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Exploring the future of CAFM

FMJ takes a close look at the trends impacting CAFM, talking to industry experts about their views on outsourcing, mobile technology, access requirements, hot desking, early adoption of technology and more Earlier this year, FMJ sat down with Claire Visser, ...

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Reaching new heights

Everyone knows how convenient it is to use an oyster card. Or to use your phone as a debit card. But the technology that makes this possible is still underappreciated in the facilities and workplace sector, at least according to ...

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Powering Up

Energy

In this article, Alan Luscombe, director at Uninterruptible Power Supplies Ltd., a Kohler company, discusses the factors to be considered when adding a generator to a UPS system. These range from designing in electrical compatibility to addressing environmental and physical ...

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The Internet of Things

A significant proportion of the support services sector is characterised by people undertaking regular, scheduled maintenance visits driven by fear that something might be about to go wrong. But what if you could predict that a part is about to ...

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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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Shopping for CAFM

Retail and CAFM have always been a good match. But with retail now one of the fastest moving and most competitive business sectors FMJ hears from industry experts to find out why there has never been a better time to ...

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Solving your data issues

A large swath of the public sector has embarked on a major investment programme to make the UK digital by default from 2020. The aim of the plan is to allow greater public access, cut the cost of government, improve ...

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Implementing CAFM

We often hear about the future of CAFM systems, how in the next few years CAFM systems will discover the meaning of life and solve global warming whilst cooking you breakfast. But we hear less about how to implement these ...

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Smarter working

It’s common to talk about the trend toward agile or flexible working, and how technology is enabling this. In this feature FMJ asks whether a truly complete mobile solution is feasible in the near future, and whether this could herald ...

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Rise of the machines?

There are frequent reports in the media about machines taking jobs from humans. In this feature FMJ looks to see which jobs in the facilities industry could become entirely automated, and counter to this, those jobs where humans will always ...

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