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Top 3 Reasons We're Excited to Attend the Higher Education Facilities Forum

The Intellis team is pleased to announce that we are attending this year's Higher Ed Facilities Forum (HEFF) from November 7th to 9th! We are looking forward to connecting with facility leaders from colleges and universities from across the nation. These are the top 3 reasons we're delighted to attend this year's Higher Education Facilities Forum!

How has the pandemic changed college and university facility planning?

How has the pandemic changed college and university facility planning? The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed college and university facility planning. A majority of teaching and learning now takes place either entirely online or through a hybrid setup. While there is no reliable prediction of how the pandemic will develop in the future, it is clear that higher education institutions are committed to continuing the pursuit of their educational mission.

3 ways mobile technology will improve higher education facility capital planning

In the post-COVID world, mobile data-collection technology will become increasingly important for facility teams at colleges and universities. Mobile tech empowers college and university facility managers in many ways, including managing work process flows, tracking physical assets, and supervising building facilities. 

Strategically Plan and Manage Your Campus Facilities during COVID and Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a staggering impact across the globe. Life has been disrupted as hundreds of thousands battle the disease and millions more do their part to flatten the curve. The American Higher Education industry has not been spared from COVID-19’s reach, as learning has moved online and the date when campuses will reopen seems uncertain.

These are the top 3 trends transforming college and university facilities and capital planning

Earlier this week our team was in Nashville for the Campus Facilities Summit to meet with heads of facilities, capital planning, construction and engineering from the best colleges and universities across the country. It was a pleasure to connect with these college and university leaders that oversee all aspects of design and construction.

Capital Planning for Colleges and Universities

Managing a large portfolio of facilities and infrastructure at colleges and universities is no easy task. Developing capital plans is an aspect of facilities management that many maintenance and engineering managers at colleges and universities often struggle with. Determining how funds should be spent is a complicated process.

The Future of Campus Facilities at CFTA 2019

The Intellis team spent the week in Austin at the Campus FM Technology Association Conference connecting with Facility Management technology leaders to share insights and ideas with the aim of improving the management of campus facilities.

The top 3 trends impacting colleges and universities: learnings from the 2019 SCUP and NACUBO Annual Meetings

Passion. That's the first word that comes to mind after a week of meeting dedicated professionals working to make Higher Education better for the future.

Driving Strategic Change: Re-Imagining Where Learning Takes Place at Higher Educational Institutions

The spaces and places where learning takes place on campus is changing. Now more than ever there is a growing desire for more flexible, reconfigurable learning spaces at colleges and universities that make better use of already available space without having to do renovation works, which is costly and time consuming.

The FOUNDATION of Student Success

Making strategic decisions that transform your institution in a way that enhances student experience, increases enrollment, and improves ROI is no easy task.