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Sessions



  • Administering ConnectGIS
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    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is for ConnectGIS administrators. ConnectGIS is a powerful tool for sharing GIS data with your organization or the world. Learn how to administer and configure ConnectGIS to get the most out of your investment. Also, learn how to set up quick and advanced searches, set up hyperlinks, and manage users, groups and map themes. Bring your own laptop.




  • ArcMap 101
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    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    New to ArcGIS Desktop? This class will introduce you to concepts like feature classes, editing GIS data, managing GIS data and best practices to follow for data quality. Must have laptop with ArcGIS Desktop installed.




  • Assessing Opportunities With Dude Intelligence
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    Pat Buchanan
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    What key performance indicators (KPIs) do the best-in-class organizations track? In this session, we’ll explore what reports, graphs and charts top performers use on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to make sure their teams are achieving their goals. We’ll even explore new Dashboarding/Reporting tools that are now available.




  • Capital Planning & Risk Management: Using Data To Bridge The Gap
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    Forrest Cooper
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Imagine being handed a 50-piece puzzle that actually has 10,000 pieces inside. Only 50 pieces actually belong to your puzzle, and now you’re spending hours sifting through piece after piece until you find the 50 that you need. The same can be said about analyzing work orders and the multitude of other pieces of data you need to properly plan for projects and capital investments. This session will focus on leveraging technology and the APPEM (Assess, Prioritize, Plan, Execute and Maintain) model to enhance any organization’s ability to make better data-driven decisions, while simultaneously reducing risks that decimate your bottom line.




  • Capital Planning Roundtable
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    Peyton McAliley
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Continue the conversation with your peers from similar institutions in this interactive roundtable discussion. Seek out best practices for capital planning to leverage the collective knowledge of the Dude ecosystem.




  • Creating and Delivering Powerful Presentations
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    Tony Bulter
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Ever wish you could get people to see the world from your perspective? Creating and delivering powerful presentations can help you do that. Whether you are presenting to colleagues, decision makers or members of the community, a powerful presentation can support your ideas and help persuade others to see your story. Join us for a session full of actionable ideas that you can put to work in your next presentation.




  • Developing a Department Website
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    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Operational and support departments service their customers well, but they often need guidance on how to provide online information or promote their department. In this session, we review the core elements of great department webpages and provide examples with "how to" tips to take home to use.




  • Discover ConnectGIS
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our ConnectGIS solution and learn how you can publish GIS information in a convenient web portal.




  • Discover Help Desk
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join us and learn about our next generation IT ticket system. Get a glimpse of what has been accomplished so far as well our roadmap (Apps + CSC class)




  • Discover InventoryEdge
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our inventory management and control solution, and see how it can help you manage your consumable inventory requests more effectively.




  • Discover Mobile311
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our Mobile311 solution.




  • Discover TechnologyEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join our Applications Engineers to learn how our TechnologyEssentials solution can allow you to streamline your help desk and better manage your IT assets and devices.




  • Dude Technology: Behind the Scenes
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    Josh Anderson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join members of the technology team and see how Dude Solutions does development! This session will take you through a fun and challenging exercise that parallels our software engineering process and shows how you can apply these principles in your organization.




  • Events Roundtable
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Continue the conversation with your peers from similar institutions in this interactive roundtable discussion. Seek out best practices for event scheduling to leverage the collective knowledge of the Dude ecosystem.




  • Excel Tips and Tricks: Advanced
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    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Move beyond canned reports and unlock the power of your data. Take your Excel skills to the next level by learning how to manipulate information in Excel.




  • Excel Tips and Tricks: Beginner
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    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn the basics of how to manipulate your data to create new views and report templates that relate important information to staff, decision makers and customers.




  • Garbage In, Garbage Out: Quality of Data
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    Pat Buchanan
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Data-driven decisions depend on the quality of the data. Everyone has heard the saying "garbage in, garbage out" and it's so true. Learn how to monitor the quality of your data, data clean up strategies and data integrity processes from our Director of Data Insights, Pat Buchanan.




  • How Dude Learn can create change across your organization
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    Nick Pendergraft
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this session to explore Frederick County Public Scools' experience with Dude Learn. Frederick County team members will explain how Dude Learn has transformed their experience with Dude Solutions and helped them elevate their use of the Dude platform.




  • How to Become a Certified Dude
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    Nick Pendergraft
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Get a glimpse into the development of our new client learning platform which will provide software certifications for maintenance solutions in 2017. Learning paths will be provided for account setup, workflow, data management, user management, reporting and troubleshooting. Join us and learn about plans for 2017 certifications and how the Dude’s learning management system will benefit your organization.




  • Implementing Planned Maintenance to Save Money
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    Christy Jellets
    Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

    Session Description

    This step-by-step class will educate you on how Planned Maintenance in MaintenanceEdge can save you money. We will set up a timeline to implement the module in your organization and discuss how to "toot your team's horn" with saving and equipment reliability.




  • Interactive: Best Practices in Capital Forecast Data Management
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    This session will cover managing your actual Building Components, as well as how to appropriately update these items as they are being replaced. We will discuss need management, along with how to prioritize items that you are replacing and how the Import feature can help with data input and updates. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Boosting Asset Knowledge Through Insight Reporting
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This sesion is designed to help you fully leverage the impressive reporting capibilities of Dude Solutions Insight. We will focus on showing how to run the best reports to keep your team and descision makers in the know regarding your IT operation.




  • Interactive: Capital Forecast Setup & Data Input
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor as they cover best practices pertaining to setup and modeling of your facility and system needs. Our team will give you the tools necessary to forecast your capital needs effienciently. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Effective Incident Reporting with Safety Center
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    Kelly Hoskins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Participate in this interactive session to learn how you can create the best reports from Safety Center for your organization. A Safety Center guru will walk you through using basic incident reporting templates to streamline your reporting, as well as customzing your own incident reports from scratch. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding cost savings in your data with Capital Forecast
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn best practices for leveraging data to drive continuous improvement and streamline your current processes. In this session, you will learn how to use reports to answer questions like, "What building systems need replacing in our facilities in the next year, three years or 10 years? What is the cost of my needed replacements for the next three to five years?" Learn how to generate needs and equipment reports, saved actions, and basic Excel pivot tables and formulas. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Incident Tips & Tricks
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This sesion is designed to help you fully leverage the features of Dude Solutions Incident. We will focus on showing you the best reports and features to take advantage of to keep your team and decision makers in the know regarding your IT operation.




  • Interactive: Managing Your Workforce Efficiently with Mobile311
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    Tyler Simpson
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn how to navigate the web admin portal, utilize the custom forms and reports, and manage your assets with GIS data. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing Inventory Data Usage
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    Cameron Jones
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, you will join a Client Advisor and learn how to leverage barcodes, generate most frequently used reports, utilize data entry tips and more. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized PM Account Setup in MaintenanceEdge
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    Jessica Weinberger
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Having an effective planned maintenance operation is crucial to prolonging the overall function of your facilities. Learn best practices for setting up and maintaining your planned maintenance system from a Dude Solutions Implementation Specialist. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing Success Through Model Management with Capital Forecast
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Creating a model to asses future capital needs is critical to your organization's success. Join a Client Advisor to discuss how capital planning can give your organization the ability to forecast expenditures in a timely and cost effective manner. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Safety Center Tips & Tricks
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor in taking Safety Center to the next level! This session will cover how to properly manage and upload Groups, Contacts and List Authentications, as well as User Accesses. We will also look into using Sub-Organizations and discuss how this can potentially help your organization. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Schedule Management with Templates in MaintenanceEdge
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    Shannon Hines
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn the best practices for leveraging templates in MaintenanceEdge. This session will cover how to create effective templates and when to utilize templates as you are scheduling planned maintenance work. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Workflow with Incident
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn how to take advantage of workflow routing, work queues, project templates and email notifications to automate processes. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: The ABCs of MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Using Dude Solutions MDM is easy as ABC! Join this session to gain a deeper understanding of the acronyms you may see in MDM and the vendor programs MDM is compatible with. Some examples include : DEP, VPP, APNS. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: The Ins & Outs of Inventory
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Effective inventory management is key to any successful operations management team. Learn how to leverage inventory transactions to manage inventory as it comes in and out of your organization. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in Insight
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of Insight. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of MDM. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using Policies to Manage Your Mobile Devices in MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    In this session a DSI Solution Specialist will break down the process of creating policies within MDM. By the end of this session you'll have a better understanding of how to deploy the policies that you will use to manage your mobile devices. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Maintenance Roundtable
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Continue the conversation with your peers from similar institutions in this interactive roundtable discussion. Seek out best practices for maintenance and leverage the collective knowledge of the Dude ecosystem.




  • Microsoft Office Tips and Tricks
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    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Get insight from one of the masters of Word, Excel and other Microsoft applications on what he does to save time and frustration. Many tips are also available for Google Drive users!




  • Performance Contracting: Secrets, Tricks and Tips
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    Luke Anderson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    With so much focus on energy efficiency and management, how do I know if a performance contract is right for me? How does it work and why do I need it? If you ever had questions or thoughts regarding performance contracting, this class is for you! We will outline what the PC process looks like, what it can (and can't) achieve, and finally strategies to implement if you CANNOT do a full PC project.




  • Preparing Your Facility to Recover Dollars After a Disaster
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    Bobbi Antonucci
    Horry County Schools

    Session Description

    Horry County Schools experienced flooding and a hurricane in two consecutive years. Learn how they used SchoolDude to communicate with administration on the status of their schools and as a basis for insurance and FEMA claims.




  • Safety & Security Roundtable
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join your peers and a Safety Center expert for an interactive roundtable discussion. Topics covered will include latest trends in security, best practices for reviewing and updating plans, plan scenarios, and secondary use cases to extend your success.




  • Safety Center: The Swiss Army Knife of the Dude
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    TJ Imberger
    Spalding County, GA

    Session Description

    Expand Safety Center usage into more than just emergency preparation. Safety Center can replace your employee manuals and help you achieve your goal as a truly paperless workplace. Learn how Spalding County, Georgia uses Safety Center for accident reporting, equipment accountability, road right of way information, ordering supplies, directories, emergency drill reporting, and quick employee policy directives.




