Initiating Facilities Improvements

Value-Based Facilities Management Series   Initiating Facilities Improvements   In today’s dynamic and competitive business environment, organizations need to change to improve their products or services to remain relevant and competitive. As organization changes, facilities are likely to undergo change to support and enable organizational change.   Facilities management effort is largely aimed at conducting…

Overseeing Facilities Operations

Value-Based Facilities Management Series Overseeing Facilities Operations In the past, facilities operations and maintenance were associated with operating building systems and equipment, their cleaning, maintenance and repairs. It is often the major source of complaints faced by managers: air-conditioning being too hot or too cold, lights not working, toilet not flushing, etc. Thus most facilities…

I-S-C Facilities Management Value Model

  I-S-C Facilities Management Value Model The I-S-C FM Value Model is a blue-print for Value-Based Facilities Management. It provides a roadmap to get facilities practitioners started on a journey towards enabling FM to be value-added and a definite business advantage to organizations. It consists of 3 core components: 1. Identify Value – Establishing Facilities…

FMS Associates Asia New Website

A New Website to Serve You Better   Finally, after a long break from blogging, this newly launched FMS website is where FMS Blog will reside and where we will share and update informations relating to FM practices and advancement in FM career.   We like you to visit the “Media” where you can see and…

Facilities Management Trend – 2014

Time flies. We are 30% into 2014!

During the recent FPNet (Facilities Practitioner Network) meeting on 26th February, we shared and exchanged views on “Communicating the Case for Change”. Most of us were caught off-guard when we were posed with case scenario to work on, such as the case for critical incidences where we as facilities practitioners will be called upon by management to explain the solutions to the problems.