James Whittaker authored the FMJ article “Standardization: One of today’s most vital global FM trends”.
The article on standards covers:
Why are integrated FM standards important?
ISO technical and management systems standards
ISO management systems standards related to FM
What are the benefits of ISO standards?
ISO 41000 FM Management Systems standard
Scope of ISO 41000
James P. Whittaker, P.E., CFM, CEFP, FRICS is president and CEO of Facility Engineering Associates. Whittaker has more than 27 years of experience managing facility management technology and consulting projects throughout the United States, the U.K. and Central and South America. Currently, he is past chair of IFMA, chair of the ANSI US/TAG for ISO TC/267 FM Standards (ISO 18480-1 and 2), convenor of WG3 for ISO 41000 FM Management Systems Standards and serves on the board of directors for the National Research Council of the National Academies of Sciences Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment. Whittaker sits on the industry advisory board of Brigham Young University’s Facility and Property Management degree program and is an instructor in the facility management program at George Mason University. He has also served on the APPA Educational Facilities Professionals board of directors and on numerous IFMA committees.