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Four Things NOT To Do To Be A Smart Cities Leader

Credit: Nesta A new study of smart cities successes has uncovered valuable insights by looking deeper at the underachievers. One key lesson: forgetting who your smart cities initiatives are for will put you on a fast track to failure. “Rethinking Smart Cities from the Ground Up” was produced by the UK research organization Nesta and funded by Council Associate Partner Intel. The study identifies smart cities’ bad behaviors... ...Read More...

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C-suite Demands More Productivity: How Will Corporate Real Estate Deliver?

Skyrocketing C-suite demands for productivity are creating a “pressure cooker” of expectations for corporate real estate (CRE) teams worldwide, reveals a new JLL global survey. Although the CRE function is rapidly maturing, its transformation from tactical manager to trusted advisor is far from complete. JLL’s third biennial Global Corporate Real Estate Trends survey shows that CRE teams are now even more challenged to... ...Read More...

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Tech Accelerator: Calling All Real Estate Startups

MetaProp NYC, a real estate technology accelerator headquartered in New York City, has launched its inaugural 16-week program for technology-driven real estate startups.  The program, which will accept eight companies per cohort, will provide growth services, mentoring, intensive courses, and funding for a select group of companies. MetaProp NYC announced five founding corporate partners: Zillow Group, Warburg Realty, DLA Piper,... ...Read More...

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How Will The Internet Of Things Transform Business?

Posted by Heidi Schwartz Predictions indicate that the market for Internet of Things (IoT) solutions will grow from $1.9 trillion in 2013 to $7.1 trillion in 2020. With those numbers in mind, Digital Management, Inc. (DMI) has released a new white paper entitled “How the Internet of Things Will Change Everything” to educate and prepare enterprises with insight into creating actionable, executable strategies that enable them... ...Read More...

Philadelphia Mayor Nutter To Address Facility Managers At World Workplace

Mayor Nutter will be part of the opening World Workplace events with remarks at 10 a.m. on October 2,... ...Read More...

BOMI International And Spring Arbor University Partner To Create New Facilities Management Major

The partnership incorporates three BOMI International Facilities Management Certificate (FMC) offerings into a selection of Spring Arbor University’s Organizational Management major and Business major... ...Read More...

FM ALERT: IFMA Survey Looks At FM Salaries, And More

The “Profiles 2011 Salary and Demographics Report,” based on a survey of 4,353 fms in 45 nations, points to a career that compensates... ...Read More...

IFMA Celebrates 20,000 Member Milestone

IFMA members are a diverse group of facility management professionals concerned with the form and function of the built environment. Representing 78 countries, they manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US $100 billion in products and... ...Read More...

World Workplace Brings Latest Trends, Innovations To Phoenix

The event brings workplace professionals from the world’s top business and government organizations together with educators and exhibitors to focus on the future of the work... ...Read More...

IFMA And I2SL Sign MOU

As a result of this agreement, I2SL and IFMA will be able to address a variety of topics, from operations and maintenance training for high-tech facilities to using BIM as a facility management... ...Read More...