4. Flexible Floor PlateIncreased technological capabilities, computing power, wireless technology and sociological changes have guaranteed that the only constant is change.
When Gordon Moore developed his concept now known as Moore’s Law, he was commenting on the rate of density of information storage on a computer circuit. The relevance of this is that this can be linked to rapid growth in processing speed, memory capacity, through to pixels and resolution in devices.
With the increased information technology capabilities that have prevailed since 1965, the degree of flexibility and agility this has provided ensured that facilities managers jobs have only gotten proportionately more challenging.
Increased computing power, wireless technology, and the sociological changes that have accompanied them, has guaranteed that the only constant is change.
Facilities managers have to manage a typical FF&E cycle of 5 to 7 years yet may face strategic level shifts in as little as every 2 years.
Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions is secularly growing and the ability to integrate non common platforms and culture into one cohesive productive unit.