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FMCC President’s Blog – Jan/Feb 2021

Sunday, January 31st, 2021

I am pleased to introduce myself as the new President of the FMCC. I am honored to take on this role and work with the rest of the Board and the membership in meeting our mission and goals. The mission of the FMCC is: To serve as a global Facility Management consultants’ resource and representative… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s Blog – May/June 2021

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

As vaccinations are being administered in varying degrees the world over, we can now anticipate the coming end of the Covid pandemic.  The role suddenly placed on facility managers when the pandemic first hit was unprecedented in modern times.  Building Continuity Plans were implemented by following remote work procedures and adapted to address gaps in… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s Blog – March/April 2021

Sunday, March 14th, 2021

Over the last few months, I have enjoyed reaching out to some of the new and renewing members of FMCC and discussing the challenges they are facing as Facility Managers and what they see ahead. One thing is certain – the pandemic did not reduce our workload – the knowledge and skills we provide as… Read the full article »


FMCC Past President’s BLOG – Nov/Dec 2020

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

Europe – Yesterday, December 14, brought the FMCC sponsored workshop Level of Use of ICT Systems in FM in the CEE countries, produced by Board member and IFMA Fellow Ondrej Strup. Over 40 speakers and guests attended. Twelve speakers from nations beginning at the Netherlands, east to the Baltic Countries, then south as far as Turkey… Read the full article »


FMCC Board Member’s BLOG – Sept/Oct 2020

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

To our new and renewing members Hi. As we move forward into the next phase of dealing with the Covid 19 Virus outbreak we are finding that infections are now on the way up with a risk of total shut down again. This is a particular challenge to us Facility Managers. Can I commend to… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – August 2020

Sunday, August 23rd, 2020

This Month’s Feature This month, Wayne Collins contributes the third feature of his three-part series, The FM Road Ahead. The series began in June with Preparing for Change & Disruptive Technology, concentrating on strengthening the human foundations and organizational framework of FM to be able to produce value using the technologies flooding onto FM. Doing… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – July 2020

Sunday, July 19th, 2020

This Month’s Feature In this month’s feature article, Wayne Collins launched the first in a series of several articles, The FM Road Ahead. The first title of the series, Preparing for Change & Disruptive Technology concentrated on strengthening the human foundations and organizational framework of FM to be able to produce value using the technologies… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – June 2020

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

This Month’s Feature In The FM Road Ahead: Preparing for Change & Disruptive Technology, Wayne Collins strengthens the foundations and framework of FM in response to technologies flooding into managing the built environment in all its aspects. This dynamic was in place before COVID arrived, amplifying needs and opportunities. Expectations of demand organizations for FM… Read the full article »


A Great Time for FM Staff Development

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Your employees were hired because they are educated, capable and motivated – plus they possess integrity that is in harmony with the enterprise. It is in your best interests to make best efforts to ensure they feel valued and to support staff retention. Succession planning is also hugely important. By supporting training and development, you… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s BLOG – May 2020

Friday, May 15th, 2020

What comes next in the pandemic is top on my mind because it is top on the minds of FMs everywhere, in both our professional and personal lives. The professional imperative for all of us is service, so we are all doing, learning, informing, and staying informed at high, sometimes disorienting speeds. This month’s feature… Read the full article »