Let’s face it—the facilities management industry has been undervalued since buildings became more than shells. While facilities specialists and operators realize this, usually top brass does not. Buildings are believed to be static, boring, and simple, so why should they pay a business manager to run the facilities department when any ol’ janitor will do? […]
Month: July 2014
Published in the July/August 2014 issue of IFMA’s Facility Management Journal (FMJ), this article discusses the need for a Capital Replacement Program and provides simple steps on how to implement one. Follow this link to read more: No More Firefighting Sign-up for the FM360 Newsletter…
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If the facility management industry is to ever move beyond being seen as just a cost center, then they must learn how to see and convey the impact facility departments have on revenue generation and the bottom line. There must be a clear understanding of the organization’s financials and how management perceives value. The facility […]
Other than its employees, a corporation’s facilities are its most costly asset. In our roles as facility managers, we are constantly faced with how we can extend the life of this aging infrastructure. Taking its toll is the deferred and/or insufficient preventative maintenance processes, which accelerates the systems’ deterioration. Combine that with not being able […]