Retired Columnists Articles

These experts formerly served as regular contributors to Today’s Facility Manager magazine. Their vast knowledge of the facility management profession continues to provide a rich resource for facility managers by way of this online archive.

FM Frequency: Who Needs An “Expert” Consultant?

FM Frequency: Who Needs An “Expert” Consultant?

There may be times when getting a second opinion makes you look that much better...at least that's what FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Cost Of Doing Business

Tricks Of The Trade: Cost Of Doing Business

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps an international professional with operations...Read More...

From Where I Sit: KISS My Asset!

From Where I Sit: KISS My Asset!

Columnist Tim Springer gets feisty when discussing facility management's unnecessary...Read More...

FM Frequency: The Facilities Machine–Master Or Myth?

Urban Legends may (or may not) exist in facilities...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: “The Juggler”

Tricks Of The Trade: “The Juggler”

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge searches for a long lost training...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Outsourcing Ups And Downs

Tricks Of The Trade: Outsourcing Ups And Downs

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explains the pros and cons of this controversial facility management...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Clean Desk Policies

Tricks Of The Trade: Clean Desk Policies

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge sets down some basics on how to get employees to join the "clean desk...Read More...

FM Frequency: Did He Say Pedal Power?!

FM Frequency: Did He Say Pedal Power?!

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane says there are hidden energy savings in every facility...sometimes you just have to look for...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: The Role Of The DIMWIT

Tricks Of The Trade: The Role Of The DIMWIT

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge reveals his true feelings about the IT department (just...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Used Furniture

Tricks Of The Trade: Used Furniture

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge reveals how to get rid of unwanted...Read More...