26 JUN 2018
This report examines the drivers, challenges, opportunities and benefits of using big data analytics (BDA) for FM and how to develop a methodological framework to implement BDA into FM organisations.
Facilities management (FM) organisations are coming under increasing pressure from clients to manage facility portfolios within stringent targets for cost efficiency and environmental impact.
While the use of big data in FM can generate many benefits such as proactive rather than reactive maintenance solutions and help meet cost and environmental goals, take up in the industry has been slow.
The report includes case studies of how three leading FM organisations in the UK are capitalising on BDA. A detailed survey provides further information on the drivers, challenges, strategies employed for implementation and outcomes from over 50 participants whose companies have been involved the BDA process.
The specific objectives of the study are to:
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