Technology & FM Column

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



smart spaces

Six Game-Changing Trends For Smart Spaces

Six major trends tied to the growing automation of smart spaces will develop in 2024, all sharing the watchwords of “sustainable efficiency.”
Cyber-Physical Risks

Building Security: Facing Converging Cyber-Physical Risks

Open-source intelligence and digital investigations can help organizations more accurately predict major threats to their operations.
Spatial Analytics

How Spatial Analytics Can Shape The Workplace

Human-centric spatial analytics are transforming the modern workplace into a dynamic, data-driven environment.
waste management

3 Ways Digitalization Can Reduce Construction Waste In 2024

Digital tools are driving better practices and supporting overall waste management and sustainability goals.
Disinformation

How Disinformation Could Derail OT Security Risk Management

Security teams need to prepare for the potential for disinformation to impact operational technology (OT) security.
meeting equity

Collaboration In The Conference App Era

How to ensure A/V technologies and meeting spaces are adequately supporting the hybrid workforce.
camera-based security

Video As A Proactive Security Tool

Broad application of Artificial Intelligence in camera-based security is elevating its effectiveness.
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.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

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