ARCHIBUS Asset October 2017
Recent Issues
Vol. 26, No. 8
December Asset Newsletter: Nexus updates, holiday wishes and more!
Vol. 26, No. 7
New ARCHIBUS V.23.2 Expands Compliance, Moves from Operations to Strategy
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Be a Thought Leader at Nexus! We’re Accepting Speaker Applications NOW
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ARCHIBUS supports Higher Education by empowering people
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ARCHIBUS Community - Enabling Innovation and Change
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The Conference that Connects the Dots.
Vol. 26, No. 2
World’s ninth longest road tunnel relies on ARCHIBUS
Vol. 26, No. 1
Maximize Efficiency with ARCHIBUS PM
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IoT for Space Utilization, ARCHIBUS Nexus 2017 Registration Open, and More
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New Enterprise Asset Mgmt. App, Nexus Featured Speakers, and More
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Download Strategic Space Planning White Paper, ARCHIBUS Nexus 2017 and More
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New Strategic Financial Analysis App, Nexus 2017 Call for Presentation & More
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Spotlight on New ARCHIBUS Web Central 3D Navigator, Nexus 2017 Call for Presentations and More
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New ARCHIBUS V.23, Nexus 2017 And More
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Thanks to Our Nexus 2016 Presenters and Attendees.
Vol. 25, No. 2
ARCHIBUS Strategic Space Planning:
Plan short-, medium-, and long-term “what-if” scenarios for organizations of all sizes
Vol. 25, No. 1
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Improves Asset Management with ARCHIBUS
Vol. 24, No. 6
On Deck at ARCHIBUS Nexus 2016, San Diego: Seasoned Industry-Expert Speakers
Vol. 24, No. 5
Navigate the Future in Real Estate, Infrastructure & Facilities Management: Chart your Course to ARCHIBUS Nexus 2016
Vol. 24, No. 4
ARCHIBUS V.22 Brings “Intelligent Advancements” to Enterprise Asset Management, Strategic Space Planning, Environmental, and Other Capabilities
Vol. 24, No. 3
Thanks to Our Nexus 2015 Presenters and Attendees
Vol. 24, No. 2
ARCHIBUS Nexus Preview III: Technical Sessions, Expert Instruction, Exceptional Results
Vol. 24, No. 1
ARCHIBUS Nexus 2015 Keynote Speakers Launch 20th Annual Event
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Registration Open!  ARCHIBUS Nexus 2015: How They Did It. How You Can Too.
Vol. 23, No. 8
Your Work Simplified...More About Mobile in ARCHIBUS V.21.3
Vol. 23, No. 7
Announcing ARCHIBUS V.21.3: Simplicity through Intelligence.
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The Nebraska Medical Center Success Story, ARCHIBUS Nexus 2015, and more.
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Sellafield's Keynote Video, Technology Award, CIO Review, and more.
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ARCHIBUS Nexus 2014 Convenes Real Estate and Facilities Management Innovators from around the World
Vol. 23, No. 3
ARCHIBUS Nexus Speakers and Panelists Complement Expanded University Technical Sessions
Vol. 23, No. 2
Nexus 2014 University – Hot Topics Labs. Intensive. Interactive. Invaluable.
Vol. 23, No. 1
New Performance Metrics Framework, ARCHIBUS Nexus 2014, and More.

New ARCHIBUS V.23.2 Expands Compliance, Moves from Operations to Strategy

ARCHIBUS V23.2 bolsters and expands the innovations of V.23.1, further aligning operational functions towards overarching strategic goals so that your organization can function more efficiently as a whole.

The new version features a sweeping range of upgrades, with a prominent trend towards deepening compliance, so you can effectively link regulatory requirements to operational and verification actions. New capabilities were also added to help you record and track outsourced work and contracts.

Another key trend in this latest iteration is a refinement of our UI integration and its ability to control key management aspects with user-friendly consoles. The consoles for energy management, PM planning, and Labor planning were redesigned to tighten the reporting process that links strategic planning to employees and contractors, in both directions. This way, every layer of your organization can move in a consistent mode.

