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Power BI is a business intelligence and data visualization tool that allows you to connect to various sources of data, analyse them, and create interactive reports and dashboards. Power BI can help the property management and facilities management industry to transform their operations and meet customer demands by providing them with actionable insights into their properties, tenants, employees, and competitors.

We are a Power BI Consultancy for Property and Facitility Management companies who want to take control of their data.

We provide the following:

Features of Power BI that are useful for Property Management Companies and Facility Management Companies

Data connectors:

Power BI can connect to hundreds of data sources, such as SQL Server, Azure, Google Analytics, Excel and more. This allows property management companies to access and combine data from various platforms and systems. For a property management company. this could include portfolio management, CRM software or financial systems. For a facilities management company it could  include asset management, field management or financial systems. Connecting these will give a holistic view of their business.

Dashboards:

Power BI can create stunning and interactive dashboards that display key metrics and indicators for assets, sales and business financials. This allows property and facility management companies to customize and share their dashboards with their teams and stakeholders, and access them from any device.

Reports:

Power BI can generate detailed and insightful reports that drill down into the data and reveal the underlying patterns and trends. Facility and Property management companies can use reports to answer specific questions, explore scenarios, and compare outcomes. They can also apply filters, slicers, and bookmarks to their reports to focus on the relevant data.

Semantic models:

Power BI can build semantic models (datasets) that define the relationships and calculations among the data elements. Semantic models enable retailers to create consistent and accurate measures and calculations across their data sources, and use them in their dashboards and reports.

Q&A:

Power BI can answer natural language queries from the users, and provide visual and textual responses. Q&A allows property management companies to ask questions about their data in their own words, and get instant answers without writing any code or formula

Benefits of Power BI for Facility and Property Management Companies

Faster and better decision making:

Power BI can help facility and property management companies make data-driven decisions in real time, based on the latest and most accurate information. Power BI can also provide predictive analytics and what-if scenarios, to help facility and property management companies anticipate future outcomes and plan accordingly.

Understand Portfolio

Power BI can help property management companies understand their portfolio. Power BI allows businesses to slice your data by region, type or occupancy. It also has the ability to build maps to provide great visualisations.

Understand Operational Performance

Field management software and facility management software may help your company monitor the maintenance and repair activity. Power BI allows you really understand the current status quo. Whether this be planned and unplanned maintenance, engineering activity or compliance, it allows you to bring this data to the right people at the right time to improve your performance.

Improved Workforce Pay and Incentivisation

Power BI can help facility management companies better incentivised their workforce. It can allow analysis of your data to give an in depth analysis of the hours worked and performance. This allows companies to automated incentives and overtime payments to improve productivity and skill retention.

Mapping

Power BI has advance mapping tools. This means is a great tool to illustrate your geographical data. Whether this is the locations of your properties and customer, live locations vehicles, a heat map of activity or a understanding of your current customers.

Financial Analysis

Power BI is a great tool to allow a facility management or property management business to understand its current and projected income. Understanding the ROI (return on investment) is key for any purchase. Power BI can help analyse and present the spending and income from any property.

Occupancy and Rental

Power BI is a great tool to allow a property management business to understand its current and projected occupancy.

Our experience in Facility and Property Management

 David Laws Principal Consultant

David Laws has supported clients in the Facility and Property Management Industry

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David studied Engineering, Science and Technology at Loughborough University and then continued to study and gain vocational consultancy experience at the University of Cambridge on the Advanced Course of Design Manufacture and Management. David’s early career was mainly in Leadership roles in FMCG manufacturing company’s. These roles focussed on days and shift management and engineering teams in the production of food, drink and pharmaceuticals.

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During this time David was involved in numerous projects. David used his technical and project management skills to drive process improvements in large organisations including Boots, Kerry Foods and Catalent. These projects included day to day implementation of continuous improvements methodology’s, as well as major engineering capital projects, labour saving and quality improvements.  These roles involved responsibility for the short term and long term targets and strategy, as well as managing the day to day operational and engineering teams. This involved planning and scheduling of maintenance, capital and improvement activities.

During this time David was involved in numerous projects. David used his technical and project management skills to drive process improvements in large organisations including Boots, Britvic and Catalent. These projects included day to day implementation of continuous improvements methodology’s, as well as major engineering capital projects.

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David transitioned into data analysis and MI reporting roles. His initial role was supporting 3M with their Excel point of sale (POS) reporting. This role saw him learn and develop ETL and database software skills as well as present data in Excel 2013 (the prequel to Power BI). David then moved to contract roles which saw him develop reporting in a cross section of industries, including Energy, FinTech and specialist mortgage.  

David built on his skills ands moved into data engineering roles. These has seen him worked ingesting, integrating and migrating data for several organisations. This has seen him gain knowledge of the data architecture to supplement his reporting skills.

Since moving to Select Distinct in 2022  David has worked with a number of clients across a range of industries. This has included projects with facility management and property management companies building their Power BI reporting.

Why choose Select Distinct as your Power BI Expert?