Our mission is to provide
the right information
to your fingertips.


FOIS optimizes information access and provides the tools for efficient processing of financial, material and other operational transactions.


Application Development

Business Analysis

Document Management

Enterprise Information Services

Help Desk

Systems and Infrastructure Support

Web Systems

Information Assurance

Our Work

FOIS provides information technology (IT) solutions, tools, and services to all Facilities and Operations units. FOIS consists of 40 employees grouped into several sub-groups.


System security

File sharing and storage

Document management

Information Integration

business analytics


Desktops, laptops, and tablets


Software applications


Department members


TB Storage Space




Production databases


Lines of code


Number of documents


Number of masters

Major Projects

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Casper TimeClock

Electronic timecard system that enables hourly staff to swipe their MCard into a computer to clock-in and clock-out of work. Automates timekeeping.

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AECtion/AiM integration

AECtion is used to manage U-M building projects. AiM is used to manage work order maintenance for all U-M buildings. Integrating these two systems will significantly automate the building lifecycle management from design and construction to maintenance, renovation and eventual replacement.

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Business Intelligence

BI captures data for visualization and reporting to aid management in data-driven decision making across all F&O systems.

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Intranet development

Private website for F&O leadership and staff. F&O personnel will be able to access information, launch applications, and publish information for the internal operations of F&O.

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Automated Workflow

The automation of manual workflow from paper to electronic form to reduce time on administrative tasks and operational work.

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Infrastructure Improvement

Optimization of server, network, and storage systems to provide fault tolerance, and improve performance, security, and access.