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FMCC President’s BLOG – February 2020

Sunday, February 16th, 2020

Welcome to our eleventh monthly newsletter. This month’s feature by Stephen Brown shows pandemic in the context of business continuity planning addressable by FMs. In fact, as he shows, FM can and should be the hub of promoting, organizing, and maintaining business continuity plans that are likely to be successful when activated. He opens with… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – March 2020

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Blog in the Time of Corona  In the February Newsletter, Stephen Brown took up business continuity planning in his article PANDEMIC – The Oft-neglected Threat in Business Continuity. For March, I arranged for an interview with a colleague who is head of facilities for a healthcare organization with 40 properties in operation in a two… Read the full article »


Corona Virus – Materials to Help You Respond

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Do you have clients coming to you on how to best fight the Corona Virus?  Be that source of knowledge and information.  IFMA has put together a series of articles to serve as a resource for FMs. You may access those free resources here.


FMCC President’s BLOG – January 2020

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Welcome to our tenth monthly newsletter. This month’s feature by Karla Reid and Gordon Rogers continues our Need a Consultant; Here’s How guide and articles, this time from the consultant perspective in two sharply contrasting projects – one strategic, making direct use of all eleven FM competencies, and one highly adaptable, when the consulting engagement… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – December 2019

Saturday, December 14th, 2019

Welcome to our ninth newsletter in this series, as we complete the twentieth year of FMCC. This month’s newsletter feature about incident management by James Delgado shows the double advantage of having reduced scale plans in your emergency response and recovery program to use in when an occurrence is contained, but still calls for prompt… 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 – 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 »


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 »