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.

O'Connor

Professional Development: Office Clutter? Don’t Agonize, Organize!

Guest Contributor James O'Connor claims a little bit of desk tidying goes a long way towards being clutter... [...]

Schnebly

Professional Development: Consolidation Of Vendor Bases

Guest Columnist Colin Schnebly wonders if consolidation puts corporations' revenues at... [...]

duobinis

Professional Development: Job Order Contracting

Guest Contributor Vince Duobinis suggests spreading procurement needs around the... [...]

Professional Development: FM–The Oldest Profession?

This amusing overview from Guest Contributor Charles Carpenter defines great moments in FM... [...]

Cramer

Professional Development: Illegal Immigration Is An FM Issue

With reform a hot topic, Guest Contributor Neville Cramer illustrates how changes could redefine the... [...]

Cederstrom

Professional Development: The Brain Drain

Jerry Cederstrom believes good asset management programs can help overcome the maintenance talent... [...]

Doron

Professional Development: Video Analytics

Facility managers can use this technology to meet more than just their security... [...]

Michelsen

Professional Development: Design-Build

Guest Contributor Warren Michelsen explains how this project delivery method benefits from the power of one and the expertise of... [...]

koch

Professional Development: Auditing Contingency Plans

What the fm does with the plan is as important as the plan itself, according to Guest Contributor Ken... [...]

Professional Development: Mid-Project Intervention

Guest Contributor Sonny Jester feels fms can experience early avoidance and resolution of construction... [...]