Technology for Facility Managers

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ISBN-13: 9781118382837
ISBN-10: 1118382838
Author: International Facilities Management Association (IFMA); Eric Teicholz
Pages: 336

Technology for Facility Managers: The Impact of Cutting-Edge Technology on Facility Management is a comprehensive look at the impact of technology on facility managers. It presents the cutting-edge technology that facility managers will come across in their careers. Each chapter covers a different technology and includes an overview and basic primer about the technology and is complemented with case studies that address how the technology was implemented and the effect it had on the organization. Technologies covered include:

  • Building information modeling (BIM)
  • Building automation systems (BAS)
  • FM automation (CAFM/IWMS)
  • Condition assessment/life cycle analysis
  • Radio frequency identification (RFID)
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Social networking
  • Sustainability and energy analysis
  • Information and communications technology (ICT)
  • Workflow technology that supports standards such as Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and those developed by the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC)

This book is appropriate as a textbook for IFMA Accredited Degree Programs and as a resource for professionals studying for certification through IFMA.