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FMCC President’s BLOG – November 2019

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Welcome to our eighth newsletter, in the twentieth year of FMCC. This month’s feature is a setting for using data as evidence to help FM sight-in on business targets, analyze problems and risks, and take actions based on evidence. FM data are already large and varied and will get more so. FM professional knowledge of… Read the full article »


Board Meeting Agenda – November 20, 2019

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Join us for the November 20th Board Meeting. Click here: 2019_November20_Agenda You can view this month’s agenda which includes notes from the Annual General Meeting.  Next, see remarks. If you would like to join-in, contact president-fmcc@fmcc-ifma.org for the link. There are usually about 15 guest spots available. 2019_November20_Agenda


FMCC President’s BLOG – October 2019

Saturday, October 5th, 2019

Welcome to our seventh newsletter, in the twentyeth year of FMCC. This month’s EARLY EDITION previews the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of FMCC, which will take place on October 16 at World Workplace in Phoenix, at 9:00 AM in the Convention Center. If you attend World Workplace, please drop in? We will be done in… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – September 2019

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Welcome to our sixth newsletter. This month’s feature introduces the ISO 41000 series for FM, a project in the works since 2012 with FMs of 45 nations involved in what ISO terms a technical committee. IFMA members contributed strongly. Much of the tale is in the website of Technical Committee 267, including a 2019 photo. The September… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – August 2019

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Welcome to our fifth newsletter. We return this month to the point of view of the FM client toward using a consultant, especially the first time. For the client, if the process and desired results of a consultant engagement are only dimly visible, risks will be even more obscure and hazardous. Does a consultant engagement… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – July 2019 by David Reynolds

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Welcome to our fourth newsletter. In June, I introduced a two article series by FMCC member and security consultant Art Crow. In the second installment, in this issue, Art moves from the legal duty to protect to the scope and means of doing so. Two takeaways that distinguish workplace shooting from other hazards in the… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – June 2019 by David Reynolds

Sunday, June 9th, 2019

Welcome to our third newsletter. In May and April, I wrote extensively about FMCC as an organization to help frame your view of what we are about in order to gain benefits and advantages for our members, IFMA, and FM at large. I also put forward opportunities to participate in FMCC. The April and May… Read the full article »


Outsourcing and Contracting by David Reynolds

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Time to Repair – KPI, Wicked Problem, or Both? An FMCC Blog Time to repair equipment or restore capability in response to a trouble ticket is appealing as a KPI in a service contract. But is this number also too variable to pin down and agree over? Contractor circumstances, contingencies outside of the control of… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – May 2019 by David Reynolds

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Welcome to our second newsletter produced directly and sustainably from the FMCC website. Since it was first chartered, FMCC has evolved from FM consultant networking, then concentration in FM and consulting practitioner knowledge, and now to toward promoting FM consulting as a readably available business resource for practicing FMs. The Board anticipates going building in… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – April 2019 by David Reynolds

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Welcome to the April blog. The blog this month is about what is going on in FMCC to promote the business of FM consulting as practiced by FMCC members. The theme this year is to think of consultants as a regular business resource to be used conveniently and economically. What especially distinguishes FM consulting from… Read the full article »