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More Visibility of Equipment in Work Order Forms and Pages for MaintenanceDirect

To provide a more fluid experience regarding equipment and their related work, several pages are updated to include more information regarding assets. Where will this round of enhancements be seen? The pages enhanced are the: Home page for: …

Author: Dave Kornegay
Attention IT Directors: Don’t Miss your Chance to Participate in CoSN’s 2017 IT Leadership Survey

In 2016, IT Directors reported broadband and network capacity was their top priority, replacing assessment readiness. What will IT Directors’ top priority be this year? Don’t miss your chance to give your feedback in CoSN’s Annual IT Leadership Survey …

Author: Sam Zippin
Watch the Energy Recording
  • 2/7/2017
Watch the Energy Recording

Did you miss last week’s webinar discussing energy savings ? Watch the recording now to hear from the experts about how schools can use ENERGY STAR scores to benchmark and improve their buildings and begin tracking their utilities to reduce consumption …

Author: Sam Zippin
Take control of your energy consumption

Question: What’s the largest line item in your operations budget after labor? Answer: Energy. And according to our Facilities, Budget, Staffing and Operations Survey , energy accounts for nearly 25% of a school’s facilities budget. Although it may …

Author: Sam Zippin
Preventive Maintenance Work Order Tasks and Procedures List Checkoff

An enhancement for MaintenanceEssentials users is being released that adds a 'checklist' functionality to the Tasks and Procedures section of a work order generated from a preventive maintenance schedule. This feature will allow users to indicate that …

Author: Claire Burling
SchoolDude Recognized as Top 10 Digital Solution Provider of 2016

Education Technology Insights has recognized SchoolDude in the magazine’s annual Top 10 Digital Solutions Providers List for 2016 ! “ School districts are always concerned with total cost of ownership and effectively maintaining the technology stack. We …

Author: Sam Zippin
Templates for Preventive Maintenance for Schools and Educational Facilities - Vancouver School Board

A question I often hear preventive maintenance schedules is "What should I set up?", "How detailed should it be?", "What is out there that I can use?". First, crawl before walking, much less running. Mission-critical PMs should be first to keep …

Author: Dave Kornegay
Update to WorkCenter Mobile App: Attachments, Signatures and Main Menu Updates

For MaintenanceEssentials Pro users, new features being released to app stores on the evening of Tuesday, December 13 for both iOS and Android platforms. Attachments Simply choose an existing work order to attach a file to. An upcoming release …

Author: Dave Kornegay
What You May Not Know About Your Outlook Calendar

With the addition of RSS and iCal for EventEssentials Pro users and reviewing Ideas submitted on the Community, I thought this may be a good opportunity to review tricks in Outlook's Calendar that many people may not be aware of. Add new calendars The …

Author: Dave Kornegay
How Can I Use RSS Feeds for Events in Webpages and Other Projects?

EventEssentials Pro users have the ability to provide a live feed of data to an RSS format.  So what can you do with it and other RSS feeds (e.g., sites with news or weather RSS)? If you look at the web address that is produced for an RSS feed, it …

Author: Dave Kornegay
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