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Class structure

The right software can bring structure and consistency to asset registers, minimising the risk of bad data and inaccurate maintenance plans, argues Paul Durant, Strategic Project Manager at FSI There is an administration overhead to maintaining data in any system, ...

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The information age

We asked a group of CAFM suppliers for their views on how CAFM software is developing to make facilities management easier and more efficient PAUL DJURIC CEO, URGENT TECHNOLOGY Automation is the key to the next big step-change in facilities ...

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Smart buildings revolution on show

The Smart Buildings Show 2017 – the UK’s first dedicated Smart Buildings event took place at the Barbican on 8-9 November. It should come as no surprise that our buildings are getting smarter. Technology is getting even more advanced and spaces ...

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Opportunity knocks

The complexity and breadth of modern CAFM projects demands a much more integrated partnership approach to meeting client needs. We ask four CAFM vendors how they meet this challenge HOLISTIC APPROACH Claire Visser, Director, CAFM Explorer Our collaborative approach to ...

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Businesses must lead the way to a digital economy

With the digital economy changing the way we work and live, Paul Cant, VP of Digital Transformation at BMC Software explains why it is crucial for organisations to move quickly and adjust their businesses to embrace the radical changes ahead ...

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The power of technology in future energy management

By Nigel Crunden, business specialist, Office Depot The Brexit vote has propelled cost-leadership to the top of the business agenda once again, and for many FMs, improving energy management could drive significant savings. Although in times of business uncertainty, the ...

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Brexit – What next?

The Monthly blog from Martyn Freeman, Mitie’s Facilities Management MD Less than a week after the EU referendum, I had the pleasure of welcoming a group of clients to a strategic workshop, in which we were looking at the likely ...

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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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Viessmann acquires 51% of building automation specialist, MSR-Solutions

International heating systems manufacturer, Viessmann Group, has acquired 51% of MSR-Solutions, a hardware and software solutions provider for the automation of buildings. Based in Allgäu in southern Germany, the company has 50 employees involved in the development and marketing of ...

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