  • Facility Security: School Threats, Custodians and Police
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    Stephen Wilkins
    Shaker Heights City School District

    Session Description

    Learn how one school district dealt with an increase in social media threats, lessons learned from those threats, and how to deal with communication before, during and after a social media threat. We will also review how to build an authentic partnership with local police.




  • Software Engineering Roundtable
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    Brian Lora & Josh Anderson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this interactive discussion with members of our Software Engineering team to discuss the future of the Dude Solutions Platform, and provide insight to our team on how we can best serve your needs moving forward!




  • Technology Roundtable
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Do you have a lingering question from a Dude University IT session? Would you like to survey your peers on how they embrace certain circumstances? Join us and your peers to discuss the successes and challenges of your profession. This opportunity for an interactive roundtable discussion and the ability to digest with your colleagues how to apply the knowledge you’ve gained can be one of the most valuable experiences you have at University.




  • The FYIs on Developing and Analyzing Internal KPIs
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    Curtis Orndorff

    Session Description

    To understand how you manage, you should gauge what you manage. It is easy to jump into the deep end of statistics too fast, so how do you determine which indicators to launch first vs. which to evolve toward and what to ignore? How do you structure your information and get “buy-in”? Frederick County Public Schools discusses their transition and future plans based on standards such as IFMA and their own internal questions that required answers.




  • The Importance and Necessity of PM Priority in Your Organization
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    Tony Bulter
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Facility managers usually know that PMs are important, but can’t sell the idea to decision makers. This session will focus on the ROI of a PM program and how facility managers can’t afford not to do PMs.




  • Turning Data Into a Story
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    Jacobo Rodriguez

    Session Description

    The data you generate each day is valuable only if you can convert it into a story: the story of your department. This session will give you insight into what types of data you need to extract and how to build your story with the data.




  • Why Iterative Trumps Traditional Software Delivery
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    Charles Rodriguez
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Since the Industrial Revolution, product creation and delivery followed one model - waterfall. This methodology worked great for large projects that had predefined specifications and a fixed scope. However, the boom of software development exposed several weaknesses in this model; most importantly, this traditional model doesn't account for something that is absolutely critical in software development - change. In 2001, the creation of the agile core values and principles revolutionized the software development world. At the Dude, we embrace this mindset. If you're curious what drives the creation and delivery of our latest products, this is the session for you!




  • Education Industry Sessions


  • 1 to 1 Sustainability
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    Scott Harris
    Neosho School District

    Session Description

    This session will focus on one school district's journey to implement a K-12, 1 to 1 learning environment (with laptops for every student) in five years and how to sustain it.




  • Administering ConnectGIS
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    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is for ConnectGIS administrators. ConnectGIS is a powerful tool for sharing GIS data with your organization or the world. Learn how to administer and configure ConnectGIS to get the most out of your investment. Also, learn how to set up quick and advanced searches, set up hyperlinks, and manage users, groups and map themes. Bring your own laptop.




  • ArcMap 101
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    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    New to ArcGIS Desktop? This class will introduce you to concepts like feature classes, editing GIS data, managing GIS data and best practices to follow for data quality. Must have laptop with ArcGIS Desktop installed.




  • CrisisManager: A Safety/Security Competitive Advantage
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    Cynthia Berry
    DeVry University

    Session Description

    Find out how three organizations rolled out CrisisManager, using it for student travel abroad programs and during mission trips to save time and money! Join this discussion to explore the innovative ways to use CrisisManager with your organization.




  • Discover CapitalForecastDirect
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our capital forecasting solution and see how it can help you forecast your capital needs more effectively.




  • Discover CrisisManager
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join our Applications Engineers for an overview of our Crisis Management solution and see how it can help you put a plan in your stakeholders' hands.




  • Discover EventEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    For many years, clients have asked us to be more prescriptive and “shine the light” on success. We heard you, and we are here to help. Join us to learn more about our new EventEssentials platform and the value it can add to your institution.




  • Discover Help Desk
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join us and learn about our next generation IT ticket system. Get a glimpse of what has been accomplished so far as well our roadmap (Apps + CSC class)




  • Discover InventoryDirect
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our inventory management and control solution, and see how it can help you manage your consumable inventory requests more effectively.




  • Discover MaintenanceEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our MaintenanceEssentials Pro solution and learn how you can manage your maintenance and operations more efficiently.




  • Discover TripDirect
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our Field Trip solutions and see how they can help manage your trips, calendars and required services more effectively.




  • Effective School Security
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    Paul Timm
    RETA Security

    Session Description

    An effective school security program consists of more than just a state mandated emergency plan. How can you make sure your school is effectively addressing areas of vulnerability? This session will provide you with the tools you need to collaboratively and holistically approach school safety and security. From train-the-trainer style quizzes and photographic vulnerability identification to social media concerns and recommended policies, attendees will benefit from an interactive environment. This workshop will help attendees address common security issues, implement site-specific strategies and access helpful resources.




  • Excel Tips and Tricks: Beginner
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    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn the basics of how to manipulate your data to create new views and report templates that relate important information to staff, decision makers and customers.




  • How Dude Learn can create change across your organization
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    Nick Pendergraft
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this session to explore Frederick County Public Scools' experience with Dude Learn. Frederick County team members will explain how Dude Learn has transformed their experience with Dude Solutions and helped them elevate their use of the Dude platform.




  • If It's Not in SchoolDude, It Doesn't Exist
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    Matthew Bennett

    Session Description

    Hear why every school district has a need for MDirect, PM Direct, Utility Direct, FS Direct & Community Use as it pertains to the everyday use of schools. We will show the beneifts of each in ways that will allow you to promote your maintenance department as the most valuable assest next to your actual facilities.




  • Interactive: Boosting Asset Knowledge Through Insight Reporting
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This sesion is designed to help you fully leverage the impressive reporting capibilities of Dude Solutions Insight. We will focus on showing how to run the best reports to keep your team and descision makers in the know regarding your IT operation.




  • Interactive: Efficient Calendar Management with EventEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Learn from a Client Advisor the top tips and tricks for managing your FSDirect calendar with our new calendaring enhancements. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Effective Incident Reporting with Safety Center
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    Kelly Hoskins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Participate in this interactive session to learn how you can create the best reports from Safety Center for your organization. A Safety Center guru will walk you through using basic incident reporting templates to streamline your reporting, as well as customzing your own incident reports from scratch. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding cost savings in your data with Capital Forecast
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn best practices for leveraging data to drive continuous improvement and streamline your current processes. In this session, you will learn how to use reports to answer questions like, "What building systems need replacing in our facilities in the next year, three years or 10 years? What is the cost of my needed replacements for the next three to five years?" Learn how to generate needs and equipment reports, saved actions, and basic Excel pivot tables and formulas. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding Cost Savings in Your Data with EventEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Learn best practices for leveraging data to drive continuous improvement and streamline your current processes. In this session, you will learn how to use reports to answer questions like, "Who is coming to our facility in the next month, week or day? How many events? How many attended? How long? Who was there?" Learn how to generate calendar and invoicing reports, saved actions, and basic Excel pivot tables and formulas. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Integrating FSDirect Tasks with Other Solutions
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    George Labusohr
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this interactive session to explore how FSDirect tasks can be integrated with MaintenanceDirect and Help Desk to streamline your workflow for event setup.




  • Interactive: Optimizing Inventory Data Usage
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    Cameron Jones
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, you will join a Client Advisor and learn how to leverage barcodes, generate most frequently used reports, utilize data entry tips and more. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Leverage Equipment Use in MaintenanceEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Tracking your equipment can be time consuming, but we are here to help. This session will teach you how MaintenanceEssentials can help justify repair vs. replace, extend equipment life and reduce overall maintenance costs. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized EventEssentials Account Setup in Action
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In order to take your event scheduling process to new heights, correct account setup is crucial. Collaborate with a Client Advisor and walk through creating the essential foundations for a finely tuned EventEssentials account. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized MaintenanceEssentials Account Setup
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    Elizabeth Allen
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In order to take your maintenance management to new heights, correct account setup is crucial. Collaborate with a Client Advisor and walk through creating the essential foundations for a finely tuned MaintenanceEssentials account. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing MaintenanceEssentials Through KPI Analysis
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    Josh King & Trent Matthews
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn the best practices for leveraging maintenance data to drive continuous improvement and streamline your current processes. We will discuss how to interpret the KPIs determining how well you are using MaintenanceEssentials Pro and how to research and change areas that you are not utilizing well based on the KPIs. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized PM Account Setup in MaintenanceEssentials
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    Grier King
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Having an effective preventive maintenance operation is crucial to prolonging the overall function of your facilities. Learn best practices for setting up and maintaining your preventive maintenance system from a Dude Solutions Implementation Specialist.This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Recover Cost & Invoice with EventEssentials
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    Niki Dobbins
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn from an EventEssentials expert how to create invoices to recover costs for use of your facilities, send invoices and set up online payments for your community users.




