• 8 Oct 2021
    • 100 views

    October 2021 Feature: Leadership and Strategy

    Facility managers must be able to align the facility portfolio with the demand organization’s missions and available resources and be innovative to move forward with their staff and processes to respond to ever-changing requirements. They must lead the facility organization by providing guidance to staff and service providers, and they must influence the decisions and attitudes of the demand organization’s...
    • 10 Sep 2021
    • 319 views

    September 2021 Content Feature: Human Factors

    One of the most important aspect of well-managed facilities is the health, safety and comfort of the people occupying them. It is a core responsibility of the facility manager to cultivate a workplace environment that supports organizational effectiveness while minimizing the risks and liabilities of its occupants. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access Recognizing...
    • 10 Sep 2021
    • 194 views

    Content Spotlight: How to create healthier, cleaner, more productive workspaces

    Explore this content collection from Mohawk Group offering detailed case studies on floor installation, white papers on environmental stewardship best practices, and more. Case Studies Case Study: Lehigh Senior High School While working on its renovation project, client Lehigh Senior High School wanted a flooring option that would perform for years to come in one of its highest traffic areas – the cafeteria...
    • 26 Jul 2021
    • 365 views

    10 New Additions to the Knowledge Library

    This fresh, new collection of 10 pieces in our Knowledge Library focuses on a variety of topics that will be beneficial to all facility managers. There is a wide variety of blogs, white papers, articles, and templates covering topics like the hybrid workplace , FM tech tips , building your energy program , and so much more. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access...
    • 26 Jul 2021
    • 1064 views

    August 2021 Content Feature: Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity

    This month, we want to share a variety of white papers, articles, presentations, etc. on this month's topic of emergency preparedness and business continuity. These 10 pieces will cover topics like active shooter threats, disaster plans, office space security, and more. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access Protect People, Not Pests: Hurricane Recovery Tools...
    • 7 Jul 2021
    • 417 views

    4 COVID-19 Resources Every Facility Manager Should Know About

    As we all look at strategies and tactics to return to the workplace, or create hybrid working solutions for our facilities, it's important to have tools and resources that can help you and your employees, staff and tenants transition back into the workplace. This feature highlights some of our most popular COVID-19 content, resources and templates to help you and your facilities resume business and adapt to the "new...
    • 29 Jun 2021
    • 344 views

    July 2021 Content Feature: Finance and Business

    This July, we want to shed light on finance and business. Here are 10 pieces that cover controlling expenses, maintaining the value of your real estate, sustainability on a budget, and much more. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access Cut It Out! A Guide for Controlling Expenses Through Environmentally-friendly Practices A guide for controlling expenses through...
    • 9 Jun 2021
    • 420 views

    June 2021 Content Feature: Real Estate and Property Management

    During the month of June, we want to expose you to 11 great pieces that go over the big topic of real estate and property management. These 11 pieces cover things like creating a better workplace, implementing IWMS systems, capital planning, and much more to help you, facility managers, improve in your field. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access Creating a workplace...
    • 12 May 2021
    • 357 views

    Happy World FM Day 2021!

    This past year has really spotlighted just how important facility management and facility managers are to improving our quality of life and keeping us safe. IFMA is proud to celebrate World FM Day 2021 today (and for the rest of the week) with facility professionals all around the world this year and we want to thank you for everything you do! Our partners, associate FMs and chapters have come together to provide incredible...
    • 4 May 2021
    • 726 views

    May 2021 Content Feature: Operations & Maintenance

    This May, we are focusing on operations and maintenance. Here are 12 pieces that cover fire alarm safety, the history and evolution of facility management, proactive maintenance strategies for operational value, and more. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access Choosing the Right Dumpster for Your Facility When renting a dumpster, deciding on a size isn't always...
    • 23 Apr 2021
    • 1079 views

    These 15 Pieces Will Help you Work Safe, Work Smart, and Return to the Workplace with Confidence

    The pandemic has brought about monumental changes to the workplace, to say the least. Facility professionals have seen their roles, responsibilities and visibility increase considerably. To effectively manage these changes, FMs need the resources and knowledge to continue managing your facilities effectively in the next normal. These 15 pieces will help you work safe, work smart, and return to the workplace with confidence...
    • 2 Apr 2021
    • 385 views

    April 2021 Content Feature: Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability

    For the month of April, we will be featuring a variety of pieces that cover topics like the incentives for choosing solar energy, recycling basics for your facility, how to be sustainable, and more. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access The Energy-Resilient City - Infographic The Energy-Resilient City: Learn about the different ways a city can incorporate resilience...
    • 31 Mar 2021
    • 575 views

