Introduction to the Admin Portal - Johnson Controls - LIT-12013271 - Software Application - Companion - 2.8

OpenBlue Companion Admin Portal Configuration Guide

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Use the Admin Portal to configure the following Companion functions:

  • Spaces
  • Business rules for spaces
  • Users and roles
  • Business units, resources, and rosters
  • Work orders and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Organization news for the Companion app and desk kiosk
  • Occupant comfort and wellness
  • Reserve spaces on behalf of users in advance
  • Manage visitor check-in and registration
Figure 1. Companion Admin Portal home page
Table 1. Admin Portal home page
Name Description
Menu Access the Admin Portal features.
Space Configuration Defines the space structure of the building.
Global Configuration Configure room types, resources, tenants, and emergency contacts.
User Configuration Create roles, roles and rights, and users.
News Create organization news.
Access Control Configuration Configure the access control system and applicable terminals.
Business Rules Create rules for meeting room booking, desk reservation, and wellness.
Comfort configuration Configure comfort controls.
Wellness Create alerts, health assessments and manage enterprise space reservation and cleanliness strategies.
CMMS Configuration Configure CMMS subscriptions, work order mapping, fields, categories, and subcategories.
Workorder Create new work orders and manage work orders that users create.
Space Reservation Review and approve reservation requests.
Visitor Create, configure, and review visitor details.
Cafeteria Configure cafeterias and their menu.
Navigation Routes Configure routes and restricted areas.