  • Interactive: Streamlining Approvals & Automating Communication with EventEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Having an efficient approval and communication process is crucial to any organization's success. Learn how to set up your workflow in the most efficient way, and communicate event needs across departments. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Approvals & Automating Communication with MaintenanceEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Having an efficient work order processing system is important to any maintenance team's success. Discuss features of MaintenanceEssentials that will allow your team to realize the highest efficiency gains with email notifications and routing. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Schedule Management with Templates in MaintenanceEssentials
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    Grier King
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn the best practices for leveraging templates in PMDirect. This session will cover how to create effective tempaltes and when to utilize templates as you are scheduling preventive maintenance work.This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: The ABCs of MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Using Dude Solutions MDM is easy as ABC! Join this session to gain a deeper understanding of the acronyms you may see in MDM and the vendor programs MDM is compatible with. Some examples include : DEP, VPP, APNS. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Tracking Payments with EventEssentials Like a Campus Champion
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn advanced best practices and tips to help take invoicing and collecting payments in EventEssentials Pro to the next level. In this session, you will learn how to use charge types to create manual and automated invoices, facility use fees, and how to track collected payments. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Tracking Transportation Through Transactions
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor for a session geared toward current clients who have already set up TripDirect and are entering data on a regular basis. During the session, we will show you the top reports and searches, how to leverage Excel reports, how to generate driver tickets and transaction reports, and saved actions to help use your TripDirect account more effectively. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in Insight
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of Insight. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of MDM. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using Policies to Manage Your Mobile Devices in MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    In this session a DSI Solution Specialist will break down the process of creating policies within MDM. By the end of this session you'll have a better understanding of how to deploy the policies that you will use to manage your mobile devices. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in MaintenanceEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of MaintenaceEssentials. Join a Client Advisor to discuss top problem solving techniques for handling hiccups in your maintenance workflow. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using MaintenanceEssentials to Implement a Mobile Work Force
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    One major advantage to MaintenaceEssentials is being able to do maintenance on the fly! Learn from one of our Client Advisors how to effectively use our maintenance WorkCenter app to streamline your work order process. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: What You Forgot About in EventEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor to discuss aspects of value you may have forgotten existed or never knew were incorporated into EventEssentials! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: What You Forgot About in MaintenanceEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor to discuss those aspects of value you may have forgotten existed or never knew were incorporated into MaintenanceEssentials Pro! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Leveraging PMDirect to Manage Planned Maintenance Schedules
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    Terry Naylor
    Vancouver School Board

    Session Description

    Learn more about Vancouver School Board’s extensive PMDirect experience by seeing how they use PM tools to manage work reminders for 117 sites. VSB has created over 4,000 active PM schedules using 100 templates with multiple disciplines now using the PMDirect application, including Grounds for annual maintenance work; Electrical for Fire Alarm and Panel Inspections; Machinists for Shop Equipment servicing; The Building Engineers for weekly, monthly and annual PM requirements; Training reminders for the supervisors; Roof warranty inspections; Cyclical Painting Programs; and Sprinkler PM schedules.




  • Multiple SchoolDude Products, Working Together in Harmony
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join as we discuss every school district's need for MDirect, PM Direct, Utility Direct, FS Direct & Community Use as it pertains to the everyday use of schools. We will show the beneifts of each in ways that will allow you to promote your maintenance department as the most valuable assest the distrcit has beside the actual facilities.




  • Software Engineering Roundtable
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    Brian Lora & Josh Anderson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this interactive discussion with members of our Software Engineering team to discuss the future of the Dude Solutions Platform, and provide insight to our team on how we can best serve your needs moving forward!




  • Structuring your Facilities Maintenance Department with SchoolDude in Mind
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    Tim Wonish
    Clayton School District

    Session Description

    Get an operational overview of how a facilities maintenance department is structured, organized and how it operates. Better understand SchoolDude's role in the success of managing maintenance and operations as it relates to a school district.




  • The FYIs on Developing and Analyzing Internal KPIs
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    Curtis Orndorff

    Session Description

    To understand how you manage, you should gauge what you manage. It is easy to jump into the deep end of statistics too fast, so how do you determine which indicators to launch first vs. which to evolve toward and what to ignore? How do you structure your information and get “buy-in”? Frederick County Public Schools discusses their transition and future plans based on standards such as IFMA and their own internal questions that required answers.




  • What You Forgot in MaintenanceEssentials
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor to discuss those aspects of value you may have forgotten existed or never knew were incorporated into MaintenanceEssentials Pro! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Government Industry Sessions


  • Administering ConnectGIS
    circle-user-icon

    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is for ConnectGIS administrators. ConnectGIS is a powerful tool for sharing GIS data with your organization or the world. Learn how to administer and configure ConnectGIS to get the most out of your investment. Also, learn how to set up quick and advanced searches, set up hyperlinks, and manage users, groups and map themes. Bring your own laptop.




  • ArcMap 101
    circle-user-icon

    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    New to ArcGIS Desktop? This class will introduce you to concepts like feature classes, editing GIS data, managing GIS data and best practices to follow for data quality. Must have laptop with ArcGIS Desktop installed.




  • Automating GIS Updates
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    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Are you a ConnectGIS client with GIS data that changes often? Parcels, address points and utilities layers are some examples of layers that are always changing. Learn how to create a geoprocessing script to automate your data updates to the Dude’s ftp site and free up time for yourself to get other things done. Even if you only update your GIS data once a month, this class will be a time saver.




  • Creating GIS data using M311
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    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Did you know you can leverage the power of Mobile311 to create GIS data? In this class, you'll learn how to export work items from Mobile311 to make GIS layers that you can use in Mobile 311 and ConnectGIS. We recommend having a laptop with ArcGIS Desktop installed.




  • Discover Help Desk
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join us and learn about our next generation IT ticket system. Get a glimpse of what has been accomplished so far as well our roadmap (Apps + CSC class)




  • Discover InventoryEdge
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our inventory management and control solution, and see how it can help you manage your consumable inventory requests more effectively.




  • Discover MaintenanceEdge
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our MaintenanceEdge solution and learn how you can manage your maintenance and operations more efficiently.




  • Discover Safety Center
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join our Applications Engineers for an overview of our Safety Center solution and see how it can help you put a plan in your stakeholders' hands.




  • Discover InventoryEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our inventory management and control solution, and see how it can help you manage your consumable inventory requests more effectively.




  • Discover Capital Forecast
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our capital forecasting solution and see how it can help you forecast your capital needs more effectively.




  • Emergency Power Systems
    circle-user-icon

    John Young
    EMG

    Session Description

    This session is an overview of emergency power system components and how the systems are arranged to protect facilities from power interruptions. The testing and maintenance requirements for these systems will also be discussed.




  • Excel Tips and Tricks: Beginner
    circle-user-icon

    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn the basics of how to manipulate your data to create new views and report templates that relate important information to staff, decision makers and customers.




  • Going Live in Mobile311
    circle-user-icon

    Michael Layne
    City of Burlington

    Session Description

    Join us and learn best practices to fully implement Mobile311 for your organization. We will discuss how to transition your team from a paper system to a web-based system. Hear how Michael Layne from City of Burlington successfully implemented Mobile311.




  • How Dude Learn can create change across your organization
    circle-user-icon

    Nick Pendergraft
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this session to explore Frederick County Public Scools' experience with Dude Learn. Frederick County team members will explain how Dude Learn has transformed their experience with Dude Solutions and helped them elevate their use of the Dude platform.




  • Interactive: Asset Tracking Best Practices in MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Tracking your equipment can be time consuming, but we are here to help. This session will teach you how MaintenanceEdge can help justify repair vs. replace, extend equipment life and reduce overall maintenance costs. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Boosting Asset Knowledge Through Insight Reporting
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This sesion is designed to help you fully leverage the impressive reporting capibilities of Dude Solutions Insight. We will focus on showing how to run the best reports to keep your team and descision makers in the know regarding your IT operation.




  • Interactive: Effective Incident Reporting with Safety Center
    circle-user-icon

    Kelly Hoskins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Participate in this interactive session to learn how you can create the best reports from Safety Center for your organization. A Safety Center guru will walk you through using basic incident reporting templates to streamline your reporting, as well as customzing your own incident reports from scratch. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding cost savings in your data with Capital Forecast
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn best practices for leveraging data to drive continuous improvement and streamline your current processes. In this session, you will learn how to use reports to answer questions like, "What building systems need replacing in our facilities in the next year, three years or 10 years? What is the cost of my needed replacements for the next three to five years?" Learn how to generate needs and equipment reports, saved actions, and basic Excel pivot tables and formulas. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Getting Started with Mobile311
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Mobile311 expert to explore best practices for setting up your account, creating work orders and navigating the web portal within Mobile311. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding Cost Savings in Your Data with MaintenanceEdge
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    Sharon Becker
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor for an advanced reporting session that will help you and your organization learn common reports run among our client base and best practices for getting the most bang for your buck from reporting! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Incident Tips & Tricks
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This sesion is designed to help you fully leverage the features of Dude Solutions Incident. We will focus on showing you the best reports and features to take advantage of to keep your team and decision makers in the know regarding your IT operation.




  • Interactive: Optimizing Android & Apple Apps for Mobile311
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    Kim Robbins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    The future of maintenance will thrive in a mobile world. Join this session to find out how you can unlock the true potential behind Mobile311 by applying best practices for optimizing both Android and Apple apps. Bring your device to this session and leave with strategies to optimize your workflow! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized PM Account Setup in MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Jessica Weinberger
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Having an effective planned maintenance operation is crucial to prolonging the overall function of your facilities. Learn best practices for setting up and maintaining your planned maintenance system from a Dude Solutions Implementation Specialist. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized MaintenanceEdge Account Setup
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In order to take your maintenance management to new heights, correct account setup is crucial. Collaborate with a Client Advisor and walk through creating the essential foundations for a finely tuned MaintenanceEdge account. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing Inventory Data Usage
    circle-user-icon

    Cameron Jones
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, you will join a Client Advisor and learn how to leverage barcodes, generate most frequently used reports, utilize data entry tips and more. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Approvals & Automating Communication with MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor to learn best practices in efficiency gains with Work Order, including communication best practices and routing. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Schedule Management with Templates in MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Shannon Hines
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn the best practices for leveraging templates in MaintenanceEdge. This session will cover how to create effective templates and when to utilize templates as you are scheduling planned maintenance work. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: The ABCs of MDM
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Using Dude Solutions MDM is easy as ABC! Join this session to gain a deeper understanding of the acronyms you may see in MDM and the vendor programs MDM is compatible with. Some examples include : DEP, VPP, APNS. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in Insight
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of Insight. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in MDM
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of MDM. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using Policies to Manage Your Mobile Devices in MDM
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    In this session a DSI Solution Specialist will break down the process of creating policies within MDM. By the end of this session you'll have a better understanding of how to deploy the policies that you will use to manage your mobile devices. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using Budgets & Transactions to Enhance Your MaintenanceEdge Data
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Discover how to use budget information and transactions to improve your day-to-day operations. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Introduction to MaintenanceEdge: Everything You Need to Know
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Improve your ability to ensure adequate start up and future expansion of MaintenanceEdge by reviewing the foundation and operational case study of Spalding County, Georgia. Learn techniques for customized locations, classifications, equipment, user set up, transactions, routing, training new users and hardware accusations. Review creative methods of reporting and the ability to record large scale incidents as they occur. Explore a detailed description of progress in developing a 14-department, countywide government user.




