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Real-time, in-picture 3D measurement made possible with the BLK3D by Leica Geosystems

Leica Geosystems, part of global leader in digital solutions Hexagon AB, has recently introduced another industry-first solution in its popular BLK line. Following the huge success of the BLK360 imaging laser scanner, Leica Geosystems’ vision was to develop a new ...

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Average UK mobile worker spends only 30% of their time on client work

The average field-based employee in the UK spends just 1.5 days per week on their core job,  according to a new report commissioned by Totalmobile and supported by professors from the University of Surrey’s Centre for the Digital Economy (CoDE). ...

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Blockchain explained

Blockchain is a relatively new digital technology which is finding its way into the property sector. Polly Plunket-Checkemian, Property Management Director, Broadgate Estates explains what it is and how it could impact the built environment A leading light in the ...

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BIFM publishes IoT guidance for FM

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has issued a new guidance which looks at the impact of technology in transforming the FM function, and more specifically the Internet of Things (IoT), and ways in which it can contribute to ...

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Honeywell introduces new connected building software to optimise space usage and operational costs

IoT-enabled Honeywell Vector Space Sense connects organisations to actionable insights  for better-informed space decisions Honeywell, a global leader in Connected Buildings, today introduced Honeywell Vector Space Sense, a software solution that shows where, when and how building spaces are used at ...

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Smart buildings

The built environment is in a constant state of flux. Architectural styles change and new technologies bring in new structural possibilities. From simple cave dwelling to multi-storey skyscraper; wattle and daub hut to energy efficient Passivhaus; our man-made environment has ...

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Quora Smartworking Summit: AI in the workplace

Quora Consulting’s second Smartworking Summit of 2018 titled “AI in the Workplace” will be staged for the first time in conjunction with the ever-popular Facilities Show. There is currently no hotter debate than what will be the impact of artificial ...

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Almost half of UK business services workers waste 10 minutes per hour in their working day due to ineffective technology

Manual and admin workers in business services are losing ten minutes per hour in their working day due to lack of effective technology in the workplace, according to the 2018 Connected Worker survey by Deloitte. The research revealed that almost half (49 ...

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Active Workspace Management launches Smart Technology Survey

Active Workspace Management is conducting research into your views on the use of workplace user apps. The Smart Technology Survey 2018, which consists of 21 quick multiple choice questions asks respondents for their views on how important workplace user apps ...

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The job management revolution: From piles of paper to market networks

The World Economic Forum says we’re on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (or Industry 4.0). Self-driving cars and Artificial Intelligence are no longer just sci-fi fantasies. As our world and the workforce continue to rapidly evolve, it’s clear ...

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