Selecting FM software

Good practice guide

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01 October 2017

Selecting FM software

This Good Practice Guide (GPG) was first published by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) which became the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) on 12 November 2018. It is currently branded as BIFM and is in the process of being rebranded to IWFM.

This guide is supported by Service Works Group

*This guide is aligned to IWFM qualifications at levels 4-7.

After reading this guide, you'll understand how to select and implement a suitable software solution for your organisation.

In this guide, you'll find out about the different software applications available, how your business processes affect your choice of software, and how to ensure your software does what it should. 

The guide also includes a system assessment and guidance on preparing your financial case and sending an invitation to tender. After reading, you'll also understand training requirements for such a change as well as the technology trends currently facing the profession. 

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