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Laurie Amagan

Laurie Amagananswered the question Can I Attach a Document or a Link to a Component in Capital Forecast?

Thanks for the question DK. As of yesterday in fact, we launched an enhancement to Capital Forecast that addresses that very need. Within your Capital Forecast solution click on the Building Components tab, and then select a Component ID. Once on t ...

1 week ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayasked the question: Can I Attach a Document or a Link to a Component in Capital Forecast?

Some of my Components need photos, links to documentation, vendor websites, etc. Is there a way to associate those as attachments as we do for Equipment?

2 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegaycreated the topic: Interview Questions for Managing a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

If you were interviewing someone to manage your CMMS, what types of questions would you ask? I have an initial list here and would love for people to add more in their responses. Please tell us your experiences in the area of managing a CMMS or simi ...

2 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question How Do I Avoid Issues for Class and Type When Importing Equipment in Capital Forecast?

Great point, Bobbi. The import assumes you may want to overwrite existing data, so it may be best to leave non-required fields you do not want overwritten as blank/null or simply do not choose that column during the import. On a related note, having ...

2 weeks ago

Bobbi Antonucci
Capital Forecasting User Group

Bobbi Antonucciasked the question: How Do I Avoid Issues for Class and Type When Importing Equipment in Capital Forecast?

Be careful when importing Classifications & Types. The Equipment export does not include the 'Group' in the file. Either do not import the Classification & Type OR manually add it to your rows. Otherwise it will add an additional Cl ...

2 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question Do I Need to Pause a Work Order in the WorkCenter App to Start Another Job?

Because not everyone tracks labor, Techs could have more than one work order with the status of "In Progress". The underlying question may be around the timer capability as that only allows labor timing for one work order at a time. If some ...

4 weeks ago

Andy Foster

Andy Fosterasked the question: Do I Need to Pause a Work Order in the WorkCenter App to Start Another Job?

Hello, Can there be more than one work order "In Progress" in the WorkCenter app at one time or does the technician have to pause the one they are working on to start another work order? Andy

4 weeks ago

Andy Foster

Andy Fostervoted on WorkCenter App training

There needs to be a webinar or training offered specifically for using the WorkCenter Application. We are implementing the use of this campus wide, and I am being presented many questions. I received little training and explanation of how it works &h ...

4 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question Chromebook Damages

In going through the Discussions, I came across this unanswered item and have a few tips. First, Chromebooks is (finally!) a specific Problem Type. So that opens the door to Advanced Searching, Reporting, etc. to be able to search, track and trend b ...

1 month ago

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith added the idea WorkCenter App training

There needs to be a webinar or training offered specifically for using the WorkCenter Application. We are implementing the use of this campus wide, and I am being presented many questions. I received little training and explanation of how it works &h ...

1 month ago

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith added the idea WORKCENTER APP IDEAS for next update/release

We are implementing the WorkCenter app through our trades group, and they have come to me with many suggestions. 1 - there should be the ability to see their own previously entered labor transactions on their assigned work through the WorkCenter App ...

1 month ago

Bobbi Antonucci

Bobbi Antonuccicreated the topic: Warranty - how does a tech know what is under warranty?

Question - how do your techs know when something is under warranty and therefore the vendor should fix it? For instance - Roofs - a roof warranty can run 10 years or more. If the district patches the roof, the warranty is voided. We might replace the ...

1 month ago

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  • Matthew Venturini (0350P)We've done things a little different up here -- with regards to roofs -- part of our spec package calls for a warranty rider provided by the manufacturer that grants our technicians the right to fix our own roofs without voiding the warranty. Part of ...1 month ago
  • Dave Kornegay@Matthew Venturini (0350P) I've heard in multiple cases in which someone will create a roof in zones or sections, especially for multi-m ...1 month ago
  • Bill CooperDK,

    When the work order or PM is created I let that go to the techs to find out if it truly is a roofing issue or another issue such as a roof unit that has an open panel.  My standing order is that no work on roofing unless you confirm w ...1 month ago
Darin Hargraves

Darin Hargraves added the idea Attachments for Maintenance Direct / Automatic Size Reduction

It is very difficult for people to attach a picture to a work order because virtually any picture taken is larger than the 3 Meg limit. It would be good if the program had an automatic JPEG size reduction during the upload process. This would elimina ...

1 month ago

Bobbi Antonucci

Bobbi Antonuccianswered the question How Do I Clean Up Duplicate or Misspelled Suppliers, Contractors or Vendors?

We have been there, done that also. For the first clean up, which covered a period of nearly 10 years of bad supplier naming, we identified the duplicates and had SchoolDude clean up all our old transactions and eliminate the duplicate suppliers. T ...
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1 month ago

Andy Foster

Andy Foster added the idea Attach Documents to a Work Order in the WorkCenter App.

Hello, I am receiving feedback from my technicians about having the ability to add a document such as a quote, warranty, diagram, etc. into the "Attachments" of the WorkCenter App.

1 month ago

  • Dave KornegayPhotos should be fine for uploading into a work order via WorkCenter if you give the app the approval to access the device's camera and to access the device's photo library (which should include screenshots performed on the device).

    The ap ...1 month ago
Andy Foster

Andy Fostercreated the topic: Tracking Time with Multiple Technicians working on one work order in the WorkCenter App.

Hello, We are having a problem tracking the time of the technicians that work on the same work order in the WorkCenter App. The technician that the work order is assigned to will give the other technicians the work order number and they will search t ...

1 month ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayanswered the question How Would You Track Greenhouse or Nursery Inventory?

My first thought is keep it simple and I would love others' feedback. Ultimately, the Dude's Inventory solution cares about a transaction history and what shifted a change. That change could be a: Received Transaction : new plant bulbs pu ...

1 month ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegayasked the question: How Would You Track Greenhouse or Nursery Inventory?

Question from a client presented to a Dude representative: Iโ€™m hoping you can reach out to the Dude Solutions Community and help us determine some best practices for inventorying our greenhouse. There are some special factors in play when you conside ...

1 month ago

Cathy Riley

Cathy Rileyvoted on Add "Studio" as an Area Type

Many of our rooms are designated as various types of studios. There are specific ones already identified, but a generic one should help our Requesters identify the type of space needing attention

2 months ago

Sara Rincon

Sara Rinconvoted on Filter by Purpose in the WorkCenter App

Would like the ability to create a filter in the WorkCenter app that tracks the work order by purpose code (after hours, fire, safety, etc.) so a technician can refine their search from their mobile device. Andy

2 months ago

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