Video: Data-Driven Facility Decisions

August 2, 2013

Data-Driven Facility Decisions: Justify Budget Strategy and Prioritize Needs – Watch as Marco Benitez, director of analysis, assessment and risk management at Florida International University, discusses how access to facility condition data enables better decision-making. Learn more about facilities capital planning with VFA.

Marco will speak today at APPA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition at 3:15 p.m. He’ll describe how the Facility Operations team decided to adopt a lifecycle asset management approach to justify year-over-year funding needs. Attendees will learn how this proactive approach works, how it helps justify funding requests and save money, and the challenges and benefits of using internal staff to keep facility condition data up-to-date. If you are attending the APPA event, don’t miss it.

Visitors to the VFA booth, #723, can also see a demo of our patented facility self-assessment solution, VFA.auditor®, in use at FIU. Combining the power of mobile technologies, including the iPad® and Android™ tablet, with VFA’s extensive facility condition assessment experience, VFA.auditor enables organizations to utilize in-house resources to quickly and cost-effectively conduct assessments.

Today, visit VFA at booth #723 to learn how to make the case for facility funding and see the latest solutions for effective facilities capital planning.

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