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ISO/TC 267 Facility Management - New Chairman Announced

By Stephen Ballesty 

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ISO/TC 267 Facility Management - New Chairman Announced

In January 2021, our ISO/TC 267 technical committee, responsible for developing the ISO 41000 series of Facility Management (FM) standards, will welcome Duncan Waddell as our new Chairman.

Virtual Plenary Meeting of ISO TC 267

By Stan Mitchell

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Virtual Plenary Meeting of ISO TC 267

4th June 2020 saw the 12th Plenary meeting of ISO TC 267 Facility Management taking place virtually due to the global pandemic covid-19 restricting the ability of the delegates meeting face to face.

FM Leadership goes virtual

FM Leadership goes virtual

ISO/TC 267 continues to make great strides with the ISO 41000 international facility management (FM) standards despite the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Brazil celebrates the publication of ISO 41000 series in Portuguese

Brazil celebrates the publication of ISO 41000 series in Portuguese

From early days of the establishment of the Special Study Commission CEE-267 Facility Management by ABNT(*) as an ISO Technical Committee ISO/TC 267 Facility Management mirror in Brasil, and ABRAFAC the Brazilian FM Association, were very supportive both in terms of participating in the development of the ISO 41000 series as well as promoting a greater understanding of FM in country. 

New the ISO 41015 Guides the People Side of FM

New the ISO 41015 Guides the People Side of FM

Many standards focus on developing processes and procedures to produce outcomes such as increased operational performance, cost savings, or reduced waste. In contrast, the new ISO 41015 focuses more on how to adjust outputs that influence users within the facility to produce these positive outcomes.

WG6 Looking for Experts

WG6 Looking for Experts

To celebrate World FM Day, this year ISO TC 267 will be posting daily updates  from 11 May to 15 May, covering the tremendous progress made within the committee. This year's World FM Day theme is Celebrating our environment.

ISO 41014 - Development of FM Strategy Progressed

ISO 41014 - Development of FM Strategy Progressed

The members of ISO/TC 267, and working group 4 (WG 4) in particular, will be celebrating a successful DIS ballot for the proposed standard, ISO 41014 Facility management - Development of facility management strategy, at the upcoming virtual plenary meeting on 4 June.

Facilities Management, Coronavirus and the Value of ISO 41001

Facilities Management, Coronavirus and the Value of ISO 41001

Facilities Management (FM) is uniquely placed as the integrator of people, place, and processes across our Built Environment. FM aligns the facility capability and functionality with a demand organization’s mission and resources. This requires FM professionals to be innovative and respond to the ever-changing requirements.

Progress update on ISO/TC267/WG4’s activities towards the Development of ISO/CD 41014 (FM) Development of Facility Management Strategy

Progress update on ISO/TC267/WG4’s activities towards the Development of ISO/CD 41014 (FM) Development of Facility Management Strategy

During the workshops held from 19 to 20 November 2019, in St. Petersburg, Russia, ISO/TC267/WG4 met to resolve 362 comments we have received from our standards community. Various preparatory meetings were held, and over these two days, the document was tested and matured, in large part due to the significant contribution from our National Standards Bodies (NSBs).

Technology and FM

Technology and FM

On 18 April 2019, the ISO/TC267 Roadmap advisory group launched the Facility Management Technology Task Group (FMTTG) within the ISO FM-community with the goal of exploring the many perspectives of 'tech' in relation to FM. From BIM, FMIS, sensing, data, AI and robotics all the way to Smart Cities, we will consider it all.

 

Latest Significant Standard Development in Facility Management

Latest Significant Standard Development in Facility Management

ISO/IEC TS 17021-11:2018 Conformity assessment -- Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems -- Part 11: Competence requirements for auditing a and certification of facility management (FM) management systems

NEW WORK ITEM PROPOSALS APPROVED BY ISO/TC 267

NEW WORK ITEM PROPOSALS APPROVED BY ISO/TC 267

Following the successful publication of ISO 41001, Facility management -- Management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use, the members of ISO/TC 267 have approved two new items for work.

FM hits the world stage

FM hits the world stage

ISO 41001 Facility Management (FM) management systems standard was published on 23 April 2018.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has announced the publication of a new management system standard to join the ranks of ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO/IEC 27001 Information security management.

Movement made for ISO adoption as an Australian Standard

04 September 2017

The FMA will be submitting a proposal to identically adopt the first two published international standards in facilities management (ISO 41011 and ISO 41012) as Australian Standards. This move will mean the standards will now go through the formal consultation process with industry stakeholders prior to being endorsed as an Australian Standard. Read more

 

IFMA celebrates publication of two new ISO standards for FM

04 April 2017

IFMA joins facility management (FM) advocates around the world in celebrating the publication of two new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards impacting the industry. Read more

 

New ISO Standard in development to facilitate facilities management

21 September 2016


Today’s facilities managers face unprecedented challenges trying to keep up with competing priorities, evolving technology and the drive for corporate social responsibility. In this rapidly evolving world of facilities management, a new ISO management system standard will be more than welcome. Read more


 

Related links

ISO Press Release - ISO 41001, Facility management - Management systems - Requirements with guidance for use

ISO/TC 267 Events

Next ISO/TC 267 plenary meeting: 

November 2020, Virtual

 

ISO TC 267 experts at the following events: ​​​​

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