5/01/18: “Who’s on First? Prioritizing Deferred Maintenance Projects?” article by BAISCA’s Andrew LaRowe and Mike Raible of The School Solutions Group in the May 2018 issue of School Planning and Management Magazine.
Regardless of intention, all methods of prioritizing deferred maintenance projects contain some subjectivity. Of course, some are more objective than others. As blogger, Seth Godin, said recently, “There are ratings and rankings that ostensibly exist to give us information (and we are supposed to use that information to change our behavior). But if we don’t know what variables matter, how is it supposed to be useful? Just because it can be easily measured with two digits doesn’t mean that it’s accurate, important or useful.”