Facility Management Software
The operation of a facility represents the longest duration of the lifecycle of a building and the largest portion of the total lifecycle cost. The facility management responsibilities are wide-ranging and multidisciplinary; varying from responses to immediate alarms or emergencies to long term capital planning. Throw in the fact that today's buildings are increasing more complex, and the need for a smart building to have top of the line facility management tools and processes to effectively manage the facility becomes essential. The software facility management applications shape the administrative processes within facility management. These systems are discussed in the following sections.
Work Order System
This is a system that can initiate work orders, assign tasks to internal staff or third party contractors, track the work orders, and archive records. The system should allow for analysis of work orders based on building, space, type of asset, personnel. The system should also track labor, materials, travel expenses and assign relevant work orders.