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The power of technology in future energy management

By Nigel Crunden, business specialist, Office Depot The Brexit vote has propelled cost-leadership to the top of the business agenda once again, and for many FMs, improving energy management could drive significant savings. Although in times of business uncertainty, the ...

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Aerial FM flying high

Facilities management firm Aerial FM is using commercial drone technology to provide fast and effective services and solutions in the FM sector. According to the Glasgow based company, the use of drones are helping Grant Currie, managing director of Aerial FM, ...

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IBM is helping ISS to put the ‘human touch’ into 25,000 buildings

Global facility services provider, ISS, has teamed up with IBM to create better, happier buildings. In a signed a commercial agreement, ISS has adopted IBM’s Watson IoT (Internet of Things) to transform the management of more than 25,000 buildings across the globe. ...

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The world’s first thermal imaging smartphone

Available to purchase from South West Technology this June, the Cat S60 offers something that no other smartphone has offered before – a built-in thermal imaging camera. The portable and rugged S60 is perfect for a number of sectors, including ...

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NFS launches innovative sensor technology at the Facilities Show

New technology that revolutionises the way workspace is used will be launched at the Facilities Show in June by scheduling solutions experts NFS Technology Group. Rendezvous sensors track in real-time desks, meeting rooms and even seats that are being used ...

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Uberisation of Facilities Management

Back in February ISS’ head of group marketing, Peter Ankerstjerne gave one of the most talked about lectures, focusing on what he termed the ‘uberisation’ of facilities management at the Workplace Futures Conference. This month FMJ sat down with Ankerstjerne ...

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Carillion rolls out IoT project for legionella monitoring

Carillion in partnership with SPICA Technologies has rolled out a pilot Internet of Things (IOT) project for Remote Legionella Monitoring across building society branches in Central London. Carillion’s services business provides mandatory Legionella monitoring across its facilities management contracts to ...

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London’s overcrowding calls for better utilisation of space

According to new statistics, London is now 18 times more overcrowded than the UK average, highlighting the need for space within the city to be better utilised. Space management software company, CloudBooking used data produced by the University of the ...

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Mind the gap

One of the biggest challenges for any organisation is attracting, recruiting, training and retaining good people. Chris Kenneally, CEO at The Cordant Group explains more about how the FM industry needs to embrace these principles In my opinion there has ...

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Coverage boost offers facilities a cutting edge

Communications regulator Ofcom reported earlier this year that smartphones have now become the primary way UK consumers access the Internet, outstripping usage on laptops and desktop PCs for the first time. This change has led to an increased burden on ...

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