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New Video Series: Robot Talk with Duncan

2019-06-01T02:27:37-04:00 May 30th, 2019|Categories: Industry Insight|

Robot videos are here! We are excited to announce our new video series – Robot Talk with Duncan – coming to you on the Avidbots YouTube channel several times a month. Duncan McLennan in our Kitchener headquarters in Canada will be spending some time with Neo and what makes the robot tick and sharing his

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The Importance of ROI in Automated Floor Cleaning to Facility Managers

2019-05-30T17:16:08-04:00 May 30th, 2019|Categories: Industry Insight|

Purchasing an automated floor cleaning solution in hopes of improving your ROI requires you to examine all sides of the investment: Can I afford it? Will the item be useful now and for years to come? Is there a better, cheaper option?   At the end of the day, though, the questions inevitably boil down to one:

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How Important is Floor Cleaning Data and How are Businesses Using it?

2019-05-27T11:45:07-04:00 May 27th, 2019|Categories: Industry Insight|

In an era in which technology has changed how businesses use floor cleaning data to inform their strategy, it comes as no surprise that facilities managers are adopting new and innovative ways to gain access to cleaning metrics. Detailed information on the cost efficiency and effectiveness of their cleaning operation are key to making wise business

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What are the Challenges in Deploying Robots?

2019-05-24T10:52:22-04:00 May 24th, 2019|Categories: Industry Insight|

Even technology that is supposed to improve the way we work--such as floor scrubbing robots--can challenge our ability to leave the past behind.  Rudin and three other business leaders in the facility management industry discussed their challenges in deploying floor scrubbing robots for commercial floor cleaning in the latest eBook from Avidbots.   As is the story

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Concerns Some Businesses Have About Floor Cleaning Automation

2019-05-22T14:06:42-04:00 May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Industry Insight|

When considering the purchase of new technology, such as a floor cleaning automation solution, it’s not uncommon for a business to have some reservations. These business concerns are often valid and can prevent buyers from making a costly mistake.   But in many cases, it’s simply fear of the unknown that gives purchasers pause when investing in new technology—a fear that

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How Robots Can Change the Way Businesses Approach Commercial Floor Cleaning

2019-05-14T21:27:06-04:00 May 14th, 2019|Categories: Industry Insight|

Rudin and three other leaders in the facilities management space sat down with Avidbots at ISSA 2018 to discuss the changing landscape of the industry, and how it drove them to automate the commercial floor cleaning approach.  Facilities managers have the unique challenge of keeping both customers and executives happy. Providing clean and safe spaces for customers

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How a Robot Changed the Way These Businesses Approached Floor Cleaning

2019-05-08T19:55:10-04:00 May 8th, 2019|Categories: Industry Insight|

If you walk down the halls of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Rochester, NY, you might have to make way for a distinctly non-human employee of the school: Neo the commercial floor cleaning robot.  As commercial spaces get more intelligent—from lighting to security to cleaning—facility managers must adapt to the changing

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How to Improve Facilities by Creating Greater Efficiency and Productivity

2019-05-03T18:52:57-04:00 April 29th, 2019|Categories: Industry Insight|

Today’s facilities are capital-intensive tools used to drive better performance while supporting and enhancing overall business efficiency. Maximizing the value delivered through facility assets and services is paramount for senior leaders. But a large part of facility costs, particularly in maintenance, is tied to labor. It is this area where progressive facility managers are exploring

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The Connected Facilities Ecosystem at the Heart of the Smart Building

2019-05-10T22:50:31-04:00 April 16th, 2019|Categories: Industry Insight|

At the ISSA 2018 trade show last year, we hosted an industry panel at which four of our customers shared their experiences deploying the Neo commercial floor scrubbing robot. Pioneers in facility automation, these customers work in different markets – Education, Food Service, Commercial Property and Retail – but their collective

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The Commercial Floor Cleaning and Care Metrics Every Facility Manager Must Track

2019-02-06T12:29:15-04:00 February 4th, 2019|Categories: Industry Insight|

Facility managers tell us that Neo's ability to monitor, measure and optimize cleaning performance KPIs is a breakthrough feature in commercial floor care. What facility management metrics should you be tracking this year?

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