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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.

IBM Big Data and Analytics Help Stop Fraudsters in their Tracks. (PRNewsFoto/IBM)

IBM Launches New Software And Consulting Services To Help Organizations Tackle Fraud And Financial Crime

According to Gartner, 25% of large global companies will have adopted big data analytics for at least one security or fraud detection use case (up from 8%...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Seeking Cloud Based CMMS Recommendations

One facility management professional is looking for recommendations on cloud based...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Tremcode from Tremco Roofing

This app provides up-to-the-minute information on the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), facilitating material selection for roofing...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Ascent from Alerton

This product suite is focused on the monitoring and control of HVAC systems, while offering an open protocol for integration with other facility...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: WiFi Thermostats

With the increase in smart devices and wireless technology, one facility manager is looking for feedback from others who have used wifi enabled...Read More...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Nanoscale Silver – No Silver Lining?

Widespread use of nanoscale silver will challenge regulatory agencies to balance important potential benefits against the possibility of significant environmental...Read More...

Data made available through a digital automation system may be used for both informational purposes (such as to facility guests) or as actionable data for the facility management staff. (Photo: KMC Controls.)

HVAC Trends: Controls Conversion

For HVAC systems, moving from pneumatic to digital streamlines operations and...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Help Desk Help

Where can facility managers get recommendations on help desk software...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: What Time Is It?

For facility managers, daylight saving time can mean re-synchronizing numerous clocks (unless your facility has invested in atomic clocks throughout), confirming that automated systems have adjusted their programming, and making sure any other time based tasks start and stop according to their schedules....Read More...

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Emergency Generator Tips For Business Protection From Power Outages

Diesel Technology Forum promotes emergency power awareness in conjunction with National Severe Weather Preparedness Week (March 2-8,...Read More...