Blog posts from 2023

Smart Building or Not: A Guide to the 5 Stages of Building Digitalization

Smart Building oder nicht Ein Leitfaden zu den verschiedenen Entwicklungsstufen

A Smart Building, also known as an intelligent building, is more than just a structure with a few technical gimmicks. It is a sophisticated system that constantly evolves through the integration of technology, data, and automation. However, not all Smart Buildings are created equal. In fact, there are different stages in the development of a Smart Building, ranging from manual buildings to fully autonomous ones. For more information, please click here.

GMS Proudly Receives Top Company Award

GMS Global Media Services GmbH - Award - Zertifikat - Kununu Top Company 2024

In the vast sea of the corporate world, there are beacons that shine bright with their exceptional work culture and dedication to their employees. GMS Global Media Services GmbH takes pride in being part of this group of frontrunners. It brings us immense joy to announce that we have been honored with the prestigious Top Company Award 2024 by Kununu. For more information, please visit here.

Sustainable Building and Modernization: How and Why Buildings Can Be Made “Greener” with ESG and Other Certifications

Nachhaltiges Bauen und Modernisieren: Wie und Warum Gebäude nach ESG- und anderen Zertifikaten "grüner" gestaltet werden können

Imagine a building that looks and functions well and contributes to our planet's well-being. A building that consumes less energy produces less waste and creates a healthier and more pleasant environment for its occupants. Does it sound like a vision of the future? It is the reality of many modern buildings - and it could also be the future of your building. Find out more here.

Eintracht Frankfurt and GMS: Collaborating for a Digital Future

Eintracht Frankfurt und GMS Gemeinsam in Richtung digitale Zukunft

There are moments in the world of football that are considered turning points that change the game forever. Today is one of those days, as we proudly announce that GMS Global Media Services GmbH is now an official partner of Eintracht Frankfurt. For more information, please visit this website.

AI and Smart Buildings: How Technology is Transforming the Way We Plan and Utilize Workspaces

AI und Smart Buildings: Wie Technologie die Art und Weise verändert, wie wir Arbeitswelten planen und nutzen

The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in smart building technologies offers numerous benefits that are valuable to tenants, employees, guests, as well as property developers and landlords. After reading this article, you will have a better understanding of how AI can improve your workday, both now and in the future. We will explore the advantages for users, facility managers, and even property developers. For more information, please visit here.

Artificial Intelligence in AV Integration: The Evolution in the Conference Room

Künstliche Intelligenz in der AV-Integration Die Evolution im Konferenzraum

Are you curious about innovation in media technology? Evolution in the meeting room? It feels like the news is flooded with articles about artificial intelligence (AI), but does it truly deliver? Personally, apart from testing Alexa, I haven't come across any real AI in a conference room. Let's delve deeper into this topic and explore the existing possibilities, as well as what the future might hold. Click here to read all about it.

Beam me up, GMS: Teleporting you to the future of the work showroom in Frankfurt

Beam me up, GMS: Ein futuristischer Showroom im Westend Tower teleportiert euch in die Zukunft der Arbeitswelt

A new chapter in the history of GMS is on the horizon. We are thrilled to announce the opening of a state-of-the-art showroom in the heart of Frankfurt's Westend Tower. This new addition, alongside our existing headquarters in Schwalbach am Taunus, will serve as a platform to showcase the latest trends in smart building, media technology, and video conferencing solutions. Moreover, it will provide customers with the opportunity to experience these cutting-edge technologies firsthand. For more details, please click here.

Microsoft Places: Building bridges between digital spaces and collaboration tools

Microsoft Places Brücken bauen zwischen digitalen Gebäuden und Collaboration Tools

The Public Preview of Microsoft Places is now available, but what is it exactly? Work used to be confined to a physical location. However, in today's digital transformation era, where the lines between workplace and virtual space blur, Microsoft has introduced an innovative platform that redefines the concept of workspaces: Microsoft Places. You can find additional information here.

