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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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People power

Mark Hazelwood, MD of Active Workspace Management, argues that digital tech isn’t just about making a building smart – it’s about making user interaction smarter too The real and tangible benefits that flow from the adoption of an internet of ...

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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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Knowledge is power

From IoT integration to robotics, intelligent assistants and virtual reality, CAFM might appear to be moving into the realms of science fiction. But as leading vendors explain, technology is driving unprecedented CAFM functionality which will benefit users and suppliers alike ...

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Fit for purpose

Richard Jenkins, CEO of the National Security Inspectorate, explains why FMs need to follow best practice when installing today’s sophisticated security systems The rate of adoption of technology in the security sector has been rapid, delivering cost savings, improved reliability ...

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Looking for trouble

New technology is transforming the way premises are kept secure – but it also raises issues of compliance with the law and codes of practice The evolution of technology in the security sector has been rapid, delivering a level of ...

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Is the future bright?

William Betts, Senior Associate at recruitment consultancy Macdonald & Company, shares his predictions for the FM sector in 2018 FM continues to be an evolving industry that is at the forefront of business transformation. The 2017 RICS & IFMA Raising ...

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Fresh thinking

When Vodafone set out to improve employee wellbeing, a key challenge was to ‘nudge’ people into healthier eating habits. Sara Bean finds out how it’s done Just over three years ago the communications company Vodafone introduced a new employee campaign, ...

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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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Artificial Intelligence friend or foe in FM?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is predicted to have a huge impact on the FM landscape, according to a new Insight report published by RICS in collaboration with IFMA. Who will benefit from the opportunities AI offers, and who will fall foul ...

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