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Matthew Venturini (0350P)

Matthew Venturini (0350P)voted on How Many Maintenance Staff or Custodians or Grounds Personnel Should I Have Per Square Foot?

Questions I often pose back to this question are:


"What levels of cleanliness, safety and functionality do you intend to provide?" is my first response. We showcased some of the questions and data to consider from 2 days ago

Matthew Venturini (0350P)

Matthew Venturini (0350P)answered the question How Do You Handle Public Outreach Concerning Lead Testing?

https://www.pwcs.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=340225&... -- updated link

2 days ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question How Can I Restrict Access to MySchoolBuilding?

Great question, Andy. You may want to consider disabling a user vs. deleting if users are re-adding themselves. This effectively locks down that email address and can be based upon a date you specify (including a future date). Related Content: &h ...

2 days ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question How Many Maintenance Staff or Custodians or Grounds Personnel Should I Have Per Square Foot?

Questions I often pose back to this question are: "What levels of cleanliness, safety and functionality do you intend to provide?" is my first response. We showcased some of the questions and data to consider from a Dude University roundt ...

2 days ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question Guidelines for kitchen equipment usage?

The USDA has recommendations for education facilities in their Guidance for School Food Authorities: Developing a School Food Safety Program Based on the Process Approach to HACCP Principles document. There should be some handy material you can pul ...

5 days ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question How Do I Export a List of My Dude Solutions Account Users to Excel?

For our maintenance work solution, there is a report option to PDF and XLS to try: 1) ACCOUNT SETUP tab 2) Click " Users " (or click "MD Users" via blue SHORTCUTS) 3) Mouse over blue SHORTCUTS and choose " Report " For E ...

5 days ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question What Should I Know If I Use Gmail to Send Emails from a Dude Solution?

I found this comment in going through the Community, there is a Google Calendar integration option to consider. Related Content: Google Calendar Integration

5 days ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question Can I Add an Attachment to Multiple Pieces of Equipment?

Currently, Capital Forecast is the closest option (at this time). You can associate warranties that have attachments with multiple pieces of equipment (and building components) and access those documents when viewing Needs associated with Equipment o ...

5 days ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question How Do You Remove Snow from a Roof?

Original answer from Bill Cooper: The roof should be able to hold up to 2 feet of snow with out any issues. This past winter we had a break and the drift was 7 -8 feet high. We had a structural engineer stop by and he looked at the areas of concern ...

2 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question How Do I Get Apps from Dude Solutions on My Phone?

One of our mobile gurus set up a page at https://www.dudesolutions.com/workcenter/download to easily get the work order app. Opening it from your laptop shows the buttons, however if you open the link on a mobile device, it automatically takes you to ...

2 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question Are You Accepting Credit Cards for Event Rental Charges?

Event scheduling Administrators have the option to allow FSDirect and CommunityUse users to pay invoices online. *Note: The Online Payments feature is only available to clients that subscribe to EventEssentials Pro . Related Content: Enabling & ...

2 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question Can you link work orders that are related?

SchoolDude/FacilityDude work order users often use Project to group items together for reporting. Related Content: Project Codes in SchoolDude and FacilityDude Maintenance Asset Essentials users may link a work order to another by clicking a Sele ...

2 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question How Do I Batch Print Driver Tickets for Multiple Trips?

Yes, and great question, Jackie. There is an option under the Trip Reports for a report type of "Driver Ticket" just above where you decide if you want PDF or another printing format. Related Content: How to Perform Trip Reporting

2 weeks ago

Matthew Venturini (0350P)

Matthew Venturini (0350P)answered the question Do You Have a Cleaning Survey to Share?

Here's what we look at -- we have cleaned it up a little and rely on the iAuditor app to run thru the checklist, attach photos, and also gave them an "needs work" as a yellow light to flag certain items. The final report that comes fr ...

2 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayvoted on Do You Have Guidelines for Classroom Trailers?

I. Policy
II. Procedures
A. The Frederick County Public School system has invested considerable public funds in the acquisition of state-owned and locally-owned portable classroom buildings. These portable classrooms were acquired f ...

3 weeks ago

Curtis Orndorff

Curtis Orndorffanswered the question Do You Have Guidelines for Classroom Trailers?

I. Policy II. Procedures A. The Frederick County Public School system has invested considerable public funds in the acquisition of state-owned and locally-owned portable classroom buildings. These portable classrooms were acquired for the purpose ...

3 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question How Do I Correctly Set Up Approval Routing for Event Scheduling?

Additional resources are available at User Role Descriptions & Adding a User for Scheduling Events for Scheduling Events Location and Room Level Approval Routing for Scheduling Events for Scheduling Events Building Level Approval Rou ...
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3 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question Can We Have Templates for Booking Event Schedules for a Room?

Confirmed this was created as an Idea and is available for voting and comments at Create Groupings of Rooms Similar to a Saved Search to Populate Fields for Faster Event Scheduling
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3 weeks ago

Darin Hargraves

Darin Hargraves added the idea Employee Productivity Work Order Reports Sorted by Time Stamps

I have been told that this report does not exist but hopefully I am wrong: It would be great is we can print a list of work orders by employee for a date range and have them listed in 'time stamp' order and by locations. This would be a time ...

3 weeks ago

Bob Hershey

Bob Hershey added the idea Display Events Submitted by a Community User on Their Calendar View for All Statuses

I'm constantly contacted about the status of submitted requests it would be a help if Community Users could view the status of their requests on their Home Page calendar not just after it's been activated.

3 weeks ago

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