Magazine Articles

Since 1988, Today’s Facility Manager (formerly Business Interiors) has been covering the key disciplines of facility management in print. This area of the site is where all magazine articles are archived.

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...

Professional Development: Cultivating The Sustainable Career

Professional Development: Cultivating The Sustainable Career

Guest Contributor Victoria Hardy says the career jungle isn't getting any easier, but with the right tools, facility professionals will be better poised to bag the big...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...

Services & Maintenance: Reducing Mold Concerns

Services & Maintenance: Reducing Mold Concerns

Products such as mold-resistant interior panels can alleviate potential...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Lease Or Buy?

Tricks Of The Trade: Lease Or Buy?

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines the advantages and disadvantages of these two...Read More...

FM Frequency: What In The World Is OJR?

FM Frequency: What In The World Is OJR?

While in the transitional mode, Crane enjoys the luxury of a gracious...Read More...

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IP Telephony: Treating Space As Enterprise Applications

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...Read More...

Professional Development: The Reality Of Outsourcing

Professional Development: The Reality Of Outsourcing

Guest Contributor Maria Vickers takes a hard look at a management approach with mixed...Read More...

Chuck Ayoub

TFM Names Charles Ayoub Facility Executive Of The Year

A no nonsense leader gets things done at a growing Houston hospital-in spite of obstacles and...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Window Dressing

Services & Maintenance: Window Dressing

Glazing contractors help achieve ROI throughout windows'...Read More...