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24 March 2019
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Feature articles

Read in-depth facilties management features, interviews with leading figures, round table reports and building case studies.


  • The challenges of BIMThe management and maintenance of building information models (BIM) has the potential to reposition facilities management within organisations, yet obstacles remain, reports Martin Read. 02 July 2018
  • Smart Contracts: The smart of the dealSmart contracts have the potential to deliver greater transparency to the client-supplier relationship as well as dispute-free automation of payment for services, writes Nicholas Newman. 02 July 2018
  • That's a wrap: Paring back on plasticsFMs need to address our catastrophic consumable culture by putting disposable plastic in the workplace under the microscope, reports Adam Leach. 02 July 2018
  • FM's role in constructionBradford Keen investigates why FM's influence on the design and performance of construction projects has fallen short of the level it should have reached. 02 July 2018
  • Construction-to-FM serviceGraeme Davies looks at how FM service providers that are part of construction firms compare to their pure-play FM service competitors. 02 July 2018
  • Under lock but no key: The case for combinationsTo key or not to key - that is the question that faces anyone who is trying to decide on the type of padlock to use on their premises. 30 June 2018
  • Disruptive influencesThe theme of 'don't fear the algorithm but don't believe it either' was pursued at ThinkFM's session on disruptive technology, reports Martin Read. 05 June 2018
  • Out Of AlignmentVarying GDP figures, overlapping business models and absurdly low cost bids means the outsourced service sector needs to reorient itself, writes Bradford Keen 05 June 2018
  • More than a feelingBradford Keen revisits the workplace session from ThinkFM where speakers discussed the need for employees to be treated as consumers and empowered by choice. 04 June 2018
  • World FM Day 2018A celebration of the people whose facilities management expertise keeps the country going every day. 16 May 2018
  • Where hard and soft collideFMs lacking hard FM experience will with a mix of hard and soft FM skills is emerging, and the Internet of Things can help FMs without a strong BSE background, writes Bradford Keen. 08 May 2018
  • Engineering a focus on hard FM skillsWhat are the demands on the building services facilities manager in 2018 and how is the required skill set evolving? Geoff Prudence looks at why hard FM service provision today requires a new focus on leadership skills 08 May 2018
  • Following it to the letterBradford Keen finds out how widely CIBSE Guide M is used, the value of it, and how it fits into emerging FM standards advice. 08 May 2018
  • Fellowes AeraMax Professional Facilities ManagementPoor indoor air quality can lead to illness and reduced productivity 08 May 2018
  • Framing their caseThe new Crown Commercial Services framework for facilities management services has caused concern among some of the service providers at whom it is targeted. FM World investigates. 20 April 2018
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