Over recent decades, facility management (FM) has become a global profession as companies such as Sodexo, Compass Group, Aramark, ISS/A/S and CBRE have established operations across multiple countries.
As well, the profession is changing as technologies such as the internet of things transform building asset management.
This has been accompanied by challenges as different practices, terminology and understanding of FM concepts became evident across different countries.
Now, however, a new series of international standards is transforming FM practice around the world. Known as the ISO 41000 – Standards in Facilities Management series, these draw together a common understanding of terminology and best-practice operations. Continue reading here