FMCC President’s BLOG – July 2020

Sunday, July 19th, 2020

This Month’s Feature In the June Newsletter 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… 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 »

FMCC President’s BLOG – April 2020

Monday, April 13th, 2020

A refreshing feature this month, and looking beyond corona In a previous Newsletter, FMCC member Stephen Brown (Belize) took up business continuity planning. When the onset of COVID-19 was still a few weeks off in North America, growing fast in southern Europe, and intense in the region around Wuhan in China, FMCC mailed an updated… 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 – 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 – 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 »