Technology to Improve Facility Management Practices through the Pandemic

As a veteran in the facility management industry, our CEO Mike Popadak understands the difficulty of managing multi-site facilities from afar. That’s why he created iVueit. But it doesn’t stop with the app. He has a passion for technology and an ongoing mission to provide support and share ideas with facility managers and others across the industry. Recently, Mike was interviewed by Bill Yanek, CEO of Connex, for The Daily Grind, a livestream show that explores best practices and new solutions for facility managers during the pandemic. Their discussion centered on visual verification tools.
signage issues

24 Sep: Illuminated Signage Issues? Be the First to Take Charge.

Illuminated signage represents your brand as far as the eye can see…so long as it’s lit. But we’ve all come across the opposite. Signs with flickering lights, one or two dark letters, or those experiencing a complete outage. It immediately detracts from your brand. And, in some cases, dark letters may even send the wrong message. Routine night audits can be expensive, however. They also tie up resources and take a considerable amount of time — especially if you have a widespread portfolio. Fortunately, there is a better approach.
retailers fresh eyes

22 Sep: How Retailers are Looking at Business through Fresh Eyes

These days it’s common to hear people discuss ‘the new normal.’ For brick-and-mortar retail, the new normal means adjusting to ever-evolving circumstances. From extra cleaning and social distancing measures to curbside and other low- or no-contact fulfillment options, retailers are being challenged to deliver on changing consumer preferences that place a higher value on safety, speed, and convenience.
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21 Nov: How smart Service Contractors are seeing more sites without a single new hire

Retail, restaurant and convenience store Facilities Managers have long grappled with the question of hiring Self-Performing vs. Sub-Contracting property service providers. Topco, an Indirect Spend Solutions provider says the many retailers prefer the straightforward relationship of using self-performers stating, “Simply put, self-performing suppliers have more skin in the game. It is their name on the side of the service truck that pulls into your store, and when a vendor goes above and beyond or makes a critical error, reaching the responsible party is easy.”