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Debra Jones

Debra Jones added the idea Event Details should list ALL details

It would be great if the Event Details listed ALL the details pertaining to the event. The list should include details of any Technology requested, or if Food Service was ordered, or Audio/Visual is needed, etc.

50 minutes ago

  • Dave KornegayThank you Deb. I have this documented and have opened this up for additional feedback for what we may need to add to these two most comprehensive reports at this moment:
    - Schedules Report: Detailed report type
    - In a schedule itself, mouse ...39 minutes ago

Catherine Holley

Catherine Holley created the event Taking Control of Your Energy Consumption

Energy is the second largest line item in facilities and operations budgets after payroll. According to SchoolDude’s Facilities, Budget, Staffing and Operations Survey, energy accounts for nearly 25% of a school’s facilities budget. Although it may s ...

6 hours ago

    Catherine Holley

    Catherine Holley created the event We're just months away from Dude University 2017 -- are you ready?

    Maybe you're curious about what you'll learn, who you'll meet, and why you should come to Dude University. We've got just the thing for you to get all your questions answered – all in 30 minutes! Join David Marcus from de Toledo High School on Janua ...

    7 hours ago

      Catherine Holley

      Catherine Holley created the event We're just months away from Dude University 2017 -- are you ready?

      Maybe you're curious about what you'll learn, who you'll meet, and why you should come to Dude University. We've got just the thing for you to get all your questions answered – all in 30 minutes! Join David Marcus from de Toledo High School on Janua ...

      7 hours ago

        Joseph Wethington

        Joseph Wethingtoncreated the topic: Managing Email Notifications

        For SchoolDude, I would like to request more options for managing email groups/list/contacts. For example: who gets notification on incident opening and closing. There are global options that impact a particular category (administrator, .supervisor, ...

        1 day ago

          George Mayor

          George Mayorcreated the topic: PM Schedules change frequency from 3 months to six months

          I have gone to a new filter on my HVAC system. It is called a Mega Pleat from AAF. It is reported to allow you to extend the changing of filters from 3 to 6 months. I would like to change all my filter change schedules from 3 to 6 months. He's the &h ...

          1 day ago

            Nick Mirisis

            Nick Mirisiscreated the blog entry 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 ma ...

            1 day ago

              Billie Rand

              Billie Randanswered the question Does anyone have a quick reference guide for Incident technicians?

              Thanks Dave. Yes, the guide you have is helpful and informative. However, I wanted a 1 page quick refrence guide for technicians.
              Dave Kornegay also answered the question Dave Kornegay also answered the question

              4 days ago

              Dave Kornegay

              Dave Kornegayanswered the question Where is the Incident Supervisor I User Guide located?

              Checking into it, Billie. Thank you for letting us know.

              4 days ago

              Facilities WorkRequest

              Facilities WorkRequest added the idea Request Receipt for Requester Regardless of Role

              The system should send a request receipt to the requester regardless of any other role they might have in SchoolDude. We have staff members that are listed as Supervisors so they pull their own reports on work orders charged against their projects. W ...

              4 days ago

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              • Facilities WorkRequestCatherine and Dave,

                Both suggestions are appreciated. However many of the people in our organization that are listed as a role other than Requester, Tech or Clerk do not sign into SchoolDude on a regular basis. Specifically our Project Man ...4 days ago

              • Dave Kornegay@Facilities WorkRequest Great point. That is why I am a fan of Saved Actions. It sends one email with the information attached vs. many e ...4 days ago

              • Facilities WorkRequest@Dave Kornegay

                A nightly report would be overkill for these sorts of users since they only send in work orders infrequently. If they ...3 days ago

              Billie Rand

              Billie Randasked the question: Does anyone have a quick reference guide for Incident technicians?

              I need a quick reference guide for Incident technicians. Do you have a condensed version of the technician training guide? Thanks for your assistance in advance.

