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Technology Solutions for Facil:
Many years ago, the driving force for my joining the FM profession was that I strongly believed in the evolution of skills that this industry would require as it matured. My belief has been well proven since and further strengthened. The response to current pandemic is st
Restart - Let"s Get Back to Wo:
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TOP 5 trends challenging the n:
These are the TOP 5 trends, where in the facilities mangers will be challenged, to manage new environments, new technology to change the way FMs work, FM roles and responsibilities will continue to expand and evolve…!!!
CO-WORKING_ CO-LIVING SEGMENTS:
As per Andrew Grove’s book ‘Only the Paranoid Survive’, a strategic inflection point is when the balance of forces shifts from the old business structure, from the old ways of doing business and the old ways of competing. It is a point where the business curve has subtly
WHAT FACILITY MANAGERS SHOULD:
The act of maintaining or the state of being maintained.
The work of keeping something in proper condition; upkeep.
Care or upkeep, as of machinery or property: With proper maintenance the car WILL last for many years.
Any activity – such as tests, measurements, replacements, ad
HOW MUCH SMOKE IS TOO MUCH SMO:
The different kind of smoke that your car might be emitting.How much smoke is too much smoke? If you check your rear-view mirror while driving, and you see smoke, chances are you’re in big trouble. That much amount of smoke is very dangerous. But different problems leave different signs with their c
ENERGY CAN NEITHER BE CREATED:
Even though this fundamental principal of ‘LAW of CONSERVATION of ENERGY’ is the one that all of us have studied as students of class 6th, yet in practice, we have hardly ever paid any attention to it.
PROCUREMENT - NEXT LEVEL EXPEC:
Time flies, procurement transformation kept on setting up demands. It’s time to think about still alive competencies in procurement and its expectations to approach the future much stronger.Sourcing: The approach consists of country of choice, Total Cost of Goods/Services + Total Value p
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN WORK:
An efficient work place strategy integrates the key element of space design, company culture, HR policies and technology. Today’s workforce is virtually mobile, agile and collaborative. Work place strategy is a way to enhance work place ecology that delivers efficiency and productivity. Key drivers
SICK BUILDING SYNDROME:
Sick Building Syndrome - SBSIntroduction• Sick Building Syndrome (also referred as Tight Building Syndrome) refers to situation wherein occupants of a building experience acute health related symptoms• These symptoms are directly related to the time spent inside the building•
STOP YOUR BRAIN FROM AGING:
Human brain is one of the most hardworking organs in human body that work even while one is asleep. The brain is most active while one is young and tends to degenerate or decline during the old age. That is why most seniors always find it difficult to remember what happened few minutes ago and most
FACILITY MANAGER & STRATEGIC F:
Facility managers need to understand what the organization’s business strategy is and what specific business initiatives it must accomplish to successfully carry out that strategy. Then they must find ways to leverage their facilities to support those business initiatives. They need to ask questions
SUSTAINABILITY IN FACILITIES M:
Sustainability is one of the Key KRA for Facilities Manager, the role and focus of Facility Manger is drastically changing from traditional building management functions to implementing sustainability practices in department where Facilities Managers are strategically more responsible towards the en
ISO - QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTE:
ISO – International Organization for standardizationISO – in Brief• ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 161 national standards bodies.• Through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, cons
SUSTAINABILITY - ORGANIC FARMI:
While it is known that industries and automobiles are major contributors to greenhouse gas emissions, the role of agriculture in climate change and sustainability has not been understood. For our rising populations, agriculture have to be healthy and sustainable. When chemical fertilizers were initi
ECOLOGICAL SUSTAINABILITY - EN:
Evolution comes with change! And change is both, challenging and interesting. Dalmia Bharat as an organization believes in adopting ideas that are eco-friendly and that benefits the environment. Dalmia Bharat Group’s Infrastructure & Facilities Team worked with a firm to convert bare-shell to a full
STRATEGIC ROLE OF FACILITY MAN:
With the growth of business sectors in this era & the dynamism they carry along, it is imperative that enhanced business numbers would result in higher employee count at additional locations thereby an increment in the real estate footprint of the organization. Real Estate together with the other en