Technology & FM Column

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

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.
smart buildings

Smart Buildings In Real Time

In an evolving landscape, smart buildings dynamically respond to the immediate and future needs of facility management and occupants.
sensors

Making Sense of Sensors

With a comprehensive strategy, data provided by workspace sensors helps ensure facility space assets are leveraged to their full potential.
computerized maintenance management system

Why CMMS Projects Get Off Track

Choosing a computerized maintenance management system impacts not only the facilities team, but potentially the entire organization.
cyber security

Cyber-Smart Strategies For Smart Buildings

In the age of smart buildings, the realm of operational technology needs cyber security equal to those employed for IT systems.
smart building technology

The (Tech) Elephant In The Room

Smart building technology has the potential to deliver many operational benefits, but success ultimately depends on human understanding.

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