outsourcing

Resource pages for "outsourcing"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Professional Development: Strategizing Outsourcing

Implementing third-party services is more successful when applied with change management principles.
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Question Of The Week: Outsourcing Strategies

A facility professional asks what level of in-house management should oversee outsourced services?
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Johnson Controls | Selling Facilities Management Outsourcing Division

Johnson Controls announces its intention to divest its Global Workplace Solutions business.
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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.
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Mixed Outlook For Facilities Services Sector

Underlying demand for Industrial Services suggests improving industrial growth is on the horizon.
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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.
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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.
TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

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)?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Outsourcing Ups And Downs

Ever toy with the idea of outsourcing certain facility management services? If so, which ones? What was the outcome? Share your thoughts here.

Global FM Workshop Recap

Many questions were tackled at the 11th Global FM International Workshop held alongside the Th!nk FM conference earlier this month in Nottingham, UK.

Cloud-Based Outsourcing Solutions on the Rise

Outsourcing has expanded significantly as both a management practice and an industry over the past year

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