    Content to Help You Have Healthier, Smarter Facilities

    Schneider Electric has a ton of content that is useful to facility managers. Here are 11 of the best pieces from Schneider Electric covering healthy buildings, smart building technology, how to ensure occupant health, and much more. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access Healthy Hotels - Adapting to the New Normal with Hotel Technology Solutions Hospital-grade...
    • 24 Mar 2021
    • 348 views

    Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit is around the corner May 17 - 20

    The U.S. Department of Energy's next Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit will take place May 17-20, 2021. This virtual, no-cost event will feature engaging and interactive sessions, as well as opportunities for attendees to network with their fellow industry peers and experts. Register for the free event!
    • 22 Mar 2021
    • 632 views

    7 Blog Posts from Schneider Electric on Building Management and other topics

    Healthy Hotels - Adapting to the New Normal with Hotel Technology Solutions Hospital-grade disinfectants, deep-cleaning of high-touch surfaces, hand sanitizing stations, PPE for staff, social distancing protocols, and contactless check-in are all important tactics, but there are additional hotel technology innovations that can help these organizations take the concept of “healthy hotels” to the next level...
    • 3 Mar 2021
    • 558 views

    Content Spotlight: 21 Excellent Reads by IBM

    IBM has some amazing pieces that go over why the workplace matters, six steps for effective capital planning, Watson AI, and much more. You can learn more about their TRIRIGA product, here: https://www.ibm.com/products/tririga Hope you enjoy this content collection and get some practical takeaways that help you better manage your facilities. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access...
    • 1 Mar 2021
    • 2376 views

    March 2021 Content Feature: Technology

    This month's featured content is Technology. Learn how technology and future trends are changing and advancing our facilities, and what you can do to improve facility operations. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access The Future of Technology in Facility Management: Today's Differentiators are Tomorrow’s Best Practices As leaders of commercial real...
    • 10 Feb 2021
    • 1149 views

    14 Pieces You'll Love

    This February, we brought together a collection of 14 pieces that all facility managers will love. Learn the top skills to help FMs succeed, the trends within your facility, the heart of every contract, and much more. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access Top 10 Skills Every Facility Manager Needs to Succeed What strengths and skills are employers seeking from...
    • 1 Feb 2021
    • 1339 views

    February 2021 Content Feature: Government Relations

    This month's featured content is Government Relations. Learn the legal responsibilities of an FM, how policies impact the industry, and even how to connect with your representatives in congress. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access Competing Safety vs. Privacy Issue: The Workspace Technology Perspective The prevention of COVID-19 is driving governing bodies...
    • 22 Jan 2021
    • 977 views

    21 of the Best Content Pieces FMs Should Read to Start 2021

    Here are 21 of the Best Content Pieces FMs Should Read to Start 2021 Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access Strategic Planning for a Post-COVID Workplace Long-term planning in the middle of a pandemic requires a different approach than it does in “normal” times. In our guide, “Strategic Planning for a Post-COVID Workplace,” we break down...
    • 7 Jan 2021
    • 488 views

    January 2021 Content Feature: Quality

    Happy New Year! And to kick this year off right, we're featuring content discussing Performance & Quality. This is an important competency facility managers need in order to understand and document stakeholder needs and expectations of their facility and its needs. This collection of content will help you better understand how to measure the performance of your facility organization, make ongoing improvements...
    • 7 Dec 2020
    • 481 views

    December 2020 Content Feature: Communication

    Communication is fundamental to all businesses and industries and is a cornerstone of effective facility management. From the myriad vendors, service providers, team, staff, and leadership a facility manager interacts with regularly, good communication is often cited as one of the most important skills an FM can have. This month's feature will help you hone your communication skills, collaborate more effectively,...
    • 23 Nov 2020
    • 1570 views

    11 Amazing Pieces to Supplement Your World Workplace 2020 Experience

    This year IFMA's World Workplace conference is going digital. And, as a bonus to our standard educational sessions, we're giving members an exclusive opportunity to participate in thought-leading Roundtable Discussions with other industry experts. For a limited time, we've made all the following pieces available to all Knowledge Library users for free. Whether you're plotting a safe return to the workplace...
    • 11 Nov 2020
    • 1075 views

    The Experts’ Assessment Series – Industry insights to help you manage the workplace post-COVID-19

    We all have been, and still are, figuring out the long-term ramifications of the global COVID-19 pandemic. As facility professionals, saying you’ve had to adapt would no doubt be an understatement. The pandemic has upended every aspect of our lives including how our facilities are managed and how we maintain business continuity and work in a new normal. Even when we resume something closer to “business as...
    • 6 Nov 2020
    • 932 views

    November 2020 Featured Content: Project Management

    Project management is an essential skill facility managers need to be effective. This collection of content aims to help you better plan, initiate and execute your projects, so you can increase efficiency, team performance and improve your overall ROI. Some of the following features require IFMA Member or Knowledge Pass access. Open Access Innovative Procurement and Partnerships in FM Case study from the Nordic...