Are there better ways to define the goals that guide whether a service is made or bought? And, are ‘make’ and ‘buy’ the only sourcing alternatives? DR STEFAN GASSNER explores the issues surrounding the sourcing of maintenance services.
LORRAINE JARRETT, graffiti taskforce support officer for the West Australian Police Graffiti Team, provides some advice on graffiti removal and prevention.
Facility Management interviews BRIAN PURDEY, associate professor of facilities management for the Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture at Bond University.
FM&O Advisors’ TROY GARDNER discusses the role of the facilities manager in delivering a facility’s value to its stakeholders.
What the increased focus on new markets means for mergers and acquisitions in the global FM market is explained by RICHARD HOLDEN, director of Catalyst Corporate Finance.
Cool room panel products help overcome illnesses caused by food spoilage in cool rooms.
Some insight into how facilities management will be affected by the rise of cloud computing is provided by GARY WATKINS from Service Works Global.
The results of the 2012 Bentleys Aged Care Survey reveal a sector in crisis and an urgent need to focus aged care reform on encouraging profitability in the sector and increase efficiencies through upgrading technology and group purchasing.
DR DOMINIK HOLZER from AEC Connect queries the perception of BIM for facilities management and shares the benefits field BIM holds.
Turner & Townsend’s Hong Kong office has merged with chartered quantity surveyors and cost consultants, H.A. Brechin & Co.
Facility Management congratulates the winner of its Feb-Mar 2013 competition, who has won up to $1200 worth of sensors, including design/consultation time.
KENT STUART, director of Grosvenor Management Consulting, explains how clients buy procurement services and shares the dos and don’ts of tender submissions.
NICK ADCOCK from Lucid Consulting attempts to unlock the mystery surrounding open-plan air-conditioning and the typical issues that cause a reduction in occupant comfort and staff productivity.
Enter to win up to $1200.00 worth of sensors, including design/consultation time, courtesy of iAutomation and Facility Management.
ROGIER ROELVINK from Turner & Townsend hopes to clear up the confusion about performance standards and key performance indicators being the same thing.