FM&O Advisors’ TROY GARDNER discusses the role of the facilities manager in delivering a facility’s value to its stakeholders.
How to manage the challenges of exterior fitout maintenance is shared by MATT DE CAROLIS, managing director of De Carolis.
RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond discusses the concept of third space and what is needed for third space to be financially viable.
Guardian Global Systems warns that the proposed changes to lease accounting by IASB are likely to affect how future decisions are to be made by corporations when constructing accommodation strategies and that the impact on corporate real estate will be significant.
Dealing with one of safety’s toughest challenges – funding projects on worksites that senior managers never see – fall prevention specialist, CARL SACHS, has also become an expert at attracting funding for OHS. He shares the secrets of successful investment in safety.
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.
STEVE RONSON from the Fair Work Ombudsman explains the impact of always selecting the lowest-cost contractor.
JAMES MURPHY, managing director of Pitney Bowes Australia, explains why he believes a better title for facilities managers is ‘the director of first impressions’.
OLIVIER ALLARD, a building optimisation expert for ADMS Technologies, explains the KPIs needed to make informed ongoing commissioning decisions: the total cost of ownership, the return on investment and the asset management fund.
CHRISTINE GARSDEN from the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service explains how the redevelopment of the Nambour General Hospital was successfully commissioned using a framework comprising 7 Cs.
Kelly Services provides managers with advice regarding building a high performance team and cultivating peak performance to ensure employees work together to their full potential and achieve business goals in 2013.
OLIVIER ALLARD from ADMS Technologies explains the singular perspective and the unique key performance indicators (KPIs) of a building owner, a property/facilities manager, a design engineer, a commissioning agent and a field technician.
MARCUS BOWEN, commercial director of Occupiers’ Journal Limited, and MARTIN LEITCH, chief executive officer of fmedge, discuss how facilities management can be a strategic management discipline.
Pulire and AUSCLEAN have entered into a strategic alliance that includes an agreement which will see the international cleaning industry exhibition group support AUSCLEAN’s national event.
Total Facilities 2012 speaker, Strategic Advisor’s MICHEL THERIAULT shares the secrets to developing and growing your facilities management career.