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I know we're supposed to trust our vendors, but do any of you bother with photo or video verification of completed tasks? If so, do you find it helpful?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Do You Want Photo Proof From Vendors?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Do You Want Photo Proof From Vendors?

I know we're supposed to trust our vendors, but do any of you bother with photo or video verification of completed tasks? If so, do you find it helpful?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What To Do If Someone Has The Flu?

When an important employee appears to be coming down with flu-like symptoms, what can—and SHOULD—facility managers do?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Electronic Cigarettes In The Workplace

How are facilities managers handling smoke free policies with regard to electronic cigarettes?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Managing Shared Meeting Spaces

It is possible to set up a reservation system that actually works with regard to communal meeting spaces?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Implementing A “No Personal Electronic Device” Workplace

Due to security policy changes, our workplace has been declared a "personal electronic device free" zone. Can anyone share experiences and strategies?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Who Takes Responsibility For BIM Errors?

If an AEC professional uses BIM for a building project and one of the components fails due to a problem with the software, who is ultimately responsible?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Is Facility Management Missing The Mark?

Of the current facility management software products currently on the market, which one does the job best? Or do they all miss one feature or another to some degree?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Technology And Staffing In Hospitals

Do you have any feedback on the best strategy for implementing a high tech approach to operations and optimizing current full-time staff?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: The Mystery Of The Fancoil Unit

I was in the process of winterizing the fancoil units, and I noticed that one of them is not getting any flow in the hot water coil (even though I opened both the manual and control valves). What could be the problem?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What Is The Role Of FM In Business Continuity Planning?

Would you be able to assist or suggest various steps/guidelines to follow in making a good and practical business continuity plan?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Mobile Phone Use In The Workplace

Now that mobile technology is everywhere, what is considered fair and reasonable in terms of personal cell phone usage in the workplace?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Dealing With Disasters

In a post-Sandy world, how can facility managers prepare to bring operations back online without causing even greater problems?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Quantifiable Evaluations

Is there some tangible, yet unconventional way to evaluate facility managers in terms of customer satisfaction?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Engaging Millennials

As a millennial who has just entered the corporate workforce, I am quite familiar with the challenges of being attracted to—and going through—onboarding, but I'd also like to understand these issues from the facility manager's perspective.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Post-Emergency Preparedness Planning

When faced with an emergency situation like a flood or a fire, how should facility management professionals prioritize their efforts AFTER the event?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Remodeling Benchmarks

Is there any kind of established benchmark for interior remodeling in facilities?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Property Manager vs. Facility Manager

Very few companies have specific job descriptions relating to facilities management, and there is rarely an agreed performance management policy or system in place. How—and where—do professionals draw the line?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Multi-Site Maintenance

When dealing with multi-site operations in the financial services sector, is there a suggested approach for maintenance and repairs?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: End User Satisfaction Surveys

Is it possible to create one template that can be used by the facilities management department to measure end user satisfaction with multiple processes/projects?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Facility Management Inspections And Reports

Should it take significantly longer to create the facility inspection report than it does to collect the data, photography, and other supporting information?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CAFM Explorer Going Mobile

When considering mobile CAFM options, what kind of hardware device should facility managers use for maintenance crews?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Getting Rid Of Gum

We're looking for safe ways to handle gum removal, especially in cases when the gum has been there for years.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What Social Media Works Best For You?

How are facility management professionals using social media to handle challenges in and around their facilities?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Too Hot/Too Cold Complaints

How do you handle temperature complaints in your facilities?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Energy Efficiency Recommendations

What are the best energy efficiency recommendations facility managers can make to other facility managers?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What IFMA Credential Should I Pursue?

CFM prep exam or FMP? I am not sure what I am ready for and would appreciate any advice or shared experiences.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What Should You Outsource?

A facility manager is seeking outsourcing advice.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Service Request System Plus More

Can anyone recommend a robust customer service/work order request system?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Belt Maintenance

Is it wise to push the integrity of equipment when maintenance is fairly straightforward? Or should you only change belts when necessary?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What To Do When Moving In

Where can I find resources, tools, and tips for opening a new commercial office building?

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