In this column, experts explore how technology permeates the facility management (FM) domain. Formerly “The Facility Technologist,” this column provides insight into how the interaction of “Technology and FM” continues to expand.
Columnist Tom Condon examines how video analytics can help professionals resolve some of their biggest... [...]
Columnist Tom Condon explains how these high-tech spaces are becoming an essential part of... [...]
Columnist Tom Condon presents five guidelines to help get managers ready for the modern... [...]
By 2040 knowledge workers will decide where and how they want to work, according to a new report on the workplace of the future from Johnson Controls’ Global WorkPlace Solutions (GWS) business. The Smart Workplace 2040 report describes how 25 years from now, work will be seen as something workers do, rather than a place they commute to each day. Work patterns will be radically different compared with today, with no fixed place or... [...]
Real estate and other industries that use aerial photography are leading the way in adopting unmanned aircraft systems, based on the first several hundred exemptions the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted for commercial drone operations, reports Aviation Industry News. R.J. Carney, director of congressional relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation, right, and Mike Kennedy, the general counsel of the Associated General... [...]
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced the India Smart Cities Challenge, a competition designed to inspire and support municipal officials as they develop smart proposals to improve residents’ lives. Ultimately, 100 cities will compete for government funding through program that is being conducted in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Knowledge Partner to the Ministry of Urban Development. The public can... [...]