Facilities Management

10 Things Your Facilities Management Team Can Do to Rock in the Field premium
The use of building information modeling (BIM) data by building owners and facilities managers is on the rise, a survey by DLT partner, IMAGINiT Technologies reveals. Compared to 2016, the percentage of owners integrating BIM data into facilities management (FM) systems has increased by almost 9%. Yet challenges remain. Many organizations aren’t prepared or equipped […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
March 13, 2017
Facilities Management Implementations Expose Data Gaps premium
The promise of the latest Facilities Management (FM) software is an exciting one of reduced asset and space management costs, increased productivity and a better-managed asset lifecycle.  One downside of implementing new technology is that it increases productivity in one area and exposes or exacerbates bottlenecks or gaps in data or processes in another.  Facilities […]
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escott@reproproducts.com'
DLT Partner
November 4, 2016
Building Information Modeling to Facilities Management premium
Earlier this year we blogged about the disconnect between building owners and AEC firms who work in BIM. Most AEC firms work in BIM, but most owners don’t use BIM. So, when a project is completed, what are facility managers doing with all that data contained in the model? Some are treating them like CAD […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
November 1, 2016
5 Reasons Your Agency is More BIM Ready Than You Thought premium
Whether you work in civil engineering, facilities management, or on infrastructure and construction projects, you understand the drivers and benefits of BIM. Yet despite this, there’s a very real chance that you’re not currently embracing BIM. Why is that? We’ve written about some of the reasons on several occasions. Many civil engineers aren’t always involved […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
August 25, 2015
New Mobile App Makes it Easy to Handover BIM Data to Facilities Managers premium
New mobile-first solution uses BIM 360 Field data to help owners realize operating potential of their buildings BIM is great for the design and construction of buildings (and infrastructure projects) but BIM data offers just as much value to facilities managers after the project is complete. These are the people who are responsible for the […]
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editor@acronymonline.org'
March 12, 2015
Building Lifecycle Trends Workshop – Coming to A City Near You premium
Buildings today have a lot of data associated with them—from Google earth images to floorplans, photos and automated building systems. The question becomes: How do you apply all this information throughout the building lifecycle to reduce costs and redundancy in the design, build and manage process? That’s the focus of a series of upcoming workshops hosted […]
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November 18, 2014
How Public Sector Facility Owners Can Make the Most of BIM premium
Skanska USA recently published an insightful blog on how facility owners can make the most of BIM, but did you know that the public sector is actually leading the charge in the adoption of BIM for facilities management? Several agencies and organizations are making use of dynamic BIM models from the design/build stage and even […]
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editor@acronymonline.org'
February 20, 2014
CAD & GIS News for Govies 2/20 premium
CAD News for Govies is a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, events, and ideas that impact the public sector. Here’s the latest round-up: County Officials Share GIS Data to Bring Efficiencies to Everyday Citizen Life GIS is an everyday part of […]
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November 20, 2013
CAD & GIS News for Govies 11/20 premium
CAD News for Govies is a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, information and ideas that impact the public sector. Here’s the latest round-up: Is it Possible To Design Buildings That Can Withstand 250 MPH Typhoon Winds? In the tragic wake of […]
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August 21, 2013
CAD & GIS News for Govies 8/21 premium
CAD News for Govies is a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, information and ideas that impact the public sector. Here’s the latest round-up: When Renting Software Might Make Sense for your Agency Do your software needs fluctuate from project to project?Or […]
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