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Managing buildings to suit end user needs

Although BIM is becoming more prominent across the construction industry and continuing to transform traditional ways of working, it is still not common practice. To this end, Paul French, commercial market manager at British Gypsum takes a look at the ...

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A secure future

2014 continued to see an increased use of technology within the security sector, a trend supported by the higher levels of integration between all sectors of the security trade, from physical to digital, computing to electrical. John Roddy, CEO of The Shield ...

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Cyber Warfare

With cybersecurity threats and attacks becoming an increasingly common occurrence Paul Bates, technical manager, Integrations Solution Centre at Schneider Electric asks whether you are leaving your building management system open to attack? Cybersecurity breaches are becoming an increasingly common occurrence and ...

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The Internet of FM

In this article Bob Vale – technical sales manager at Eurotech explains how the much vaunted “Internet of Things” is set to revolutionise facilities management, and what you need to know and do to keep up with developments There is ...

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Safe and secure

In order to get inside Datum’s data facility in Hampshire you have to navigate a myriad of security checks and take a trip through a device that bears an uncanny resemblance to a transporter out of Star Trek (feel free ...

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The future of everything

Barely a week goes by without a report claiming that millions of jobs will become obsolete in the coming years, taken over by machines. Every time you speak to anyone even vaguely interested in technology you know it won’t be ...

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Making better use of the help desk

This month the FM Index KPI Survey, compiled by FMJ and Causeway, considers some of the trends around the use of help desks As the primary interface between an FM department and its customers the help desk is clearly a vital ...

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