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IWMS (Integrated Workplace Management System) overview


An IWMS is Used for:

  • Facilities lifecycle management
  • Asset lifecycle management
  • Real estate lifecycle management
  • Data-based decision making

Difference between the names:

  • IWMS (Integrated Workplace Management System):
    multiple software systems that are connected with each other
  • FAMIS (facility asset management information system): name of WisDOT’s IWMS system
  • Accruent: name of the company that owns and supports all of the software systems

Accruent’s solutions are at work in:

  • More than 5,800 leading organizations worldwide, including 40 of the top 100 retailers
  • 25% of the Fortune 500
  • 40% of leading universities
  • All 4 of the top U.S. wireless carriers
  • 55% of U.S. hospitals
  • Leading service providers managing more than 15 billion sq. ft. of property

IWMS = Multiple software systems

  • Facilities management work order system
  • Preventive maintenance system
  • Facility asset management system
  • Property management system
  • Business Intelligence for customized reporting and dashboard capability

What are the possibilities?

Property records

  • Can track work done on properties
  • Property related data:  sq. footage, age, ownership, Fed/State/DOT codes, etc.
  • Documents and pictures can be attached
  • Added comments tell the story

Service request work order system

  • Submitted work request capability empowers WisDOT staff
  • Added value includes data, historical records, tracking work vs resources, etc.

Inspection forms & survey tools

  • Automated inspection forms can be sent out
  • Provides valuable feedback
  • Provides valuable data
  • Can be used for performance measures

Asset management system

  • Asset related data:  location, years in service, manufacturer, model #s, etc.
  • Asset depreciation and calculated asset replacement costs/years
  • Historical record of work done on each asset

Automated PM work order system

  • Generates automatically scheduled preventive maintenance (PM) work orders
  • Meets PM records requirement

Space management system

  • Ability to access and print “Cad-like” drawings of each property
  • Do not need to pay for expense Cad software licenses
  • Do not need to have Cad skills

Customized reporting and dashboard capability

  • For data-based decision making
  • Easy access to live data, as it changes
  • Easy access to historical data

Potential benefits

  • $ Savings
  • LEAN Government Initiative
  • FAMIS portal could replace website uEasy access to records uEasy access to data

Last updated: October 31, 2017

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