By the start of the Korean War in 1951, attention in the US Army Ordnance Corps had shifted from repair to Preventative Maintenance. AVC was tapped to provide training materials in comics-storytelling format, which by then Eisner had perfected. PS - Preventative Maintenance Monthly was the result (the PS here being the idea that this comic was a postscript to the more straightforward training manuals).
If the Electricians had Zeus, with his thunderbolts and lofty position in the heavens, then Poseidon is surely the god of Plumbers- a wrathful lord of all the oceans and seas. I guess the HVAC mechanics are Hades. The metaphor falls apart here.
Hackers are getting more and more clever everyday. Most of the time its the robots, or bots, doing the work for them trying millions of passwords on millions of webpages at once.
So you need to keep on top of them by creating a 'bomb-proof' password but you also need to be able to remember it right?
GenU has unveiled its collaboration with FMClarity (FMC) to bring the management of its ~200 strong property portfolio to the next level.
GenU is a merger of two trusted and respected organisations, Karingal and St Laurence, and has over 60 years of history in creating and delivering innovative services and support in disability and aged care.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that the death of bricks and mortar shopping is a myth. Even on weekdays, malls are busy; on weekends, they’re bursting at the seams.
Aged care accounts for the direct employment of 350,000 Australians. Do they have the tools required to become an FM sector as big as commercial real estate?
Case Study will examine a non-standard incident submitted by former and current FMs, where the best course of action was not clear in the moment. Please submit your thoughts and comments below!
As a Facilities Manager, your daily tools are more likely to be flat and backlit than powered by a lithium battery. Excel, a calculator and…well really that’s a lot of it.
Mankind has endless capacity for speciation. We simply cannot resist the urge to define one thing without contrasting it with another, and often in a way that is implicitly judgmental. Sometimes explicitly. We do it with race, with religion, with sports, with systems of government – if there’s more than one way to do something, be sure that mankind will find a way to assign a value to each different method that can be compared to the other.
Profile seeks to bring you a perspective on the FM world from the people who keep the lights on. First in our series is The Bid Writer – the person responsible for turning a bid request into salaries for Facilities Managers and their teams.
Profile seeks to bring you a perspective on the FM world from the people who keep the lights on. First in our series is The Bid Manager – the person who has to reconcile the requirements of the client with the operational ability of the FM team to deliver.
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