Geographic information systems are usually associated with land-use planning and map-making, but TROY NORBERG of Tru-Serve Building Maintenance shares how these programs have moved indoors to help facilities managers run their buildings with ultimate efficiency.
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.
DR DOMINIK HOLZER from AEC Connect queries the perception of BIM for facilities management and shares the benefits field BIM holds.
Facility Management interviews Sam Furphy, founder and chairman of Urban Maintenance Systems, chairman of Furphy Foundry, director of Ultum and a director of NuGreen Solutions.
A global report on enhancing strategic facilities management has found that the average head of facilities spends less than one day a week dedicated to planning and strategy, despite the clear importance of strategic facilities management to business.
DR DOMINIK HOLZER from AEC Connect reflects on the lack of communication between stakeholders on building projects concerning building information modelling.
Data centre managers can have all the management capabilities they need in one solution and one location, eliminating duplicate processes and the need to link together disparate, proprietary systems.
IT and facilities operations are becoming more integrated. PAUL TYRER, vice president Pacific for Schneider Electric IT, explores the benefits this will bring and what this means for facilities managers.
Hays’ October to December FM Quarterly Report highlights employers’ preference for candidates with like-for-like experience, and reveals which candidates are currently highly sought after.
The global facilities manager for IKEA, Helena Ohlsson is leaving the organisation to set up a strategic resource alignment consultancy.
Facility Management interviews Mike Mulvihill, operations director of Five D.
A guide to outsourcing FM services is provided by RICHARD NEUMAN, partner at Relocation Management Solutions.
Anyone can practise as a facility manager in Australia – no independent certification or accreditation required. The big question is: can facility management ever be a true ‘profession’ in the absence of nationally uniform, widely embraced professional standards? Private educator MARTIN LEITCH says this issue must be resolved as a priority.