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: Staying Connected

The Facility Technologist: Staying Connected

Web sites with a focus on facilities can be a useful tool in effective...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Riding (And Surviving) The Wave

The Facility Technologist: Riding (And Surviving) The Wave

Advances in computing for building systems present benefits and challenges for facility...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Building Information Modeling

The Facility Technologist: Building Information Modeling

This approach to project documentation has the potential to synthesize the entire life cycle of a...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: The Heart Of The Matter

The Facility Technologist: The Heart Of The Matter

The trend toward integration in facilities is resulting in a unified management and command center for many organizations....Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Become A “Super FM” With CMMS

The Facility Technologist: Become A “Super FM” With CMMS

Facility managers can unleash previously undiscovered powers by making the most of their maintenance management...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: VoIP Capabilities Continue To Develop

The Facility Technologist: VoIP Capabilities Continue To Develop

Is this communications technology right for your...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Coming To Facilities Soon…

The Facility Technologist: Coming To Facilities Soon…

Thinking Cameras, IP Everywhere, Mini Data Centers, And Compatible...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Cell Phones And Facilities

The Facility Technologist: Cell Phones And Facilities

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

The Facility Technologist: Planning For Disasters

The Facility Technologist: Planning For Disasters

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

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

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

Crucial information is often lost during facility life cycle transitions....Read More...