Technology & FM Column

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

Cyber Threats Building Systems

How To Prevent The Three Most Common Cyber Threats To Building Systems

Botnets, cryptojacking, and backdoors create major cybersecurity risks for FMs.
Facilities Management IoT

The Cost Of NOT Investing In IoT

The Internet of Things is not new in facilities management, but few are taking advantage of the data, insights, and automation that IoT offers.
Security Event Clock

Add Time To The Security Event Clock

Securing a building’s perimeter with sensors gives staff more time for a proactive response when the security event clock starts ticking.
Cybersecurity

Staying Ahead Of CMMS And EAM Cybersecurity Risks

Facility managers need to mitigate the risk of their software, IoT devices, or operational tech from being compromised.
Smart Buildings

Smart Buildings Get Better Connected

Connecting wireless, battery-free sensors to IT infrastructures makes it easier than ever to make buildings into better places for work.
Supply chain crisis

The Supply Chain Crisis And FM Strategies

As long-held practices are challenged, there is an opportunity for facility management to digitize its acquisition of parts and supplies.
compliance AkitaBox

A Paradigm Shift In Compliance

Facilities teams are responsible for multiple areas of compliance for buildings and sites. Is your system really serving you?
digital twin

Optimize With Digital Twin Technology

Facility managers can use digital twins of their buildings to achieve key outcomes now, and to plan for the future.
maintenance data

The Benefits of Digitizing Maintenance Functions

When asset maintenance data is readily available, facilities teams improve outcomes across the organization.
mobile work management

Mobile Work Management Tools

If your facilities team has yet to go mobile, consider these four reasons to make the move and steps to get started.
Smart Technology

Smart Technology In Office Of The Future

Many companies are embracing a flexible work environment vastly different from the pre-pandemic norm, and apps are one tool to spur this evolution.
Data Center Trends

Data Center Trends To Watch In 2021

Uptime Institute has identified factors expected to impact data center facilities management this year and in the future.
Technology For Healthy Workspaces

Technology For Healthy Workspaces

Facility professionals are leveraging established and emerging tech tools to support health and wellness in facilities.
artificial intelligence (AI)

AI Gains Traction In Commercial Buildings

Facility management increasingly sees the benefits of artificial intelligence implementation throughout building operations.
Mass Notification

Mass Notification Plays A Part During COVID-19

Robust communication helps to keep facility stakeholders informed about evolving conditions and protocols throughout the pandemic, and beyond.
Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity And Facilities Systems

Systematic assessment of OT/IoT infrastructure identifies vulnerabilities that impact not only facilities, but the organization as a whole.
information architecture

Construction Data For Facilities Of The Future

A sound information architecture (IA) strategy is key to realizing the potential of available technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI).
drone technology

Anti-Drone Technology For Facilities

Facility management teams use drones for their own inspection needs, but what about when others fly this equipment over your property?
operational technology

Protect Operational Technology For Cyber Security

Seek to identify facility vulnerabilities, and follow up with collaboration between IT and OT to decrease risk to the organization.
February 2020 Issue

Facility Executive | February 2020 Issue

The February 2020 issue introduces this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look at building envelope issues, workplace redesign, and energy metering.
Capital Planning

Need To Level Up Your Capital Planning Strategy? Join This Webinar

Join us for this free webinar and learn how good technology and accurate data provide the one-two punch to make data-driven budget decisions for repairs, replacements, and new projects.
Maintenance Reliability

Did You Miss Our “Ensuring Maintenance Reliability In Your Operations” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about maintenance reliability, the complex relationship between maintenance and operations, and how to take action.

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