FMLink Newsletter — Maintenance and Operations — March 9, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — Maintenance and Operations — March 9, 2017

This Maintenance & Operations newsletter is one of a series of five specialized newsletters, supplementing our weekly general newsletter (sent on Mondays). For each of five weeks you will receive a different specialized newsletter on Thursdays or Fridays, focusing on a different FM-related area. To manage which ones you receive, click on the link below.

This newsletter covers maintenance and operations news from February 2 through March 8, 2017.


Large portfolio benchmarking: Maintenance (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)
Justifying benchmarking for my organization

BSRIA launches best practice guide for maintenance contracts procurement (Products and Services » Publications)

Looking backward, moving forward: The near future of the workplace (Magazines » FMJ)
What will tomorrow’s workplace look like?

IBHS offers guidance to reduce property damage from severe winter weather (Products and Services » Publications)

Cyberattacks, data breaches remain top business continuity concerns for 2017, finds BSI/BCI report (Surveys and Trends)

Waterless Co.: Four things FMs should know about sewer odors (Products and Services » Publications)

ISSA-TV videos cover building a campus green cleaning program; networking (Products and Services » Publications)

Prevent flooding, damage from heavy rains with tips from Heaviland Landscape Management (Products and Services » Publications)

Global contract cleaning services on rise, led by Americas and healthcare, finds report (Surveys and Trends)

ASIS publishes field-tested security risk assessment guide (Products and Services » Publications)

HCI helps avoid four common traps when using BIM in healthcare operations and maintenance (Products and Services » Publications)

Healthcare sector to boost demand for global industrial cleaning market through 2021, finds Technavio (Surveys and Trends)


Worker cleaning health-care equipment

ISS wins facility services contracts in Singapore, Denmark (Contract Awards)

Workplace tools that build trust (Magazines » FMJ)
How the FM can become a leader and company facilitator

BSRIA launches its Blue Book building services databook for 2017 (Products and Services » Publications)

ISS acquires strategic space management and workplace design firm SIGNAL (Developments » Corporate and Organization)

Green Star successes in 2016 show sustainability trends in Australia, finds GBCA (Surveys and Trends)

ISSA-TV videos cover exercise to release stress, chemistry behind cleaning chemicals (Products and Services » Publications)

ISS Netherlands launches IoT-driven catering app (Products and Services » Software)

Clorox launches odor elimination products for toughest commercial malodors (Products and Services » Indoor Air Quality)

MML extends maintenance management contract for John Lewis Partnership (Contract Awards)

ProTeam introduces new ProBlade backpack vacuum floor tools, wand (Products and Services » Carpeting and Flooring)

IAOP announces 2017 Global Outsourcing 100, World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors (Developments » Industry Awards)

Diversey Care launches hydrogen peroxide-based disinfectant cleaner wipes (Products and Services » Other)

IREM: ADA Education and Reform Act includes “notice and cure” provision (Developments » Real Estate)

IAOP, Avasant release results of Women Empowerment and Opportunity in Outsourcing survey (Surveys and Trends)

EnerNOC energy intelligence software to optimize BGIS FM services (Products and Services » Software)

CIBSE names Building Performance awardees for 2017 (Developments » Industry Awards)