FAMIS is designed to provide your institution with the facility management solutions you need to manage the complete facilities lifecycle — from real estate acquisitions to project management, operations, maintenance, facilities management, asset management, inventory control and space management. Since 1982, FAMIS technology has stood out as a leader in providing robust facilities management software developed specifically for the higher education and public sector. The average FAMIS customer saves over $12 million over a five-year period from implementing the FAMIS suite for the full university facilities management lifecycle.
Avoid Unnecessary Property Costs
Avoid paying unnecessary costs for property by capturing and maintaining information about land inventory and monitoring market information.
Identify Expansion Opportunities
Use information collected on land inventory and market information to make informed decisions on real estate expansion opportunities.
Track Lease Records
Keep track of core information in lease agreements and amendments, such as lease prohibitions, tenant and/or landlord rights and lease history.
Consolidate Project Data
Improve collaboration and visibility into funding, budgeting and scheduling by defining standardized processes within your project and facilities management software.
Reduce Time to Availability
Use your project and facilities management solutions to increase your visibility into project schedules and process bottlenecks, which will help you reduce time from turnover to space readiness.
Understand and track all aspects of funding from multiple sources – where the money is coming from, when it is available, what revisions have been made and when it will expire – from within your project and facilities management solutions.
Manage Work Order Lifecycle
Enter service requests using our easy-to-use, web-based self-service facilities management software, then route the requests for planning, estimating, scheduling and completion.
Integrate Maintenance Processes
Save time, reduce errors and improve collaboration when you seamlessly integrate your university facilities management systems for inventory control, key control, utility management and more.
Automate Preventive Maintenance
Use your university facilities management software to schedule and prioritize preventive maintenance to increase the longevity of your property and assets and fundamentally reduce costs.
Evaluate Asset Inventory
Capture historical data for all owned and leased assets within your facility management solutions to help you analyze your portfolio key performance metrics, such as occupancy costs and vacancy rates.
Plan Asset Lifecycle
Use lifecycle models to understand costs and timelines associated with assets to make projections on expenditures and properly plan for asset replacement. Store a history of all activities and costs associated to the asset – from installation to service to preventive maintenance.
Optimize Repair-Versus-Replace Decisions
Reduce long term operating costs by using your facility management solutions to provide instant online visibility of warranty information, acquisition and replacement costs and analysis of historical and on-going maintenance and repair expenses.
Improve Indirect Cost Recovery
Track the functional use of space at the room level to ensure timely and accurate audits with minimal effort that capture maximum indirect costs associated with grant funding.
Use your space planning software to distinguish between space owners, occupiers and functional users at the department and employee level for both research and non-research space utilization.
Uncover Additional Square Footage
View accurate, up-to-date tracking of all square footage in use throughout your institution from within your space planning software to recognize opportunities to fill vacant space.
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