As more and more organizations shift toward more fluid, virtual workplace environments, the evolving workforce necessitates increasingly efficient workplace management. Considering that work space typically accounts for a significant amount of recurring operational costs, significant cost reductions hinge on optimizing the use of the workplace through integrated workplace management systems (IWMS).

Increased instrumentation supplies the data, but it is the interconnectedness of that data and the use of analytics and process automation that enables the delivery of actionable intelligence. Traditional asset management systems—such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM), Computer-Aided Facility Management (CAFM) and the like—can address only some of these emerging issues, or are too limited.

Integrated workplace management systems, on the other hand, are centered around a hierarchy of real estate portfolio objectives. Since the practice of workplace management comprises space management, spatial relationships and the business implications of a portfolio of real property assets, IWMS solutions are the most appropriate for this realm.

This white paper will discuss how integrated workplace management systems help improve business processes, identify and address underutilized or inefficient facilities, and consolidate disparate or home-grown systems.

Download a copy of the IBM Integrated Workplace Management System white paper:
http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?subtype=WH&infotype=SA&appname=SWGE_TI_EA_USEN&htmlfid=TIW14169USEN&attachment=TIW14169USEN.PDF

Watch a brief IBM TRIRIGA IWMS software overview:
http://ibmtvdemo.edgesuite.net/software/tivoli/demos/TRIRIGA_IWMS_Suite/index.html