By Keith O’Leary, Director of Product Marketing, VFA, Inc.
The methodology for conducting a facility condition assessment is evolving with advances in technology. More and more facility organizations are evaluating and turning to the latest software and hardware technology to help them gather, understand and communicate facility condition data when and where needed. One dynamic and easy to deploy advance is the use of mobile tablets that have pushed the bounds of tablet computing. iPad and Android touch-pad technology offer an interactive and compelling user experience. Solutions like VFA.auditor for guided facility assessment leverage the ease-of-use and mobility of these devices, providing facility organizations with advanced options for rapidly assessing the condition of the facility portfolio. Mobility is becoming key to how facility managers will keep pace with ever-increasing demands to know more, faster about the condition of their portfolios.