FMLink Newsletter — Software — September 19, 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 August 15 through September 18, 2019.


Benchmarking maintenance staffing (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

The AACEM/ISSA autonomous cleaning survey (Part 2 of 2) (Magazines » ISSA Today)
End-user experience with emerging cleaning technology

How can better office technology improve the workplace experience? See survey results (Surveys and Trends)

See what data your security entrances can give, and how it can help you justify your security spend, in this Boon Edam whitepaper (Products and Services » Publications)

Managing employee payroll (How To » BOMI International)


See why Prince Waikiki hotel in Hawaii chose these wireless panic buttons to keep staff safe (Contract Awards)

Semtech Smart Building Reference Kit to promot LoRa use

Semtech’s smart building kit can help you test the use of LoRa (Long Range)-based IoT solutions in your facilities (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

See how this FM app can help you track and manage work orders from any device (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Need more meeting spots? Modular Nook Pods are now available for coworking spaces with built-in software support (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

If you want to save energy through dimming and daylight harvesting, check out Echoflex’s new lighting control (Lighting » Products and Services)

Find out how video analytics with facial recognition can boost your existing security system and take pressure off your security team (Products and Services » Security)

See how this smart workplace app will deliver occupancy insight, room booking and wayfinding for a pharmaceutical company (Contract Awards)

If you want to count people in your office space for better planning, look into this new ceiling sensor from Current by GE (Lighting » Products and Services)

See how these digital dashboards can help healthcare FMs monitor and improve room cleanliness (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

See how this wireless temp and humidity sensor can help you optimize equipment performance and prevent downtime — with your existing Wi-Fi network (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Ready to get rid of paper logbooks and long lines? These visitor kiosks can improve traffic flow and first impressions while mitigating risk (Products and Services » Security)

Now you can analyze and adjust your lighting system from any location, with this cloud-based energy management platform (Lighting » Products and Services)

See how this space utilization software analyzes big data to identify cost reductions, efficiency improvements and potential revenue streams (Products and Services » Software & Technology)