FM Frequency Articles

This thought provoking op/ed column takes a humorous look at topics relevant to the many facets of facility management.

FM Frequency: Introducing The Department Of Homeland Facilities

In a “Walter Mitty” moment, Crane imagines what it would be like to handle certain facilities management responsibilities for the new...Read More...

FM Frequency: Are You Lucky?

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, this year's relentless hurricane season underscores the importance of disaster...Read More...

FM Frequency: The Games Of The Facility Management Olympiad

FM Frequency: The Games Of The Facility Management Olympiad

Savoring the spirit of the 2004 Summer Olympics, Crane proposes some humorous events that will resonate with his...Read More...

FM Frequency: We Have The Power

FM Frequency: We Have The Power

As the political season heats up, Crane suggests new energy policies for any building in need of a tune...Read More...

FM Frequency: TMI—Too Much Information

FM Frequency: TMI—Too Much Information

The crush of the media is overwhelming to Crane. How should he manage his case of information...Read More...

FM Frequency: Summer Checklist

FM Frequency: Summer Checklist

Crane hopes to help readers ensure facilities run smoothly during Mother Nature's most extreme season....Read More...

FM Frequency: Business 101

FM Frequency: Business 101

Crane's goal this month is to seek out and apply successful strategies....Read More...

FM Frequency: On Outsourcing—Do We Sink, Or Do We Swim?

FM Frequency: On Outsourcing—Do We Sink, Or Do We Swim?

While Crane admits outsourcing is a reality, he acknowledges there are ways to embrace it and at the same time advance your...Read More...

FM Frequency: An Update On This Fantastic Journey

FM Frequency: An Update On This Fantastic Journey

An adventure outside of the comfort zone inspires Crane to respond to his own 12-step program....Read More...

FM Frequency: Baptism By Ice Storm

FM Frequency: Baptism By Ice Storm

Memories of snowy childhood winters give Crane new respect for those professionals in charge with keeping people safe, informed, and productive....Read More...