  • Software Engineering Roundtable
    circle-user-icon

    Brian Lora & Josh Anderson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this interactive discussion with members of our Software Engineering team to discuss the future of the Dude Solutions Platform, and provide insight to our team on how we can best serve your needs moving forward!




  • Using Safety to Drive Culture Change
    circle-user-icon

    John Young
    EMG

    Session Description

    Hear how NVT Technologies used the implementation of a new safety program to reduce injuries, cut workers' compensation insurance costs in half and improve the corporate culture overall.




  • Using the Dude & DMAIC Framework to Create Power Reports
    circle-user-icon

    Jon Manning
    Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana

    Session Description

    Get an overview of the MaintenanceEdge reporting capabilities and see how Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana used Green Belt DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) Framework to streamline reporting for management.




  • The FYIs on Developing and Analyzing Internal KPIs
    circle-user-icon

    Curtis Orndorff

    Session Description

    To understand how you manage, you should gauge what you manage. It is easy to jump into the deep end of statistics too fast, so how do you determine which indicators to launch first vs. which to evolve toward and what to ignore? How do you structure your information and get “buy-in”? Frederick County Public Schools discusses their transition and future plans based on standards such as IFMA and their own internal questions that required answers.




  • Manufacturing Industry Sessions


  • Administering ConnectGIS
    circle-user-icon

    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is for ConnectGIS administrators. ConnectGIS is a powerful tool for sharing GIS data with your organization or the world. Learn how to administer and configure ConnectGIS to get the most out of your investment. Also, learn how to set up quick and advanced searches, set up hyperlinks, and manage users, groups and map themes. Bring your own laptop.




  • ArcMap 101
    circle-user-icon

    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    New to ArcGIS Desktop? This class will introduce you to concepts like feature classes, editing GIS data, managing GIS data and best practices to follow for data quality. Must have laptop with ArcGIS Desktop installed.




  • Discover Help Desk
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join us and learn about our next generation IT ticket system. Get a glimpse of what has been accomplished so far as well our roadmap (Apps + CSC class)




  • Discover InventoryEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our inventory management and control solution, and see how it can help you manage your consumable inventory requests more effectively.




  • Discover MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our MaintenanceEdge solution and learn how you can manage your maintenance and operations more efficiently.




  • Discover Safety Center
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join our Applications Engineers for an overview of our Safety Center solution and see how it can help you put a plan in your stakeholders' hands.




  • Discover InventoryEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our inventory management and control solution, and see how it can help you manage your consumable inventory requests more effectively.




  • Discover Capital Forecast
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our capital forecasting solution and see how it can help you forecast your capital needs more effectively.




  • Emergency Power Systems
    circle-user-icon

    John Young
    EMG

    Session Description

    This session is an overview of emergency power system components and how the systems are arranged to protect facilities from power interruptions. The testing and maintenance requirements for these systems will also be discussed.




  • Excel Tips and Tricks: Beginner
    circle-user-icon

    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn the basics of how to manipulate your data to create new views and report templates that relate important information to staff, decision makers and customers.




  • Going Live in Mobile311
    circle-user-icon

    Michael Layne
    City of Burlington

    Session Description

    Join us and learn best practices to fully implement Mobile311 for your organization. We will discuss how to transition your team from a paper system to a web-based system. Hear how Michael Layne from City of Burlington successfully implemented Mobile311.




  • How Dude Learn can create change across your organization
    circle-user-icon

    Nick Pendergraft
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this session to explore Frederick County Public Scools' experience with Dude Learn. Frederick County team members will explain how Dude Learn has transformed their experience with Dude Solutions and helped them elevate their use of the Dude platform.




  • Interactive: Asset Tracking Best Practices in MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Tracking your equipment can be time consuming, but we are here to help. This session will teach you how MaintenanceEdge can help justify repair vs. replace, extend equipment life and reduce overall maintenance costs. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Boosting Asset Knowledge Through Insight Reporting
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This sesion is designed to help you fully leverage the impressive reporting capibilities of Dude Solutions Insight. We will focus on showing how to run the best reports to keep your team and descision makers in the know regarding your IT operation.




  • Interactive: Effective Incident Reporting with Safety Center
    circle-user-icon

    Kelly Hoskins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Participate in this interactive session to learn how you can create the best reports from Safety Center for your organization. A Safety Center guru will walk you through using basic incident reporting templates to streamline your reporting, as well as customzing your own incident reports from scratch. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding cost savings in your data with Capital Forecast
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn best practices for leveraging data to drive continuous improvement and streamline your current processes. In this session, you will learn how to use reports to answer questions like, "What building systems need replacing in our facilities in the next year, three years or 10 years? What is the cost of my needed replacements for the next three to five years?" Learn how to generate needs and equipment reports, saved actions, and basic Excel pivot tables and formulas. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Incident Tips & Tricks
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This sesion is designed to help you fully leverage the features of Dude Solutions Incident. We will focus on showing you the best reports and features to take advantage of to keep your team and decision makers in the know regarding your IT operation.




  • Interactive: Optimized PM Account Setup in MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Jessica Weinberger
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Having an effective planned maintenance operation is crucial to prolonging the overall function of your facilities. Learn best practices for setting up and maintaining your planned maintenance system from a Dude Solutions Implementation Specialist. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing Inventory Data Usage
    circle-user-icon

    Cameron Jones
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, you will join a Client Advisor and learn how to leverage barcodes, generate most frequently used reports, utilize data entry tips and more. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Getting Started with Mobile311
    circle-user-icon

    Kim Robbins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Mobile311 expert to explore best practices for setting up your account, creating work orders and navigating the web portal within Mobile311. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding Cost Savings in Your Data with MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Sharon Becker
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor for an advanced reporting session that will help you and your organization learn common reports run among our client base and best practices for getting the most bang for your buck from reporting! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing Android & Apple Apps for Mobile311
    circle-user-icon

    Kim Robbins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    The future of maintenance will thrive in a mobile world. Join this session to find out how you can unlock the true potential behind Mobile311 by applying best practices for optimizing both Android and Apple apps. Bring your device to this session and leave with strategies to optimize your workflow! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized MaintenanceEdge Account Setup
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In order to take your maintenance management to new heights, correct account setup is crucial. Collaborate with a Client Advisor and walk through creating the essential foundations for a finely tuned MaintenanceEdge account. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Approvals & Automating Communication with MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor to learn best practices in efficiency gains with Work Order, including communication best practices and routing. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Schedule Management with Templates in MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Shannon Hines
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn the best practices for leveraging templates in MaintenanceEdge. This session will cover how to create effective templates and when to utilize templates as you are scheduling planned maintenance work. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: The ABCs of MDM
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Using Dude Solutions MDM is easy as ABC! Join this session to gain a deeper understanding of the acronyms you may see in MDM and the vendor programs MDM is compatible with. Some examples include : DEP, VPP, APNS. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in Insight
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of Insight. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in MDM
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of MDM. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using Policies to Manage Your Mobile Devices in MDM
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    In this session a DSI Solution Specialist will break down the process of creating policies within MDM. By the end of this session you'll have a better understanding of how to deploy the policies that you will use to manage your mobile devices. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using Budgets & Transactions to Enhance Your MaintenanceEdge Data
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Discover how to use budget information and transactions to improve your day-to-day operations. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Introduction to MaintenanceEdge: Everything You Need to Know
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Improve your ability to ensure adequate start up and future expansion of MaintenanceEdge by reviewing the foundation and operational case study of Spalding County, Georgia. Learn techniques for customized locations, classifications, equipment, user set up, transactions, routing, training new users and hardware accusations. Review creative methods of reporting and the ability to record large scale incidents as they occur. Explore a detailed description of progress in developing a 14-department, countywide government user.




  • Software Engineering Roundtable
    circle-user-icon

    Brian Lora & Josh Anderson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this interactive discussion with members of our Software Engineering team to discuss the future of the Dude Solutions Platform, and provide insight to our team on how we can best serve your needs moving forward!




  • Using Safety to Drive Culture Change
    circle-user-icon

    John Young
    EMG

    Session Description

    Hear how NVT Technologies used the implementation of a new safety program to reduce injuries, cut workers' compensation insurance costs in half and improve the corporate culture overall.




  • Using the Dude & DMAIC Framework to Create Power Reports
    circle-user-icon

    Jon Manning
    Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana

    Session Description

    Get an overview of the MaintenanceEdge reporting capabilities and see how Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana used Green Belt DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) Framework to streamline reporting for management.




  • The FYIs on Developing and Analyzing Internal KPIs
    circle-user-icon

    Curtis Orndorff

    Session Description

    To understand how you manage, you should gauge what you manage. It is easy to jump into the deep end of statistics too fast, so how do you determine which indicators to launch first vs. which to evolve toward and what to ignore? How do you structure your information and get “buy-in”? Frederick County Public Schools discusses their transition and future plans based on standards such as IFMA and their own internal questions that required answers.




  • Membership Industry Sessions


  • Administering ConnectGIS
    circle-user-icon

    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is for ConnectGIS administrators. ConnectGIS is a powerful tool for sharing GIS data with your organization or the world. Learn how to administer and configure ConnectGIS to get the most out of your investment. Also, learn how to set up quick and advanced searches, set up hyperlinks, and manage users, groups and map themes. Bring your own laptop.




  • ArcMap 101
    circle-user-icon

    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    New to ArcGIS Desktop? This class will introduce you to concepts like feature classes, editing GIS data, managing GIS data and best practices to follow for data quality. Must have laptop with ArcGIS Desktop installed.




  • Discover Help Desk
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join us and learn about our next generation IT ticket system. Get a glimpse of what has been accomplished so far as well our roadmap (Apps + CSC class)




  • Discover InventoryEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our inventory management and control solution, and see how it can help you manage your consumable inventory requests more effectively.




  • Discover MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our MaintenanceEdge solution and learn how you can manage your maintenance and operations more efficiently.




  • Discover Safety Center
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join our Applications Engineers for an overview of our Safety Center solution and see how it can help you put a plan in your stakeholders' hands.




