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Navigating Through COVID - Thought Leadership Articles for Educational Institutions

November 16, 2020 / by School Specialty posted in Furniture, K-12 Education, Higher Education

The COVID pandemic has presented all of us with unprecedented challenges. Continuing to serve the critical needs of schools and students has called for innovative solutions and new ways of thinking.

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UC Procurement: Behind-the-Scenes but on the Frontline

November 9, 2020 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Higher Education

The University of California is nationally-renowned and viewed as a leader in the public sector procurement industry. Their astounding response to COVID-19 sourcing challenges were highlighted in this month's issue of the Educational Procurement Journal, published by the National Association of Education Procurement (NAEP). See below for the full article:

 

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Preparing Your District: The ABCs of Optimizing Air Quality

October 22, 2020 / by Trane posted in Facilities, K-12 Education

Most of us are already well aware there are no easy answers regarding the best way to re-open and keep students in school. While there is heavy focus on the importance of masking and surface cleaning, even more important is addressing your schools’ indoor air quality (IAQ) to meet appropriate and ever-evolving guidelines.

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Communicate Today, Revenue Tomorrow

October 20, 2020 / by Daktronics posted in Local Government, Parks and Recreation

LED technology is a great medium for getting messages across, especially as businesses start to pick back up and we find our “new normal,” and those same displays can now be turned into a source for revenue generation. OMNIA Partners supplier, Daktronics, illustrates the value in digital signage for important communications as well as a future revenue opportunity for your community. 

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Air Purifiers Can Improve Indoor Air Quality as Buildings Re-Open

September 29, 2020 / by Trendway Corporation posted in Furniture, Office Furniture

Global healthcare experts and virologists agree that airborne aerosol transmission of viruses poses a significant threat. 

The CDC recently published their guidance for office facilities looking to re-open to employees, which included the following statement:

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What You Need to Know about Wrong-Way Driving Safety Solutions

September 16, 2020 / by Traffic & Parking Control Co., Inc. (TAPCO) posted in Public Safety, Public Works, Pedestrian Safety, Traffic

With wrong-way driving fatalities a growing problem, thousands of government agencies are searching for the best safety solutions. However, the sheer amount of information – and misinformation – circulating on the topic can be both overwhelming and confusing.

 

Here at OMNIA Partners, we understand that driving safety is a huge concern. That's why we've partnered with TAPCO to bring innovative safety solutions to your community. By utilizing TAPCO's nationwide cooperative contract that was competitively solicited and publicly awarded, you'll gain access to cost-effective solutions that improve safety for all.

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Don’t Let a Disaster Set You Back Further

September 10, 2020 / by Herc Rentals posted in Facilities, Disaster Relief, Equipment Rental, Herc Rentals

Hurricane season is in its peak right now. If you don’t feel like spending tens of thousands of dollars on hurricane protection and recovery equipment you may only use once in a lifetime, renting the equipment is an option. OMNIA Partners and Herc Rentals understand the importance of being ready when disaster strikes. 

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Checklist: Hiring During COVID-19

August 17, 2020 / by Accurate

Employers face never-before-seen challenges when it comes to operating during this novel coronavirus pandemic. And even bigger challenges when it comes to hiring. Accurate, our background screening and monitoring supplier, is here to help guide you through this process.

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Protecting Student Privacy with Educational Technology

August 6, 2020 / by CDW-G posted in K-12 Education, Information Technology

Schools can’t adopt new solutions if they can’t keep children’s data safe.

Before joining CDW, I served as the director of curriculum and innovation for a large school district in Texas. In that role, I witnessed the creativity and dedication of teachers firsthand. I often traveled with those educators to conferences where we learned together about exciting new technologies that could transform the classroom experience. 

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How to Clean & Disinfect Public Seating

July 28, 2020 / by Irwin Seating Company posted in Furniture, Emergency Situations

As many facilities, schools and universities plan to reopen this Fall, one topic of conversation should be around cleaning and disinfecting your public and fixed seating. 

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