Technology & FM Column

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



digital facility management

The Future Of Facilities Is Digital

A steady increase in automated workflows and data-centric processes benefits the work of facility executives and their occupants.
technologies

Emerging Technologies In FM And Real Estate

Examine the potential in facility operations for artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other up-and-coming developments.
cyber security

Virtual Threats That Are All Too Real

Managing the cyber security of buildings will require a coordinated effort among stakeholders in the facilities industry.
conferencing system

Ready, Set, Collaborate

Ensure an effective technology system for enterprise collaboration by establishing a “road map” with four key stages.
integrated workplace management system

Recapturing The Value Of IWMS

When integrated workplace management systems fall short of expectations these steps can help facility management regain the benefits.
in-building wireless

Planning For Wireless Infrastructure

Existing buildings may suffer from poor in-building wireless connectivity, even if those facilities previously enjoyed sufficient coverage.
space planning

Space Planning Strategies

Efficient facility layout and utilization help to deliver cost savings and occupant productivity. Would pursuing “Standards as a Service” promote these goals?
analytics

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

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.
Patel.

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.
Petteri Ihalainen.

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.
Matt McLaurin.

Technology And FM: The Enernet – The Next Frontier?

The creation of smart energy infrastructure may borrow from principles from the architecture of the Internet.
Jim Kohl

Technology And FM: Wireless Control For Older Facilities

A lighter footprint makes this approach an attractive one for controlling building systems in existing structures.
Condon

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.
Condon

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.
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.