We have a lot of auditable space through our government projects, and its use must be documented. Since the Space Management implementation, the company has vastly improved space information accuracy as well as employee location details. Meanwhile, the system’s open architecture allows us to easily personalize the product and create specific reports needed to analyze and share data.
ARCHIBUS has improved the Facilities department’s credibility with executive management
as well as with other departments and business units. Once we initially demonstrated success with the Space Management application, it was easier to sell our management on the other products such as Building Operations Management, which replaced another cumbersome manual system and allowed us to upgrade our preventive maintenance practices.
By putting all our equipment in ARCHIBUS for preventive maintenance, we have been able
to save 5% on our annual budget. Our growing portfolio of ARCHIBUS applications, moreover, has transformed us from a strictly brick-and-mortar focus to being a key strategic player in executive management decisions because of the information we can now access and analyze.
John Kuxhausen, Database AdministratorBall Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
The ARCHIBUS implementation, separately and in combination with other systems, is allowing the Denver schools to collect and analyze even more detailed data that lets the district improve its decision support, refine capacity and enrollment calculations, and provide more accurate data for bond initiative decisions.
Robin Myers, Geographic Systems AnalystDenver Public Schools
We put all our equipment in ARCHIBUS for preventive maintenance. By doing this, we were able to realize savings of about 5% of our total maintenance budget, or about $130,000.
Wayne Schacher Manager, Facilities & Support ServicesBall Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Our growth is exponential…We were using a compilation of spreadsheets and paper – we didn’t have a system we could rely on to manage our real property and leases…The savings [from ARCHIBUS] is in manpower cost reduction – we haven’t had to hire additional staff we would have had to hire to maintain the number of properties and leases that we have.
Jeff Weides, Facility Manager/ Coordinator Field ServicesChesapeake Energy
Using ARCHIBUS to ‘right-size’ our space usage, we reclaimed 500,000 square feet of space and were able to cancel plans for a $35 million building. Not only that, we were able to vacate three smaller buildings and turn that into a $1.5 million revenue stream through leasing.
Penny Kaffenberger, Manager, Costs and Budgets for Workplace Resources, Blue Cross Blue ShieldNorth Carolina
Significant write-offs are now possible thanks to the accurate, defensible records we maintain in ARCHIBUS. In one recent year, the company was able to account for $2 million worth of disposed assets, which had been donated, sold, or brought to the salvage yard.
Glenn Gallway, Systems Administrator for CAFMAIM Investments
We can’t yet quantify savings in time, money, or aggravation, but we do know that things are a lot better than they used to be.
Orlinda Gray, Director, Corporate FacilitiesScripps Networks