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: 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...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Facility Management Inspections And Reports

Should it take significantly longer to create the facility inspection report than it does to collect the data, photography, and other supporting...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CAFM Explorer Going Mobile

When considering mobile CAFM options, what kind of hardware device should facility managers use for maintenance...Read More...