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Overcoming business challenges

Is your organisation facing rising property and facilities management costs or falling productivity? How about a need for improved building security, greater infrastructure asset resilience, or a demand for meaningful workplace wellbeing offerings that will drive talent attraction and retention? ...

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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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Building management systems for the future

Lee Jasper, Head of Products and Solutions at Johnson Controls, offers advice on how building managers can use system integration to guarantee the future of their buildings  Technological advances over the last few years have armed facility managers with an ...

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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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Mixed signals

If you’re finding it tricky to get a mobile phone signal in your office building you’re not alone, says Ian Smith, IBC Business Manager at Redstone Connect in London. But just who is responsible for mobile coverage in your workplace ...

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Keep it clean

Amelia Baker of hygiene company Tork explains how connected washrooms are easing the maintenance burden in leisure venues Washroom maintenance can be a major burden for the facilities manager. Manually checking each toilet to ensure that supplies of soap and ...

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Skanska pilots new FM data technology

Skanska has trialled new technology which looks to provide building managers with timely and accurate information about how a building is used, together with a range of environmental information. Developed by Spaceti, the technology brings together location-based sensors, a mobile ...

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ThinkFM gets Smart for 2017

During a session on how technology is changing the face of FM, Andrew Wilkinson Marketing Director at Sodexo asked delegates “Is this the most frightening or challenging time for FM?” It was the opening salvo in a day unashamedly dedicated to the ...

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Servest buys stake in Getronics

Servest has partnered with Bottega InvestCo, in the acquisition of integrated ICT services company, Getronics.  The transaction, which is supported by Investec, will enable Servest to play a leading role in the workplace technology market and provide a seamless FM ...

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Luddites and the future of FM

The monthly blog from Martyn Freeman, managing director, facilities management at Mitie This may surprise you, but I don’t have a PC – nor a laptop, nor a desktop. This doesn’t mean I’m a Luddite! In fact, I do have ...

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