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An app for Data Acquisition

An adequately maintained database is the core requirement for efficient processes and effective work. In the rapidly changing environment of technical installations and their components, the creation of this dataset is often tricky for many organizations. In order to provide our customers with the best possible support in this important digitization step, we have developed…

speedikon FM AG „at school”

Each year, pupils of the 8th and 9th forms get the chance to have a two-week internship in companies to get valuable orientation guidelines for their future careers. It is our pleasure to support young people in their professional orientation period, and thus offered 14-year-old Katharina Köhler from Georg-August-Zinn grammar school in Reichelsheim such an…

Cleaning Management in clean rooms with speedikon C

Cleaning management is one of the core processes within facilities management – though there are numerous that are much more complex that traditional facilities management and therefore need specialised solutions. One of those areas is the documentation of the cleaning processes in clean rooms. In order to provide support even for those very complex environments,…

Webinars in 2021

It is mid-January already, and the first two weeks of the new year have gone by fast. In an “ordinary year”, many of us would do quite different things at this point in time: Dashing down the slopes in their skiing holidays, or relaxing on the warmer shores, depending on their personal preferences. This year…

Variants in speedikon C

Variants are one of our standardised modules and are commonplace in speedikon C and have been used in various different projects in the past. These variants come into play, whenever planning processes concerning occupancy, refurbishments or moves are to be carried out based on existing data. To begin with, a new variant is created as…

Blockly in speedikon C

The possibility to now use the formulae editor when creating calculated columns in lists is one of the new features we have developed for the speedikon C version 6.2. Thanks to new technologies and user interfaces, creating such a formula can literally be done with a couple of clicks. The technology we have integrated into…

Augmented Reality – experience it in our Future.Lab

Many areas of industries are changed by digital transformations. New technologies are revolutionizing processes and working methods. Augmented Reality is most certainly one of those disruptive technologies that will to bring about change. The whole idea behind AR in industrial applications is the on-site support. Whether through remote assistance, or through displaying additional information or…

The BIM-Analyzer

In a previous blogpost we introduced our new BIM-Viewer, a tool that enables you to view large complex BIM models in any web browser. As we pointed out then, the Viewer is one part of a larger solution to handle BIM in facilities management. In this blogpost we want to take a look at the…

Supporting process automation in data centers

Over the past weeks, most organizations have been moving to video conferencing, people are working from home or following mobile work concepts, and the information exchange on communication platforms has grown exponentially. This has caused a dramatic and rapid increase in data traffic. And it is why Data Centers are being recognized as important critical…

Adequate tools for analyzing areas and spaces

Glücklicherweise scheinen wir die erste Welle der Corona-Pandemie überwunden zu haben, und die Wirtschaft bereitet sich auf den Re-Start vor. Aufgrund von Homeoffice, mobile Work und Abstandsregelungen, werden sich die Anforderungen an den Immobilienbetrieb kurz – und mittelfristig deutlich verändern.

Integration of Smart Watches and Virtual Assistants

Just have a quick look on your wrist…and are you wearing a smart watch? In case you do, then you belong to the fast-growing group of people trying to ease already their every-day lives by smart wearables. Whereas fitness tracking, reading e-mails or contactless paying can be considered the more private use cases, wearables are…

Smart Buildings and FM – when buildings start complaining …

The world is getting smarter and smarter – regardless of the current stockpiling of toilet paper going on these days – this is still the case, basically. Thanks to digitization increasing every day, information is always available, anywhere. The only remaining obstacle to overcome in today’s Facilities Management, however, is capturing the data. Top-modern, high-tech…

speedikon C Version 6.0

Having used speedikon® C – Version 6.0 in the first projects in January, it was finally released for all customers at the beginning of February. In addition to extensions to existing functions in all product areas, complete applications such as rental management and an app for surveys are now available. The AD interface has been extended…

Digital Twins with speedikon© C

Digital Twins of buildings, assets and technicals installations can yield a significant benefit not only for the daily operations but also for planning und documentation purposes. Having all the necessary information accessible in one place leads to optimised processes, quicker decision making and a reduction in time and money spent. It is vital that all…

DAMS C supports Edge Data Center concepts

In the context of rapidly progressing digitization, the introduction of 5G and IoT solutions already available, there is absolutely no doubt that the amount of data to be processed will dramatically rise to infinity due to additional factors driving digitization. As a matter of consequence, there will be no alternative to distributed systems, so called…

speedikon C solutions – BIM2FM

At the end of this month, BIM World Munich will open its doors and there will certainly be a lot of talking around and about BIM during this period. Wherever you look or whoever you listen to, BIM will be the future and a life without BIM is simply unimaginable. As a leading CAFM solutions…

On the road to optimized maintenance procedures

There is a lot of talk about Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance these days. And the key objective is always to improve and shorten maintenance cycles such that all activities will be carried out exactly at the right point in time. Such a fully digitized type of maintenance is certainly the ideal case; however, it…

International Week

Last week, Internationalization was the key word for our group of companies. Friday afternoon, we had the pleasure to welcome a delegation of managers from India in our corporate headquarters in Bensheim. Altogether, 15 participants from quite different industry sectors took advantage of their visit to get first-hand information about  a large variety of options…

Facility Management customised: cost centre inheritance

As you may already know, a cost centre analysis that is based on inherited information was implemented in speedikon® C as a standard mechanism, in 2016. Hence, rooms inherit cost centre information from personnel since employees often bring their assigned cost centres with them and because it is helpful for analysis and for strategic planning…

IoT in the Facility Management arena

Today, we would like to tackle a topic in our blog that many of our customers and prospects take great interest in, according to our experience:  the use of IoT technologies in the FM arena. Whatever magazine you are reading, whichever conference you are attending, or what else comes to your attention in endless adverts,…