FAMIS Steering Group

Background

This past summer (2012), a standing steering group was formed to provide functional governance of the Enterprise Facilities Asset Management (EFM) information system, FAMIS.

EFMSG members have specific FAMIS "areas of responsibility". This responsibility includes knowing the business process and understanding how the FAMIS application supports the process. Please don't hesitate to contact any of the members listed below for guidance on FAMIS issues, suggestions and/or improvements.

FAMIS Area

Responsible EFMSG Members

Maintenance
Work Order Management
Equipment
Self Service

Rob Fortin

Jane Vaughn

Space
Ownership/Management
Planning
CAD
Self Service

Doug Bencks

Tracy Boyle

Inventory

Tracy Boyle

Personnel/Labor/Accounting/Billing

Tracy Boyle

Utilities

Jim Dombrosk

Key/Lock

Larry Van Dessel

Jane Vaughn

Chair/Facilitator

Bob Fortier

 

Formation

The EFM Steering Group was established to:

  • create a clearly visible program of enterprise information system functional governance,

  • develop, propose, and monitor strategies for aligning FAMIS with central facilities service provider's business purposes,

  • ensure consistent internal application of use of FAMIS within the Facilities Division to further efficient, economical management of the physical plant and execution of facility service deliver to the campus,

  • establish and administer a FAMIS change-control process to support and document the business purposes being met by approved FAMIS changes,

  • fully-exploit the functionality of FAMIS to further management of the campus facility assets and the delivery of central facilities services, and,

  • establish and manage a FAMIS application lifecycle.

Objectives

Critical Success Factors of the EFM Steering Group:

  • Associate Vice President Facilities, end-users, and campus customers find increasing value in the FAMIS system.

  • The performance of institutional infrastructure assets is improved through the use of FAMIS.

  • Improved alignment of institutional resources with physical plant planning, construction/renovation and operation.

  • Enhanced coordination and collaboration of the Facilities Information Technology Group's (FITG)FAMIS efforts with UNH IT.