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Chart of the Week- On Hand Inventory Value

Exploring Inventory data in the last two charts generated some great conversation, which led to more questions and ideas to explore. First we looked at  how much inventory is typically inactive (defined by inventory items having 0 issues in the last …

Author: Jed DeGroote
Chart of the Week- Frequently Used Inventory Types

Last week we explored benchmarks for how much inactive inventory living on warehouse shelves is acceptable. This week's charts looks at what type of inventory is being most frequently used at K-12 institutions. We break this view down by categorizing …

Author: Jed DeGroote

Data_MattersLast week we had a question in our Community Discussion board about how many Inventory items should an institution have, specifically, mechanical inventory items. She suspected they may be carrying too many items, but wanted a benchmark to back up those suspicions.

Author: Jed DeGroote
Work Order Requests by Month
  • 1/15/2015

You think you know when the peak times are- but how well do you really understand the cycle of work order requests throughout the calendar year? And just as important, do your customers, stakeholders, and staff understand as well? Now is the time to …

Author: Jed DeGroote
PM Mastery by State
  • 1/5/2015

PM Masters by StateOur first Chart of the Week for 2015 focuses on Preventive Maintenance success in public districts at a state level. By serving over half of all students enrolled in Public K-12 schools in the United States, Dude Nation has unique insight to the state of Preventive Maintenance programs nationwide.

Author: Jed DeGroote

This week we're diving into the world of facility use and cost recovery. A few weeks ago, as we started the process of updating our Facility Use and Cost Recovery white paper, we heard stakeholders express an interest in having the research focus …

Author: Jed DeGroote

This chart represents data for 238 school districts from the state of Arkansas and their implementation of MaintenanceDirect and PMDirect which started in 2008. The Work Orders/Student/Year is a baseline KPI that lets districts know how much of their …

Author: Jed DeGroote

Turns out T-Bone Walker was right, Mondays may be stormy, but Tuesday is just as bad... This chart shows the % of Requests that are created by the day of the week, and only non-PM work orders are included in this chart. It tells us that work order …

Author: Jed DeGroote
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