The development of Internet of Things solutions, the greater availability of data, and the improvement of artificial intelligence have allowed the facility management world to be central in the digital innovation processes of organizations and companies.
Facility management represents a range of discipline and services fundamental to ensure the functionality, safety, security, efficiency, and comfort of the whole environment, so buildings, infrastructures, and the real estate.
How can facility management be classified?
The facility management process is configured as the process of design, implementation, and control, aimed at ensuring the most suitable and qualitative service, while creating a quality working environment at the best economic conditions possible.
Facility management can be divided into hard facility management and soft facility management.
HARD FACILITY MANAGEMENT
Hard facility management deals with space and infrastructures, it includes all the services concerning the physical part of the building, i.e.:
- Space management;
- Workplace management ands optimization;
- Buildings technical management;
- Energy management,
- Waste management;
- Indoor and outdoor cleaning.
These services are essential to ensure that the structure of the building is not compromised. Furthermore, they are also required by law, because of health, hygiene, and safety concerns.
SOFT FACILITY MANAGEMENT
Soft facility management is performed by people and organization, it includes all the services which are usually used by employees and clients. These services are not mandatory as the hard ones, they are provided to improve the comfort offered. The services included are related to:
- Safety and security;
- Internal services;
- Information and communication technology (ICT);
- Internal logistics.
FACILITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE
The term facility management also includes facility management systems and software. Sensors and smart devices are used to create a great amount of data, by analyzing it the management and the facility could be optimized.
Modern technologies have changed the whole facility management approach, fully functional solutions significantly simplify the operations, especially the central monitoring and the control of the systems and technologies used. Many are the advantages reachable, like the ability to:
- Unify the management of multiple facilities geographically dispersed;
- Have remote control of the locations without being physically present;
- Centralize interventions in the system in the event of a situation in the building or the needs of its user;
- Store information about actions taken by individual users and groups;
- Understand the degree of utilization of spaces and resources;
- Cut costs.
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SOFIA LOCKS CLOUD TECHNOLOGY FOR FACILITY MANAGEMENT
Sofia Locks access control solutions are designed to optimize facility management. We know that data has become fundamental in the digital world we are all living in, not only as it allows to process information in every moment, but also because it allows managers to predict possible future scenarios and take appropriate actions.
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Flexibility becomes the keyword. Luckey integrates every new area under complete control and with full functionalities. It does not matter if buildings are far apart, or new premises have to be added, as the business scales.