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Paul Bagust, 07 Nov 2017
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is predicted to have a huge impact on the facilities management (FM) landscape. Who will benefit from the opportunities AI offers, and who will fall foul of the challenges it presents?
Alan Muse FRICS, 22 Nov 2017
According to the latest NBS industry BIM survey, most respondents (51%) think that the government is on the right track with BIM, awareness is near-universal and adoption is up (62% of practices use BIM on some projects - up 8% year on year). Indeed, the year just gone has seen the most rapid BIM growth since 2014. 78% see BIM as the future of project information.
Stephanie Bentley, 30 Nov 2017
Key decisions at all stages in the property life cycle – from financing, constructing and buying, to leasing and occupying assets – rely on the availability, accessibility and reliance of robust verifiable data. However, key challenges in relation to better data capturing and management have given rise to discussions around the potential of blockchain for a wide range of industries, business models and operating processes.
19 Jan 2018
William Betts, Senior Associate at recruitment consultancy Macdonald & Company, shares his predictions for the FM sector in 2018.
06 Nov 2017
With the Women of the Future Award winners being announced later this month, we caught up with the Anna Carolina Menezes-Dowson, one of the five inspirational women to be shortlisted in the Real Estate, Infrastructure & Construction category, to talk about her career to date and her role models.
10 Nov 2017
With less than a week until the Women of the Future, Real Estate, Infrastructure & Construction Award winner is announced, we caught up with the last of the five women shortlisted for this award to talk about her career, passion for the construction industry and work to inspire the next generation.
Paul Bagust, 08 Nov 2017
Delivering real non-financial value relating to the environmental, economic and social aspects of facilities management (FM) requires a disciplined approach aligned closely to corporate strategy and real leadership. FM is ideally placed to deliver this value.
Dan Hughes, 01 Mar 2017
A strong focus on the collection and application of data makes it possible for facilities management to transform itself from a cost centre to a value centre. Lone Rooftop, a company that utilises technology to create intelligent buildings that are optimised for efficiency, shares a case study on how data-driven FM has transformed the workings of ABN AMRO, a Dutch bank.
A formal Strategic Alliance (Alliance) has been agreed between the Australian Property Institute (API) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
16 Oct 2017
We have launched an insight paper today which explores the impact of using artificial Intelligence (AI) in the built environment, and the urgent need for industry professionals to understand how it will influence their role, as the future will rely less on human labour and more on technology.
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