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Corey Letheby
Maintenance User Group

Corey Lethebycreated the topic: Kitchen Appliance PM's

Hello Does anyone have ready made kitchen appliance pm's Thanks

1 day ago

  • Dave KornegayGreat scenario, Corey. This is dated and likely based upon RS Means that I came across, so it may be good to check their site, but this should give you a solid foundation:

    Braising pan, tilting, gas/electric
    - Confirm with staff on fu ...1 day ago

Laron Street
Facility Use User Group

Laron Streetcreated the topic: Exporting calendar items

Is there a way to export calendar items to Excel in FSDirect? We have several campuses with multiple requests every week. To do the actual scheduling, it would be great to be able to export all calendar items for a specific week.

4 days ago

  • Bobbi AntonucciYes. If you run the report you want to share & save it as a saved action. You can then schedule the saved action to run on a schedule and email to the people who are requesting it. You probably need to run it on Sunday's for 'this week' or 'this ...3 days ago

Paul Poe

Paul Poe added the idea equipment replacement cost

I'd like to list equipment into MD and be able to see repair costs associated with it, and a replacement cost given based on Granger? possibly?

1 week ago

  • Dave KornegayVery interesting idea, Paul! Certainly you can get an asset cost in a work order's Transaction through our Click2Buy integration with your Grainger.com account, however, that may not include repair and other considerations.

    A source to con ...1 week ago

Tiffany Cavill

Tiffany Cavillcreated the topic: New to School Dude

Hey! I am new to school dude! Does anyone have any helpful tools? I am the comptroller so anything would help! :)

1 week ago

  • Matthew Venturini (0350P)Welcome!
    Are you guys new from the ground up, or are you new to the position and learning about the 'Dude?

    Best tip off the top of my head -- learn Pivot Tables in excel -- they will help you slice, dice and make sense of all of the ...3 days ago

Paul Poe

Paul Poevoted on Duplicate work request

We are a small private college, however we often have the same repair reported numerous times over a period of days. When the same issue is reported (same building, floor, trade, similar description), it would be nice to have a "pop up message" which ...

1 week ago

Chelsea Hooper

Chelsea Hoopercreated the topic: Color Codes in Rooms

Is there a way to have the different rooms color coded, instead of the colors meaning cancelled, changed, approved, etc.? I'm new to School Dude, and I'm looking for an easier way to know which rooms are booked at a quick glance.

1 week ago

    Tamara Damron

    Tamara Damron added the idea Duplicate work request

    We are a small private college, however we often have the same repair reported numerous times over a period of days. When the same issue is reported (same building, floor, trade, similar description), it would be nice to have a "pop up message" which ...

    1 week ago

    • Dave KornegayThank you, Tamara. This is captured in your account.

      From personal experience, the tricky aspect is the description to catch different nomenclature and spelling variances. This is not a showstopper if logic can be determined to match certa ...1 week ago

    • Paul Poe@Dave Kornegay I think it would be helpful to see a list of the 5 or 10 most recent requests for the same craft and location. If there is a rece ...1 week ago

    Jeff Norris

    Jeff Norriscreated the topic: Who Knows of an Easier Way to Stop the Generation of Work Orders While On Vacation.?

    EVERY time I get ready to take vacation, I have to search for my PM schedules, go into each one and enter a date for when I want a w/o for that schedule, save it, as if I creating a new schedule. Whit over 30 PM schedules, that is a huge chunk of tim ...

    1 week ago

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    • Bobbi AntonucciMost of our PMs are monthly, quarterly or annual.

      For our PMs of equipment at schools, we allow 20 days for monthly work orders and 30 days for quarterly work orders. We don't have to change the next PM date when people are on vacation. ...1 week ago

    • Bill Cooper
      Jeff,

      I have not found an easy way of stopping the generation of PM's, I have to go and search out each one or what I did until she resigned was I had someone else take care of the PM's and regular work orders, that is assigning , ...1 week ago

    • Beth NielsenIf you want to put a delay on the PM Schedule work orders, go to the My PM Schedules page, then click on the shortcut "batch reassign". Then the last column on the right, click on the the title "assigned to". That sorts the PM schedules by each emp ...17 hours ago

    bethel mackiewicz

    bethel mackiewicz added the idea Task Description e-mail

    When users make a request in FSDirect, and it is approved, they should automatically get an e-mail with a task description of all their requests. Rather than have an FSAdministrator populate/print it for them.

