Technology and FM Articles

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.

The Facility Technologist: Coming To Facilities Soon…

Thinking Cameras, IP Everywhere, Mini Data Centers, And Compatible... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Cell Phones And Facilities

Various technologies can be used to combat dead zones, holes, espionage, and... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Planning For Disasters

From site selection to data protection, a variety of technologies can help facilities... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Managing Facility Information – From Cradle To Grave

Crucial information is often lost during facility life cycle transitions.... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Data Centers Heating Up

Facility managers need to know which cooling system technologies can keep up with their equipment... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Asset Tagging

From simple bar codes to far reaching radio signals, this electronic management strategy can put facility managers in... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Full Speed Ahead

Facility management trends are increasingly driven by... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Communication Frustrations

Inadequate networks can prove to be the fly in the VoIP... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part Two

Special systems and equipment are required in these technologically advanced... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part One

As the brains and brawn behind buildings, these revolutionary spaces have distinct... [...]