This is the last in a series of posts highlighting the 13 trends, technologies and best practices essential for facilities managers, from the ebook What You Need to Know to Succeed in Facilities Management in 2020.
Whatever your course, one of the overarching themes that will drive facilities management’s evolution is visibility. Knowing what’s going on is a prerequisite to optimizing what you’re doing. Sounds obvious. But true visibility in practice is much harder than it sounds and a never ending endeavor. And if visibility is a challenge now, it’s only going to get more complicated with data-hungry requests and internet-enabled devices.