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: 21st Century Security

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

The Facility Technologist: Enterprise Asset Management

The next generation of facility management software is coming...get ready for features... ...Read More...

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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