VFA NEWSLETTER / NOVEMBER 2010
Rapid portfolio expansion, mergers and acquisitions, and new regulatory mandates make it critical for facility managers and capital planners to quickly implement a capital planning solution so that they may understand the condition of their asset portfolio and build defensible plans and budgets. Time and budget constraints also demand that organizations be able to leverage existing facility data without requiring portfolio-wide facility condition assessments to get started. VFA SmartStart leverages VFA’s extensive domain knowledge, services and technology to provide organizations in the education, government, healthcare and corporate sectors with a cost-effective and rapid implementation of a facility capital planning solution.
“Creating an effective capital management program starts with compiling facility and infrastructure condition data and interpreting this data to create long-term capital plans in line with organizational goals and objectives,” said Scott Cormier, director, VFA.auditor®, VFA, Inc. “VFA SmartStart is ideal for customers looking to rapidly and efficiently customize their approach to strategic asset planning and management with VFA’s guidance. VFA SmartStart allows them to quickly implement a successful capital planning program.”
VFA SmartStart provides facility managers with a rapid implementation process that gives them the ability to easily model facilities and create metrics such as Facility Condition Index (FCI) and System Condition Index (SCI). The streamlined process has three phases:
VFA SmartStart is available now. For further information, including pricing and availability, please contact VFA at 800-693-3132 or email@example.com.