Tag: artificial intelligence

Implementing Active Shooter Technology at Your Facility

Unfortunately, as gun violence continues to increase throughout the United States, all types of facilities should strive to know how to deal effectively with active shooter situations. There were 649 mass shootings in 2022 alone and already over 300 this year as of June 2023, according to the Gun Violence Archive. Facilities Management Advisor’s FM […]

The Pros and Cons of AI in Facility Management

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly securing a foothold in the facility management space. A quick Google search for “AI tools for facility management” will produce a host of companies offering AI-driven tools to help with everything from maintenance management to space optimization. Facility managers who are eager to exploit the benefits of AI-driven tools should […]

What We Learned From… FM NOW: Secure Buildings Summit

Held on June 20th, our FM NOW: Secure Buildings virtual summit covered critical topics for facility security, including system integration, live events, and active shooters. If you missed any of the webinars, here’s a rundown with key takeaways and links to FREE on-demand recordings. Opening Keynote | Design Development Considerations for Security Systems Integration Speaker: Frank Santamorena, […]

Using Robotics to Improve Workplace Safety

Despite concerted efforts to reduce both serious injury and death on the job, workplace fatality rates in the United States have remained largely unchanged over the past three decades. To help reverse this devastating development and assist organizations on their safety journeys, the National Safety Council (NSC) recently released a white paper through its Work to […]

Webinar Watch: FM NOW Sessions on Secure Buildings

On Tuesday, June 20, make sure to join your colleagues and expert panelists for our FM NOW: Secure Buildings virtual summit! The FREE educational sessions will cover critical topics for facility security, including system integration, live events, and active shooters. Can’t make it to the live webinars? No worries! All registrants also receive a link […]

2023 Commercial Building Trends Include AI, Sustainability, and Predictive Maintenance

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, the commercial real estate and building management sectors have had the opportunity to adapt and capitalize on new opportunities. Among the various sectors comprising the industry, the U.S. engineering and construction segment has demonstrated impressive growth, with a notable 8% increase in construction spending during the beginning of […]

Predictive Maintenance, the Future, and You

Predictive maintenance is nothing new to many facilities managers. Today, building managers, facility operators, and others are discovering how beneficial and cost-efficient it is to know what is happening inside their infrastructure and how their operations are running—and when disaster might strike. Shutting down operations for hours, days, or weeks in the middle of peak […]

Boston Red Sox Leaders Showcase Fenway Park Improvements

Prior to Major League Baseball’s 2023 Opening Day, Boston Red Sox leaders hosted a tour to preview offseason improvements made to Fenway Park. On March 28, Red Sox President & CEO Sam Kennedy and COO Jonathan Gilula led a tour with Boston Mayor Michelle Wu to officially unveil updated spaces and amenities for players and fans […]

Is the Future of Access Control Touchless?

Before the COVID-19 pandemic made its way across the world, a handful of physical access control manufacturers were working on creating a frictionless authentication process that would involve a hassle-free and touch-free experience. Fast-forward to 2021, where we’re almost two years into this virus that has made everyone wary of door handles and nearly every […]