VFA Client University of Texas at Austin to Present at NFMT Conference

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Project Manager Ana Thiemer to Discuss Obtaining Capital Funding with Accurate Data, Analysis

VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced that VFA client the University of Texas at Austin will be a guest speaker at the National Facilities Management & Technology (NFMT) Conference & Expo, March 13-15, 2012, at the Baltimore Convention Center. VFA will be exhibiting in Booth # 2339.

Ana Thiemer, project manager of the renewal and renovation program at the University of Texas at Austin, will be presenting “Obtaining Capital Funding with Accurate Data and Analysis” on Tuesday, March 13, at 11 a.m. She will discuss the aggressive policies the university’s budgetary council implemented to cut down on unnecessary budgetary drains. The facilities services department deployed VFA.facility®, VFA’s facilities capital planning and management software solution, to track every project dollar allocated. By leveraging both detailed facility condition assessments and the VFA.auditor® web-based guided self-assessment tool, the university established transparency into the process of making accurate and objective funding decisions.

Attendees will learn about the methods used to secure annual funding increases, the benefits of implementing a facilities management solution, the advantages of implementing a self-assessment solution, and how to use concrete facility data to prove capital needs.

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About VFA
Headquartered in Boston, VFA, Inc. is the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and spend management. VFA solutions uniquely combine facility assessment services, web-based software and business consulting services to enable customers to manage every stage of the capital asset lifecycle—from requirements gathering and long-term planning to capital budget creation and spend management. More than 500 organizations in corporate, education, government and healthcare markets have relied on VFA solutions to strategically manage their capital assets. VFA’s flagship software product, VFA.facility®, is currently used to manage more than 4 billion square feet of real estate. For more information, please call 800-693-3132 or visit http://www.vfa.com.

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