Technology Articles

Buildings aren’t just brick and mortar anymore; some can be as technologically complex as computers, due to building automation, interoperability, wifi, HVAC, and other high tech components.

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Disparities Between Corporate Mobile Security Policies And BYOD Practices

New data shows many employers and employees do not take adequate steps to protect company information—a weakness that could result in critical security...Read More...

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Exterior Security Trends: The Long View

Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant...Read More...

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Facility Retrofit: Biometric Entry

Students need 24/7 access to their facilities, which involves late nights. They lobbied school administrators for a security solution that would keep them safe. They even funded a project that made the installation a...Read More...

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New Product Flash: SmartStruxure Lite by Schneider Electric

This integrated building management system is designed to meet the distinct needs of facility managers of small and medium sized...Read More...

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Would You Overhaul Your Security System?

New Ponemon Institute survey uncovers communication roadblocks, inefficient security systems, and lack of security education for...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Office Space Management Programs

A facility management professional seeks a Microsoft Office based solution to his space planning...Read More...

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Focus On: Life Safety

This article features six products that aid in life...Read More...

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FM Issue: Building Automation Analytics

This technologically based concept allows facility professionals to harness building data to reach goals and elevate department...Read More...

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New Product Flash: HOBO Plug Load Logger from Onset

Capable of storing 1.9 million measurements, this device logs the power and energy consumption of 120V plug loads from office equipment, vending machines, and the...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Shopping For CMMS

A facility management professional asks TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom for advice on a computer based maintenance request...Read More...