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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

Are you thinking about going mobile, but not sure if you can get Technicians to login to a tablet and process their work? You're not alone. We heard lots of stories at SchoolDude University West about these concerns- but even better, we heard some great …

Author: Jed DeGroote
3 Myths About Work Order Software for Small Schools

Generally, districts with less than 5,000 students don’t think they can move away from a paper process. 'We are too small'  or  'We don’t have the budget'  is often the thought. But, a work order management solution isn’t just for big …

Author: Kelli Wolf

At my onsite last week I talked with a client that's interested in making their workforce more mobile and responsible for processing work order requests.  In the course of discussing the pros and cons of various tablets, netbooks, and smart phones, some concerns were raised: how difficult would the data entry demands be on a work force that in some cases, are not early adopters for new IT technology?  How long would it take maintenance technicians to type out what was done to complete the job?  What about the technicians' concerns for spelling errors?    As I listened I started to think: Could Voice Dictation be the answer?

Author: Jed DeGroote
Prioritizing Work in Facilities
  • 6/18/2013

A common question I've heard over the years is "how do we prioritize our work"? Many of us realize safety is a higher priority over other work needs such as cleanliness, day-to-day operations, politics and the original intentions of our funding sources, …

Author: Dave Kornegay
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