Blogs and case studies
We're delighted to announce ePIMS â€“ Government Property Unit & CDS are winnersÂ in the Property Week Management All-Stars Awards, in theÂ Property Management System of the Year category.
Here is a list of links to Property Asset Management blog posts and further information about Asset Factory, thought leadership pieces around PropTech and customer stories.
In the video below Ronnie James, from Royal Mail Group, talks about the lessons learned deploying Asset Factory and how the softwareÂ is helping Royal Mail mitigate operational business risks. Filmed at Microstrategy Symposium 2016, London. The above is an extract from the full hour long presentation at the MicroStrategy Symposium in London, which you can [â€¦]
Facilities Managers within Royal Mail Group Property use the Asset Factoryâ„¢ app developed by CDS Digital across their estate of 1,800 buildings, including all business units, delivery offices, mail centres, distribution centres, offices and vacated properties.Â Â [â€¦]
CDS has implemented Asset Factoryâ„¢, a strategic property and estates BI dashboard, for the Government Property Unit (GPU) in the Cabinet Office Â [â€¦]
In this video blog, Mike Stephens discusses why now is the right time to move to a more holistic way of managing your property and estate assetsÂ Â [â€¦]
Belatedly I watched the film â€˜The Big Shortâ€™ with my family â€“ Eleanor (21), Danny (18) and my wife Mandy (none of your business). ***Spoiler Alert*** If youâ€™ve seen it, you will appreciate it helps the viewer by taking time to creatively explain some of the technical subject matter of the film â€“ which was [â€¦]
In this blog Jonathan AstinÂ discusses the recently released Stoddart Review – The Workplace Advantage [â€¦]
At recent meetings weâ€™ve attended, there has been common discussion around the role of data in the Soft Landings policy. This, for those of you who do not know, is a pioneering government initiative that became mandatory from April this year alongside Building Information Modelling (BIM) level 2 and applies to all new public sector [â€¦]
Mike Stephens discusses how to improve your property systems strategiesÂ [â€¦]
Have you established a fully transparent relationship with your Supply Chain? Do you trust reports from your suppliers about the goods and services they provide to you?Â [â€¦]
Is anybody else having to stop and check themselves over what is being written on the potential of technology in the near future?Â [â€¦]
Whilst in the middle of reading the latest article about Facility Managers getting more credibility in the lofty C-Suite of organisations I started to yawnâ€¦.and then yawn again.Â [â€¦]
We are speaking and exhibiting at Local Authority Property 2016. Our focus is on providing helpful insights to organisations facing the challenges posed by Strategic Asset Management.Â [â€¦]
Requirements Royal Mail sought a solution to enable senior management and field base operational managers to have greater visibility of their FM supply chain data to: Help improve the performance of the FM supply chain Focus on eliminating / minimising disruption of the mail operation from a property facilities perspective Provide a dynamic dashboard linked [â€¦]
For the last 10 years, CDS has been the development partner and systems administrator for the Governmentâ€™s electronic Property Information and Mapping Service (e-PIMS) which provides a single, unified, independent source of property data and features for benchmarking the costs associated with the civil estate. The web-based system is mandated for use across government and [â€¦]
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