Question Of The Week Articles

On Mondays, FacilityBlog will feature one question posed by a facility management professional to Today’s Facility Manager’s resident expert and guru, Kevin Folsom. While a link to this response from the magazine is included, the goal of this exercise is to initiate additional discussion and feedback from members within the facility management community.

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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...Read More...

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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...Read More...

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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...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Quantifiable Evaluations

Is there some tangible, yet unconventional way to evaluate facility managers in terms of customer...Read More...

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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....Read More...

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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...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Remodeling Benchmarks

Is there any kind of established benchmark for interior remodeling in...Read More...

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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...Read More...

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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...Read More...

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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...Read More...