Technology and FM Articles

In this column, Tom Condon explores how technology permeates the facility management (FM) domain. Formerly “The Facility Technologist,” this column provides insight into how the interaction of “Technology and FM” continues to expand.

The Facility Technologist: Reaching Into The Tech Toolbox

The Facility Technologist: Reaching Into The Tech Toolbox

Facility managers can control costs by optimizing items already in place, along with adding other money saving...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: We’ve Come A Long Way

The Facility Technologist: We’ve Come A Long Way

In many areas, FM technologies today look very different from those of 20 years...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Getting The Message

The Facility Technologist: Getting The Message

When an emergency event occurs, mass notification capabilities can help keep people...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Parking Goes High-Tech

The Facility Technologist: Parking Goes High-Tech

As technology continues to permeate virtually every aspect of facilities, even those areas that have been traditionally low-tech are being...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: It’s All About The Network

The Facility Technologist: It’s All About The Network

This often overlooked component can be the key to success when implementing facility...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Sustainable Energy Production

The Facility Technologist: Sustainable Energy Production

Consider these D-I-Y energy generation...Read More...

The Facility Technologist:  PSIM – The “Other” Intelligent System

The Facility Technologist: PSIM – The “Other” Intelligent System

An emerging security technology links all functions in the...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: The Wireless Facility

The Facility Technologist: The Wireless Facility

Unfettered communication technologies can offer...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: 21st Century Security

The Facility Technologist: 21st Century Security

Tom Condon examines how pocket video to security robots to emerging technologies are changing the facility...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: 21st Century Security

The Facility Technologist: 21st Century Security

Tom Condon examines how pocket video to security robots to emerging technologies are changing the facility...Read More...