Predictive Analytics For “Low-Tech” Facilities
For portfolios lacking built-in sensor technology, networked HVAC components, and other big data tools, a probabilistic model can provide actionable insights.
Cyber Security In Real Estate
With headlines of cyber attacks on victims ranging from bank cards and Target to a Hollywood movie studio, the issue of cyber security has become top of mind. Facility executives should note several risks, remedies, and misconceptions about cyber security and building systems.
Tech And FM: In Case Of Emergency…
Not just for wireless convenience, a robust Distributed Antenna System (DAS) increases occupant safety and reduces liability.
Technology And FM: The Internet Of Things
This disruption impacting facilities management holds significant promise if stakeholders are cognizant of their roles in the emerging landscape.
Technology And FM: Identity And Access Management
With facility systems increasingly interacting with other enterprise systems (and stakeholders), preventing security breaches is more challenging than ever.
Technology And FM: The Enernet – The Next Frontier?
The creation of smart energy infrastructure may borrow from principles from the architecture of the Internet.
Technology And FM: Wireless Control For Older Facilities
A lighter footprint makes this approach an attractive one for controlling building systems in existing structures.
Technology And FM: Communications Central
Facility command centers are becoming more valuable, not only for day to day operations but in emergency situations.
Technology and FM: Building A Green Data Center
Whether or not the organization is pursuing LEED certification, setting a clear path to sustainable goals is key.
Technology and FM: Disaster Tech
When planning for possible threats, don’t forget this aspect of your facility workings. From the October 2013 issue.
Technology and FM: Securing Perimeters
From wire detection to the latest video analytics, there are many ways to protect exteriors. From the August 2013 issue.
Technology and FM: COBie Data Format
This building modeling tool facilitates the exchange of project information. From the June 2013 issue.
Technology and FM: The Internet Of Things
Thanks to the "Internet Of Things," smarter facilities may become a reality through a burgeoning number of IP addresses. From the April 2013 issue.
Technology and FM: Integrating Security Systems
Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) connects facility resources into a common platform to deliver unified dashboards.
The Facility Technologist: Video Beyond Borders
The use of this expanded format imagery in facilities is no longer confined to traditional monitors.
The Facility Technologist: Data Center Evolution
From “chicken coops” to cathedrals, today’s data centers come in new shapes and sizes.
The Facility Technologist: Social Media And Facility Management
From fad to standard operating procedure, social media can be a facility manager's "BFF."
The Facility Technologist: Cloud Era Buildings
What opportunities will cloud computing present to facility operations? It's now possible for facility professionals to oversee structures any time and anywhere.
The Facility Technologist: Larger Than Life
From projectors to flat panel displays to video cubes, large format video screen provide visual solutions for many facility needs. Find out why large format displays are becoming more common.
The Facility Technologist: Tech For 2012
Upgraded computerized capabilities in a facility pump up image and productivity.