Work order systems for schools have become a top priority for districts as reopening strategies take shape. Having a centralized place to track procedures and preventative maintenance to ensure the safety and health of students and staff inside of your buildings has never been more important. As school districts search for the right solution, we break down 6 key features a work order system should have in this easy to view infographic.
As the start of the 2020-21 school year approaches, there are still many tough decisions that need to be made for states and school district administrators as we deal with the pandemic. However those decisions may fall, there is more and more guidance around what facility managers and school building operators should do to create the safest physical environments possible for students and staff. In this post, we’ll share some of the guidance we have been learning. Disclaimer: This is not a “be all, end all” list, but rather just some helpful strategies for the folks in charge of managing and maintaining school grounds.
With school budgets under a microscope and districts needing to comply with strict cleaning and sanitation guidelines due to the pandemic, examining your school’s work order system is a timely and responsible activity. If your district is not currently utilizing software to manage your work orders there are some good reasons why now is the time to look. For less money than you think, it’s a necessary upgrade in today’s reality.
Finding the right facility use software is tricky if you have never analyzed different solutions available. For school districts, it’s important to find a system that is flexible to fit how you manage facility reservations today. Finding a solution that can support and streamline your current process as opposed to completely changing it, will make it easier for staff to use and adopt the system. Below is an infographic we put together that highlights some key features in a facility scheduling software system. We hope this helps as you look for the right solution!
In our most recent user group meeting, we spotlighted our enhanced reporting and dashboards. For district admins, superintendents and other district building stakeholders, having facility reports and dashboards that are easy to read and presented in a clean, modern format helps create bigger impact and better understanding of what’s going on in your buildings. Most school facility scheduling software solutions have some basic out-of-the-box reporting, but it is typically restrained to certain parameters making it hard to customize and is not easy to share or export.