Technology and FM Column

Experts explore how technology permeates the facility management (FM) domain and provide insight into how this interaction continues to expand.

Technology and FM Column | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Efficient facility layout and utilization help to deliver cost savings and occupant productivity. Would pursuing “Standards as a Service” promote these goals?

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Space Planning Strategies

Efficient facility layout and utilization help to deliver cost savings and occupant productivity. Would pursuing “Standards as a Service” promote these goals?

Predictive Analytics For “Low-Tech” Facilities

For portfolios lacking built-in sensor technology, networked HVAC components, and other big data tools, a probabilistic model can provide actionable insights.

Cyber Security In Real Estate

With headlines of cyber attacks on victims ranging from bank cards and Target to a Hollywood movie studio, the issue of cyber security has become top of mind. Facility executives should note several risks, remedies, and misconceptions about cyber security and building systems.

Tech And FM: In Case Of Emergency…

Not just for wireless convenience, a robust Distributed Antenna System (DAS) increases occupant safety and reduces liability.

Technology And FM: The Internet Of Things

This disruption impacting facilities management holds significant promise if stakeholders are cognizant of their roles in the emerging landscape.

Technology And FM: Identity And Access Management

With facility systems increasingly interacting with other enterprise systems (and stakeholders), preventing security breaches is more challenging than ever.

Technology And FM: The Enernet – The Next Frontier?

The creation of smart energy infrastructure may borrow from principles from the architecture of the Internet.

Technology And FM: Wireless Control For Older Facilities

A lighter footprint makes this approach an attractive one for controlling building systems in existing structures.

Technology And FM: Communications Central

Facility command centers are becoming more valuable, not only for day to day operations but in emergency situations.

Technology and FM: Building A Green Data Center

Whether or not the organization is pursuing LEED certification, setting a clear path to sustainable goals is key.

Technology and FM: Disaster Tech

When planning for possible threats, don’t forget this aspect of your facility workings. From the October 2013 issue.

Technology and FM: Securing Perimeters

From wire detection to the latest video analytics, there are many ways to protect exteriors. From the August 2013 issue.

Technology and FM: COBie Data Format

This building modeling tool facilitates the exchange of project information. From the June 2013 issue.

Technology and FM: The Internet Of Things

Thanks to the "Internet Of Things," smarter facilities may become a reality through a burgeoning number of IP addresses. From the April 2013 issue.

Technology and FM: Integrating Security Systems

Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) connects facility resources into a common platform to deliver unified dashboards.

The Facility Technologist: Video Beyond Borders

The use of this expanded format imagery in facilities is no longer confined to traditional monitors.

The Facility Technologist: Data Center Evolution

From “chicken coops” to cathedrals, today’s data centers come in new shapes and sizes.

The Facility Technologist: Social Media And Facility Management

From fad to standard operating procedure, social media can be a facility manager's "BFF."

The Facility Technologist: Cloud Era Buildings

What opportunities will cloud computing present to facility operations? It's now possible for facility professionals to oversee structures any time and anywhere.

The Facility Technologist: Larger Than Life

From projectors to flat panel displays to video cubes, large format video screen provide visual solutions for many facility needs. Find out why large format displays are becoming more common.

The Facility Technologist: Tech For 2012

Upgraded computerized capabilities in a facility pump up image and productivity.

The Facility Technologist: Measuring Technology

Using the latest devices, it is possible for fms to measure a space far more accurately, with less disruption to employees, and in a fraction of the time it would have taken with an old fashioned tape measure.

The Facility Technologist: Seeing Is Believing

Columnist Tom Condon illustrates how the comic book fantasy of x-ray vision may be closer than anyone could have imagined.

The Facility Technologist: High Tech Buildings Are Only As Productive As Their Backup Power

Columnist Tom Condon explains how facilities fall dangerously silent during outages if reliable emergency power is not made available.

The Facility Technologist: Tablet Frenzy!

Columnist Tom Condon has the following Rx when it comes to cutting edge gadgets: take two tablets and call me in the morning...

The Facility Technologist: Getting The Word Out

Columnist Tom Condon urges professionals to think through mass notification systems first. Can it be hosted in house? Who should be notified? Can the telco handle it?

The Facility Technologist: Free Your Mind

Columnist Tom Condon discusses how cloud computing technology helps facilitate disaster recovery.

The Facility Technologist: Solving Facility Management Challenges

Columnist Tom Condon examines how video analytics can help professionals resolve some of their biggest issues.

The Facility Technologist: Command Centers In Facilities

Columnist Tom Condon explains how these high-tech spaces are becoming an essential part of today

The Facility Technologist: Going Up!

Columnist Tom Condon puts emerging elevator technology in the spotlight.

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