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: Wellness Programs And Ventilation Performance

Ventilation rates have been studied in numerous ways, but has anyone used it in connection with absenteeism and wellness...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CMMS/Asset Management Software Recommendations

I've used a few different programs in past lives but they were mostly geared towards educational facilities or they didn't include some of the vital modules I'm looking for in this particular application. I have found an option that seems pretty sharp and includes most of what I'm looking for, but I'd appreciate more...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Parking Improvements

I am trying to figure out the best way to manage the parking situation at my facility and would welcome feedback on automation, revenue, and...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Do You Want Photo Proof From Vendors?

I know we're supposed to trust our vendors, but do any of you bother with photo or video verification of completed tasks? If so, do you find it...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What To Do If Someone Has The Flu?

When an important employee appears to be coming down with flu-like symptoms, what can—and SHOULD—facility managers...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Electronic Cigarettes In The Workplace

How are facilities managers handling smoke free policies with regard to electronic...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Managing Shared Meeting Spaces

It is possible to set up a reservation system that actually works with regard to communal meeting...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Implementing A “No Personal Electronic Device” Workplace

Due to security policy changes, our workplace has been declared a "personal electronic device free" zone. Can anyone share experiences and...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Who Takes Responsibility For BIM Errors?

If an AEC professional uses BIM for a building project and one of the components fails due to a problem with the software, who is ultimately...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Is Facility Management Missing The Mark?

Of the current facility management software products currently on the market, which one does the job best? Or do they all miss one feature or another to some...Read More...