Changing Workspaces: Balancing High-Tech Office Buildings with the Charm of the Home Office

Arbeitswelten im Wandel - Zwischen High-Tech-Bürogebäuden und dem Charme des Homeoffice

Workspaces are not the same as they used to be. Are you noticing the transformation of work environments? Certainly, you can perceive the changing nature of the workplace. Envision a vibrant office building equipped with state-of-the-art technology, and a serene home office, tailored to your personal preferences. Each work environment presents its unique advantages and challenges. Keep reading to discover more. Read more here

Examples of Implementing Smart Buildings: Unveiling the Future of Intelligent Architecture

Smart Buildings Around The World - Beispiele für Gebäudedigitalisierung und Use Cases global

In a world where technology continues to gain importance, it’s no surprise that our buildings are becoming smarter too. Smart Buildings are structures that leverage cutting-edge technologies to reduce energy consumption, enhance resident comfort, and minimize environmental impact. In this article, we’ll explore some remarkable examples of Smart Buildings that demonstrate the successful implementation of these technologies. Read more here

Sustainable Future: Zero-Energy Buildings Conquer Real Estate Trends

Null-Energie-Gebäude erobern die Real-Estate Trends - Nacht City

Ready for story time? Once upon a time, there was a small town where people lived in their houses and apartments. They were content, but they knew that they were leaving a significant ecological footprint. One day, they decided to make a change and started designing their buildings sustainably. And so, the story of the "Buildings of the Future" began - but it's not just a fairytale. Let's dig in. Read more here

Smart Data: Enhancing Building Intelligence with Analytics

Was ist Smart Data

Imagine as the proud owner of a large office building in a bustling city. Your tenants expect you to maintain the building in impeccable condition while minimizing energy consumption and operating costs. How can you tackle this challenge? The solution lies in implementing smart data and smart analytics in building management. Read more here

Preparing businesses for hybrid workspaces: Desk-sharing becomes less relevant

Wie sich Unternehmen auf hybride Arbeitsumgebungen einstellen - Desk-Sharing wird weniger relevant

Looking to share desks? No problem! There's an app for that in the App Store, ready to go. But does it always lead to success? The hybrid workplace has become the new normal for many companies, as employees work from home and other locations. In this new model, the shared use of workspaces is losing significance for a variety of reasons. Read more here.

From Cathedral to Connectivity: Unlocking the Digital Potential at Laurenz Carré in Cologne

Laurenz Carré Smart Building Tech GMS - Köln - Deutschland

The Laurenz Carré project in Cologne (TP01) has been awarded the prestigious SmartScore Platinum Pre-Certification, making it a trailblazer in Germany. It showcases the potential for transforming the future of work. The modern work environment has been carefully designed to foster a vibrant and collaborative atmosphere, promoting an innovative and forward-thinking approach to digital transformation. For more details, please click here.

GMS Earns Silver EcoVadis Sustainability Certificate – A Step Towards Sustainable Excellence

Triton Partners Frankfurt Omniturm

Evaluating the sustainability of international supply chain partners and, consequently, one’s own can be challenging for businesses. As global trade expands, so does the complexity of assessing a company’s impact on the world. Various factors must be considered, including environmental impact, labor and human rights practices, ethical considerations, and sustainable procurement processes. Even when companies adhere to local guidelines, these can vary significantly from region to region. So, what is the solution? Enter EcoVadis, a global standard-setter that takes the stage. Read more here.

How Digital Buildings Enable Data-Driven Business Models

GMS Unternehmensstandards

Smart building projects enable companies to utilize data innovatively to make crucial business decisions. By implementing technologies like IoT and other sensors, buildings can be optimized, monitored, and operated in real-time to provide employees with a safer working environment and visitors with a more pleasant building experience. For more details, please click here.

Interactive Collaboration Display Avocor AVW-5555 Tested and Reviewed

Avocor AVW-5555 – interaktives Collaboration Display im Test

The Avocor AVW-5555 Collaboration Display is an exciting option in the group of interactive collaboration displays, enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of team meetings. With its 55-inch touchscreen and 4K display resolution, it fosters creativity, engagement, and productivity, simplifying collaboration like never before. Explore more details here.

What are stranded assets in real estate, and how can you protect yourself against this?

People Activity Counter Infrarot EnOcean Beacon Smart Office IoT Lösungen Büromöbel Modern Bene

The phenomenon of so-called "Stranded Assets" is widespread in the real estate industry. These assets have suffered unexpected or premature write-downs, devaluations, or conversion into liabilities. Often, real estate project developers cannot react in time to such losses, resulting in financial damages. In this blog post, we aim to delve into the concept of Stranded Assets and explain how developers can protect themselves from it. For more information, please click here.