How to Ask Alexa for the Latest Facility Management News

02/19/2019 | By Michael Leonard

Facility managers need an easy way to stay updated on the latest best practices and regulations. Instead of being greeted by the blinding light of your device of choice in the morning, all you have to do is ask Alexa for the latest news. When you ask Alexa for your news flash, you’ll receive the latest news in facility management.

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It's as simple as going to amazon.com, the Amazon app, or the Alexa app and searching for buildings.com. Once you've located that big, unmistakable B, click Enable to Use. 

Now that it's added, any Alexa-supported voice device will deliver industry news and topics without the hassle of starting your day off on the wrong foot. Listen to the latest on facility management along with any national or world news that you might already be subscribed to. 

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Benefits of Using Alexa Instead of Devices

Using a brightly lit phone, tablet, or laptop immediately after waking up or before falling asleep can have adverse effects on your health and productivity. Instead, let voice-activated Alexa’s artificial intelligence brief you on the latest in sustainability, HVAC and more.

Using an Alexa integrated device for the latest news also frees your hands and increases productivity during your morning routine, nightly ritual or busy day.

News Flash: Alexa Makes News Easy

One of the first concerns this writer had about the Alexa News Flash was how to read the rest of an article after hearing an amazing headline or summary. It’s as simple as opening up your Alexa app, going to Activity, and scrolling through the articles that Alexa listed.

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