Engaging with Academia and Institutions of Higher Learning

Use Data to Solve Problems Faster and Easier

How often do you hear about the latest and greatest technologies, but are unsure if they will actually work? Many FM researchers use a rapid prototyping, applied approach to solving real-world problems in facilities and construction. In partnership with the Associated Schools of Facility Management, this presentation is designed specifically for facility professionals who want to leverage the research process to solve problems in their own organizations.  These tools, combined with a strategic approach to organizational change, lead to much higher levels of performance.

The Journal of Facility Management Education and Research (www.jfmer.org) is a great resource to learn how your peers have used innovative solutions at their sites. Some of the FM research studies discussed in the presentation were:

Use-inspired FM Research