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: Don’t Believe The Hype!

Take these steps to avoid marketing propaganda and select the right software for your organization. From the September 2004... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Safety Never Sounded So Good

Condon continues his examination of life safety technologies.... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Danger Ahead

In order to function properly, life safety systems must be carefully maintained.... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Facility Technology Convergence

The rise of the building super... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Part II – Special Needs For IT Spaces

Critical equipment must be handled with care.... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Information Technology Spaces – Planning For Special Needs

Don't expect others to create safe havens for the technology that keeps your company running.... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access Control

Move over magnetic stripe cards, smart cards gain ground, thanks to the open-source Java Card standard.... [...]