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: Spare Parts Expense Allocation

What is the standard practice of budget allocation towards spare parts... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Call Center Characteristics

What are the basic facilities management requirements for call... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: The Complaint Department

How can #facilitiesmanagement professionals set up complaint departments? What should be... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Paint Or Laminate?

What is the best way to spruce up laminated casegoods that start to show their... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Roofing Insulation

Is there a way to increase roof insulation through the application of a special... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Organizational Tools

I’ve tried Outlook, calendars, and traditional notebooks, but I need advice. We already use a third party call center for the daily issues. Does anyone have a recommendation based on personal... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Clean Desk Policies

Where can I find out more about these policies, particularly with regard to the change management... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Lease Agreements

Any discussions regarding the charging of a fee for capital reserves and various landlord/tenant issues or concerns would be extremely... ...Read More...

Question Of The Week: Cost To Build Out Raw Space

How do facility managers weigh a general contractor's proposal if they are not sure of the exact... ...Read More...

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... ...Read More...