"Who are you, and why are you here?"
Facilities that implement Visitor Management Systems hope they never need to ask that question to anyone, ever. While access control goes to great lengths to make sure only approved personnel are able to enter approved areas, they hardly ever handle 'temporary access' well.
For that, Visitor Management fills a niche, and claim to do a better job than the old, proven clipboard sign in sheets.
In this note, we examine visitor management systems, their common features, and how they are best deployed.