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FM and digitisation of the workplace

There are many advantages to the FM sector in employing the latest technologies, from SMART lighting via the Internet of Things to the latest mobile apps attached to a CAFM or Building Management System. But the digitisation of the workplace ...

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CBRE acquires American PropTech business

CBRE Group has acquired proprietary technology business, Mainstream Software, which provides mobile and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology solutions for facilities management operations for an undisclosed sum. Based in Twinsburg, Ohio, the purchase will enable CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) to expand its offering ...

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Ian Williams rolls out IWSYS – the new integrated IT Solution

Leading property services supplier, Ian Williams has launched a new mobile asset management solution, IWSYS, in a bid to provide clients a more streamlined proactive and responsive maintenance strategy. This mobile solution sees the integration and upgrading of several existing ...

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Have you had your daily huddle?

There’s little doubt: huddle rooms – or huddle zones or huddle spaces as they’re also known – are a significant phenomenon from corporate headquarters to local government to education. According to Wainhouse Research, there may be as many as 50 ...

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Occupiers seek to make their work environments work smarter

Occupiers’ real estate priorities are increasingly focussed on introducing efficiency gains and enhancing workplace strategies in a quest to make space work smarter, according to the 2017 CBRE European Occupier Survey. Greater use of technology is seen as key enabler of ...

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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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