Altuity News

Are multi-year software subscriptions value for money?

Friday 2nd September 2016

In our latest blog we briefly review software licensing including the value and risk associated with multi-year subscription deals for schools.

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Maximising the value of spreadsheet assets

Wednesday 18th May 2016

The latest release of AltoSites and AltoSUE includes enhancements to help asset and maintenance managers locate spreadsheet data on site and floor plans without needing CAD software. It enables users to:-   Automatically locate data on site and floor plans e.g. by room or asset identifier; Automatically cluster data on plans e.g. where there is a lot of data for a room automatically cluster it for convenience and clarity; Automatically cluster data in defined map locations such as in estates, grounds and construction sites; Automatically cluster data in locations defined by a user including by user-definable attribute information e.g. cluster all documents of a particular type together such as separating leases from insurances or by user-definable labels which do not exist in plans.   This powerful functionality can be used for both physical and intangible assets such as lease and insurance records.

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Sharing School Capital and Maintenance Data

Friday 22nd April 2016

Working collaboratively, for example in a Multi-Academy Trust, federation or cluster, provides opportunities to create savings and shared services related to the maintenance of your assets, buildings and estate. See how school capital and maintenance data can be shared easily and intelligently by attending a free 30 minute webinar. Our approach complements your existing processes whether you have an existing system, use spread sheets or manual processes.  

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Multi-academy trusts and reducing capital and maintenance costs.

Thursday 7th April 2016

With multi-academy trusts in the news again and with schools being encouraged to work together using shared services how does this impact on capital and maintenance activities?

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PAS 256 - Buried Services Progress

Wednesday 2nd March 2016

BSI Standards Ltd is continuing to progress with the preparation work for the new PAS 256 for Buried Services. The PAS is sponsored by the Institute of Civil Engineers and as a project sponsor Altuity is pleased to be contributing via the Review Panel.

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