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.
FM Frequency: On Outsourcing—Do We Sink, Or Do We Swim?May 1st, 2004
While Crane admits outsourcing is a reality, he acknowledges there are ways to embrace it and at the same time advance your
The Facility Technologist: Part II – Special Needs For IT SpacesApril 8th, 2004
Critical equipment must be handled with care.
FM Frequency: An Update On This Fantastic JourneyApril 1st, 2004
An adventure outside of the comfort zone inspires Crane to respond to his own 12-step program.
Professional Development: Dial “M” For Facility Management AdviceMarch 26th, 2004
Guest Columnist Stormy Friday reviews organizational issues facility professionals should
The Facility Technologist: Information Technology Spaces – Planning For Special NeedsMarch 8th, 2004
Don't expect others to create safe havens for the technology that keeps your company running.
FM Frequency: Baptism By Ice StormMarch 1st, 2004
Memories of snowy childhood winters give Crane new respect for those professionals in charge with keeping people safe, informed, and productive.
The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access ControlFebruary 8th, 2004
Move over magnetic stripe cards, smart cards gain ground, thanks to the open-source Java Card standard.
Tricks Of The Trade: Lease Or Buy?February 6th, 2004
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines the advantages and disadvantages of these two
FM Frequency: What In The World Is OJR?February 1st, 2004
While in the transitional mode, Crane enjoys the luxury of a gracious
IP Telephony: Treating Space As Enterprise ApplicationsJanuary 26th, 2004
If there is a high rate of churn, occupancy information is constantly changing and has an unfortunate habit of being left unreported. Because churn isn't likely to decrease in these type environments, keeping track of space is a big