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SchoolDude University 2016 Presentations Available for Download

We have been busy uploading class presentations from our West Coast University to our University presentation library . You can also access past years' presentations back to 2012. We have started discussing our 2017 University courses and how we wish …

Author: Dave Kornegay
New Preventive Maintenance Template Now Available

We are excited to announce the completion of a project in PMDirect for MaintenanceEssentials Pro users. The project was a new preventive maintenance template based on information from the U.S. General Services Administration ( GSA ). We think clients …

Author: Dave Kornegay
Update to WorkCenter Mobile App
  • 10/13/2016
Update to WorkCenter Mobile App

For MaintenanceEssentials Pro users, an updated version of WorkCenter is scheduled for both iOS and Android on Tuesday afternoon, October 18 th .  You may also visit for links or auto-linking to your …

Author: Dave Kornegay
Enhancement to Click2Buy Integration between Work Orders and

New capabilities are available for Click2Buy , an integration that allows users to link their login with MaintenanceDirect, purchase items needed, and the resulting purchase data is transferred back to the work order with no data entry …

Author: Dave Kornegay

Your browser does not support the video tag. Depending on the study, inventory supplies can comprise 4-9% of your operational budget.  That can be a significant amount depending on the size of your organization.  I’ve read …

Author: Michael Bremer
Want to speak at Dude University 2017?

The Dude University 2017 Call for Speakers is Open! As you all know, Dude University brings maintenance, facilities, business, operations and IT professionals together from all over the country for the best conference ever. We need your help to make …

Author: Kate Donnelly

Does it ever feel like your day-to-day maintenance isn’t communicating with your capital plan? If so, you’re not alone! The good news is that in reality, your maintenance management and capital planning have a lot in common. And when capital planning …

Author: Kate Donnelly
Independent School Trends in Facilities Budgeting and Staffing

In early 2016, SchoolDude, in partnership with NBOA and Building Solutions, conducted a survey of independent school business officers and facilities staff to provide maintenance and operations benchmarks to help inform decisions regarding your school’s …

Author: Julia Washburn
How the cloud levels the playing field

In business, nearly any software or solution implemented is in the cloud, or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Which begs the question – are we seeing the same trend toward cloud computing in education? According to a recent article by eSchoolNews, the …

Author: Sam Zippin
The Power of Mobile Device Management

Mobile technology is redefining the way we do many things, from communicating with family and friends to how we function in the workplace. Especially in the classroom, mobile technology is being adapted at growing rates. According to The Journal, one …

Author: Julia Washburn
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