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Webinar: Facility Management

Webinar: Facility Management Watch an overview of the basics of any Facilities Management (CAFM) Software program. Find vacant space quickly, see how much space each department occupies and produce BOMA metric reports (e.g. compare to industry metrics). Kelly B. Nunn will discuss critical factors that will improve space and move management for you and your company.     Webinar Transcription Good afternoon everyone. My name is Kelly Nunn. I am managing the facility management operations here at at MicroMain. What I wanted to do today is quickly go over some basics of facility management. In particular, move and space management. And the way this presentation will go is I’ll use a PowerPoint slide to get through some of the high level stuff about our company and then specifically about what I’m going to talk about today. About a third of the way through, I’ll actually open the product, our facility management software, and demonstrate three of the highest level functions or features that a facility manager or a space planner or even a CAD tech would need to know or need to do within your operation. A little bit about MicroMain first. We’re located here in Austin, Texas. We have two products. We have CMMS, our maintenance product., and we also have a CAFM product, which is what I’m going to be demonstrating today, a facility management product. In addition to these two software products, we also have a professional services part of our company wherein we provide needs assessment. We do implementation on both of our product lines and needs assessment on both of our product lines as well as ad...
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Webinar: Facility Management

Learn how easy it is to manage space allocation, plan and execute moves, generate in-depth reports, satisfy emergency preparation requirements, and analyze costs associated with renovations, department charge backs and personnel changes. Webinar Transcription Good afternoon everyone. My name is Kelly Nunn. I work in the Facility Management Department here at MicroMain. Today what I want to do is give you an overview of our facility management tool and how efficient it can be used across your facility and real estate portfolio. First of all, let me talk a little bit about MicroMain and who we are. As you can see on the screen we’ve been around a long time and we’re a software development company and implementation company. We have two primary product: CMMS and a facility management or CAFM software. And today I’m going to be focusing on the CAFM software, primarily. We also have a professional service part of our company where we perform those items on the screen — needs assessment, implementation, and training for both of those software products. We also have a varied and very diverse customer base, let me go to the next screen. This is just a sampling of some of our bigger customers and long term customers. We have what is approaching almost 4,000 customers in total that either have or use our product over 20 plus years of being in this industry. We have a lot of experience and expertise in the two niche markets that we serve which is the CMMS or maintenance market, and then also the facility management or CAFM market, if you will. And so with...
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Q&A with Facility Management Expert, Victor Villarreal

MicroMain welcomed a new member to the team last month, Victor Villarreal. Victor has over a decade’s worth of experience in facility and city planning, which he is using to support MicroMain’s Facility Management software and services. Last week he hosted our first-ever CAFM Webinar. MicroMain Facility Management is our computer-aided facility management (CAFM) software solution designed to aid in space allocation, charge backs, move management, and the reporting and analytics associated with those tasks. The user-friendly interface allows for an efficient workflow, and CAD integration makes working with multiple file types a breeze. We asked Victor to discuss some of the challenges facing facility managers, and how those obstacles can be overcome. What is your background in facility management and planning? I first entered the field performing contract FM work for DELL computers in the late 90s. This was followed by over a decade of experience helping both public and private sector clients plan for and implement transformative change, with respect to both process and organizational structure. This has provided me with a solid background for my FM work with MicroMain, where I help clients develop and successfully implement their new FM operations using MicroMain Facility Management. Can you explain the challenges facing facility managers today? While these challenges will vary somewhat based on the organization, the commonality for Facility Managers is the need for a system and process that quickly and easily delivers the key data they require to keep their organizations running smoothly. This is where MicroMain comes in, delivering a no-nonsense, streamlined product that does just this. What can be done to confront these challenges?...
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Facility Management Version 7.3 Available

A new version of Facility Management is now available! Facility Management is MicroMain’s complete drawing-based facility management system that helps you manage buildings, assets, and occupants. This new release simplifies the drawing import and management process, allowing you to get more done faster. The new update’s key feature is a brand new drawing import wizard, which takes you step-by-step through the process of importing CAD drawings, layer-by-layer, into your database. It automatically evaluates what’s there and knows what your next steps should be by automatically linking and creating space assets from drawing labels.This is leaps and bounds beyond what’s ever been possible before. New tree view layer controls have also been implemented. Now layers can be grouped according to base plan and spaces. This makes it easier to edit and manage only the drawing elements that are important to you. In addition, this version of facility management features new reporting capabilities for business units, including “space class” types and “square footage by business unit.” A business unit is an organization hierarchy arranged by department, group, team, etc. — such as “Human Resources,” “Sales,” and “Marketing.” We are also pleased to announce that FM 7.3 is now compatible with Microsoft Access 2010 and AutoDesk Design Review 2012. For more information about this release, call us at 1-888-888-1600 or send us an...
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