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Working strategy

Keith Chanter, CEO of EMCOR UK, explains to Sara Bean why a slow and steady strategy of organic growth has reaped healthy results for the facilities services company The FM services market has seen a number of key players have ...

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Keeping it simple

Good asset maintenance does not have to depend on expensive, esoteric technology, says Alistair Clements, CEO of REAMS. It’s about getting the basics right Facilities managers are constantly seeking the silver bullet that will make their lives and jobs better. ...

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Let the right one in

Genetec’s Nick Smith argues that integrating access security into one unified system provides simpler and more effective facilities monitoring and management Businesses of all sizes spend considerable amounts of time, energy and capital to safeguard their facilities, to ensure they ...

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Perfectly predictable

Peter Smith, Head of Business Development at IAconnects, looks at how a sensor-based predictive maintenance set-up can help prevent costly equipment failure before it happens Conventional wisdom suggests that maintenance should be carried out in a uniform manner and at ...

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Give us the tools

Tom Ward, a security expert at Anabas, introduces the new and emerging technologies set to transform manned security services Technology in security is on the rise, and there are numerous emerging technologies and tools to support the role. New developments ...

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Aloud and clear

Andrew Thomas of Contacta Systems, and Chair of the International Hearing Loop Manufacturers Association (IHLMA), explains why assistive listening technology should be incorporated into every project Hearing loss affects one in six of the UK population (almost 11 million people), ...

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The strategic scrum 

Blog from Sean Fisher, Chief Operations Officer UK and Ireland, Atalian Servest April is a busy month for the facilities management community. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) hosted its annual Infrastructure Conference on 2nd, which took a look ...

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Digital world

Colin Wills, CEO of Elogbooks FM, believes a data-led approach to facilities management can remove long-standing barriers to efficient service delivery The scope of the facilities manager role is growing. The need to keep building occupants safe and happy remains ...

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Smart support

Steve Roberts of Dell EMC describes the many ways that technology can help transform workplace productivity For some time, the UK has been grappling with a productivity problem. Recent figures put it at just 0.2 per cent, a marked decline ...

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Seeing is believing

Interactive 3D visualisation and augmented reality offer the FM a dynamic new toolkit for training staff and managing assets Virtual reality (VR) applications immerse the user in a computer-generated environment to provide a powerfully engaging experience. Augmented reality (AR) adds ...

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