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Workplace Futures 2023
Technology in the workplace: beyond the information age

The Information Age has seen us embrace technology and the resulting data – collecting it, analysing it and converting it (with greater or lesser success) into strategies and decisions that deliver real benefits. In part, this is why the era we are currently living in is defined as the ‘Information Age’.  In facilities management, for …

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Workplace Futures 2022:
FM & sustainability: the social, environmental and commercial challenge

Sustainability is a huge topic – broad in scope, critical in importance, and replete with both opportunity and risk.  In commercial terms, sustainability aims to achieve the balance between economic, environmental and social impacts through the effective management of resources while maximising organisational profitability. A widely cited benchmark for policy and action, the UN Sustainable …

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Workplace Futures 2011:
Commoditisation vs Service Solution – which is the future of FM?

Facilities management is a critical business discipline. It’s also a big, dynamic and often confusing marketplace. How do service managers and service buyers develop an understanding of what they need and then make sense of what’s on offer? And how do service providers explain what they can do in ways that managers and buyers can …

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Workplace Futures 2007:
The Convergence of Property and FM

Property and facilities services providers are drifting out of sync with the expectations of the marketplace. Corporate clients are increasingly looking at the big picture; we’re still looking at the details. Delegates at the first Workplace Futures conference were told that fundamental change is already well underway at many large organisations. In essence, clients are …