Professional Development Articles

Authored by a different industry member each issue, this column provides insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.

Dale

Professional Development: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

As facilities staff increasingly use mobile tools to work, policies should follow suit. From the August 2013 issue.... [...]

Praeger

Professional Development: Not Your Father’s Metal Building

Advancements in construction and performance have expanded the reach of this material. From the July 2013 issue.... [...]

Belcastro

Professional Development: Equipment Leasing

Finding the best financing option begins with asking the right questions. From the June 2013 issue.... [...]

Gates

Professional Development: The Energy Future

Here are 10 concepts to watch now and in the coming years. From the May 2013... [...]

Quinn

Professional Development: Where The Rubber Meets The Road

Technology is only as good as what it can deliver. From the April 2013 issue.... [...]

Cholakis

Professional Development: Construction Disruption

As they pass the emergent stage, BIM and cloud computing will continue to impact project delivery. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility... [...]

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Professional Development: Avoid Construction Rework

Facility managers can minimize delays and unexpected costs by being... [...]

Lord

Professional Development: A Step Above The Rest

Facility professionals with strong leadership skills are increasingly in demand at healthcare and higher education... [...]

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Professional Development: Changing Face Of Facility Management

As the profession evolves, more higher education institutions offer formalized... [...]

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Professional Development: Reactive, Preventive, Or Predictive

When maintenance “strategies” are unplanned, organizations can experience premature equipment failure, reduction in occupant satisfaction, and higher prices for repairs and equipment... [...]