The process involved in the management of physical structures that support the operations environment. It includes property, utilities, power backup, property maintenance, and monitoring. This is often performed by external specialists.
A multidisciplinary profession drawing on theories and principles of engineering, architecture, design, accounting, finance, management, and behavioral sciences.
Refers to the agreement between a wholesale customer and a telecommunications service provider to have the provider manage internal company facilities for the customer. NOTE: Facilities management does not involve transfer of facilities ownership to the service provider.
An arrangement in which a service supplier manages internal enterprise facilities such as telecommunications or data-processing services. Unlike outsourcing, it does not involve the transfer of ownership of these facilities to the service provider. Facilities management relationships are particularly common in the government IT service market. See outsourcing.
Operation of a bank's in-house data processing by an outside contractor.
The notion of contracting out the entire management of your computer shop to a third party. IBM has been heavily involved in this market since its inception.
a busy and dynamic department responsible for the management of the University 's diverse pr
a UK wide provider of high quality services including project delivery, building services maintenance and relocation management
The ongoing day-to-day management of the Agency's Real Property portfolio.
The process whereby one firm (the contracting firm) enters into a fixed length contract with another (the contractor) where the contractor agrees to operate and maintain the contracting firm's information systems. The Contracting firm normally agrees to provide all or a specified part of the necessary Information Systems equipment and supplies, and the contractor provides its own employees and management. The contractor operates the contracting firm's equipment, on the contracting firm's premises. Some or all of the contractor's employees may be located on the contracting firm's premises.
Facilities Management refers to the design, construction, maintenance and management of the physical environment as it relates to people and work processes.
Partial or complete outsourcing of IT centres: Projects range from help desk support to maintenance of legacy applications.
means the solution by which the customer entrusts to an external services provider the responsibility for operations and software applications and for the management of the associated instrumentatities (hardware, software, applications programming personnel, etc.), while retaining the general oversight and supervision of its information technology. In broader terms, facilities management may apply to other fields, such as applications maintenance, updating or revision.
The function that manages all aspects of an organisation's real estate assets and infrastructure.
FM is an outsourcing solution in which the customer entrusts to an external services provider the responsibility for operations and maintenance of one or more facilities.
The co-ordination of many specialist disciplines to create the optimum working environment for staff.
Describes the situation where a services company is contracted to manage the IT facilities of an organisation, usually on site and usually with the organisation actually retaining ownership of the facilities.
The required development, co-ordination and management of an organisation's non-core specialist services,and buildings (including their systems, plant, IT equipment, fittings and furniture)to assist the achievement of the organisation's strategic objectives.