While ARCHIBUS V.23.2 is extensive, improvements focus on three key areas:

  • Enhanced compliance
  • Expanded capabilities
  • More interactive and intuitive user-experience

PM Planner

Here are a few key highlights that you can expect:

Enhanced Compliance

  • Manage outsourced contracts for compliance with Compliance Contract Manager, and verify compliance with personalized surveys.
  • Get ahead of the curve; conform to significant new lease accounting regulations

Expanded Capabilities

  • Streamline your move process by integrating moves with strategic space planning
  • Use enhanced asset reporting to track assets by exception and follow their chain-of-custody (with ISO55000 framework)

Utility Analysis Console

Enhanced User Interface

  • Switch instantly between 2D and 3D BIM, and streamline BIM model approval
  • Top-view of utilities with new Utilities Analysis Console
  • Improve your tracking and scheduling of preventive maintenance services and labor management with the new PM Planner and Labor Scheduler consoles

Verdantix Rates ARCHIBUS as a Leader in IWMS Solutions

After a comprehensive analysis of 14 major IWMS solutions, independent research firm, Verdantix, rated ARCHIBUS as an industry leader. The Verdantix 2017 Green Quadrant® report on IWMS recommended ARCHIBUS for large enterprises seeking to take advantage of a breadth of IWMS applications, citing:

  • Integrated platform that consolidates multiple applications for end-to-end real estate and facilities management in the long-term.
  • Powerful business intelligence & analytics for enterprise reporting that centralizes information for decision-makers
  • Ability to provide global, regional, and local support. Implementers can personalize software for specific requirements

Find out more; download the report from!

Join leaders in business, government, and education from around the world in Boston for ARCHIBUS Nexus 2018! Discover first–hand the breakthrough ideas that are shaping the future of real estate, infrastructure and facilities management.

Only a Few Slots Remaining for ARCHIBUS Nexus Presenters, Last Chance!

Nexus is fast approaching, but there are still a few slots open for potential presenters. Apply now for your last chance to present at the industry’s premier event for real estate, infrastructure and facilities management.

Every year, ARCHIBUS gathers with users, business partners, and experts for the ARCHIBUS Nexus conference to share innovations, deepen business relationships, and see what the future holds for real estate, infrastructure, and facilities management.

Be a presenter in Boston at ARCHIBUS Nexus 2018, to:

  • Share your insights and expertise
  • Promote your organization’s success
  • Become a thought leader in a premier community of professionals

Don’t miss your chance to make your mark on Nexus 2018 in Boston. Apply today!

Take the Next Step with ARCHIBUS Users’ Groups

As in any community, at ARCHIBUS you get what you put into it. Join your local ARCHIBUS Users’ Group (AUG) to share insights and get the support of a vast network of colleagues facing the same challenges as you are.

ARCHIBUS Users' Groups are ARCHIBUS community organizations around the country and the world designed to allow users to connect with other users, share successes and challenges, and exchange expertise. AUG meetings equally provide outstanding opportunities for networking, and deepening business relationships.

AUG’s are open to users of every background and skill level, so long as you are curious to grow and discover innovative new ways of applying ARCHIBUS to common and uncommon challenges alike.

Join us at one of the upcoming AUG meetings below to deepen your knowledge, reinvigorate your work, and grow your career.

Check Events page for AUG meeting schedule. Visit our User Groups page to learn more.

Philadelphia Streamlines an Entire School District with ARCHIBUS

The Challenge

The School District of Philadelphia is the 8th largest in the US, encompassing a massive and complex array of assets and stakeholders. The district includes approximately 130,000 students, 300+ buildings,1400 acres of land, and 29M sqft of space, all maintained by approximately 1300 cleaning and building staff, 230 mechanics, and 200 Building Engineers. The district is also one of the country’s oldest, with an average building age of 67 years old, including many buildings whose lifespan began over a century ago, with systems of varying ages.

In 2015, outdated processes and fragmented data were creating a significant drag in operations. It was time for the school district to centralize onto a single system through which to coordinate across departments, including the maintenance, operations, capital programs, food and service, transportation, and environmental departments.

The Implementation

The goal was to have a single source of data where all stakeholders could work with the same clean data to track the history, needs, workflow, and resources of the school district’s many assets. By streamlining operations through a single repository of data, the School District of Philadelphia hoped to employ smarter and leaner strategies for meeting its goals.

In December 2015, the school district began centralizing data and operations on ARCHIBUS. Records were cleaned and digitized, data was sorted, and 22 applications were implemented, with varying degrees of personalization to suite specific needs. The project was expansive, and made differences in several key areas.

Read SDP’s full journey

More Exciting Online ARCHIBUS Training Ahead

Join an online training course to deepen your software fluency and get more value out of ARCHIBUS.

Our web-based training is part of our broader Online Learning Initiative to make training more accessible to those who cannot attend classes in person due to time and travel constraints.

We offer two types of courses: “web-based courses” and “virtual classrooms.” The web-based courses are a series of 2-hour WebEx sessions scheduled across multiple weeks, while the virtual classrooms allow learners to participate in live, in-person courses via the web. Both courses give access to an interactive online training environment, including live question and answer periods with the instructor.

Following the success of our initial sessions, additional courses have been available online this year:

Review all courses to find the training course that’s right for you.

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