FMLink Newsletter — Software — March 28, 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 February 21 through March 27, 2019.


How do you track maintenance activity? See what other managers do and how CMMS software can help (Surveys and Trends)

3 ways CRE and facility management can influence corporate strategy in 2019 and beyond (White Papers » Trimble | Real Estate & Workplace)
How you can become more strategic in light of the new accounting changes

Benchmarking janitorial costs – Using the correct filters (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Study reveals 12 key business benefits from digitization of your energy management and automation (Surveys and Trends)

Find out the business risks due to IoT-connected smart buildings and teleworking in this new report (Surveys and Trends)

Find out how sustainable your campus is compared to others, with this new website and benchmarking tool (Products and Services » Publications)

If you’re wondering how telecom and cabling fit in to a smart building, check out this new partnership’s resources (Associations and Organizations)


See how ISS will use this IoT platform to ensure its smart FM services are highly compliant and secure (Contract Awards)

DW MEGApix PANO 21-megapixel multi-sensor vandal-resistant IP security camera

Get a panoramic view and save on installation — DW’s indoor/outdoor vandal-resistant security camera is 4 cameras in 1 (Products and Services » Security)

Need to identify individuals in crowded places? This “re-identification” technology promises accuracy as high as 90% — even from behind (Products and Services » Security)

Need long-lasting, efficient lighting for a high ceiling? Check out this LED high-bay fixture with sensor remote control (Lighting » Products and Services)

Connect any building site or device to the cloud, and monitor and control it remotely, with these new cloud offerings from Siemens (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Want to replace 4-foot fluorescent lights? These EarthTronics LED Wrap Fixtures feature advanced controls — with a 50,000-hour performance life (Lighting » Products and Services)

Want to swap out existing in-wall lighting controls for wireless ones? Lutron’s occupancy sensors can replace a wired device in just minutes (Lighting » Products and Services)

View only the data you need, for improved efficiency, with this updated CMMS software-as-a-service (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Manage your building’s daylight exposure with this automated shade system — even remotely, and with self-diagnostics (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

To help your facility meet today’s expectations for employee experience, check out CBRE’s AI-driven “Host” services (Products and Services » Services)

Enable control of lighting systems, window shades and room climate via your AV controller with this new interface (Electronic Communications, A/V » Products and Services)