IT & Systems Review

Are your IT and Property Management Systems fit for purpose?


An IT & Systems Review will help you benchmark your systems architecture and performance. We know first hand that for operators the task of migrating systems or even considering it, is often put off until it becomes an urgent transition from out-of-date systems. We can help student housing operators and investors to implement fully integrated efficient operational systems. Through our experience with multiple operations systems we understand the needs of the student housing industry.

The first step in your journey to the perfect systems architecture (it does exist, we promise) is to undertake an IT & Systems review. Once we know where you're starting from we can recommend the ultimate systems architecture and help you manage it. Our Systems and IT consultants can work on an outsourced basis from as little as 1 day a month or we can simply manage implementation projects if required. 

Below you can find some of the systems that we work with. These form the core of student housing systems architecture but we work with many more too. 

  • Property Management System - PMS
  • Building Management System - BMS
  • Electronic Point of Sale - EPOS
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning Systems - HVAC

  • Customer Relationship Management - CRM
  • Content Management System - CMS (website)
  • Marketing suites - E-mail, Chat, Social Media Management

  • Open API management for partner integrations

  • Channel manager integration
  • Internet of things - IOT
  • Phone systems 
  • Emergency alert - building and personnel devices
  • Data Management Systems and Drives
  • Operations management app
  • Access control 
  • Student-facing room and account management app 
  • Check-in, check out inspections

  • Integrations with 3rd parties

  • Intranet and internal communications

  • Hardware - laptops, printers, screens, TVs etc. 

What do you have to do? 

  • Agree the scope of the IT & Systems review with your student housing consultant
  • Complete an online questionnaire
  • Provide required supporting information 
  • Showcase system usage (usually on-site or via Zoom)

What will our Systems & IT Consultants do? 

  • Initial consultation to discuss scope of the review based on size and locations. 
  • Detailed analysis of your current systems architecture.
  • Collection and analysis of use cases across relevant levels.  
  • Analyse, review and make recommendations based on best-practice and new innovations. 

What do you get at the end of your Systems & IT Review? 

  • Systems & IT Review Report
    • A detailed PDF document with the findings of our review. 
  • Systems & IT Review Summary 
    • A summary presentation of your review focusing on systems architecture. 
  • Systems & IT Roadmap
    • A plan to help you achieve best-practice, future-proof your business and pioneer your industry.
  • Consultancy Support 
    • 3 x 1 hour consultations at 3, 6 and 12 months post-review.

For a FREE consultation get in touch with our team today.