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SchoolDude Wins Best of SaaS Showplace Award Bookmark

SchoolDude, the nation’s leading provider of on-demand software designed exclusively for educational facility, technology and business operations, announced today that it has been named the latest winner of the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards program, which is aimed at promoting the measurable business benefits delivered by today's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.

SchoolDude Captures Another Best Places to Work Award Bookmark

SchoolDude, the nation’s leading provider of on-demand software designed exclusively for educational facility, technology and business operations, today announced that the Raleigh, NC based Triangle Business Journal has recognized the company as one of the top six best businesses to work for in North Carolina’s Triangle-area for the fourth consecutive year. Competing with applicants from around the region, Cary-based SchoolDude ranked second in the mid-sized business category.

Coppell Independent School District Cuts Costs and Generates Income Using Innovative Software Program Bookmark

Recent budget cuts in the nation’s public school systems have sent school districts scrambling to cut costs and look for alternate sources of revenue. Several school systems across the US have already taken important steps to generate income on their own, including Coppell Independent School District (ISD) in Texas.

SchoolDude Wins Stevie® Award at 2009 American Business Awards Bookmark

SchoolDude, the nation’s leading provider of on-demand software designed exclusively for educational facility, technology and business operations, announced today that it received the Customer Service Team of the Year award in the computer hardware, services and software category at the seventh annual American Business Awards.

SchoolDude Surpasses 4,000 Client Mark in Nine-Year Period Bookmark

SchoolDude, the nation’s leading provider of on-demand operations management solutions for educational institutions, announced today that it is now serving more than 4,000 clients across the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, Asia and the Dominican Republic. Since its inception in 2000, SchoolDude has steadily maintained its rapid year-to-year growth rate, adding nearly 700 customers in 2008 alone.

St. Lucie County School District Saves 19-Percent of Utility Expenditures with Help of SchoolDude Bookmark

Operations professionals and faculty at St. Lucie County School District in Florida are helping their district overcome the nation’s challenging economic times by saving money through improved energy management. Despite a nearly 20-percent increase in utility rates, due in large part to the significant rise in fuel costs, St. Lucie County Schools has avoided spending nearly two million dollars – 19-percent of its utility budget – over the last nine months.

SchoolDude Helps Clients Learn to Increase Operations Success at SchoolDude University Bookmark

SchoolDude, the nation’s leading provider of on-demand operations management solutions for educational institutions, today announced that hundreds of its clients journeyed from across the nation and the globe to be part of a very successful and informative SchoolDude University, the company’s annual professional training and career development conference for educational operations professionals. Held March 28-April 1 at the Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach, SC, the four-day event attracted more than 650 attendees from the US, Canada and Australia.

Second Annual School IT Survey Reveals Key Findings, Adds New Insights Bookmark

SchoolDude.com and eSchool News have partnered for a second year, along with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), to conduct a survey of more than 600 school district leaders and IT administrators. Key findings from this latest survey, conducted in November and December of 2008, are similar to the previous year, indicating that IT funding and staffing remain the top issues for IT professionals. A newly emerging challenge, however, is the rapidly expanding demand for school bandwidth, due to the rise in use of video applications such as video streaming, YouTube, and TeacherTube.

SchoolDude Awarded Top Honors in 2009 Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service Bookmark

SchoolDude, the nation’s leading provider of on-demand software designed exclusively for educational facility, technology and business operations, announced today that it has been named the Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year in the third annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.

SchoolDude and ASBO International Honor Eight Districts with Facilities Masters Award Bookmark

The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) and SchoolDude recently announced that eight school districts received the 2008 Facilities Masters Award, the pinnacle of a program designed to recognize and reward districts that meet national standards for excellence in facilities and maintenance operations.