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Make Time for PM
  • 5/28/2015
Make Time for PM

"A/C unit has frozen over. Again... Please fix. Again..."

Nothing disrupts the work flow worse than those pesky emergency work orders that keep coming through, especially the ones that keep repeating over and over again. It bogs down your day, puts other tasks on the side burner and kinda makes you look like you're not doing your job.

Author: SchoolDude
Resource of the Week - PMDirect Getting Started Guide

This week our highlighted resource focuses on implementing PMDirect. Our brand new  PMDirect Getting Started guide covers the basics for setting up your PMDirect account. Everything that is covered in an initial training is outlined here. So whether …

Author: Karen Holt
What You Didn

If there is one tech geek "ooooh" moment I enjoy seeing from clients is understanding the power and ability of having SchoolDude applications save your favorite searches and automatically sending a report to one or more people.  Often, teams …

Author: Dave Kornegay
What You Didn't Know: Red Labels
  • 11/26/2014
What You Didn

Ever notice that some labels for dropdown boxes in SchoolDude applications are red and some labels are black?  There's a reason: red ones are for adding a new choice, or for viewing the history, of that dropdown box's …

Author: Dave Kornegay

Building and Grounds Manager, Don Keck, with Stevens Point Area School District, Wisconsin (7,453 Students), purchased PMDirect in August of 2012.  He recognized the value of a PM program, as nearly all Facilities Managers do. But he also …

Author: Jed DeGroote

          Last week, Bob Bittner, the former Director of Energy and Physical Plant for Wake County Public School System, shared his best practices and lessons learned in preparing for and recovering from actual incidents …

Author: SchoolDude

I spent Wednesday, August 28, with Steve Bolli and his awesome team at Galloway Township Public Schools in New Jersey.  They have been part of the SchoolDude family since 2002 and use both MaintenanceDirect and PMDirect. They were already power users but knew there is always room to grow and improve...

Author: Julia Washburn

What does Steve Vollmert, Plant Operations Supervisor at Farmington Municipal Schools, think of being awarded the Ben Luján Gold award last week beating out the other 89 New Mexico school districts for Best Maintenance Department? He says it&rsquo …

Author: SchoolDude
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