FMLink Newsletter — Software — December 13, 2018

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This newsletter covers software and technology news from November 8 through December 12, 2018.


Using benchmarking to budget a new or remodeled building (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Can you hack it? Protecting connected buildings (Magazines » BOMA)
Finding the right cybersecurity vendor and understanding security best practices

Supply chain software giant uses high tech prefab to wow clients (Case Studies » DIRTT)
JDA software ignites sales cycle with “spaceship”-inspired customer experience center

How much do green buildings save in operating costs their 1st year? And which technologies improve building performance? (Surveys and Trends)


Two workers looking at an ergonomics assessment tool on a monitor

If you want to make sure your office’s workstations are ergonomically suited for its workers, this new tool from Humanscale will help you get the answers (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

If you need an efficient, flexible access control system, see what Altronix can do now by adding SALTO Systems to its product line (Products and Services » Security)

Find out how this sensor/app navigation system can give the blind and visually impaired full access to your public building (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

Find out which facilities around the world are improving cleaning quality and enhancing productivity with this floor-cleaning robot (Contract Awards)

For a quick, convenient reading of temperature data from sensors, check out this new display device (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

For anywhere you use padlocks, this smart version offers access via fingerprint, Bluetooth — and adds remote management (Products and Services » Security)

Check out this award-winning security robot that detects not only motion and heat, but also leaks and spills (Products and Services » Security)

Looking for advanced security video management, but want something that’s still easy to use? See Bosch’s latest (Products and Services » Security)

See how this IoT technology will alert MGM Bellagio staff to leaks and irregular water use in real time (Contract Awards)

Find out how CNL Software’s physical security information management software can help reduce operational response times (Products and Services » Security)

To easily prove ROI from your energy, comfort and equipment metrics, see PointGuard’s new Impact Report (Products and Services » Services)

You’ll never guess how much GreenGen thinks its targeted energy and water efficiency upgrades will save 3 GSA facilities in Ohio (Contract Awards)