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Cognitive Buildings and Cognitive Autonomous Agents – The Next Generation Intelligent Building

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023

Cognitive Buildings are transforming the way we manage and optimize our built environments. At the forefront of this revolution are Cognitive Autonomous Agents, intelligent systems capable of learning, adapting, and making independent decisions. These agents leverage artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics to maximize building performance and enhance occupant experience. Their significance lies in their […]

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Looking Forward To 2023!!

Wednesday, February 8th, 2023

Momentum continues for the IT Community of IFMA as we experience expansion in our membership around the globe! We are incredibly grateful for the growth of our Followers and Members who see the value of BETA and the IT Community of IFMA. January kicked off the year with our first webinar event of 2023. GeoBIM: […]

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December 1st Webinar Replay – Occupancy, Wayfinding & Staff Safety

Tuesday, December 6th, 2022

Many thanks to for sponsoring the December 1st Webinar! If you were not able to attend, want to watch the content again or share it with a colleague please click here

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October 19th Digital Twins Webinar Recap & Replay

Thursday, October 20th, 2022

Digital Twins Webinar Recap Are Digital Twins really a practical & affordable solution for Facility Managers? Does the marketplace have clarity on what the definition of a Digital Twin is? Our international panel of experts had a lively discussion on the business benefits of Digital Twins. If you would like to check out the replay, […]

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Join us at World Workplace in Nashville

Friday, July 15th, 2022

IFMA’s World Workplace has been leading groundbreaking discussions and discoveries related to FM and the built environment for 40+ years. Hosted by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), World Workplace facilitates idea sharing and best-practice exchange between all professionals who support the built environment. Please join fellow IT Community Members at these sessions! Thursday, September […]

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We have a lot planned for 2022!

Monday, January 17th, 2022

As we enter the third year of the pandemic, we have seen an expansion our membership reach to over 33 countries. We have also seen significant increase of global followers. Thanks so much to our Membership and Followers for seeing value of being aligned with BETA and the IT Community of IFMA. We will be […]

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The Case for A Technology Roadmap

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Author: Simon Davis, IT Community Board Member The technology landscape for Property, Facility and Real Estate tech is getting more complicated every day for a number of reasons: Tech consolidation – we have already seen M&A activity this year which can impact our solutions, two examples being the MRI acquisition of Manhattan Centerstone and VTS’ […]

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buildingSMART International Awards 2021

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Award Categories for 2021 The Project Delivery category is for firms typically in the AEC industry that deliver projects in the various phases of design, construction and handover. For the Operational category, submissions should demonstrate the successful use of standards and solutions during the operations and maintenance of assets. Typically this category is for owner-operators. […]

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IFMA: Digital Twins for the Building Industry

Monday, February 15th, 2021

This webinar will introduce the basic concepts that underly the uses of Digital Twins (DT) in the building industry and then provide two in depth examples of their use at the UCSF Health Medical Center in San Francisco and the Brookfield’s One Manhattan West building in New York City. The overview will review the levels […]

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IFMA BETA: Made in America – E-ROBOT Prize Orientation Webinar – Session 1

Monday, February 15th, 2021

BETA leadership will share information on the program, help you form a team and apply for an American-Made Buildings Prize: Envelope Retrofit Opportunities for Building Optimization Technologies (E-ROBOT) Prize. This is an opportunity to gain recognition and funding if you decide to become part of a team and submit a viable concept in Phase 1. […]

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