  • Discover InventoryEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our inventory management and control solution, and see how it can help you manage your consumable inventory requests more effectively.




  • Discover Capital Forecast
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our capital forecasting solution and see how it can help you forecast your capital needs more effectively.




  • Emergency Power Systems
    circle-user-icon

    John Young
    EMG

    Session Description

    This session is an overview of emergency power system components and how the systems are arranged to protect facilities from power interruptions. The testing and maintenance requirements for these systems will also be discussed.




  • Excel Tips and Tricks: Beginner
    circle-user-icon

    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn the basics of how to manipulate your data to create new views and report templates that relate important information to staff, decision makers and customers.




  • Going Live in Mobile311
    circle-user-icon

    Michael Layne
    City of Burlington

    Session Description

    Join us and learn best practices to fully implement Mobile311 for your organization. We will discuss how to transition your team from a paper system to a web-based system. Hear how Michael Layne from City of Burlington successfully implemented Mobile311.




  • How Dude Learn can create change across your organization
    circle-user-icon

    Nick Pendergraft
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this session to explore Frederick County Public Scools' experience with Dude Learn. Frederick County team members will explain how Dude Learn has transformed their experience with Dude Solutions and helped them elevate their use of the Dude platform.




  • Interactive: Asset Tracking Best Practices in MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Tracking your equipment can be time consuming, but we are here to help. This session will teach you how MaintenanceEdge can help justify repair vs. replace, extend equipment life and reduce overall maintenance costs. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Boosting Asset Knowledge Through Insight Reporting
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This sesion is designed to help you fully leverage the impressive reporting capibilities of Dude Solutions Insight. We will focus on showing how to run the best reports to keep your team and descision makers in the know regarding your IT operation.




  • Interactive: Effective Incident Reporting with Safety Center
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    Kelly Hoskins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Participate in this interactive session to learn how you can create the best reports from Safety Center for your organization. A Safety Center guru will walk you through using basic incident reporting templates to streamline your reporting, as well as customzing your own incident reports from scratch. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding cost savings in your data with Capital Forecast
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn best practices for leveraging data to drive continuous improvement and streamline your current processes. In this session, you will learn how to use reports to answer questions like, "What building systems need replacing in our facilities in the next year, three years or 10 years? What is the cost of my needed replacements for the next three to five years?" Learn how to generate needs and equipment reports, saved actions, and basic Excel pivot tables and formulas. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Incident Tips & Tricks
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This sesion is designed to help you fully leverage the features of Dude Solutions Incident. We will focus on showing you the best reports and features to take advantage of to keep your team and decision makers in the know regarding your IT operation.




  • Interactive: Optimizing Inventory Data Usage
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    Cameron Jones
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, you will join a Client Advisor and learn how to leverage barcodes, generate most frequently used reports, utilize data entry tips and more. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Getting Started with Mobile311
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    Kim Robbins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Mobile311 expert to explore best practices for setting up your account, creating work orders and navigating the web portal within Mobile311. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding Cost Savings in Your Data with MaintenanceEdge
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    Sharon Becker
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor for an advanced reporting session that will help you and your organization learn common reports run among our client base and best practices for getting the most bang for your buck from reporting! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing Android & Apple Apps for Mobile311
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    Kim Robbins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    The future of maintenance will thrive in a mobile world. Join this session to find out how you can unlock the true potential behind Mobile311 by applying best practices for optimizing both Android and Apple apps. Bring your device to this session and leave with strategies to optimize your workflow! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized MaintenanceEdge Account Setup
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In order to take your maintenance management to new heights, correct account setup is crucial. Collaborate with a Client Advisor and walk through creating the essential foundations for a finely tuned MaintenanceEdge account. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized PM Account Setup in MaintenanceEdge
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    Jessica Weinberger
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Having an effective planned maintenance operation is crucial to prolonging the overall function of your facilities. Learn best practices for setting up and maintaining your planned maintenance system from a Dude Solutions Implementation Specialist. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Approvals & Automating Communication with MaintenanceEdge
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor to learn best practices in efficiency gains with Work Order, including communication best practices and routing. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Schedule Management with Templates in MaintenanceEdge
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    Shannon Hines
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn the best practices for leveraging templates in MaintenanceEdge. This session will cover how to create effective templates and when to utilize templates as you are scheduling planned maintenance work. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: The ABCs of MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Using Dude Solutions MDM is easy as ABC! Join this session to gain a deeper understanding of the acronyms you may see in MDM and the vendor programs MDM is compatible with. Some examples include : DEP, VPP, APNS. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in Insight
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of Insight. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of MDM. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using Policies to Manage Your Mobile Devices in MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    In this session a DSI Solution Specialist will break down the process of creating policies within MDM. By the end of this session you'll have a better understanding of how to deploy the policies that you will use to manage your mobile devices. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using Budgets & Transactions to Enhance Your MaintenanceEdge Data
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Discover how to use budget information and transactions to improve your day-to-day operations. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Introduction to MaintenanceEdge: Everything You Need to Know
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Improve your ability to ensure adequate start up and future expansion of MaintenanceEdge by reviewing the foundation and operational case study of Spalding County, Georgia. Learn techniques for customized locations, classifications, equipment, user set up, transactions, routing, training new users and hardware accusations. Review creative methods of reporting and the ability to record large scale incidents as they occur. Explore a detailed description of progress in developing a 14-department, countywide government user.




  • Software Engineering Roundtable
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    Brian Lora & Josh Anderson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this interactive discussion with members of our Software Engineering team to discuss the future of the Dude Solutions Platform, and provide insight to our team on how we can best serve your needs moving forward!




  • Using Safety to Drive Culture Change
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    John Young
    EMG

    Session Description

    Hear how NVT Technologies used the implementation of a new safety program to reduce injuries, cut workers' compensation insurance costs in half and improve the corporate culture overall.




  • Using the Dude & DMAIC Framework to Create Power Reports
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    Jon Manning
    Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana

    Session Description

    Get an overview of the MaintenanceEdge reporting capabilities and see how Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana used Green Belt DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) Framework to streamline reporting for management.




  • The FYIs on Developing and Analyzing Internal KPIs
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    Curtis Orndorff

    Session Description

    To understand how you manage, you should gauge what you manage. It is easy to jump into the deep end of statistics too fast, so how do you determine which indicators to launch first vs. which to evolve toward and what to ignore? How do you structure your information and get “buy-in”? Frederick County Public Schools discusses their transition and future plans based on standards such as IFMA and their own internal questions that required answers.




  • Healthcare Industry Sessions


    Discover MaintenanceEdge
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our MaintenanceEdge solution and learn how you can manage your maintenance and operations more efficiently.




  • Discover Safety Center
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join our Applications Engineers for an overview of our Safety Center solution and see how it can help you put a plan in your stakeholders' hands.




  • Discover InventoryEdge
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our inventory management and control solution, and see how it can help you manage your consumable inventory requests more effectively.




  • Discover Capital Forecast
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our capital forecasting solution and see how it can help you forecast your capital needs more effectively.




  • Emergency Power Systems
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    John Young
    EMG

    Session Description

    This session is an overview of emergency power system components and how the systems are arranged to protect facilities from power interruptions. The testing and maintenance requirements for these systems will also be discussed.




  • Excel Tips and Tricks: Beginner
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    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn the basics of how to manipulate your data to create new views and report templates that relate important information to staff, decision makers and customers.




  • Going Live in Mobile311
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    Michael Layne
    City of Burlington

    Session Description

    Join us and learn best practices to fully implement Mobile311 for your organization. We will discuss how to transition your team from a paper system to a web-based system. Hear how Michael Layne from City of Burlington successfully implemented Mobile311.




  • Interactive: Asset Tracking Best Practices in MaintenanceEdge
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Tracking your equipment can be time consuming, but we are here to help. This session will teach you how MaintenanceEdge can help justify repair vs. replace, extend equipment life and reduce overall maintenance costs. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Getting Started with Mobile311
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Mobile311 expert to explore best practices for setting up your account, creating work orders and navigating the web portal within Mobile311. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding Cost Savings in Your Data with MaintenanceEdge
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    Sharon Becker
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor for an advanced reporting session that will help you and your organization learn common reports run among our client base and best practices for getting the most bang for your buck from reporting! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing Android & Apple Apps for Mobile311
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    Kim Robbins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    The future of maintenance will thrive in a mobile world. Join this session to find out how you can unlock the true potential behind Mobile311 by applying best practices for optimizing both Android and Apple apps. Bring your device to this session and leave with strategies to optimize your workflow! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized MaintenanceEdge Account Setup
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In order to take your maintenance management to new heights, correct account setup is crucial. Collaborate with a Client Advisor and walk through creating the essential foundations for a finely tuned MaintenanceEdge account. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Approvals & Automating Communication with MaintenanceEdge
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor to learn best practices in efficiency gains with Work Order, including communication best practices and routing. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using Budgets & Transactions to Enhance Your MaintenanceEdge Data
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Discover how to use budget information and transactions to improve your day-to-day operations. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Introduction to MaintenanceEdge: Everything You Need to Know
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Improve your ability to ensure adequate start up and future expansion of MaintenanceEdge by reviewing the foundation and operational case study of Spalding County, Georgia. Learn techniques for customized locations, classifications, equipment, user set up, transactions, routing, training new users and hardware accusations. Review creative methods of reporting and the ability to record large scale incidents as they occur. Explore a detailed description of progress in developing a 14-department, countywide government user.




  • Using Safety to Drive Culture Change
    circle-user-icon

    John Young
    EMG

    Session Description

    Hear how NVT Technologies used the implementation of a new safety program to reduce injuries, cut workers' compensation insurance costs in half and improve the corporate culture overall.




  • Using the Dude & DMAIC Framework to Create Power Reports
    circle-user-icon

    Jon Manning
    Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana

    Session Description

    Get an overview of the MaintenanceEdge reporting capabilities and see how Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana used Green Belt DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) Framework to streamline reporting for management.




