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Moneypenny responds to growing demand from facilities managers with new product

AI powered Digital Switchboard was launched at London Tech week on the 11th June Leading outsourced communications provider, Moneypenny, has launched a new AI powered switchboard that the company promises will revolutionise communications within the sector. The innovative platform was ...

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Aloud and clear

Andrew Thomas of Contacta Systems, and Chair of the International Hearing Loop Manufacturers Association (IHLMA), explains why assistive listening technology should be incorporated into every project Hearing loss affects one in six of the UK population (almost 11 million people), ...

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The strategic scrum 

Blog from Sean Fisher, Chief Operations Officer UK and Ireland, Atalian Servest April is a busy month for the facilities management community. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) hosted its annual Infrastructure Conference on 2nd, which took a look ...

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Digital world

Colin Wills, CEO of Elogbooks FM, believes a data-led approach to facilities management can remove long-standing barriers to efficient service delivery The scope of the facilities manager role is growing. The need to keep building occupants safe and happy remains ...

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Smart support

Steve Roberts of Dell EMC describes the many ways that technology can help transform workplace productivity For some time, the UK has been grappling with a productivity problem. Recent figures put it at just 0.2 per cent, a marked decline ...

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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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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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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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Country connectivity

It can be a challenge doing business in the countryside when your broadband doesn’t work, and it’s a headache for FMs says Mike Surrey, Chief Executive of Gigaclear For most businesses today, being able to operate online – to raise ...

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What’s next for the connected workplace?

Trevor Wignall, Digital and Innovation Director for Sodexo UK, discusses the Internet of Things and why sometimes, humans do it better Tech has enabled a seismic shift at home and at work – remember when phones were rudimentary and web ...

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