Maintenance & Facility Maintenance Software Acronyms

Maintenance & Facility Maintenance Software Acronyms

The maintenance and facility software industry uses a number of standard acronyms to distinguish various software packages and identify specific software features. These acronyms appear on the MicroMain website to describe our CMMS and CAFM software and services.

AutoCAD – Computer aided design software from Autodesk used by 80+% of facility management industry

BOMA – Building Owners and Managers Association; this international association provides industry accepted rules that dictate the precise measurement of space within an electronic drawing of a represented physical area

CAD – Computer-Aided Design / Drafting

CAFM – Computer-Aided Facility Management

CMMS – Computerized Maintenance Management System or Software

EAM – Enterprise Asset Management

ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning

FM – Facility Management

IWMS – Integrated Workplace Management System

KPI – Key Performance Indicator

PM – Preventive Maintenance

PO – Purchase Order

PSS – Priority Support Subscription

ROI – Return on Investment

TCO – Total Cost of Ownership

WO – Work Order

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