As the landscape of space management software evolves, institutions within higher education must adapt to ensure they remain at the forefront of efficiency and innovation. With the recent news of INSITE going out of business, many colleges and universities, especially those with research institutes, are seeking a robust and reliable alternative. Archibus Space Management Application emerges as an optimal solution, offering seamless migration and advanced features tailored to the unique needs of higher education environments.
Why Migrate to Archibus?
Archibus has been a pioneer in space management solutions, providing a comprehensive platform that helps institutions optimize their physical spaces. For higher education entities, the advantages of using Archibus are many-fold:
- Enhanced Space Utilization: Archibus delivers powerful tools for space inventory and utilization, allowing educational institutions to make data-driven decisions on how to best use their facilities, which is crucial for accommodating growing student populations and evolving academic programs.
- Research Institute Management: Universities with research components can leverage Archibus to manage complex requirements of research spaces, ensuring compliance with safety standards and funding regulations. The system adeptly handles the allocation and administration of spaces dedicated to research activities.
- Indirect Cost Recovery/Grants/ Principal Investigators (PIs): Archibus simplifies the task of managing Grants and PIs by tracking and associating them with their respective spaces and resources. This feature is particularly beneficial for institutions that need to perform indirect cost recovery, providing transparency and control over research spaces.
- Customizable Reporting: Generate detailed reports and analytics that help in strategic planning and demonstrate the institution’s commitment to effective space management – a key factor in securing future funding and accreditation.
Ease of Migration
One of the primary concerns when switching space management systems is the migration process. Archibus stands out with its user-friendly transition pathway from INSITE. The system is designed to import existing data smoothly, minimizing downtime and ensuring continuity in operations. Archibus specialists are available to assist with the transition, ensuring that your institution’s valuable data is transferred accurately and efficiently.
A Call to Action for Higher Education Institutions
As INSITE users in the higher education sector look towards the future, Archibus presents not just a replacement, but an upgrade to their space management capabilities. With extensive support, customizable features, and a community of users in academia, Archibus is ready to help your institution elevate its space management to new heights.
Don’t let the discontinuation of INSITE disrupt your institution’s operations. Take this opportunity to enhance your space management processes with Archibus. Contact us today to learn more about how easy it is to migrate your data and to discover the benefits that Archibus can bring to your college or university.
Ready to make the switch? Reach out to our team for a consultation and see how Archibus can transform your space management today.
About IMS Consulting
For more than a decade, IMS Consulting has delivered the full scope of Archibus-related services to both government and commercial clients. As a Virginia Certified Small Business, IMS Consulting provides our clients with personalized attention by experienced Archibus-certified consultants. Our experts work with our clients to thoroughly understand how they do business, identify their unique needs, pinpoint opportunities to better manage their infrastructure, employ more efficient work processes, and make smarter capital budgeting decisions—both today and over the long term.
IMS Consulting specializes in the implementation of Archibus, the #1 real estate, infrastructure & facilities management solution in the world. Archibus is the global leader in streamlining how you manage your real estate, infrastructure, and facilities. Centralize your data, planning, and operations onto one seamless platform backed by 35 years of innovation and the world’s largest support network. Reduce costs, enhance sustainability, and create a better workplace by transforming how you connect with people, places, and processes.