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: 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

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

The Facility Technologist: Data Centers Heating Up

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

The Facility Technologist: Asset Tagging

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

The Facility Technologist: Full Speed Ahead

Facility management trends are increasingly driven by... ...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Communication Frustrations

Inadequate networks can prove to be the fly in the VoIP... ...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part Two

Special systems and equipment are required in these technologically advanced... ...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part One

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

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... ...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Safety Never Sounded So Good

Condon continues his examination of life safety technologies.... ...Read More...