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The lure of big data and the importance of people

Blog from Helen Salmon, Group Sales Operations Director, Atalian Servest If you’ve read anything on technology trends for the FM sector recently, then you will no doubt have come across a plethora of content expounding on the need for the ...

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Face the facts

In the struggle to win contracts and be the best, new and evolving benchmarking processes might be key to gaining the edge says Gary Barbour at Autonomous FM A benchmark, in layman’s terms, is a standard or point of reference ...

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2017 Top Tech Trends for FM

2017

The tech revolution across all industries continues at a rapid pace and 2017 will see more innovation than ever before.  The FM industry is modernising and technology will drive the change. There will be more connection, more automation, and more ...

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Smart futures

In 1950 only 30 per cent of humans the world over lived in cities. By 2050 that is set to grow to over 70 per cent. New buildings and new cities will mean bigger and better roles for facilities managers. ...

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Big Brother is watching you….

It is often said that Britons are amongst the most spied upon people in the world. CCTV cameras loom on every high street. But monitoring and surveillance isn’t limited to cameras, monitoring of e-mails and internet use is rife and ...

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Hitachi Consulting to build Big Data platform for Copenhagen

Hitachi Consulting, leading provider of IT consulting and managed services, has announced that it has been chosen to build a first-of-its-kind Big Data platform for the City of Copenhagen. Hitachi Consulting intends to work together with the City of Copenhagen, ...

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London is ready to connect with ‘Big Data Week 2014’

Next week (5 May), sees the start of the third annual ‘Big Data Week’ which will be focusing on the theme ‘The Connected Society’, exploring the relationship of data across The Internet of Things, Smart Cities and The Quantified Self. ...

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Big data creates more buzz as gov’t pledges £73m to unlock its potential

The Universities and Science Minister David Willetts has unveiled £73 million of new funding to help unlock the potential of ‘big data’. Although it’s been around for a while in various guises, we have noticed here at FMJ the emergence of ...

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Big data: the ‘new kid on the block’ making buildings better

A thought leadership piece written by Andrew Eastwell, BSRIA chief executive provides an interesting look at the role of measurement in building performance and looks at how this will change in the future: The not-for-profit test, instruments, research consultancy for the built environment ...

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Trio predict building data and technology trends of 2014

As we move into a new year, many are questioning what trends will continue or be adopted as facilities and building managers strive to increase the efficiency of their buildings in 2014 and beyond. In this piece, experts from electrical specialist, Schneider Electric, BRE ...

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