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A great question around capital planning was submitted that requires defining and feedback: "I am a resident and involved parent in our local school system which is in the process of contemplating capital improvements for our aging buildings. I'm hoping …

Author: Dave Kornegay
A Process to Help Future-Proof Your Facilities

Most maintenance teams spend a majority of their time putting out fires and responding to reactive work requests. This leaves little time to analyze historical facilities trends, and ultimately equates to higher costs and overwhelmed employees. To break …

Author: Julia Washburn
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
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
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
In Case You Missed It: FCA: What’s the Point?

Deferred maintenance is piling up. The roof has been patched, the boiler is running again (for now), but we know the day is inevitably going to come when things will start to break down. We just don’t know when or how to plan for it. Join Dude …

Author: Kate Donnelly
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
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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  schooldude.com/workcenter/download for links or auto-linking to your …

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

New capabilities are available for Click2Buy , an integration that allows Grainger.com 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
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