Love is in the...Library

Valentine's Day is just two days away, so no doubt it's on many people's minds. And while a lot of your time and energy will (and should!) be devoted to planning a romantic dinner or getting your special someone chocolates and flowers, don't forget to embrace your love of learning and self-improvement.

Here's a list of the top 10 pieces that were flying off the shelves this January. Hopefully they help you hone your skills or learn something new. And, you might even consider sharing this content with that special FM in your life (or getting them, or yourself, some cool FM swag).

Happy Valentine's Day!
- The Knowledge Library Team 

  1. RICS: Strategic Facility Management Framework
    An outline of best practices in the strategic delivery of facilities services to optimize value and contribution to the organizations that FM supports.

  2. 5 Ways Remote Working is Impacting Business Resilience
    Look at the ways remote working impacts business resilience and provides solutions for preparing your company and managing teleworkers during a crisis.

  3. Improving Facilities Work Management Using Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    Learn how a leadership team acquired standard performance metrics to measure the effects of current/improved processes.

  4. Wireless Solutions for Business Automation
    Learn how wireless sensory networks function, including trends in sensory networking, internal and external wireless technology integration and real examples of wireless networks within facilities.

  5. Raising the Bar 1: Enhancing the Strategic Role of FM
    Review the current state of practice in the facilities profession and identify critical FM challenges.

  6. Workplace Change Management: An Overview
    Learn the importance of workplace change management and the basic steps to create a well-crafted program that will help you avoid productivity loss.

  7. Redefining the Executive View of Facility Management (FM)
    The executive view of facility management continues to evolve as the industry itself shifts and adapts to new influences, technologies, and challenges.

  8. Finance Issues in Operations and Maintenance
    Budget time? Get advice on the financial component of managing the infrastructure that makes the built environment useful and productive, including maintenance and operational management that affects total cost of ownership and portfolio management.

  9. An Example of an Effective Lockout-Tagout Procedure
    Gain an understanding of lockout-tagout (or lock and tag), a safety procedure used in industry and research settings to ensure that dangerous machines are properly shut off and not able to be started up again prior to the completion of maintenance or servicing work.

  10. Top 10 Skills Every Facility Manager Needs to Succeed
    What strengths and skills are employers seeking from facility manager candidates? Here are 10 skills you need to move up as a facilities leader.

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