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Raising FM standards worldwide with ISO 41014

Venue: BSI Headquarters - London UKThis week work continued on a new ISO standard at a meeting of contributors from 9 different countries, chaired by our CEO Stan Mitchell. ISO 41014, Facility management - Development of facility management strategy This new standard...

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KEY FM pioneering partnership with Betty Blocks

Key FM CIO Gordon Mitchell on Stage @BBoS2019The 14th of March, in the buzzing tech town of Alkmaar, saw a meeting of like-minded bright young things from across an impressive range of industries from insurance to logistics. Developers and entrepreneurs alike were...

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True Partnership

Here at Key FM, our approach to FM l operates with 5 clear definitions, which we term the 5 virtues of True FM. These recognise that optimal performance hinges on experienced and independent consultancy, and solutions that are innovative, comprehensive and adaptive....

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Information, Us and True FM

Never before have we had such a rapid change to our lives as the current period of human experience.  In 1970 Microsoft was an unknown term, Apple was a fruit, Amazon was our world’s largest river and Alphabet was on our primary school walls.   Fast forward to today...

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KEY-managed Nucleus is the best building in Scotland!

KEY-managed Nucleus is the best building in Scotland!  The national archive for the civil nuclear industry in Wick has won the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 2018, and the Royal Institute of British...

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10 Top Tips for Contract Mobilization in Developing Countries

A poor Facilities Management (FM) contract mobilization is a failure from which an organisation might never recover.  In emerging markets, where concepts and knowledge of FM are immature or non-existent, the risk is all the greater. Earlier this month, KEY convened a...

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ISO 41000: Foundation for a New Era of Facility Management

A video about how synergies between the evolution of FM standardisation and of digital technologies are driving a genuinely new era of Facility Management.  The presentation is by KEY CEO, Stan Mitchell, and was recorded at the European Facilities Management...

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10 Top Tips for unifying FM Organisations

This article sets out 10 Tips for Facility Managers faced with unifying FM organisations into a single culture.     They surfaced in an interview with Michalis Roussos last week about his new role as KEY's Senior Operations and Business Development Manager.  During...

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Bringing CAFM into the Board Room

This article looks at how simple reporting can bring CAFM into the Board Room.  While the benefits of Computer-Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) for operational and tactical FM are well established, its capacity to enable Upper Management remains a largely overlooked...

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