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Low Cost Marketing for FM Consultants : Writing Blogs by Stephen Brown, CFM, FMP, SFP, CPE, CBCP, CESCO, REM FM-adviso, Ltd.

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Part of my marketing scheme involves that I write and post blogs. I established my Facility Management training and consulting business because I really enjoy the facets of the FM industry and interacting with my clients. My efforts make the clients happy when they become more efficient – improving service delivery, reducing operational costs, and… Read the full article »


You are not in this alone….How to best optimize your contracted services by Ted Ritter, Teena Shouse and Peter Stroup

Monday, February 6th, 2017

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Falling Ice and Snow – Mitigating Your Facility Risk by Mike Carter & Roman Stangl

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Falling ice and snow from buildings and structures can pose a real risk to people and property. If fallen ice is visible on a walking surface, are pedestrians likely to perceive a danger? If the number of “Danger/Caution – Falling Ice” signs that show up on our urban sidewalks is an indication, the answer is… Read the full article »


Collaboration and Cloud Computing

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

A second technology trend, cloud computing, is underway throughout the business world in general, following BIM’s steadily expanding role in the world of FM. Cloud computing provides significant benefits to users by reducing IT management costs.  More interesting to facility managers however is the potential for cloud computing to provide a platform for collaboration.


FMCC Call for Applications – KIT TUVESON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD 2016

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

   Facility Management Consultants Council KIT TUVESON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD 2016 The FMCC recognizes the value of the IFMA credential. To that end, the Council announces the Kit Tuveson Scholarship Award for 2016. The purpose is to reward a practicing consultant who has exhibited excellence in the FM profession, and will use the award to maintain… Read the full article »


World FM Day – Awareness For Your Profession And Your FM Department – July 13, 2016 is World FM Day.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

It is supported through GlobalFM, and the member organizations including International Facility Management Association (IFMA), FMAustralia, FM Association of New Zealand, British Institute of Facility Management (BIFM), Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), South Africa Facility Management Association (SAFMA), Association of Brazil Facilities (ABRAFAC), and the Hungarian Facility Management Society (HFMS) as well as the… Read the full article »


World FM Day – Awareness For Your Profession And Your FM Department July 13, 2016 is World FM Day.

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

It is supported through GlobalFM, and the member organizations including International Facility Management Association (IFMA), FMAustralia, FM Association of New Zealand, British Institute of Facility Management (BIFM), Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), South Africa Facility Management Association (SAFMA), Association of Brazil Facilities (ABRAFAC), and the Hungarian Facility Management Society (HFMS) as well as the… Read the full article »


The Business Case for Capital Asset Management By James Reyes-Picknell

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

Even where there is a high level of dependency on physical capital assets and poor performance, making improvements is a tough sell. We must be the translators of our technical ideas into financial terms for the consumption of those who approve the spending we need.


How To Get a CAFM / CMMS / IWMS system by Michel Theriault

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Getting your senior management to approve implementing a system is tough, whether it’s Computer Aided Facility Management (CAFM) or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), stand-alone or as an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) To start, they may not understand the Facilities Management function and it’s importance, so they may not recognize the benefits of… Read the full article »


2016/03 White Paper On BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING by Stephen Brown

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

FMCC member Stephen Brown, has completed the newest FMCC white paper “BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING: The Often Under Prioritized Responsibility” “…. most organizations have not prioritized Business Continuity planning and this often is reflected in the FM operations. Whether or not the enterprise has embraced the planning and preparations to respond to disruptive and catastrophic events, I… Read the full article »