Welcome!

News Feed Item

SchoolDude Features 47 Campus Champions Using Cloud Services to Achieve Operational Excellence

SchoolDude, a leading cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of facility management solutions, has featured 47 “best of the best” Campus Champions to recognize individuals and schools leading the nation in performance compared to their peers.

SchoolDude analyzed more than 75 terabytes of data from more than 6,000 educational institutions to measure performance and identify the top performers. The selection as a Campus Champion is a testament to saving significant money and time. Campus Champions demonstrate how schools across the nation save hundreds of millions of dollars every year by adopting cloud services to manage facilities and streamline operations.

“Excellence is a journey, not a destination,” said SchoolDude President Lee Prevost. “The ongoing excellence achieved by our Campus Champions highlight their best practices. In an increasingly challenging environment, Campus Champions have embraced the power of technology to improve school operations. A dollar saved in operations is a dollar more for education. As Campus Champions, they are helping their schools and their peers across the nation best apply education resources for everyone.”

SchoolDude’s cloud-based services streamline maintenance and information technology help desks for a school’s entire operations including facility management, community use of schools, IT helpdesk and asset management, and management of energy consumption and transportation resources. Across the nation, a work order, event or IT issue is submitted to SchoolDude every second of every day. Increased productivity is achieved through web-based tools that faculty, staff and students can easily use.

Campus Champions rank within the top 20 percent among their peers in the nation in the categories of Facility Use, Energy Management, Inventory Management, Preventive Maintenance and Information Technology Management. Champions participate in the SchoolDude Online Community answering questions posted by peers, as well as joining in discussions and offering expert advice. They also help shape the future of SchoolDude services by assisting in new product testing, enhancement evaluation, and overall concept and idea discussions.

Eileen Mode, office supervisor of Kennedale Independent School District in Kennedale, Texas is a Campus Champion for excellence in maintenance and operations. “We have been able to eliminate paper and now have a quick turn around on our work,” Mode said. “Establishing accountability has been a major improvement compare to the ‘olden days’ of triplicates and faxes that often got lost in the shuffle.”

Derek Senn, technology division facilitator for Homer Community Consolidated School District in Homer Glen, Illinois, is a Campus Champion for excellence in preventive maintenance. “We have used SchoolDude to streamline our maintenance, custodial, technology and preventative maintenance work. It has created an instantaneous line of communication between teachers and support staff within our district,” Senn said. “The time between work order submission and job completion has been significantly reduced. The data metrics that we have been able to acquire from the system has been incredibly valuable. We learn things about our district everyday with the data that we are able to derive from leveraging SchoolDude.”

Peter Lindner, director of maintenance for Wheaton Christian Grammar School in Winfield, Illinois, is a Campus Champion for excellence in preventive maintenance. “With SchoolDude’s web native system tracking is a breeze to use, history is easy to retrieve, and reports are quick and informative,” he said. “Credibility and confidence has been gained from both the school board and administration because I have been able to demonstrate reliable data history to support recommendations for large equipment purchases or replacements.”

Denise Wooldridge, facilities usage manager for Rockwood School District in Eureka, Missouri, is a campus champion for excellence in facility use. “SchoolDude provides a one-stop shop for facility scheduling. We have seen tremendous improvements in the accuracy of our data related to facility usage in the district. The detailed reports generated by the system are amazing. They have proven extremely valuable as we make decisions that allow us to continue our commitment to making facilities available for use by the community while ensuring we are doing so in a fiscally responsible way.”

A full list of Campus Champions can be found online at: http://tinyurl.com/2014campuschampions

About SchoolDude

For the past 14 years, SchoolDude has served as the market leader in education enterprise asset management, delivering Software-as-a-Solution applications to help both small and large institutions better manage their facilities, IT and business operations. More than one million education professionals from more than 6,000 educational institutions are using SchoolDude products to streamline maintenance work order and IT help desk management, schedule preventive maintenance and plan for capital replacements, increase inventory accountability, maximize after-hours facility use and utility consumption. We help clients stretch budgets by managing support services effectively and efficiently, making a difference by helping institutions improve and enhance the teaching and learning environment. For more information, visit www.schooldude.com