  • The FYIs on Developing and Analyzing Internal KPIs
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    Curtis Orndorff

    Session Description

    To understand how you manage, you should gauge what you manage. It is easy to jump into the deep end of statistics too fast, so how do you determine which indicators to launch first vs. which to evolve toward and what to ignore? How do you structure your information and get “buy-in”? Frederick County Public Schools discusses their transition and future plans based on standards such as IFMA and their own internal questions that required answers.




  • Senior Living Industry Sessions


    15 Minute Stand-Up Sessions
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    TheWorxHub is the perfect tool for 15 minute stand-up meetings with your team. This session covers best practices in using TWH dashboards for quick reviews of open work orders and what areas to focus on.




  • Asset Management: The Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join us to learn the basics of asset management: How to add assets, details to track, best practices for linking assets to work orders, and key reports for a robust asset management program.




  • Excel Tips and Tricks: Beginner
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    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn the basics of how to manipulate your data to create new views and report templates that relate important information to staff, decision makers and customers.




  • Getting Started with Inventory
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    For those looking to get the most out of their work order management system, inventory management is a natural progression. This session will cover best practices in inventory management — from how to track usage of supplies to reminders for when you are running low.




  • Getting Started with the Security App
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join this session to learn about the newest app from TheWorxHub! A security guru will demonstrate setting up routes, managing incidents and basic reporting with the security app.




  • Housekeeping: Advanced
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, we will cover recommendations on how to create reminders, track resident preferences and schedule the necessary work.




  • Housekeeping: Project Work
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Once you have the basics of daily and weekly schedules down, it's time to look at project work. This session looks at the project component of TheWorxHub, focusing on how to use this section to manage housekeeping projects like floor care and window cleaning.




  • Housekeeping: The Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    This session is a basic introduction to the housekeeping schedule creation, resident choice customization and the housekeeping dashboard.




  • Improving Turnovers Using Projects
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Demonstrate how to use projects and reporting to improve unit turnover tracking and billing.




  • Maintenance: The Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, we will review best practices for workflow, using dashboard features and managing requests.




  • Mobile Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join this session to discover how to get the most out of your mobile devices and TheWorxHub. We will cover the basics of going mobile and share best practices for setting up mobile, workflow, and key features like signatures, time tracking and photos.




  • Mobile Housekeeping
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Take your housekeeping to the next level with mobile, barcoding and QA surveys for inspections.




  • Putting It all Together
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    TheWorxHub offers a wide range of solutions for everything from maintenance to housekeeping to transportation and beyond. This session looks at the bigger picture, reviewing how all TheWorxHub pieces fit together.




  • QA & Survey App: The Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, you will learn about setting up a survey, taking a survey on mobile and best practices for resident satisfaction surveys.




  • Reporting Basics
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    David Richardson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor for a reporting session that will help you and your organization learn common reports run among our client base and best practices for getting the most bang for your buck from reporting! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Setting Up Your PM Program
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Discover how to use scheduled work orders and recurring projects to set up your PM program.




  • Taking TheWorxHub to the Next Level
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, you will discover advanced features like the pulse tab and the batch update tools. You will also learn how to take the management of your department and TheWorxHub to the next level.




  • The FYIs on Developing and Analyzing Internal KPIs
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    Curtis Orndorff

    Session Description

    To understand how you manage, you should gauge what you manage. It is easy to jump into the deep end of statistics too fast, so how do you determine which indicators to launch first vs. which to evolve toward and what to ignore? How do you structure your information and get “buy-in”? Frederick County Public Schools discusses their transition and future plans based on standards such as IFMA and their own internal questions that required answers.




  • Transportation: The Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Learn how TheWorxHub can help coordinate trip requests and driver schedules.






  • Maintenance Sessions


    1 to 1 Sustainability
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    Scott Harris
    Neosho School District

    Session Description

    This session will focus on one school district's journey to implement a K-12, 1 to 1 learning environment (with laptops for every student) in five years and how to sustain it.




  • Administering ConnectGIS
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    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is for ConnectGIS administrators. ConnectGIS is a powerful tool for sharing GIS data with your organization or the world. Learn how to administer and configure ConnectGIS to get the most out of your investment. Also, learn how to set up quick and advanced searches, set up hyperlinks, and manage users, groups and map themes. Bring your own laptop.




  • ArcMap 101
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    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    New to ArcGIS Desktop? This class will introduce you to concepts like feature classes, editing GIS data, managing GIS data and best practices to follow for data quality. Must have laptop with ArcGIS Desktop installed.




  • Asset Management: The Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join us to learn the basics of asset management: How to add assets, details to track, best practices for linking assets to work orders, and key reports for a robust asset management program.




  • Automating GIS Updates
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    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Are you a ConnectGIS client with GIS data that changes often? Parcels, address points and utilities layers are some examples of layers that are always changing. Learn how to create a geoprocessing script to automate your data updates to the Dude’s ftp site and free up time for yourself to get other things done. Even if you only update your GIS data once a month, this class will be a time saver.




  • Capital Planning Roundtable
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    Peyton McAliley
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Continue the conversation with your peers from similar institutions in this interactive roundtable discussion. Seek out best practices for capital planning to leverage the collective knowledge of the Dude ecosystem.




  • Creating GIS data using M311
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    Carl Stearns
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Did you know you can leverage the power of Mobile311 to create GIS data? In this class, you'll learn how to export work items from Mobile311 to make GIS layers that you can use in Mobile 311 and ConnectGIS. We recommend having a laptop with ArcGIS Desktop installed.




  • Discover CapitalForecastDirect
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our capital forecasting solution and see how it can help you forecast your capital needs more effectively.




  • Discover ConnectGIS
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our ConnectGIS solution and learn how you can publish GIS information in a convenient web portal.




  • Discover InventoryDirect
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our inventory management and control solution, and see how it can help you manage your consumable inventory requests more effectively.




  • Discover InventoryEdge
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our inventory management and control solution, and see how it can help you manage your consumable inventory requests more effectively.




  • Discover MaintenanceEdge
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our MaintenanceEdge solution and learn how you can manage your maintenance and operations more efficiently.




  • Discover MaintenanceEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our MaintenanceEssentials Pro solution and learn how you can manage your maintenance and operations more efficiently.




  • Discover Mobile311
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our Mobile311 solution.




  • Going Live in Mobile311
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    Michael Layne
    City of Burlington

    Session Description

    Join us and learn best practices to fully implement Mobile311 for your organization. We will discuss how to transition your team from a paper system to a web-based system. Hear how Michael Layne from City of Burlington successfully implemented Mobile311.




  • Getting Started with Inventory
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    For those looking to get the most out of their work order management system, inventory management is a natural progression. This session will cover best practices in inventory management — from how to track usage of supplies to reminders for when you are running low.




  • Housekeeping: Advanced
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, we will cover recommendations on how to create reminders, track resident preferences and schedule the necessary work.




  • Housekeeping: Project Work
    circle-user-icon

    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Once you have the basics of daily and weekly schedules down, it's time to look at project work. This session looks at the project component of TheWorxHub, focusing on how to use this section to manage housekeeping projects like floor care and window cleaning.




  • Housekeeping: The Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    This session is a basic introduction to the housekeeping schedule creation, resident choice customization and the housekeeping dashboard.




  • If It's Not in SchoolDude, It Doesn't Exist
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    Matthew Bennett

    Session Description

    Hear why every school district has a need for MDirect, PM Direct, Utility Direct, FS Direct & Community Use as it pertains to the everyday use of schools. We will show the beneifts of each in ways that will allow you to promote your maintenance department as the most valuable assest next to your actual facilities.




  • Implementing Planned Maintenance to Save Money
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    Christy Jellets
    Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

    Session Description

    This step-by-step class will educate you on how Planned Maintenance in MaintenanceEdge can save you money. We will set up a timeline to implement the module in your organization and discuss how to "toot your team's horn" with saving and equipment reliability.




  • Improving Turnovers Using Projects
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Demonstrate how to use projects and reporting to improve unit turnover tracking and billing.




