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Whether one service has been outsourced, or you've applied outsourcing to all facility services, you may still be dealing with related time-consuming issues.

Outsourcing Facility Services: Is It Delivering For You?

Outsourcing Facility Services: Is It Delivering For You?

Whether one service has been outsourced, or you've applied outsourcing to all facility services, you may still be dealing with related time-consuming issues.

Outsourcing: Focus On Core Competencies

Outsourcing services is no longer a question of “should we or shouldn’t we?” but of “how much should we outsource to improve performance, and with whom?”

Go Green, Save Green: Sustainable Laundry Operations

Though restroom and other domestic purposes use more water, laundry is a far more viable target for water and energy savings.

Professional Development: Incremental Outsourcing

Armed with sufficient information on outsourcing models, pricing, and contracts facility management executives should be well positioned to achieve success in the next critical step—execution of the outsourcing plan.

Why Governance Is Critical To Successful Outsourcing

An important principle of successful governance models revolves around collaboration at all levels across both organizations.

FM Compliance: Don’t Ignore These Seven Areas

In new research, JLL acknowledges the challenge to ensure critical global compliance goals across multiple dimensions are achieved.

Commercial Snow Removal, Cover All Bases

Ample snow removal tools, well-crafted service contracts, and clear safety procedures are crucial to keep facilities and their occupants safe from weather threats.

Robotic Software Is Revolutionizing the Workforce, Driving Up Efficiency

A new wave of robotic software is revolutionizing the way businesses approach staffing and changing the services demanded of outsourcing providers, according to a new research report from Mindfields Consulting.

Guiding Security Guard Services

When hiring and overseeing this service, it is paramount to provide clear direction to the outsourced provider.

Top 10 Tips For Outsourcing Enterprise Facilities Management

A growing number of corporate real estate and facilities professionals are choosing to outsource Enterprise Facilities Management (EFM). Start your outsourcing journey on the right foot with these top 10 tips.

CBRE Group To Purchase Global WorkPlace Solutions Unit Of Johnson Controls

Together, CBRE and GWS will manage nearly five billion square feet of real estate and corporate facilities globally.

Facility Executive Of The Year: Michael Berthelsen

The magazine's Facility Executive of the Year winner is recognized for his effort to transform his department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus.

Question Of The Week: Rating Vendors With KPIs

Tracking vendor performance is essential to outstanding service. One facility professional inquires on how others are evaluating their outsourced providers.

Professional Development: Strategizing Outsourcing

Implementing third-party services is more successful when applied with change management principles.

Question Of The Week: Outsourcing Strategies

A facility professional asks what level of in-house management should oversee outsourced services?

Johnson Controls | Selling Facilities Management Outsourcing Division

Johnson Controls announces its intention to divest its Global Workplace Solutions business.

Question of the Week: Anticipating Snow Removal

One facility management professional is looking for advice on the most cost effective way to handle snow removal.

Mixed Outlook For Facilities Services Sector

Underlying demand for Industrial Services suggests improving industrial growth is on the horizon.

DTZ Announces Facility Management Wins, Contract Extensions

The company now provides a range of facility management services to 17 organizations; represents more than 300 clients throughout the Northeast.

Tricks Of The Trade: Roofing Research

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom helps out one facility management professional who is struggling with roofing decisions. From the October 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Labor Rate Calculations

One facility professional asks about calculating pay for maintenance while factoring in types of facilities, individual skills, locations, and costs of living. . Rates vary with location as it pertains to cost of living.,

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Landscaping Hard Services

A facility management professional in the United Arab Emirates struggles to define hard service landscaping tenders.

Tricks Of The Trade: “In Or Out?”

Tricks Of The Trade Columnist Kevin Folsom revisits the age old question about outsourcing and provides some pros and cons. From the May 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Grounds Check

Vetting landscape service providers ensures they add value to site maintenance plans. From the April 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Service Line Contracts

When it comes to outsourcing facility management functions, is it true that the trend seems to be to look for ways to integrate service functions locally and across the portfolio of properties?

Tricks Of The Trade: Hiring An Outside Facility Auditor

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom provides pointers on how to select an outside auditor. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

Outsourcing In FM Still Hot Topic Of Conversation

The Global Facility Management Association (Global FM) kicked off its series of International Workshops in 2012 with two successful workshops held in Dubai, U.A.E. and in Paris, France. Both examined the topic of facilities management outsourcing from two very different perspectives.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Gathering Info On Vendors

When investigating maintenance outsourcing companies, where do most facility managers start?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What Should You Outsource?

A facility manager is seeking outsourcing advice.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Contract Consolidation

When considering outsourcing, how do you determine which contractors can—or SHOULD—be consolidated (if any)?

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