In this webinar Peter Kimmel, IFMA Fellow, presented the benefits of benchmarking for facilities professionals.
Peter authored the e-book, “Benchmarking for Facility Professionals,” published by the IFMA Foundation and was named the winner of the IFMA Distinguished Author Award for his work. The e-book will be made available for free to webinar attendees.
In this webinar Peter addressed directly two of the biggest impediments to benchmarking: availability of local data and keeping data confidential, and then show how they can be overcome. Identifying the 5 key ingredients that lead to a successful benchmarking implementation, Peter demonstrated what you can expect to achieve as a result, including how benchmarking can lead directly to a reduction of operating expenses. He also pointed out the pitfalls to look out for when you benchmark, and what to do when you encounter them. Lots of benchmarking examples will be used to make sure that you maximize the value from this presentation.
A former facilities manager in both the US Federal government and private sector as well as principal of his FM consulting firm for over 20 years, Peter currently is a Principal of FM BENCHMARKING and also the Publisher of FMLink, the online magazine for facilities managers.