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.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Tracking Employees

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Tracking Employees

What is the best way to track the quantity of employees in each building and on each floor in an environment of partial hot desking, and where cell phones, VPN phones, and wireless technology are...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Getting Motivated!

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Getting Motivated!

What motivational quote have you used to get your team ready to face facilities management...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Elevating FM

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Elevating FM

What can facilities management in house staff members do in order to raise awareness among...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Incentives For Results

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Incentives For Results

What are the pros and cons of incentives on...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Lean Cleaning

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Lean Cleaning

Is it feasible to apply lean practices to cleaning and maintenance in...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Contract Consolidation

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Contract Consolidation

When considering outsourcing, how do you determine which contractors can—or SHOULD—be consolidated (if...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Not All Techs Are Created Equal

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Not All Techs Are Created Equal

Where can I find data on the prevailing wage rates for facilities technicians (preferably adjusted for remote...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Color Temp For Fluorescent Lights

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Color Temp For Fluorescent Lights

How can the most suitable lighting for mechanical rooms be...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Maintenance Calculations

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Maintenance Calculations

What is the best way to calculate maintenance staffing...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Maintenance Apps for PDAs

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Maintenance Apps for PDAs

What kinds of maintenance programs or apps are available for use with...Read More...