              4 days ago

              Billie Rand

              Billie Randasked the question: Where is the Incident Supervisor I User Guide located?

              I cannot locate the Incident Supervisor I User Guide. It is not in the Technology Essentials library. Thanks for your assistance in advance.

              4 days ago

              Liz Tomaszewski

              Liz Tomaszewskicreated the topic: emergency work orders - when it is really an emergency

              In an effort to provide better direction to our trademen for emergency work orders, we are considering developing a question template for the customer service center staff to ask when emergency calls come in. For example, is water pouring out of a pi ...

              4 days ago

              George Mayor
              Maintenance User Group

              George Mayorcreated the topic: PM Schedule clear all task to replace with new

              I have a schedule and I would like to change the tasks and procedures. How do I clear out the old so that I can use my new template

              5 days ago

              • Dave KornegayYou have a couple of options, George.

                EASY: Step 8 allows you to pick a new template and will overwrite the rest of the schedule's options 9-16.

                DETAILED: you can delete or overwrite tasks in option 11.

                Great question ...4 days ago

              • George Mayor@Dave Kornegay Thanks that worked4 days ago

              Carrie Snodgrass

              Carrie Snodgrass added the idea "Print This" function in Calendar (Month View) for multple months: please print the month!

              I frequently use the Month View in the Calendar of FSDirect. I also use the "Print This" function frequently. When I use "Print This" for a time period that spans multiple months, it can get really confusing because it only shows the date. It's not e ...

              1 week ago

              jolyn iboy

              jolyn iboy added the idea Cancelling all events on a particular date

              We have had record snowfall and so that means snow days and canceled events! I think it would be great, in situations such as this, to cancel all events on a day rather than going into each event one by one.

              1 week ago

                Geoffrey Ott

                Geoffrey Ott added the idea Capital Forecast Import/Export

                In Capital Forecast, it would be beneficial if the print to Excel format matched the import template for building components and needs. This would enable quick batch changes of records without having to go into each one individually. It can still be ...

                1 week ago

                • Dave KornegayThank you Geoffrey. I have this opened up for voting for others to weigh in upon. Great idea.1 week ago

                Moradi Sukkari

                Moradi Sukkari added the idea Tripdirect - events scheduling

                I really think there should be an option to merge transportation requests that are received through Events scheduling into Tripdirect calendar. It is really time consuming to do resubmit transportation requests again into tripdirect. if anyone knows ...

                2 weeks ago

                • Dave KornegayThank you Moradi. I've opened this up for voting and for commentary on how others have addressed your scenario.

                  Are most of these events athletic in nature?2 weeks ago

                • Moradi Sukkari@Dave Kornegay

                  Well, King's Academy is a boarding school, so not only athletic events, there are weekend activities, exams that stud ...2 weeks ago

                • Dave Kornegay@Moradi Sukkari The reason I was asking about athletic was because we have an integration with athletic scheduling systems (e.g., Arbiter ...1 week ago

                Facadmin Dept

                Facadmin Dept added the idea FSDirect: Routing Behavior for "Approved" Status Routes

                The current routing behavior for obtaining approvals on "Setup Schedule Status Routes" seems to take the "looser approval path" when multiple rooms are included in a schedule AND the selected rooms have different routing rules. Consider the following ...

                2 weeks ago

                • Dave KornegayThank you. I have opened this up for commentary and have also asked for our routing gurus to take a look at your scenario.2 weeks ago

                Jenna Dunlop

                Jenna Dunlop added the idea Cancelling a work order

                For some reason, if you want to cancel a work order you have to choose to say "void, or defered" when there should be a clear "cancelled" option if that is in fact what you are doing. Thanks!

                2 weeks ago

                • Dave KornegayThank you for the feedback, Jenna. I have opened this up for voting and comments.

                  I believe Void was established as a generic way of saying a work order is not valid for any reason to keep the status list from growing too long, but not nec ...2 weeks ago