BOSTON – SEPTEMBER 12, 2011 – VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced the release of version 3.0 of its guided facility self-assessment solution, VFA.auditor®, featuring iPad® support for mobile surveys.
VFA.auditor is a Web-based guided self-assessment solution that provides facility and building managers with surveys to assess and rapidly collect data about the condition of facilities and major building systems. With more than 600 professionally engineered and designed systems included in the survey library, VFA.auditor leverages VFA’s building condition domain expertise to guide and standardize the efficient collection of facility condition data. This latest release of VFA.auditor expands support for mobile devices, enabling the flexibility and versatility of condition assessments using the market-leading Apple® iPad. The VFA.auditor support for the iPad now extends beyond the previously released support for Windows-based tablets.
“Leveraging emerging technologies is a significant benefit that our customers at VFA have come to expect,” said Ameeta Soni, Chief Marketing Officer, VFA, Inc. “The VFA.auditor’s support for iPad devices demonstrates our commitment to providing customers with innovative solutions to accelerate facility condition data collection, identify ‘hot spots’ within a portfolio that require a more detailed professional condition assessment, and help to develop quick budgetary estimates.”
VFA.auditor with added mobile support is transforming the way that facility managers and capital planners utilize technology solutions to optimize the management of capital investments. Employing a guided self-assessment solution, whether it’s a complement to a professional assessment or an alternative approach to capturing asset data, provides organizations with efficient and cost-effective options for gathering accurate, current facility condition data.
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