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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
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

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

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

In nearly 20 years of working with operational departments, I have seen four constants: Staff service their "customers" in every way they can. That often means long days, short weekends, shifting schedules, limited budgets and scarce resources. Few …

Author: Dave Kornegay
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