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 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...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Technology And Staffing In Hospitals

Do you have any feedback on the best strategy for implementing a high tech approach to operations and optimizing current full-time...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: The Mystery Of The Fancoil Unit

I was in the process of winterizing the fancoil units, and I noticed that one of them is not getting any flow in the hot water coil (even though I opened both the manual and control valves). What could be the...Read More...

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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...