In 2009, I first wrote a blog post about Facilities Information Infrastructure (FII). Re-reading that post this week has prompted me to write about the concept again as the principles are as true today as they were a half-decade ago.
Our experience of the last six years supporting clients in the effective management and protection of their facilities has made clear to me that Facilities Information Infrastructure (FII) gets at a core challenge that virtually every one of our clients faces - managing and relating a variety of information about their facilities. Data management is not new, shiny, or sexy. But no matter what industry or what problem we try to address, the issue is essentially the same - ”you can’t manage what you can’t measure or see”. And measurement and management are all critically dependent on sound data management.Read More