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Andy Foster

Andy Fostercreated the topic: Reputation Points

How do you earn reputation points and user badges?

1 day ago

    Andy Foster

    Andy Fostercreated the topic: How to Restrict Access to MySchoolBuilding

    Is there a way to restrict access to MySchoolBuilding. I have users that I have deleted adding themselves back into the system.

    1 day ago

      Andy Foster

      Andy Fostercreated the topic: Campus Champion

      How does our school district become a Campus Champion?

      2 days ago

        Tracy Mowat

        Tracy Mowatvoted on Incorporate fleet management in to Schooldude

        I would like to have a fleet management program and it would make sense to have it in Schooldude since we already have the program.

        2 days ago

        Andy Foster
        Maintenance User Group

        Andy Fostercreated the topic: Time Available for Maintenance Field

        What is the "Time Available for Maintenance Field" in MySchoolBuilding wizard. Should this function be available to the requesters?

        2 days ago

          Andy Foster
          Maintenance User Group

          Andy Fostercreated the topic: Priority Box for MySchoolBuilding

          Does MySchoolBuilding have the ability to show a priority drop down box so the requester can select the priority of the work order?

          2 days ago

            Andy Foster
            Maintenance User Group

            Andy Fostercreated the topic: Campus Champion

            How does a school district become a Campus Champion?

            3 days ago

              Andy Foster

              Andy Fosterasked the question: supervisor I

              Does a Supervisor I see all the work orders created for the entire school district or just the work orders they create at their campus?

              5 days ago

              Bobbi Antonucci
              Maintenance User Group

              Bobbi Antonuccianswered the question MySchoolBuilding - Purpose Codes

              Andy, it depends on what you are trying to get out of it and how well your requesters will do in answering the question. We are a very large school district, with 59 schools and over 42,000 students. Our requesters do not answer the question well, ...

              1 week ago

              Andy Foster
              Maintenance User Group

              Andy Fosterasked the question: Dude Certified

              Hello, How does a person become Dude Certified? Andy

              1 week ago

              Andy Foster

              Andy Foster added the idea MD Calendar

              I would like to see scheduled events for a specific date appear on the Maintenance Direct homepage under calendars. Like it does in Microsoft Office Outlook.

              1 week ago

              • Dave KornegayThank you for the great idea, Andy. Just to be sure I have a couple of points clarified:

                What you are wanting:
                To layer over events with work orders, maybe more (e.g., upcoming PMs), essentially as a "central coordination calendar"? W ...1 week ago

              • Andy Foster@Dave Kornegay

                Hi Dave,

                Not some much the numeric information like a work order number, more like text information like w ...1 week ago

              Andy Foster
              Maintenance User Group

              Andy Fosterasked the question: MySchoolBuilding - Purpose Codes

              In our Districts MySchoolBuilding page under Purpose Codes it only shows Other. Is there a reason the Purpose Codes is set to Other. If not how do we add more Purpose Codes to the page?

              1 week ago

              Andy Foster
              Maintenance User Group

              Andy Fostercreated the topic: Dude Certification

              How does a person become Dude certified?

              1 week ago

              • Matthew Venturini (0350P)Dude Certification is an exam that (so far) they only offer once a year at Dude University. Touch base with Dave K with SchoolDude for more info. Its pretty rigorous - but not impossible... 3 days ago

              • Andy FosterHi Matthew,

                Thanks for the information and contact.

                Andy2 days ago

              John Holcomb

              John Holcombcreated the topic: Single Sign On Problems

              Our University IT department has recently moved us to a single sign on user name and password. So now we have to use our University login information to access Schooldude applications. We are a ResLife Maintenance team and this move has created issue ...

              1 week ago

              • Tony BrandHey, John! This is a great question, and one that many organizations utilizing a single sign on solution must tackle. SSO with the SchoolDude applications works as you would expect - whatever identity provider the organization is using, such as Activ ...1 week ago

              Ryan Jett
              Inventory User Group

              Ryan Jettcreated the topic: Transfer of Inventory to Closets

              I am trying to get some input on how other Inventory Direct users might utilize transfer of inventory to specific closets they have created. Our University has about 13 Custodial closets and 1 single Custodial warehouse. Every week we do a count of w ...

              1 week ago

              • Bobbi AntonucciRyan, That is a big question and a lot depends on how you have your locations/departments/budgets set up.

                From a Lean perspective, the best way is to transfer items into each of the closets and issue them from there to your location. ...1 week ago

              Dave Kornegay

              Dave Kornegaycreated the blog entry How to Automatically Color-Code Events in an Outlook Calendar

              A question I have heard over time is how to color-code items as a visual indicator. Just as Excel uses "Conditional Formatting" to flag data, so can your Outlook Calendar! Your browser does not support the video tag. Summary of the video: Yo ...

              2 weeks ago

                Chelsea Hooper

                Chelsea Hooper added the idea Room Color Codes

                It would be helpful if the different rooms/facilities were color coded, so that at quick glance you know which rooms are occupied that day. I think this would be more helpful than the current codes of "approved" and what not.

                2 weeks ago

                  SchoolDude

                  SchoolDudecreated the blog entry Upcoming Changes to the SchoolDude.com Website and Community

                  Beginning in December, we will begin transitioning elements of the SchoolDude website into the larger picture of the Dude Solutions family. We will be simplifying some elements (e.g., find content easier through categories vs. groups) in addition to ...

                  2 weeks ago

                    Paul Poe

                    Paul Poe added the idea Location based KPI dashboard

                    A KPI dashboard designed for Principals and Site Administrators for specific locations as designated.

                    2 weeks ago

                    • Dave KornegayPaul, I've been coordinating with our KPI team. One of them will reach out to you on scoping your needs to determine if a custom report option may help.

                      Something to consider before you speak with them: Site Admins see a dashboard of all l ...2 weeks ago

                    • Bobbi AntonucciPaul, I would be interested in knowing what metrics you want your Principals and Admins to see. We have been working toward having a dashboard for them also. We want to concentrate on Energy usage and Facility scheduling. We do code our work o ...2 weeks ago

                    • Paul Poe@Bobbi Antonucci

                      Sure. We would like for Principals and APs to be able to log into the dashboard and see an overview of their whole ...1 week ago

                    Bobbi Antonucci

                    Bobbi Antonuccicreated the topic: Capital Forecast Enhancements make me so happy!!!

                    SchoolDude Rocks!!!! The recent enhancements to Capital Forecast are Terrific!!! I thought the regional index changes were great. Then you saved me a ton of work by adding the inflation factor! And now an import for Equipment. You made my day! It i ...

                    2 weeks ago

                    • Dave KornegayThe Capital squad wanted to say thank you for sharing and were very happy to see your praises. More to come on that solution's front...2 weeks ago