  • Interactive: Asset Tracking Best Practices in MaintenanceEdge
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Tracking your equipment can be time consuming, but we are here to help. This session will teach you how MaintenanceEdge can help justify repair vs. replace, extend equipment life and reduce overall maintenance costs. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Best Practices in Capital Forecast Data Management
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    This session will cover managing your actual Building Components, as well as how to appropriately update these items as they are being replaced. We will discuss need management, along with how to prioritize items that you are replacing and how the Import feature can help with data input and updates. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Capital Forecast Setup & Data Input
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor as they cover best practices pertaining to setup and modeling of your facility and system needs. Our team will give you the tools necessary to forecast your capital needs effienciently. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding cost savings in your data with Capital Forecast
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn best practices for leveraging data to drive continuous improvement and streamline your current processes. In this session, you will learn how to use reports to answer questions like, "What building systems need replacing in our facilities in the next year, three years or 10 years? What is the cost of my needed replacements for the next three to five years?" Learn how to generate needs and equipment reports, saved actions, and basic Excel pivot tables and formulas. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding Cost Savings in Your Data with MaintenanceEdge
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    Sharon Becker
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor for an advanced reporting session that will help you and your organization learn common reports run among our client base and best practices for getting the most bang for your buck from reporting! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding Cost Savings in Your Data with MaintenanceEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor for an advanced reporting session that will help you and your organization learn common reports run among our client base and best practices for getting the most bang for your buck from reporting! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Getting Started with Mobile311
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Mobile311 expert to explore best practices for setting up your account, creating work orders and navigating the web portal within Mobile311. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Leverage Equipment Use in MaintenanceEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Tracking your equipment can be time consuming, but we are here to help. This session will teach you how MaintenanceEssentials can help justify repair vs. replace, extend equipment life and reduce overall maintenance costs. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Managing Your Workforce Efficiently with Mobile311
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    Tyler Simpson
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn how to navigate the web admin portal, utilize the custom forms and reports, and manage your assets with GIS data. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized MaintenanceEdge Account Setup
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In order to take your maintenance management to new heights, correct account setup is crucial. Collaborate with a Client Advisor and walk through creating the essential foundations for a finely tuned MaintenanceEdge account. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized MaintenanceEssentials Account Setup
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    Elizabeth Allen
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In order to take your maintenance management to new heights, correct account setup is crucial. Collaborate with a Client Advisor and walk through creating the essential foundations for a finely tuned MaintenanceEssentials account. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing MaintenanceEssentials Through KPI Analysis
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    Josh King & Trent Matthews
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn the best practices for leveraging maintenance data to drive continuous improvement and streamline your current processes. We will discuss how to interpret the KPIs determining how well you are using MaintenanceEssentials Pro and how to research and change areas that you are not utilizing well based on the KPIs. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized PM Account Setup in MaintenanceEdge
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    Jessica Weinberger
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Having an effective planned maintenance operation is crucial to prolonging the overall function of your facilities. Learn best practices for setting up and maintaining your planned maintenance system from a Dude Solutions Implementation Specialist. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized PM Account Setup in MaintenanceEssentials
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    Grier King
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Having an effective preventive maintenance operation is crucial to prolonging the overall function of your facilities. Learn best practices for setting up and maintaining your preventive maintenance system from a Dude Solutions Implementation Specialist. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing Android & Apple Apps for Mobile311
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    Kim Robbins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    The future of maintenance will thrive in a mobile world. Join this session to find out how you can unlock the true potential behind Mobile311 by applying best practices for optimizing both Android and Apple apps. Bring your device to this session and leave with strategies to optimize your workflow! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing Inventory Data Usage
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    Cameron Jones
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, you will join a Client Advisor and learn how to leverage barcodes, generate most frequently used reports, utilize data entry tips and more. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimizing Success Through Model Management with Capital Forecast
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Creating a model to asses future capital needs is critical to your organization's success. Join a Client Advisor to discuss how capital planning can give your organization the ability to forecast expenditures in a timely and cost effective manner. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Approvals & Automating Communication with MaintenanceEdge
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor to learn best practices in efficiency gains with Work Order, including communication best practices and routing. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Approvals & Automating Communication with MaintenanceEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Having an efficient work order processing system is important to any maintenance team's success. Discuss features of MaintenanceEssentials that will allow your team to realize the highest efficiency gains with email notifications and routing. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Schedule Management with Templates in MaintenanceEssentials
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    Grier King
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn the best practices for leveraging templates in PMDirect. This session will cover how to create effective tempaltes and when to utilize templates as you are scheduling preventive maintenance work.This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Streamlining Schedule Management with Templates in MaintenanceEdge
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    Shannon Hines
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn the best practices for leveraging templates in MaintenanceEdge. This session will cover how to create effective templates and when to utilize templates as you are scheduling planned maintenance work. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: The Ins & Outs of Inventory
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Effective inventory management is key to any successful operations management team. Learn how to leverage inventory transactions to manage inventory as it comes in and out of your organization. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in MaintenanceEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of MaintenaceEssentials. Join a Client Advisor to discuss top problem solving techniques for handling hiccups in your maintenance workflow. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using Budgets & Transactions to Enhance Your MaintenanceEdge Data
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Discover how to use budget information and transactions to improve your day-to-day operations. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using MaintenanceEssentials to Implement a Mobile Work Force
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    One major advantage to MaintenaceEssentials is being able to do maintenance on the fly! Learn from one of our Client Advisors how to effectively use our maintenance WorkCenter app to streamline your work order process. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: What You Forgot About in EventEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor to discuss aspects of value you may have forgotten existed or never knew were incorporated into EventEssentials! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Introduction to MaintenanceEdge: Everything You Need to Know
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Improve your ability to ensure adequate start up and future expansion of MaintenanceEdge by reviewing the foundation and operational case study of Spalding County, Georgia. Learn techniques for customized locations, classifications, equipment, user set up, transactions, routing, training new users and hardware accusations. Review creative methods of reporting and the ability to record large scale incidents as they occur. Explore a detailed description of progress in developing a 14-department, countywide government user.




  • Leveraging PMDirect to Manage Planned Maintenance Schedules
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    Terry Naylor
    Vancouver School Board

    Session Description

    Learn more about Vancouver School Board’s extensive PMDirect experience by seeing how they use PM tools to manage work reminders for 117 sites. VSB has created over 4,000 active PM schedules using 100 templates with multiple disciplines now using the PMDirect application, including Grounds for annual maintenance work; Electrical for Fire Alarm and Panel Inspections; Machinists for Shop Equipment servicing; The Building Engineers for weekly, monthly and annual PM requirements; Training reminders for the supervisors; Roof warranty inspections; Cyclical Painting Programs; and Sprinkler PM schedules.




  • Maintenance Roundtable
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Continue the conversation with your peers from similar institutions in this interactive roundtable discussion. Seek out best practices for maintenance and leverage the collective knowledge of the Dude ecosystem.




  • Maintenance: The Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, we will review best practices for workflow, using dashboard features and managing requests.




  • Mobile Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join this session to discover how to get the most out of your mobile devices and TheWorxHub. We will cover the basics of going mobile and share best practices for setting up mobile, workflow, and key features like signatures, time tracking and photos.




  • Mobile Housekeeping
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Take your housekeeping to the next level with mobile, barcoding and QA surveys for inspections.




  • Multiple SchoolDude Products, Working Together in Harmony
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join as we discuss every school district's need for MDirect, PM Direct, Utility Direct, FS Direct & Community Use as it pertains to the everyday use of schools. We will show the beneifts of each in ways that will allow you to promote your maintenance department as the most valuable assest the distrcit has beside the actual facilities.




  • Putting It all Together
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    TheWorxHub offers a wide range of solutions for everything from maintenance to housekeeping to transportation and beyond. This session looks at the bigger picture, reviewing how all TheWorxHub pieces fit together.




  • Reporting Basics
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    David Richardson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor for a reporting session that will help you and your organization learn common reports run among our client base and best practices for getting the most bang for your buck from reporting! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Setting Up Your PM Program
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Discover how to use scheduled work orders and recurring projects to set up your PM program.




  • Structuring your Facilities Maintenance Department with SchoolDude in Mind
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    Tim Wonish
    Clayton School District

    Session Description

    Get an operational overview of how a facilities maintenance department is structured, organized and how it operates. Better understand SchoolDude's role in the success of managing maintenance and operations as it relates to a school district.




  • Taking TheWorxHub to the Next Level
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, you will discover advanced features like the pulse tab and the batch update tools. You will also learn how to take the management of your department and TheWorxHub to the next level.




  • The Importance and Necessity of PM Priority in Your Organization
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    Tony Bulter
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Facility managers usually know that PMs are important, but can’t sell the idea to decision makers. This session will focus on the ROI of a PM program and how facility managers can’t afford not to do PMs.




  • Using the Dude & DMAIC Framework to Create Power Reports
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    Jon Manning
    Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana

    Session Description

    Get an overview of the MaintenanceEdge reporting capabilities and see how Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana used Green Belt DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) Framework to streamline reporting for management.




  • What You Forgot in MaintenanceEssentials
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor to discuss those aspects of value you may have forgotten existed or never knew were incorporated into MaintenanceEssentials Pro! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Technology Sessions


  • Discover Help Desk
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join us and learn about our next generation IT ticket system. Get a glimpse of what has been accomplished so far as well our roadmap (Apps + CSC class)




  • Discover TechnologyEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join our Applications Engineers to learn how our TechnologyEssentials solution can allow you to streamline your help desk and better manage your IT assets and devices.




  • Interactive: Boosting Asset Knowledge Through Insight Reporting
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This sesion is designed to help you fully leverage the impressive reporting capibilities of Dude Solutions Insight. We will focus on showing how to run the best reports to keep your team and descision makers in the know regarding your IT operation.




  • Interactive: Incident Tips & Tricks
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This sesion is designed to help you fully leverage the features of Dude Solutions Incident. We will focus on showing you the best reports and features to take advantage of to keep your team and decision makers in the know regarding your IT operation.




  • Interactive: Integrating FSDirect Tasks with Other Solutions
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    George Labusohr
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this interactive session to explore how FSDirect tasks can be integrated with MaintenanceDirect and Help Desk to streamline your workflow for event setup.




  • Interactive: Streamlining Workflow with Incident
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn how to take advantage of workflow routing, work queues, project templates and email notifications to automate processes. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: The ABCs of MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Using Dude Solutions MDM is easy as ABC! Join this session to gain a deeper understanding of the acronyms you may see in MDM and the vendor programs MDM is compatible with. Some examples include : DEP, VPP, APNS. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in Insight
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of Insight. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Troubleshooting in MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    This session is designed for those who are seasoned users of MDM. Join a Solution Specialist to discuss problem solving techniques for handling common hiccups you might experience tracking your technology assets. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Using Policies to Manage Your Mobile Devices in MDM
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    In this session a DSI Solution Specialist will break down the process of creating policies within MDM. By the end of this session you'll have a better understanding of how to deploy the policies that you will use to manage your mobile devices. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Technology Roundtable
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Do you have a lingering question from a Dude University IT session? Would you like to survey your peers on how they embrace certain circumstances? Join us and your peers to discuss the successes and challenges of your profession. This opportunity for an interactive roundtable discussion and the ability to digest with your colleagues how to apply the knowledge you’ve gained can be one of the most valuable experiences you have at University.




  • Professional Development Sessions


    15 Minute Stand-Up Sessions
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    TheWorxHub is the perfect tool for 15 minute stand-up meetings with your team. This session covers best practices in using TWH dashboards for quick reviews of open work orders and what areas to focus on.




  • Creating and Delivering Powerful Presentations
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    Tony Butler
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Ever wish you could get people to see the world from your perspective? Creating and delivering powerful presentations can help you do that. Whether you are presenting to colleagues, decision makers or members of the community, a powerful presentation can support your ideas and help persuade others to see your story. Join us for a session full of actionable ideas that you can put to work in your next presentation.




  • Assessing Opportunities With Dude Intelligence
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    Pat Buchanan
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    What key performance indicators (KPIs) do the best-in-class organizations track? In this session, we’ll explore what reports, graphs and charts top performers use on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to make sure their teams are achieving their goals. We’ll even explore new Dashboarding/Reporting tools that are now available.




  • Developing a Department Website
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    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Operational and support departments service their customers well, but they often need guidance on how to provide online information or promote their department. In this session, we review the core elements of great department webpages and provide examples with "how to" tips to take home to use.




