Technology & FM Column

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



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.
drones and facility management

Drones And Facility Management

These unmanned aerial vehicles are used increasingly for building and site inspections, and expanded capabilities are on the horizon.
building management systems

Synergistic Buildings And IoT

Facility managers will capture actionable data from myriad technologies when enabled by the IoT ecosystem layer.
sensor technology

Tracking Occupancy For Improved Space Planning

Sensor technology is on the rise for use in workplace design and evaluation processes.
cyber security

Securing Your Security Systems

Here is a cyber security primer on steps to take to prevent hackers from penetrating your facility’s physical security components.
wireless networks

WiFi And 5G Wireless Networks

The first of these network types is familiar to facilities, while the second is emerging. What do you need to know?
Building Management Systems

Unified Building Management Systems

For critical facilities, linking building automation with security and other functions provides a holistic view and quick response capability.
Ambient Intelligence

Ambient Intelligence For Buildings

Increasingly, facility management professionals encounter technologies that enable their facilities to listen to, speak to, and service staff and occupants.
facility resilience

From Prevention To Action: The Role Of Facilities Management In Handling Emergencies And Maintenance

This webinar will provide actionable strategies to safeguard your assets, protect lives, and ensure operational continuity.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

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EV Charging: What Is Advanced Load Management Technology?

Advanced load management technology is a bridge between increasing demand for EV charging and the capacity limitations of existing electrical infrastructure.