Do you have too many tiers?

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Low-tier data centres have the potential to be more efficient: less redundancy means less equipment, less cost, less power. With this in mind, are they a strategic opportunity in today’s climate, asks TOM TOWNSEND, networks and data centre manager, Information and Technology Management (ITM), University of Canberra.

Charting the sea of FM software-speak

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The facility management sector is awash with acronyms, especially in the technology sphere with CAFM, CMMS, EAMS, FMIS, IWMS and MMS bandied around with increasing ease, if not understanding.

Facility management via app

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Released in March 2014 for iOS, and soon to be available for Android, PocketFM is a mobile work management app designed primarily for the facilities, maintenance and trades industries.