Technology & FM Column

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



The Facility Technologist: Coming To Facilities Soon…

Thinking Cameras, IP Everywhere, Mini Data Centers, And Compatible Softwares

The Facility Technologist: Cell Phones And Facilities

Various technologies can be used to combat dead zones, holes, espionage, and more.

The Facility Technologist: Planning For Disasters

From site selection to data protection, a variety of technologies can help facilities prepare.

The Facility Technologist: Managing Facility Information – From Cradle To Grave

Crucial information is often lost during facility life cycle transitions.

The Facility Technologist: Data Centers Heating Up

Facility managers need to know which cooling system technologies can keep up with their equipment needs.

The Facility Technologist: Asset Tagging

From simple bar codes to far reaching radio signals, this electronic management strategy can put facility managers in control.

The Facility Technologist: Full Speed Ahead

Facility management trends are increasingly driven by technology.

The Facility Technologist: Communication Frustrations

Inadequate networks can prove to be the fly in the VoIP ointment.

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part Two

Special systems and equipment are required in these technologically advanced spaces.

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part One

As the brains and brawn behind buildings, these revolutionary spaces have distinct requirements.

The Facility Technologist: Don’t Believe The Hype!

Take these steps to avoid marketing propaganda and select the right software for your organization. From the September 2004 issue.

The Facility Technologist: Safety Never Sounded So Good

Condon continues his examination of life safety technologies.

The Facility Technologist: Danger Ahead

In order to function properly, life safety systems must be carefully maintained.

The Facility Technologist: Part II – Special Needs For IT Spaces

Critical equipment must be handled with care.

The Facility Technologist: Information Technology Spaces – Planning For Special Needs

Don't expect others to create safe havens for the technology that keeps your company running.

The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access Control

Move over magnetic stripe cards, smart cards gain ground, thanks to the open-source Java Card standard.
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