  • Dude Technology: Behind the Scenes
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    Josh Anderson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join members of the technology team and see how Dude Solutions does development! This session will take you through a fun and challenging exercise that parallels our software engineering process and shows how you can apply these principles in your organization.




  • Excel Tips and Tricks: Advanced
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    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Move beyond canned reports and unlock the power of your data. Take your Excel skills to the next level by learning how to manipulate information in Excel.




  • Garbage In, Garbage Out: Quality of Data
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    Pat Buchanan
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Data-driven decisions depend on the quality of the data. Everyone has heard the saying "garbage in, garbage out" and it's so true. Learn how to monitor the quality of your data, data clean up strategies and data integrity processes from our Director of Data Insights, Pat Buchanan.




  • How to Become a Certified Dude
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    Nick Pendergraft
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Get a glimpse into the development of our new client learning platform which will provide software certifications for maintenance solutions in 2017. Learning paths will be provided for account setup, workflow, data management, user management, reporting and troubleshooting. Join us and learn about plans for 2017 certifications and how the Dude’s learning management system will benefit your organization.




  • Microsoft Office Tips and Tricks
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    Dave Kornegay
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Get insight from one of the masters of Word, Excel and other Microsoft applications on what he does to save time and frustration. Many tips are also available for Google Drive users!




  • Performance Contracting: Secrets, Tricks and Tips
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    Luke Anderson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    With so much focus on energy efficiency and management, how do I know if a performance contract is right for me? How does it work and why do I need it? If you ever had questions or thoughts regarding performance contracting, this class is for you! We will outline what the PC process looks like, what it can (and can't) achieve, and finally strategies to implement if you CANNOT do a full PC project.




  • QA & Survey App: The Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In this session, you will learn about setting up a survey, taking a survey on mobile and best practices for resident satisfaction surveys.




  • Software Engineering Roundtable
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    Brian Lora & Josh Anderson
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join this interactive discussion with members of our Software Engineering team to discuss the future of the Dude Solutions Platform, and provide insight to our team on how we can best serve your needs moving forward!




  • The FYIs on Developing and Analyzing Internal KPIs
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    Curtis Orndorff

    Session Description

    To understand how you manage, you should gauge what you manage. It is easy to jump into the deep end of statistics too fast, so how do you determine which indicators to launch first vs. which to evolve toward vs. what to ignore? How do you structure your information and get “buy-in”? Frederick County Public Schools discusses their transition and their future plans based on standards such as IFMA and their own internal questions that required answers.




  • Turning Data Into a Story
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    Jacobo Rodriguez

    Session Description

    The data you generate each day is valuable only if you can convert it into a story: the story of your department. This session will give you insight into what types of data you need to extract and how to build your story with the data.




  • Why Iterative Trumps Traditional Software Delivery
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    Charles Rodriguez
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Since the Industrial Revolution, product creation and delivery followed one model - waterfall. This methodology worked great for large projects that had predefined specifications and a fixed scope. However, the boom of software development exposed several weaknesses in this model; most importantly, this traditional model doesn't account for something that is absolutely critical in software development - change. In 2001, the creation of the agile core values and principles revolutionized the software development world. At the Dude, we embrace this mindset. If you're curious what drives the creation and delivery of our latest products, this is the session for you!




  • Safety Sessions


    Capital Planning & Risk Management: Using Data To Bridge The Gap
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    Forrest Cooper
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Imagine being handed a 50-piece puzzle that actually has 10,000 pieces inside. Only 50 pieces actually belong to your puzzle, and now you’re spending hours sifting through piece after piece until you find the 50 that you need. The same can be said about analyzing work orders and the multitude of other pieces of data you need to properly plan for projects and capital investments. This session will focus on leveraging technology and the APPEM (Assess, Prioritize, Plan, Execute and Maintain) model to enhance any organization’s ability to make better data-driven decisions, while simultaneously reducing risks that decimate your bottom line.




  • CrisisManager: A Safety/Security Competitive Advantage
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    Cynthia Berry
    DeVry University

    Session Description

    Find out how three organizations rolled out CrisisManager, using it for student travel abroad programs and during mission trips to save time and money! Join this discussion to explore the innovative ways to use CrisisManager with your organization.




  • Discover CrisisManager
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join our Applications Engineers for an overview of our Crisis Management solution and see how it can help you put a plan in your stakeholders' hands.




  • Discover Safety Center
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join our Applications Engineers for an overview of our Safety Center solution and see how it can help you put a plan in your stakeholders' hands.




  • Effective School Security
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    Paul Timm
    RETA Security

    Session Description

    An effective school security program consists of more than just a state mandated emergency plan. How can you make sure your school is effectively addressing areas of vulnerability? This session will provide you with the tools you need to collaboratively and holistically approach school safety and security. From train-the-trainer style quizzes and photographic vulnerability identification to social media concerns and recommended policies, attendees will benefit from an interactive environment. This workshop will help attendees address common security issues, implement site-specific strategies and access helpful resources.




  • Emergency Power Systems
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    John Young
    EMG

    Session Description

    This session is an overview of emergency power system components and how the systems are arranged to protect facilities from power interruptions. The testing and maintenance requirements for these systems will also be discussed.




  • Getting Started with the Security App
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join this session to learn about the newest app from TheWorxHub! A security guru will demonstrate setting up routes, managing incidents and basic reporting with the security app.




  • Interactive: Effective Incident Reporting with Safety Center
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    Kelly Hoskins
    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Participate in this interactive session to learn how you can create the best reports from Safety Center for your organization. A Safety Center guru will walk you through using basic incident reporting templates to streamline your reporting, as well as customzing your own incident reports from scratch. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Safety Center Tips & Tricks
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor in taking Safety Center to the next level! This session will cover how to properly manage and upload Groups, Contacts and List Authentications, as well as User Accesses. We will also look into using Sub-Organizations and discuss how this can potentially help your organization. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Preparing Your Facility to Recover Dollars After a Disaster
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    Bobbi Antonucci, Horry County Schools

    Session Description

    Horry County Schools experienced flooding and a hurricane in two consecutive years. Learn how they used SchoolDude to communicate with administration on the status of their schools and as a basis for insurance and FEMA claims.




  • Safety & Security Roundtable
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join your peers and a Safety Center expert for an interactive roundtable discussion. Topics covered will include latest trends in security, best practices for reviewing and updating plans, plan scenarios, and secondary use cases to extend your success.




  • Safety Center: The Swiss Army Knife of the Dude
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    TJ Imberger, Spalding County, GA

    Session Description

    Expand Safety Center usage into more than just emergency preparation. Safety Center can replace your employee manuals and help you achieve your goal as a truly paperless workplace. Learn how Spalding County, Georgia uses Safety Center for accident reporting, equipment accountability, road right of way information, ordering supplies, directories, emergency drill reporting, and quick employee policy directives.




  • Social Media, Safety & Police
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    Stephen Wilkins
    Shaker Heights City School District

    Session Description

    Learn how one school district dealt with an increase in social media threats, lessons learned from those threats, and how to deal with communication before, during and after a social media threat. We will also review how to build an authentic partnership with local police.




  • Using Safety to Drive Culture Change
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    John Young
    EMG

    Session Description

    Hear how NVT Technologies used the implementation of a new safety program to reduce injuries, cut workers' compensation insurance costs in half and improve the corporate culture overall.




  • Facility Use Sessions


  • Discover EventEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    For many years, clients have asked us to be more prescriptive and “shine the light” on success. We heard you, and we are here to help. Join us to learn more about our new EventEssentials platform and the value it can add to your institution.




  • Discover TripDirect
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join an Applications Engineer for an overview of our field trip solutions, and see how they can help manage your trips, calendars and required services more effectively.




  • Events Roundtable
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Continue the conversation with your peers from similar institutions in this interactive roundtable discussion. Seek out best practices for event scheduling to leverage the collective knowledge of the Dude ecosystem.




  • Interactive: Efficient Calendar Management with EventEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Learn from a Client Advisor the top tips and tricks for managing your FSDirect calendar with our new calendaring enhancements. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Finding Cost Savings in Your Data with EventEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Learn best practices for leveraging data to drive continuous improvement and streamline your current processes. In this session, you will learn how to use reports to answer questions like, "Who is coming to our facility in the next month, week or day? How many events? How many attended? How long? Who was there?" Learn how to generate calendar and invoicing reports, saved actions, and basic Excel pivot tables and formulas. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Optimized EventEssentials Account Setup in Action
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    In order to take your event scheduling process to new heights, correct account setup is crucial. Collaborate with a Client Advisor and walk through creating the essential foundations for a finely tuned EventEssentials account. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Recover Cost & Invoice with EventEssentials
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    Niki Dobbins
    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Learn from an EventEssentials expert how to create invoices to recover costs for use of your facilities, send invoices and set up online payments for your community users.




  • Interactive: Streamlining Approvals & Automating Communication with EventEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Having an efficient approval and communication process is crucial to any organization's success. Learn how to set up your workflow in the most efficient way, and communicate event needs across departments. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Tracking Payments with EventEssentials Like a Campus Champion
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor and learn advanced best practices and tips to help take invoicing and collecting payments in EventEssentials Pro to the next level. In this session, you will learn how to use charge types to create manual and automated invoices, facility use fees, and how to track collected payments. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: Tracking Transportation Through Transactions
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor for a session geared toward current clients who have already set up TripDirect and are entering data on a regular basis. During the session, we will show you the top reports and searches, how to leverage Excel reports, how to generate driver tickets and transaction reports, and saved actions to help use your TripDirect account more effectively. This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Interactive: What You Forgot About in EventEssentials
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Join a Client Advisor to discuss aspects of value you may have forgotten existed or never knew were incorporated into EventEssentials! This session is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)




  • Multiple SchoolDude Products, Working Together in Harmony
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    Dude Solutions

    Session Description

    Join as we discuss every school district's need for MDirect, PM Direct, Utility Direct, FS Direct & Community Use as it pertains to the everyday use of schools. We will show the beneifts of each in ways that will allow you to promote your maintenance department as the most valuable assest the distrcit has beside the actual facilities.




  • Transportation: The Basics
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    Dude Staff

    Session Description

    Learn how TheWorxHub can help coordinate trip requests and driver schedules.