Facilities are often one of the largest and most valuable investments of any organization, and should be stewarded in support of the organization’s mission.
But as those who manage, maintain and operateknow, connecting the technical and programmatic demands of the facilities with the investments required to address them is a more difficult job than ever before. Traditional backlog inventories represent a host of projects, often with mind-bogglingly large projections of total investment needs. The enormity of the situation often leads to the inventory sitting on a shelf collecting dust. Without a means to take it on, it is sometimes easier to just ignore the challenge.
There are, however, a number of steps that leaders can take to focus their effort and show progress toward outcomes that can be communicated and even embraced throughout the organization.
What should decision-makers consider when evaluating their facilities to be sure they are equipped to help the organization achieve its stated goals?
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