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Okappy – The New Network For Facilities Management

The World of Work is Changing Decentralisation, flexi-hours and the gig economy are now the norm. More and more the workplaces of today are increasingly likely to be working in autonomous groups or virtual teams, rather than working a nine ...

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Seaward launches new Apollo+ series

ELECTRICAL testing expert Seaward has announced the next generation in its popular range of downloadable PAT testers. Since its launch five years ago, the Apollo series has been a firm favourite among users, consistently outperforming the competition to secure its ...

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Innovise announces Ministry of Ideas acquisition

Innovise Limited has acquired the Ministry of Ideas (MOI) businesses in the UK, North America and Poland to form a new division in the group, focused on risk and loss prevention software solutions. The deal will allow customers of MOI ...

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Award-winning CCTV-based service makes big impact on retail crime 

CCTV feeds from retail stores across the UK are triggering ‘security magic’ in Secom’s Control and Command Centre, where a combination of skilled operators and powerful software is tightening the screws on habitual offenders. Recently recognised at the Security Excellence ...

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Papercut

Matt Peaty, QSHEC Director at Salisbury Group, describes how his company switched from a paper-based accident reporting system to mobile technology – and how this is proving a game-changer on site The constant reporting, monitoring and closing out of health ...

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Honeywell introduces indoor navigation to connected building occupant app

As demonstrated in the Minneapolis Skyway System, new Honeywell Vector Occupant App lets users easily navigate a building and rate spaces to promote improved comfort using Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity Honeywell (NYSE: HON), a global leader in Connected Buildings, ...

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A wordabout Wi-Fi

Wayne Connors, MD of ACCL, warns that if the hardware doesn’t work, the building won’t either For most of us, the rise in the use of smartphones and other portable electronic devices has had a dramatic effect on the way ...

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People power

Mark Hazelwood, MD of Active Workspace Management, argues that digital tech isn’t just about making a building smart – it’s about making user interaction smarter too The real and tangible benefits that flow from the adoption of an internet of ...

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Building management systems for the future

Lee Jasper, Head of Products and Solutions at Johnson Controls, offers advice on how building managers can use system integration to guarantee the future of their buildings  Technological advances over the last few years have armed facility managers with an ...

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Okappy job management

A Case Study with RPS Drainage Services Ltd and how they have benefited from using Okappy’s networked job management software. RPS Drainage Services Ltd is a Drainage maintenance company with a proven track record in both planned preventative drainage maintenance ...

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