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Navigating the technical revolution

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director Vinci Facilities Researching how technology will enhance the delivery and direction of FM in the future has led me to fill my Twitter feed with like-minded FM professionals, clear thinking futurologists and enthusiastic property ...

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CBRE opens Smart Building Client Experience Centre

Global commercial real estate services business, CBRE Group, has opened the doors of its Smart Building Client Experience Centre (CEC) in the United States to spotlight leading building technology solutions. Located outside Milwaukee in the Gateway West Commerce Centre, CBRE’s CEC is ...

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Smart works

Glen Cardinal, managing director of Platinum Facilities and Maintenance Services, explains why today’s maintenance engineer is more likely to need a laptop than a spanner, and what this means for facilities management Mechanical and electrical (M&E) maintenance used to be ...

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Technology steps up

CAFM has helped propel facilities management to a position of importance within the corporate structure. But is the technology keeping pace with changing needs and expectations? Computer-aided facilities management has long been an essential tool for facilities managers in monitoring ...

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Survey reveals many property and FM businesses are lacking technological maturity

According to new research carried out by Qube Global Software only a ‘tiny’ proportion of property and facilities management companies in the UK believe they are harnessing technology successfully, suggesting a large number will be playing ‘catch-up’ as the technology landscape ...

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Smart protection

How new technology is delivering improved security systems with powerful remote control capabilities CCTV has always been an effective deterrent to crime as its mere visibility ‘moves crime along’. Now, due to the evolution of technology, installers are supplying businesses ...

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The bigger picture

The quality of CCTV technology counts for nothing without proper installation, maintenance and monitoring, argues Andy Hedley-Smith of Ward Security As with all technology, CCTV systems have improved in leaps and bounds in terms of capability and quality. The latest ...

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Outside the box

Sara Bean reports from i-FM’s Workplace Futures conference which took place on the 7th February at The Crystal in London’s Royal Victoria Docks This year’s conference which was ably chaired by FM Guru Martin Pickard had as its theme Challenging ...

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ThinkFM to address the impacts of technology on FM

The British Institute of Facilities Management’s (BIFM) seventh Think FM conference which will be taking place on 8 June 2017 will explore the impacts of technology on the facilities management sector. Titled ‘FM in a Connected World’ the conference is ...

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Let IT in

Many industries are reinventing themselves, propelled by the transformative effect of new technology. A new survey explores the sector’s strained relationship with technology and the attitudes that may be impeding progress The technological revolution that has transformed business operations throughout ...

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