Lunch Session - Power Couples: Making the Most of the FM-IT Relationship

Start Time: 9/24/2019 11:30:00 AM
End Time: 9/24/2019 1:00:00 PM

"Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success." – Henry Ford

Tuesday’s general session at Critical Facilities Summit underscores the need for a unified approach between FM and IT teams. This panel offers their take on how—and why—using a power couple approach to critical facility management ensures all sides are informed, engaged and and moving initiatives forward. Get insights into best practices for an FM-IT partnership on everything from analytics to stakeholder communications to capacity to safety and security in always-on buildings.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand typical disputes between FM and IT teams caused by conflicting priorities, differing organizational cultures and divided budgets
2. Explore the role of technology in increasing cross-team collaboration
3. Identify the qualities that define an FM-IT power-couple dynamic
4. Discuss how FM and IT teams can work together to boost energy efficiency, regulation compliance and data security

Presented by:

Nabeel Mahmood

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Edward Sullivan
Facility Group Editor
Building Operating Management Magazine

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Christopher Wade, CDCEP, CBCP, CPPL
Sr. Manager, Data Center Engineering Operations
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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James Cullen
Executive Director
Morgan Stanley Engineering Operations

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Shane Riggio
Senior Client Delivery Manager

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Room Number: EXPO


CEU: 1.5 hours

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