FMLink Newsletter — Software — August 15, 2019

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 July 11 through August 14, 2019.


Portfolio benchmarking – Utilities (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)
See what benchmarking can do for you when you manage multiple facilities

Tailgate detection, stun guns, secure IoT — see what ASIS picked as 2019’s most innovative security technologies (Products and Services » Security)

What are the real-life benefits of tunable LED lighting? See what this classroom trial revealed (Surveys and Trends)


See how Archibus is rebranding and positioning its IWMS software to support today’s more people-centric work environments (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

See how a new lighting system can collect data about your building to help you gain insight on facility and energy use (Lighting » Products and Services)

See how this CMMS software connects to any enterprise system to generate predictive or condition-based work orders (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Fluke thermal camera

To help you identify issues with HVAC and other equipment before they go down, check out Fluke’s industrial thermal cameras (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

See how this acquisition can help you sift through the variety of providers and data available to streamline and manage your CRE services (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

If you’d benefit from advanced workplace analytics, IWMS/CAFM leader FM:Systems’ acquisition of Rifiniti should help (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

LG’s smart lighting control system offers FMs on-the-go monitoring and control, with simple setup (Lighting » Products and Services)

To boost perimeter security, Avigilon’s high-res thermal camera can help you see more detail from greater distances — even in complete darkness (Products and Services » Services)

If you need asset management and maintenance and operations services, look who the Dept. of State chose as its global provider (Contract Awards)

Learn how Allied Universal’s new services and AI technology will minimize vulnerability to threats and give guards better visibility (Products and Services » Security)

Wondering how much a specific building system upgrade would save? This software just deployed in 31 US office properties may help (Contract Awards)

Find out how this drone analytics acquisition could help you assess damage and mitigate risk with your next property inspection (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

See how this new optical turnstile can help you tackle unauthorized “sidegating” (Products and Services » Security)

To help you inform occupants about building energy efficiency or just meet LEED requirements, check out QA Graphics’ energy dashboard (Energy » Products and Services)

Find out how these companies are making parking easier for guests at an iconic hotel (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you want to know how your space is being used, this comprehensive sensor solution can help you plan more effectively (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Wish you had a virtual assistant at work? JLL’s “JiLL” app will help workers set up schedules, file service requests and book meeting rooms (Products and Services » Software & Technology)