Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software has become an indispensable tool for understanding the location of facilities and infrastructure assets that may be widely dispersed such as across a state, county or large city. GIS software allows you to identify the location of assets such as buildings, roads, bridges, signals, signs, drainage features, landscaping, parks equipment ...to name just a few. Viewing your assets on interactive maps helps you to visualize their location relative to other assets (spatial relationships) as well as their proximity to other assets (distance), which aids asset managers in their day-to-day decision making.
GIS mapping can provide insightful visualization of your facilities, assets, work orders and more to answer questions such as: Where are all of our facilities located? Where are all the streetlights that need to be upgraded? Where should we locate our new service center? Where, exactly are the potholes that need to be repaired? What's within proximity of the incident/emergency? Show me all the work underway in district 5.
Although GIS software can be a great repository for asset data, it wasn't necessarily designed to address all the needs that asset managers have such as: work orders, preventive maintenance, parts inventory, the tracking of costs, strategic planning, capital projects, resource scheduling, process workflows, and more. As such, the ideal scenario is to use a map-centric asset management software, which is an asset management system (e.g., an IWMS, EAM or CMMS system) with embedded GIS capabilities.
Well, it just so happens that FacilityForce offers map-centric asset management with its product called "Locate". Leveraging Esri's industry-leading geographic information system (GIS) software, Locate enables location intelligence for your facilities and assets. Locate embeds the power of Esri's ArcGIS mapping software into FacilityForce for map-centric asset management. Rather than viewing a simple list of data, Locate brings your data to life by displaying facilities, assets, work orders and more on interactive maps that allow you to show/hide layers, zoom in and out, select multiple assets, view detailed information about the assets, and perform actions on those assets. You can even connect to multiple Esri ArcGIS databases (e.g., Facilities, Public Works, Traffic Engineering, Parks, etc.) for enterprise-wide facilities and asset management.
FacilityForce is asset intelligence. Esri is location intelligence. Coupling them together with Locate is the smartest way to manage all your facilities and assets. We invite you to read on and explore our website to learn more about the powerful capabilities of FacilityForce and its integration with Esri's ArcGIS.
Nothing helps you understand spatial relationships and the proximity of things better than seeing them on a map. With the power of Esri embedded in FacilityForce, you can visualize your facilities, assets, work orders and more to to get insightful answers to your questions about "where".
Get answers to questions like: Where are all the DOT facilities located? Where, exactly was the cable cut? Where should we locate our new community center? Where are the signs to be replaced? Where should we stage emergency services for the incident? Where is work being performed in my district? and so many more...
FacilityForce provides a comprehensive, end-to-end solution for facilities management including the ability to:
FacilityForce is an enterprise application that can be deployed as narrowly or as broadly as you'd like, meaning you can use it within a single department, across multiple agencies or deploy it organization-wide (i.e., entire city/county/state/federal agency).
Some customers start with a single department (such as general services, facilities) and find they can easily add real estate, capital construction, transportation, health, education, corrections, parks and more. Ultimately, broader scope can be a force multiplier as greater visibility across a portfolio leads to better alignment with organizational goals.
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