    2 weeks ago

    Keven Woods
    TechnologyEssentials

    Keven Woodscreated the topic: Help Desk Ticket Notification

    Since switching from Incident to Help Desk, we are no longer able to receive notifications by email until the ticket is assigned to a technician. We are also unable to receive any SMS text when tickets are submitted. Are there plans to make email and ...

    2 weeks ago

      DAVID CHRISTENSEN
      Maintenance User Group

      DAVID CHRISTENSENcreated the topic: Estimated labor hours

      How to anticipating labor for the following month and export the data with the techs names, estimated labor hours, title, and type to an excel spread sheet to better forecast work and logistical needs.

      2 weeks ago

      • DAVID CHRISTENSENI am trying to create a matrix of the upcoming PM's but cannot get all the data I need on one spread sheet. The goal would be to assign the techs work on a daily basis through PMDIRECT in order to automate this process. The main issue I am having i ...2 weeks ago

      Bobbi Antonucci
      Capital Forecasting User Group

      Bobbi Antonuccicreated the topic: Regional Index Update Oct 2017

      Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I am so absolutely thrilled at the update for the regional index. We are in Myrtle Beach and the bids for recent work have been significantly over the regional index value. This is terrific for me. Thank you. Y'al ...

      3 weeks ago

        Tom Wescott

        Tom Wescott added the idea would be nice to put time on a job that isn't closed out for that day.

        Would be nice to put time on a job that isn't closed out for that day.

        3 weeks ago

        • Dave KornegayTom, I caught this idea was not allowing comments and have updated it.

          To be sure I have an understanding, is this concerning maintenance work orders? If so, "Closed" means that all administrative and physical work has been completed vs. " ...3 weeks ago

        Kimberly Rhodes

        Kimberly Rhodes added the idea Add Calendar to MySchoolBuilding

        We have many internal people using MySchoolBuilding. It would be very helpful to them and the site admins if there was a calendar like we have on FSDirect and CommunityUse.

        3 weeks ago

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        • Kimberly Rhodes@Dave Kornegay
          Dave - I have that link in the CommunityUse welcome paragraph. However, with also being linked to MaintenanceDirect, when ...2 weeks ago

        • Dave Kornegay@Kimberly Rhodes The calendar link I've used in the FSDirect intro paragraph for MySchoolBuilding's requester is this:

          2 weeks ago

        • Dave KornegayI also just verified our Help Content team has a sample of the HTML trick at http://help.dudesolutions ...2 weeks ago

        Sue Craig

        Sue Craigvoted on Organization Invoicing

        I have organizations that use multiple locations and times throughout the month. Sometimes they have 10-15 separate schedules. Right now, I send them each individual invoice and then I create an invoice summary so they have an overview. It would be …

        3 weeks ago

        Allen Bassham

        Allen Basshamvoted on Mass coding work orders

        I do a lot of record cleaning so one thing I would find helpful is being able to select multiple work orders and being able to change things like priority, purpose, budget, class, and type.

        4 weeks ago

        Shonna Kidwell

        Shonna Kidwellvoted on MD Work Order Invoice Report

        While I am sure no one else has this problem, I have a request. At times I have vandalism repairs that we charge parents restitution for. I also have times when I do work for another department and need to be reimbursed. I would love to have an invo ...

        1 month ago

        Shonna Kidwell

        Shonna Kidwellvoted on up result limit in advanced search

        it would be nice to be able to look at more than 10 items at a time in advanced search results

        1 month ago

        Jared Conner

        Jared Conner added the idea up result limit in advanced search

        it would be nice to be able to look at more than 10 items at a time in advanced search results

        1 month ago

        • Dave KornegayThank you Jared. This is now open for additional votes and feedback. The request is also documented in our program manager reporting.1 month ago

        Dave Kornegay

        Dave Kornegaycreated the topic: Spookiest Work Experience

        It can really feel like you’ve seen it all. You’ve seen your fair share of unique, and even funny , requests, and we get a kick out of reading all of them! You’ve experienced the good and the bad…but you may have also experienced the strange. Maybe ...

        1 month ago