The global landscape of Facilities Management is changing fast. Now we’ve gone way beyond our initial aim of making cost savings. Today, it’s about sustained and measurable productivity gains in great environments where people want to work. Companies are choosing to outsource more services than ever before. It’s a true partnership and means that we experience the best quality integrated facilities services, efficiently delivered.
Today’s challenging economic climate has been a steady catalyst for companies to aggressively seek the best cost reduction practices. Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) is one of the fastest growing categories clients are now focusing on for cost reduction and other benefits. Leveraging technology and proven solutions across real estate and all building services,
In My Understanding, if fully implemented, Integrated Facilities Management delivers a single, comprehensive solution, which brings a diverse portfolio under the care and control of one agency. Have seen many organizations saying we opted Integrated Facilities Management Module, but at ground they have agreement with different vendors directly and so called FM team plays only supervisory role for that vendors (don’t have complete control as they are also vendors like FM Team) – In layman language Integrated means one agreement, one point of contact / Control for entire gamut.
This end-to-end approach has proven successful in several client cases. An organized approach to enhance the process required data collection. Along with an unbiased evaluation of Integrated Facilities Management contractors and suppliers that can meet client requirements and collaborative optimization, clients can evaluate the cost and/or benefit of multiple different scenarios of the Integrated Facilities Management model. Furthermore, as mentioned in above presentation they can also gain organizational alignment to implement an Integrated Facilities Management approach.
Integration of services it self is a Infinite topic, request all to share your views. This also help me to understand whether am correct or not.