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Best Practices

Tech-Forward Restaurant Case Study

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The article below was published in the June-July 2015 Goldbook Issue of Restaurant Facility Business, and investigates how The Melt, a San Francisco-based restaurant chain with Silicon Valley roots, manages facilities and technology using Big Sky. To view directly, check out http://bit.ly/1Dvhwmx. High-Tech Case Study From ordering tools to advanced cooking methods, technology is...
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The Dollars and Sense of Using Big Sky

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The article below was originally published in the March-April 2015 Issue of Professional Retail Store Maintenance, the official print publication of the PRSM Association, in anticipation of the PRSM2015 National Conference in Philadelphia. Big Sky will be in Booth 925, come by and see us! Controlling Spend with CMMS There are...
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Big Sky Integrates Purchasing Module with Lighting Suppliers

By | Best Practices, Fixtures Purchasing, Integrations, Project Management, Store Operations | No Comments
A few years ago when we first released the Big Sky Purchasing Module, the primary application in mind was to help facility departments create PO’s for facilities-related fixtures and supplies. It didn’t take long for one of our customers to ask a simple question; could they replace a paper form...
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Active Alerts: Capitalize on Warranties and Landlord Responsibilities

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A good retail facility management team is always looking for opportunities to avoid unnecessary cost, whether this is done through work order avoidance (troubleshooting, very nice!), combining issues to be resolved into a single visit (very sneaky...), or taking advantage of warranties and landlord responsibilities (touché). The problem is, typically...
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Top 10 Reasons You Need a CMMS

By | Asset Management, Best Practices, Facility Management, Reporting, Store Operations | 2 Comments
There are literally hundreds of reasons your organization stands to benefit from the implementation of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). While every company has different needs and requirements, here are 10 reasons that are on everyone's list. Accountability As a Facility Manager, you are being challenged to ensure your...
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