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
In today's uber-connected, consumer-centric, cloud-enabled, insights-driven, multi-device, global world, the focus of solutions has shifted from the product that is sold to the person who is buying the product or service. Enterprises have rebranded their business around the consumers of their products. The buyer is the person and the focus is not on the offering. The person is connected through multiple devices, wearables, at home, on the road, and in multiple locations, sometimes simultaneously...
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor – all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
“delaPlex Software provides software outsourcing services. We have a hybrid model where we have onshore developers and project managers that we can place anywhere in the U.S. or in Europe,” explained Manish Sachdeva, CEO at delaPlex Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
"We've discovered that after shows 80% if leads that people get, 80% of the conversations end up on the show floor, meaning people forget about it, people forget who they talk to, people forget that there are actual business opportunities to be had here so we try to help out and keep the conversations going," explained Jeff Mesnik, Founder and President of ContentMX, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
From wearable activity trackers to fantasy e-sports, data and technology are transforming the way athletes train for the game and fans engage with their teams. In his session at @ThingsExpo, will present key data findings from leading sports organizations San Francisco 49ers, Orlando Magic NBA team. By utilizing data analytics these sports orgs have recognized new revenue streams, doubled its fan base and streamlined costs at its stadiums. John Paul is the CEO and Founder of VenueNext. Prior ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Isomorphic Software will exhibit at DevOps Summit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Isomorphic Software provides the SmartClient HTML5/AJAX platform, the most advanced technology for building rich, cutting-edge enterprise web applications for desktop and mobile. SmartClient combines the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software with the simp...
"We view the cloud not really as a specific technology but as a way of doing business and that way of doing business is transforming the way software, infrastructure and services are being delivered to business," explained Matthew Rosen, CEO and Director at Fusion, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
"When you think about the data center today, there's constant evolution, The evolution of the data center and the needs of the consumer of technology change, and they change constantly," stated Matt Kalmenson, VP of Sales, Service and Cloud Providers at Veeam Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Organizations planning enterprise data center consolidation and modernization projects are faced with a challenging, costly reality. Requirements to deploy modern, cloud-native applications simultaneously with traditional client/server applications are almost impossible to achieve with hardware-centric enterprise infrastructure. Compute and network infrastructure are fast moving down a software-defined path, but storage has been a laggard. Until now.
Continuous testing helps bridge the gap between developing quickly and maintaining high quality products. But to implement continuous testing, CTOs must take a strategic approach to building a testing infrastructure and toolset that empowers their team to move fast. Download our guide to laying the groundwork for a scalable continuous testing strategy.
Let’s face it, embracing new storage technologies, capabilities and upgrading to new hardware often adds complexity and increases costs. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Seth Oxenhorn, Vice President of Business Development & Alliances at FalconStor, discussed how a truly heterogeneous software-defined storage approach can add value to legacy platforms and heterogeneous environments. The result reduces complexity, significantly lowers cost, and provides IT organizations with improved efficienc...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 19th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world and ThingsExpo Silicon Valley Call for Papers is now open.
The IoT is changing the way enterprises conduct business. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Hoffman, Vice President at EastBanc Technologies, discussed how businesses can gain an edge over competitors by empowering consumers to take control through IoT. He cited examples such as a Washington, D.C.-based sports club that leveraged IoT and the cloud to develop a comprehensive booking system. He also highlighted how IoT can revitalize and restore outdated business models, making them profitable ...
StackIQ has announced the release of Stacki 3.2. Stacki is an easy-to-use Linux server provisioning tool. Stacki 3.2 delivers new capabilities that simplify the automation and integration of site-specific requirements. StackIQ is the commercial entity behind this open source bare metal provisioning tool. Since the release of Stacki in June of 2015, the Stacki core team has been focused on making the Community Edition meet the needs of members of the community, adding features and value, while ...
The cloud competition for database hosts is fierce. How do you evaluate a cloud provider for your database platform? In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Chris Presley, a Solutions Architect at Pythian, gave users a checklist of considerations when choosing a provider. Chris Presley is a Solutions Architect at Pythian. He loves order – making him a premier Microsoft SQL Server expert. Not only has he programmed and administered SQL Server, but he has also shared his expertise and passion with b...