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TFM’s December 2011 issue featured a number of product and service solutions recently introduced by industry suppliers, and Anne Vazquez, TFM’s Managing Editor, spoke with some of these vendors about how their offerings are designed to help facility managers further their goals in 2012.
What are the basic facilities management requirements for call centers?
As the 10-year anniversary approaches, commercial real estate and facilities management professionals are still reinforcing the resulting changes and integrating new best practices to keep their buildings and occupants safe.
Teena Shouse, Global FM chair stated, "Between now and World FM Day 2012, let’s work together to create additional opportunities to raise the awareness of the value we bring to our organizations, network to improve our operations, and continue to grow as FM professionals."
Are there any resources, organizations, or groups that unite emergency officials (municipal, state, and federal) with corporate facility professionals?
As a result of this agreement, I2SL and IFMA will be able to address a variety of topics, from operations and maintenance training for high-tech facilities to using BIM as a facility management tool.
June 23, 2011 marks World FM Day 2011. As part of this worldwide event, Staples Advantage encourages every employee to find some way to thank his or her fm, not just on this day, but every day for helping to make a safer, healthier, and happier work environment.
The chapter was formed to promote the facility management profession and highlight educational opportunities available to facility professionals throughout the area. It joins 10 other IFMA chapters located in California.
Global FM member organizations invite all facility professionals and business organizations to join in this celebration of the facilities management profession.
How do I learn to make the best of this situation, knowing I will not be hiring any new staff in the near future? My boss says it can be done but gives little indication as to the methodology for doing the job as is.
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Johnsonite has unveiled its new Resilient Flooring Channel on the Today’s Facility Manager website.
KMC Controls has unveiled its new Building Automations Channel on the Today's Facility Manager website.Many people wonder what exactly Building Automation is. By definition,...
The International Facility Management Association has announced its newest credential, the Sustainability Facility Professional™. More than a building certification and rating system, the SFP™...
Federal legislation recently signed into law will provide training for federal building personnel in the areas of building operations and maintenance, energy management, safety, and design functions.
A powerful community of facility managers, industry leading suppliers, and world class speakers will gather at The Palmer House in Chicago on April 13, 2011 during The TFM Forum: Energy and Sustainability.
Global FM held its 10th International Workshop in Atlanta, GA. Entitled “Managing FM Across Borders,” the event took place one day prior to IFMA's World Workplace in Atlanta, GA.
On Monday, November 15, BOMI International announced it would waive all enrollment fees through the end of 2010.
Christeen Seymour has been hired as the association’s director of finance and administration.
Teena G. Shouse, CFM, IFMA Fellow, is now the new chairperson of Global FM. She and the new board will unite efforts to accomplish the objectives and activities planned for 2011, making sure Global FM continues to grow and to live up to its mission: to promote the strategic value and progress of facilities management.
IFMA has announced the winners of its Awards of Excellence, which recognizes groups and individuals who have made significant contributions to the facility management profession and the association.
The importance of facilities management was underscored on Sunday when nearly 81,000 people sat in total darkness for a few seconds at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. The power outage brought Sunday's game between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants to a halt.
The affiliation agreement is the result of several months of discussions and exchange of information and ideas between both associations.
Today's Facility Manager is launching a new concept with its year end issue. For the first time, the magazine will devote a significant portion of its editorial content to exploring products and services that specifically address the challenges faced by facility management (FM) professionals.
Established to recognize members dedicated to IFMA and the facility management profession, the fellowship program creates an elite core of respected leaders who act as advisers to--and ambassadors of--the association. Being named an IFMA Fellow is the highest honor the association can bestow on a member.
The Department of Education recently awarded its federal fiscal year 2011-2014 grant monies for maintaining the Clearinghouse to another entity.
The report provides relevant data that professionals can use to compare their operations to those of similar institutions and make the case to the boardroom for capital investment and resource allocation.
The IFMA Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven A. Lockwood as the foundation’s new director of academic affairs; it also regrets to announce the passing of longtime foundation supporter Norman Polsky.
The Awards recognize efforts by individuals or teams within the FM industry — from researchers to facilities operators — who have made a positive contribution to the knowledge, practical application and communication of strategies to improve the workplace environment.
All abstract submissions must be new and never before presented prior to Facility Fusion.
The goal of the MoU is to help both organizations to provide enhanced services to their members and raise the profile of facilities management through cooperation and collaboration.
IFMA’s World Workplace 2010 Conference & Expo is a multi-national, multi-disciplined discussion on workplace trends, challenges, and best practices.
Now in its 31st year, IFMA's conference will feature more than 75 educational sessions and new product demonstrations by manufacturers from around the globe.
As unemployment throughout the country remains at record levels approaching 10%, AFE officials urged state employment agencies to provide unemployed workers with training in facilities-related professions where there is a growing shortage of skilled workers.