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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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Smart works

Glen Cardinal, managing director of Platinum Facilities and Maintenance Services, explains why today’s maintenance engineer is more likely to need a laptop than a spanner, and what this means for facilities management Mechanical and electrical (M&E) maintenance used to be ...

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Technology steps up

CAFM has helped propel facilities management to a position of importance within the corporate structure. But is the technology keeping pace with changing needs and expectations? Computer-aided facilities management has long been an essential tool for facilities managers in monitoring ...

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Smart protection

How new technology is delivering improved security systems with powerful remote control capabilities CCTV has always been an effective deterrent to crime as its mere visibility ‘moves crime along’. Now, due to the evolution of technology, installers are supplying businesses ...

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The bigger picture

The quality of CCTV technology counts for nothing without proper installation, maintenance and monitoring, argues Andy Hedley-Smith of Ward Security As with all technology, CCTV systems have improved in leaps and bounds in terms of capability and quality. The latest ...

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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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Let IT in

Many industries are reinventing themselves, propelled by the transformative effect of new technology. A new survey explores the sector’s strained relationship with technology and the attitudes that may be impeding progress The technological revolution that has transformed business operations throughout ...

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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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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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Reaching new heights

Everyone knows how convenient it is to use an oyster card. Or to use your phone as a debit card. But the technology that makes this possible is still underappreciated in the facilities and workplace sector, at least according to ...

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