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The IFMA FMCC Podcasts Program

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

  Announced by Markus Groll, Architect, Secretary + STAG Chair FMCC on April 15th, 2015 We proudly announce the completion of the 1st part of our podcast series which has been started in November 2014 with the first recording. All podcasts have been arranged and recorded by the leadership of the FMCC Podcast Coordinator David Reynolds,… Read the full article »

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Podcast 2015-13 Everything You Wanted to Know About Social Media, But Were Too Afraid To Ask

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Chris Payne and Markus Groll join David Reynolds on the topic of social media in FM. This podcast immediately followed their World FM Day webinar, “Everything You Wanted to Know About Social Media, But Were Too Afraid To Ask.” Markus, trained as an architect and commercial designer, has 25 + years as a senior consultant… Read the full article »

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Podcast 2015-12 EKO Atlantic: A City Rising from the Sea

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

In this podcast, we hear from Nigeria, one of a number of nations on the African continent where modern cities are emerging in very large-scale projects. Not all have been successful so far. Several factors of importance to FM distinguish this project, called Eko Atlantic City. Prominent are FM and occupant involvement in detailed plans… Read the full article »

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Podcast 2015-11 Benchmarking: It’s Much More Than Just a Bunch of Numbers

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Today’s title is Benchmarking: It’s Much More Than Just a Bunch of Numbers. In this FMCC Podcast, recorded May 28, 2015, Teena Shouse, CFM and IFMA fellow, joins Chris Payne and David Reynolds to discuss benchmarking. The value that benchmarking can deliver to FM in evaluating progress and results depends on accuracy and clear understanding… Read the full article »

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Podcast 2015-10 Communication in Consulting Projects

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Kit Tuveson and Bill Conely condense a wealth of FM experience with consulting project communications into a few minutes of accurate and sharply focused guidance on a topic that can never receive too much attention.  Bill begins by asserting that the consultant carries the load for project communication concerning every project member, activity, and development:… Read the full article »

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Podcast 2015-09 The Velocity of Workplace Innovation: Smart Buildings, Smart Cities & Infinite Data

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Paul Doherty, chief executive of digit group, globally active technology intensive planners and designers of smart cities toward a sustainable, data and information rich, present and future, talks with Chris Payne and David Reynolds about the implications for facility managers. These are times where, on the one hand, buildings themselves are getting to a point… Read the full article »

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Podcast 2015-08 The Future of FM Technology

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Dr. Joachim Hohmann and Ted Ritter (of Germany and U.S. respectively) are partners in surveying of FM technology use and trends.  On the date of this podcast, they presented a much longer FMCC webinar (archive available), detailing the background and implications arising from the subjects this brief interview. What approaches can a consultant use to… Read the full article »

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Podcast 2015-07 Cost Center to Profit Center, Leadership and Business Management for Facility Managers

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Chris Payne of FMCC interviews Geoff Williams and Nicole Lobb following their April 2, 2015 FMCC webinar.  Geoff and Nicole have adopted in their own organization a view of FM as a value adding business unit with a product to determine, budget, produce, market, and evolve. This postures FM as a small business, requiring constant… Read the full article »

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Podcast 2015-06 The coveted operations manager and project manager positions – you got there, now how do you measure your success and advance your career?

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Lloyd Richards manages large and rapidly evolving projects as an independent consultant, where he has to establish and maintain an atmosphere of trust and calm from the beginning. At the close of an FMCC webinar on March 19, 2015, Chris Payne and David Reynolds double-teamed Lloyd to extract key points and sharpen his guidance toward… Read the full article »

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Podcast 2015-03 Client Satisfaction: how to get it, how to get it back and how to recognize that you need to do so

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Client satisfaction Barbara Kane-Stokes and Garry Brinton go deeply and thoroughly into consulting client satisfaction – approaches, key components, and signs of client well-being, or of deterioration of the relationship. In the conclusion of the podcast, they each take up a project where the client insisted upon unrealistic results that introduced high levels of risk,… Read the full article »

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Podcast 2015-05 Healthy Client Relationships: From Strategy to Troubleshooting

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Consultant knowledge, skill and confidence, and, notably, character, form the foundation of the client relationship. Daniel Goldsmith builds on these pillars with what the consultant brings to the growing relationship from each of the three. But how does an FM consultant know that the relationship is firm and healthy? Chris Payne contributes a variety of… Read the full article »

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