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Smart buildings

The built environment is in a constant state of flux. Architectural styles change and new technologies bring in new structural possibilities. From simple cave dwelling to multi-storey skyscraper; wattle and daub hut to energy efficient Passivhaus; our man-made environment has ...

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Award-winning CCTV-based service makes big impact on retail crime 

CCTV feeds from retail stores across the UK are triggering ‘security magic’ in Secom’s Control and Command Centre, where a combination of skilled operators and powerful software is tightening the screws on habitual offenders. Recently recognised at the Security Excellence ...

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Measuring the world’s workplaces – how the best beat the rest

Great employee workplace experience is fast being acknowledged as the foundation to heightened employee engagement. An elite group of employers have recognised this and are using workplace as a tactical tool in competitive advantage. This March, Leesman hosted an event ...

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OVG Real Estate founder launches EDGE Technologies to serve the world with better buildings

OVG Real Estate CEO, Coen van Oostrom, has launched EDGE Technologies, a technology company that will develop and operate a new generation of buildings that actively contribute to the health of people and the world. EDGE is launching a product that ...

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Forward with BIM

Facilities management practice is changing as FMs find new ways to collect and use data for improved building management. BIM is central to this, as Gary Watkins, CEO of Service Works Group, explains BIM (building information modelling) has been hailed ...

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Considering CAFM

Does the complexity and breadth of modern CAFM projects demand a different approach from businesses, and what opportunity exists for vendors to enhance their role to support this challenge? Matt Hodgson, Director at independent consultancy Makonsult, provides some answers In ...

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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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FMJ Networking Event – Smart buildings

Sara Bean reports from the latest content-led FMJ networking event which took place on the 19th floor of UBM’s Blackfriars HQ, which features much of the Smart technology under discussion. Craig Seager, Strategic Director at RedstoneConnect Plc opened up proceedings ...

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Navigating the technical revolution

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director Vinci Facilities Researching how technology will enhance the delivery and direction of FM in the future has led me to fill my Twitter feed with like-minded FM professionals, clear thinking futurologists and enthusiastic property ...

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Outside the box

Sara Bean reports from i-FM’s Workplace Futures conference which took place on the 7th February at The Crystal in London’s Royal Victoria Docks This year’s conference which was ably chaired by FM Guru Martin Pickard had as its theme Challenging ...

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