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Implementing CAFM

We often hear about the future of CAFM systems, how in the next few years CAFM systems will discover the meaning of life and solve global warming whilst cooking you breakfast. But we hear less about how to implement these ...

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Get the light right

Paul Jones from B.E.G. explains why it is essential that firms implement the correct lighting strategy and how this can massively reduce costs It is estimated that around a third of all energy consumed by commercial buildings is being wasted ...

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Active or archived

Sue Trombley, managing director of thought leadership for Iron Mountain whips out her crystal ball and investigates exactly what the future holds for records and information management professionals Records and information managers (RIMs) belong at the heart of an organisation’s information ...

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Cashless is priceless

It used to be that not carrying cash was the preserve of royalty and the perpetually hard up. Now it’s the norm for over 50 per cent of us, according to recent research. Sales director for Crane Merchandising Systems, Mike ...

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Dealing with data centres

Data centres use huge amounts of electricity, with larger enterprises spending millions of pounds in energy every year. This reality, set against a background of rising energy costs and growing green legislation suggests that energy efficiency would be data centre ...

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Smarter working

It’s common to talk about the trend toward agile or flexible working, and how technology is enabling this. In this feature FMJ asks whether a truly complete mobile solution is feasible in the near future, and whether this could herald ...

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The adaption game

Britain’s relatively low productivity levels are increasingly in the spotlight, and once again attention is focused on skills shortages and education gaps. But for a fast-changing sector such as FM Jane Bell, director of corporate development – BIFM training, argues there are ...

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Rise of the machines?

There are frequent reports in the media about machines taking jobs from humans. In this feature FMJ looks to see which jobs in the facilities industry could become entirely automated, and counter to this, those jobs where humans will always ...

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A secure future

2014 continued to see an increased use of technology within the security sector, a trend supported by the higher levels of integration between all sectors of the security trade, from physical to digital, computing to electrical. John Roddy, CEO of The Shield ...

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The Internet of FM

In this article Bob Vale – technical sales manager at Eurotech explains how the much vaunted “Internet of Things” is set to revolutionise facilities management, and what you need to know and do to keep up with developments There is ...

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