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Make the Case for Data

trust your gut with data
 

With the ‘big data’ buzz flying around, many have tuned out and turned off to the trend. It can be hard to decipher what’s relevant to you and your organization amongst all the hype. The truth is that no matter what your professional discipline, data is your friend. Understanding data and having access to relevant [read more...]

October 14, 2014

How to Tell a Facilities Data Story

overcome facilities data hurdles
 

Combine Facilities Data & Story Telling to Achieve Your Objectives Reporting has always been part of most job roles in one form or another. Whether it is hours worked, tasks completed and so on, reporting is the way in which we measure the result of time and money invested. Due to advances in technology and [read more...]

October 9, 2014

The Power of the Funding Module – Part 3: Funding FCI Options

funding module fci options
 

Seeing the effects of different funding strategies overlaid on one chart allows you to understand the impact of different strategies on the condition of your portfolio. It also empowers you to clearly communicate to your finance department or funding body the effects of the different strategies. Each approach matches an investment strategy or a way [read more...]

October 7, 2014

We’ll see you in the UK!

VFA ltd. in the UK
 

VFA will be attending multiple events throughout the United Kingdom this autumn. Keep an eye out for our delegates and speakers. Hope to see you there! EuHPN Workshop, October 1 – 3 – Our first stop will be the European Health Property Network’s 2014 Workshop in Edinburgh. VFA is sponsoring the event, which begins October [read more...]

October 2, 2014

The Power of the Funding Module – Part 2: Forecast Parameters

Forecast Parameters
 

The Funding Module allows you to adjust a variety of parameters to tailor the results to your business. For example, changing the inputs for Years and Inflation allows you to see the effects of the inputs on funding. Extending the time period for consideration allows you to see long term funding needs that may not [read more...]

September 30, 2014

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