FMLink Newsletter — Software — April 12, 2018

FMLink Newsletter — Software — April 12, 2018

This Software & Technology newsletter is one of a series of five specialized newsletters, supplementing our weekly general newsletter (sent on Mondays). For each of five weeks you will receive a different specialized newsletter on Thursdays or Fridays, focusing on a different FM-related area. To manage which ones you receive, click on the link below.

This newsletter covers software and technology news from March 8 through April 11, 2018.


Benchmarking utility costs for service providers (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Get insights into adopting building automation technologies from this CABA paper (Products and Services » Publications)

2018: The year of the robot (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Learn about the benefits of robotic floor cleaning and the leading robotic manufacturers

See how these top trends in identity technology may impact your facilities in 2018 in terms of access, IoT, building automation and more (Surveys and Trends)

Get the most out of your intelligent building — this CABA report shows how to optimize design and deployment of automated building management and operations (Surveys and Trends)

In the booming IoT lighting industry, see who the top influencers are and what they’re doing (Surveys and Trends)

See how making energy upgrades across your entire portfolio can uncover new sources of building value through this automated tool (Products and Services » Publications)

Learn how changes in the lighting-as-a-service market could impact how FMs implement lighting solutions (Surveys and Trends)

CEOs and CFOs describe the impact of workplace strategy on business results (Workplace Strategies » WORKPLACE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS)

Weathering the storm: How facility executives can leverage advanced weather data (Magazines » FMJ)

Download this free white paper for methods to harden your physical security systems against cyberattacks (Products and Services » Publications)

Best practices for commercial kitchen cleaning (Magazines » ISSA Today)
If you have a kitchen in your facility, you can’t do without these tips


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Are you frustrated with looking for service providers? See if this customizable Web-based RFP tool can help (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Find out how this multi-window, multi-monitor building systems interface from Honeywell can enhance security and inform operational decisions (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Monitor building operations and visualize exactly where there is an issue, with this integrated smart building solution (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Looking for easy-retrofit ceiling panel lights you can adjust and dim without running extra wiring? Check out these LED panels from EarthTronics (Lighting » Products and Services)

If you’ve needed thermal imaging capabilities that won’t break the bank, check out FLIR’s new entry-point camera with advanced features (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If your security staff wants to be able to customize the info on ID cards and track visitor movement, see what came out of this international security show (Products and Services » Security)

If you want true dimming, LED thermal protection and end-of-life indication, look for these programmable LED drivers (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Now you can even use the IoT to monitor mousetraps, with Rentokil Steritech’s new PestConnect system (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Prevent “tailgating” into high-security areas — Boon Edam’s new mantrap portal converts a fire-rated swinging door into a single-entry solution (Products and Services » Security)

If you plan to be managing multiple projects, One Spot may be the solution for you (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

For FMs looking to integrate access control into existing VoIP infrastructure, these cost-effective RFID devices could fit the bill (Products and Services » Security)

See how this Ingersoll Rand acquisition will integrate energy analytics to help FMs achieve operating, efficiency, sustainability goals (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

Minimize your access control system installation and maintenance costs with this cloud-based system from S2 Security (Products and Services » Security)

If you want to monitor your generator remotely, check out this IoT-enabled controller with smartphone intuitiveness (Products and Services » Software & Technology)