Blog posts tagged Famis

How IoT Shapes the Future of Education Facilities Management

Posted on 03/15/2017

The rise of data analytics and the Internet of Things means that facilities on college and university campuses will see blurring or blending of facilities management (FM) departments with information and technology systems (ITS) departments.

Establishing an Ongoing Facilities Capital Planning Program: Part Two

Posted on 09/01/2016

So, you’ve taken the first steps to establishing an ongoing facilities capital planning program. Once you’ve gathered facility condition data, established a process and developed a capital budget for next year, what should you do next? Based on our experience working with facilities managers, there are a few key things we recommend...

Establishing an Ongoing Facilities Maintenance Program - Part Two

Posted on 08/29/2016

So, you’ve taken the first steps to establishing an ongoing facilities capital planning program. Once you’ve gathered facility condition data, established a process and developed a capital budget for next year, what should you do next? Based on our experience working with facilities managers, there are a few key things we recommend.

Check Out Accruent University!

Posted on 06/16/2016

Accruent University is proud to deliver both self-paced and instructor-led virtual training in a form of Computer-Based Training and Hands-on-Lab. These trainings give new users an introduction to the system, terms and navigation in a timely manner, preparing them for role-specific training.

Facility Management Applications Help Boost Customer Service and Satisfaction – FM Executive Survey

Posted on 06/13/2016

Hiring third-party service providers with the right expertise in strategic and tactical facilities management activities has shown the greatest impact in improving customer service, according to a recent survey of Facility Management executives. The survey asked FM executives to share their top challenges around overseeing large campus logistics.

What Could Your Facilities Planning Strategy Be Missing?

Posted on 05/18/2016

In the latest issue of Facility Manager, published by APPA, Accruent’s Director of Strategy Tim McLean sheds light on how an integrated capital planning and facilities management solution provides greater portfolio insight and cost-savings.

Transforming Facilities Management at Columbia College

Posted on 08/17/2015

Columbia College Chicago, managing 9,500 students and 1.5 million square feet, faced challenges in managing work orders and building a preventive maintenance program. With the goals to drive maintenance best practices and increase visibility into work status, Columbia College found FAMIS Maintenance Management as the solution for their success.

Addressing the Facilities Management Challenges at Anoka County

Posted on 05/20/2015

Anoka County, the fourth most populous county in Minnesota, had outgrown its facilities management solution consisting of phone calls and sticky notes. With the goals to drive maintenance best practices, track work orders and effectively manage the full asset lifecycle, Anoka County found FAMIS Maintenance Management as the solution for their success.

Software Accessibility Standards & Why They Matter for Facilities Management

Posted on 02/26/2015

Accruent’s James Millican, Senior Product Manager, will discuss the importance and challenges of developing and implementing accessible software at this year’s 2015 CAPPA Technology and Leadership Conference.

Accruent’s Online Help Gets a Makeover

Posted on 08/11/2014

Accruent is excited to announce a new look and feel for our online help. The upgraded context-sensitive WebHelp provides a uniform appearance across all Accruent product lines, easier access to Support contact information and a new color scheme.