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Seeing is believing

Interactive 3D visualisation and augmented reality offer the FM a dynamic new toolkit for training staff and managing assets Virtual reality (VR) applications immerse the user in a computer-generated environment to provide a powerfully engaging experience. Augmented reality (AR) adds ...

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Excitech to deliver Common Data Environment to Heathrow Airport Limited

New solution will provide one single version of the truth for critical assets Excitech, the UK leader in technology and services for the construction sector, today announced it has been awarded a 7-year framework agreement to lead a consortium comprising ...

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Employees want workplace technology to perform similarly to their personal tech

Over half (52 per cent) of UK employees believe their personal technology feels more modern and is more user friendly than their workplace technology and a further 50 per cent wishes their workplace technology performed in a similar manner to ...

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Acquisitions see BigChange boost its mobile workforce business

Mobile workforce technology business, BigChange, has acquired two UK-based businesses, providing it with valuable new software and consulting capabilities, as well as over 100 new customers. BigChange has acquired Labyrinth Logistics Consulting, a supply chain and logistics consultancy based in Royal ...

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Top workforce predictions of 2019

The workforce management think tank, Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated has released its annual predictions of the top trends that will impact the global workforce in the coming year. 1) AI and machine learning unmask previously hidden workforce data to make people-centric decisions ...

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PPM gets smart

Could data be the key to unlocking value? Stuart Davies, MD M&E, Bellrock, looks at the potential of technology to improve maintenance outcomes  The more optimistic among us were expecting the pressure on the economy to lift, but with uncertainty ...

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Research reveals over half of employees have experienced workplace bullying

Over half (52 per cent) of employees in global organisations have encountered workplace bullying and felt psychologically unsafe at work, according to new research conducted by City & Guilds Group. The study, also revealed that only one in 10 firms ...

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BigChange adds collaboration to award-winning JobWatch system

• Collaboration is the second major JobWatch enhancement of 2018  • 84% of UK companies now deliver core business activities through partners BigChange, the mobile workforce technology company, today announced that it has enhanced JobWatch, its award-winning mobile workforce and ...

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Lost in translation

For FM service providers with large dispersed workforces, staying in contact can be a problem. FM communications specialist Cathy Hayward finds out how different vendors keep in touch with their people The FM sector employs roughly 10 per cent of ...

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Improve Reliability of M2M and IoT Systems with Accurate Cellular Signal Strength Surveys using new SNYPER

Siretta, a leading British designer and manufacturer of wireless connectivity and test products, announces the SNYPER-LTE Graphyte cellular analyser. The latest member of the SNYPER range of advanced cellular signal strength testers, the SNYPER-LTE Graphyte enables users to log cellular ...

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