The Pitfalls of DIY Tools for Facility Surveys
CREtech Blog, August 24, 2018
By Ed Bartlett, Vice President of Capital Planning, Accruent
Many tech-savvy real estate, architectural and engineering firms are streamlining their process for collecting and documenting facility site surveys and audits using business tools like Google Sheets and the built-in cameras on today’s smart phones and tablets.
The transition from pencil and paper to these digital tools is easier than you may think since workers already have the hardware (smart phones and tablets), and the collaboration tools (like Google Sheets or Microsoft Office Live) to collect data and then share the information through cloud collaboration tools.