FMLink Newsletter — Software — October 22, 2020

This Software & Technology newsletter is one of a series of five specialized newsletters, supplementing our weekly general newsletter (sent on Mondays). For each of five weeks you will receive a different specialized newsletter on Thursdays or Fridays, focusing on a different FM-related area. To manage which ones you receive, click on the link below.

This newsletter covers software and technology news from September 24 through October 21, 2020.


Managing and resetting commercial cleaning in the COVID-19 era (White Papers » Microshare)

Benchmarking for outsourcers, with a focus on best practices (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Keep your use of facial recognition technology ethical — see the Security Industry Association’s new policy principles (Publications)


Microland Microshare smart facilities solution partnership - screenshot

See how you can build a safe, resilient return-to-work environment with these low-cost, easy-to-deploy smart facilities solutions (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Need help with your electrical equipment but don’t want the wait or risk of a technician visit? Check out Schneider Electric’s new virtual service (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Find out how you can boost security and reduce costs without increasing staff, with these remote security services and analytics (Products and Services » Security)

Need to match paint for a wall or door? Datacolor’s portable tool can now look up Benjamin Moore paints on site (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you want to track restroom cleanliness and supply levels — plus send alerts to cleaners and publicly display results — check out this solution (Contract Awards)

Need to manage when and where people are working in your office? Check out this contactless desk booking software (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you want to reduce nearly all virus pollutants, check out these air purifiers — now with wi-fi control of multiple units (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Need a network camera to livestream your events and integrate with existing AV equipment? Check this one out (Electronic Communications, A/V » Products and Services)