Columnists Articles

Facility management is about the men and women in the trenches, and the magazine’s columnist are some of the most experienced professionals out there. Find out about how they deal with the challenges in the field.

Professional Development: The Future Of Facility Management

Professional Development: The Future Of Facility Management

Tim Springer and Steve Lockwood look at tough choices and the road less...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...

The Facility Technologist: Facility Technology Convergence

The Facility Technologist: Facility Technology Convergence

The rise of the building super...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...

The Facility Technologist: Part II – Special Needs For IT Spaces

The Facility Technologist: Part II – Special Needs For IT Spaces

Critical equipment must be handled with care....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...

Professional Development: Dial “M” For Facility Management Advice

Professional Development: Dial “M” For Facility Management Advice

Guest Columnist Stormy Friday reviews organizational issues facility professionals should...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Information Technology Spaces – Planning For Special Needs

The Facility Technologist: Information Technology Spaces – Planning For Special Needs

Don't expect others to create safe havens for the technology that keeps your company running....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...

The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access Control

The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access Control

Move over magnetic stripe cards, smart cards gain ground, thanks to the open-source Java Card standard....Read More...