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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

FMCC BLOG, May 2019 David Reynolds president-fmcc@fmcc-ifma.org c: +1 504 481 2627   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… Read the full article »


FMCC President’s Blog – April 2019 by David Reynolds

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

FMCC BLOG, April 2019 David Reynolds president-fmcc@fmcc-ifma.org c: +1 504 481 2627   Welcome to our second newsletter produced directly from the FMCC website. Since it was chartered, FMCC has evolved from FM consultant networking, adding concentration in FM knowledge exercised by FMCC members, and now building up in promoting FM consulting as a readably… Read the full article »


Your membership in FMCC includes a number of benefits by Stephen Brown

Friday, March 29th, 2019

In the first instance, there is the positive aspect of alliance with IFMA the ultimate professional Facility Management organization. The FM Consultants Council applies focus to our respective commitments to providing services and support to Clients. Within FMCC there are indeed some larger consulting organizations represented in the membership roster, but many members also represent… Read the full article »


Low Cost Marketing for FM Consultants : Writing Blogs by Stephen Brown

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Part of my marketing scheme involves that I write and post blogs. I established my Facility Management training and consulting business because I really enjoy the facets of the FM industry and interacting with my clients. My efforts make the clients happy when they become more efficient – improving service delivery, reducing operational costs, and… Read the full article »


You are not in this alone….How to best optimize your contracted services by Ted Ritter, Teena Shouse and Peter Stroup

Monday, February 6th, 2017

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Falling Ice and Snow – Mitigating Your Facility Risk by Mike Carter & Roman Stangl

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Falling ice and snow from buildings and structures can pose a real risk to people and property. If fallen ice is visible on a walking surface, are pedestrians likely to perceive a danger? If the number of “Danger/Caution – Falling Ice” signs that show up on our urban sidewalks is an indication, the answer is… Read the full article »


Collaboration and Cloud Computing by Michael Schley

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

A second technology trend, cloud computing, is underway throughout the business world in general, following BIM’s steadily expanding role in the world of FM. Cloud computing provides significant benefits to users by reducing IT management costs.  More interesting to facility managers however is the potential for cloud computing to provide a platform for collaboration.


World FM Day – Awareness for your Profession and your FM Department by Stephen Brown

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

It is supported through GlobalFM, and the member organizations including International Facility Management Association (IFMA), FMAustralia, FM Association of New Zealand, British Institute of Facility Management (BIFM), Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), South Africa Facility Management Association (SAFMA), Association of Brazil Facilities (ABRAFAC), and the Hungarian Facility Management Society (HFMS) as well as the… Read the full article »


The Business Case for Capital Asset Management by James Reyes-Picknell

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

Even where there is a high level of dependency on physical capital assets and poor performance, making improvements is a tough sell. We must be the translators of our technical ideas into financial terms for the consumption of those who approve the spending we need.