This morning, just six months after unveiling the third-generation iPad, Apple unveiled the long-rumoured iPad mini along with a fourth-generation of the standard model. Despite the 100 million iPads Apple sold in just 2.5 years, Apple CEO Tim Cook said, “we’re not taking our foot off the gas”.
Facility Management is proud to present its Annual Software Guide for 2013, offering readers the most comprehensive overview of software products and suppliers in Australasia’s facilities management sector.
Are there better ways to define the goals that guide whether a service is made or bought? And, are ‘make’ and ‘buy’ the only sourcing alternatives? DR STEFAN GASSNER explores the issues surrounding the sourcing of maintenance services.
How low-cost solutions were used to produce easy-to-use, effective opportunities in energy efficiency at CBRE’s Adelaide office, which won a state CitySwitch Award, is revealed by DAVID LOW of CBRE.
Facility Management congratulates the 10 winners of its Apr-May 2013 competition, who have each won a Flo monitor arm and iPad mount in either silver or white courtesy of Colebrook Bosson Saunders.
With the growing proliferation of mobile devices and bring-your-own-device (BYOD), mobile device management (MDM) is currently one of the hottest growth areas in the enterprise space, according to Ilan Rubin, managing director of Wavelink.
LORRAINE JARRETT, graffiti taskforce support officer for the West Australian Police Graffiti Team, provides some advice on graffiti removal and prevention.
The steps to ensure compliance across multiple sites are noted by CHARLES HAMMERSLA, national compliance manager for facilities at Kmart Australia.
In mid-2012, an LED lighting upgrade of NAB House’s two fire stairs was undertaken, achieving an 81 percent reduction in energy use.
Melbourne Business School’s new program, Retail Futures: Multi-Channel Merchandise Strategy and Planning, addressing the retail industry’s challenges.
How Coles Katoomba has reduced its costs and environmental impact by implementing a new refrigeration system is revealed by BRENT HOARE of the Australian Refrigeration Association.
A new, fully web-enabled property management solution that has been designed to manage the risks and responsibilities of maintaining a property portfolio has been launched.
The 2013 Riggers’ Forum will explore and debate this specialist section of the industry and how it relates to Australia’s individual laws and regulations.
Standards Australia has just upgraded the performance requirements for cyclone-rated glazing. If your building is in a cyclone-affected region, now is the time to assess the structure’s realistic capacity to withstand a super storm, warns JOHN POWER.
The fitout of Allens’ new offices at 101 Collins Street in Melbourne is one of the most detailed and demanding office fitouts ISIS has undertaken in its 22-year history, according to James Doyle, ISIS commercial manager.
A guide to commercial solar power system maintenance is provided by Energy Matters.
Workplace drug testing in safety sensitive industries creates a safe working environment, minimises risk and provides accident-related cost savings. Oral fluid drug testing is now available as well as urine testing.
Tork® can help you go as green as you need because sustainability is built in to every product throughout its life cycle. This means that meeting business green procurement targets without compromising on quality or cost has never been easier.