FM:Systems has provided universities such as Indiana University, NC State University and Xavier University with products to streamline space utilization reports to ensure appropriate state funding.
Whether our client’s needs to manage accurate and defensible space utilization data for Indirect Cost Recovery (ICR) or provide one-click reporting on space and physical assets according to Facilities Inventory and Classification Manual (FICM) standards they can rest assured knowing that FM:Interact gives them the power, ease of use and control they need to get their jobs done.
Having accurate space, asset, operational and integrated data from other campus systems are critical to managing a campus. FM:Interact enables higher education clients to:
- Improve space utilization: Increase the value of facility data and plans by providing access to key personnel to interact directly with CAD floor plans and campus data via a standard Web browser
- Gather Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) information: Improve your F&A rate by easily gathering HEGIS and other post-secondary space usage information and associate to principal investigators
- Maximize ICR: Access reports showing grant, department, occupancy and room use for audits from governmental or other external funding sources
- Streamline space surveys: Automate approvals and workflows by utilizing easy-to-use Web forms to accurately track space usage and occupancy to track grants, utilization and other key facility benchmarks
FM:Systems specifically developed a module called FM Survey which is designed for universities and other larger nonprofit organizations managing facilities, grants, and sponsored research.
Download the FM Survey module datasheet for more information.