SchoolDude’s CrisisManager Selected as One of HigherEd TechDecisions’ Best Higher Education Products of 2014

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Mobile Safety Platform CrisisManager Recognized for Making Critical Emergency Information Available Across Campuses via Mobile Devices

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It is critical for institutions to deliver real-time, accessible safety plans campus-wide before, during and following an emergency or crisis situation, said Lee Prevost, president of SchoolDude.

SchoolDude, a leading provider of operations management solutions, today announced that its new mobile safety platform, CrisisManager, was named one of 13 distinguished higher education products by media outlet HigherEd TechDecisions. SchoolDude has added nearly 50 CrisisManager clients since launching in October 2014.

CrisisManager received the prestigious honor based on the mobile platform’s ability to take emergency response plans and procedures, many of them formerly paper-based, and make them dynamic and actionable on the mobile devices of staff, faculty and students.

“It is critical for institutions to deliver real-time, accessible safety plans campus-wide before, during and following an emergency or crisis situation,” said Lee Prevost, president of SchoolDude. “SchoolDude is pleased to receive this respected honor from HigherEd TechDecisions, as we continue to empower institutions with tools that will help them keep their campuses safe.”

CrisisManager’s safety plans, accessible to individuals with or without a Wi-Fi connection, are fully customizable based on an organization’s needs and/or scenario, e.g., severe weather, school delays/cancellations, violence, and can be updated at any time.

HigherEd TechDecisions’ Best Products of 2014 were determined based on reader nominations and the publication’s editorial team. Lt. Mike Ceperley, emergency management coordinator of Northwest Missouri State University, nominated CrisisManager.

“Northwest Missouri State University is a leader in emergency management practices and we thank them for this nomination,” added Prevost.

For more information about CrisisManager, visit

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

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