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eText: 
ISBN-10 1118441737ISBN-13 9781118441732
Print: 
ISBN-10 1118382838ISBN-13 9781118382837
Author(s): IFMA
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 336
Description

Facility managers are tasked with operating and maintaining the built environment.  Technology plays a big role in this function, and often facility managers are asked to install, implement and work with a variety of technologies without any prior experience in information technology. Technology for Facility Managers covers the cutting edge technology that facility managers are asked to work with. Each chapter covers a different technology, and includes an overview and basic primer about the technology, the current use of the technology today, how the technology is evolving and how it will impact the practice of facility management in the future, and case studies with specific examples of how the technoloy was implemented and the effect it had on the organization. Technologies covered in this book are: building information modeling (BIM) building automation and control systems (BAS) FM automation (CAFM/IWMS) condition assessment/life cycle analysis radio frequency identification (RFID) geographic information systems (GIS) security technology and mobile communications for emergency preparedness sustainability and energy analysis information and communications technology (ICT) Workflow technology that support standards such as Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and those developed by the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC) Technology for Facility Managers is also appropriate as a textbook for IFMA Accredited Degree Programs and as a resource for professionals studying for certification through IFMA.

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