Free school administration application by Time Software. TS School Standard provides schools with a fully-functional school administration...
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Some of the old-school packaged software providers are having a tough time going "all-in" with cloud services. In Adobe's case, David Gewirtz shows why Creative Cloud has some limitations that don't fit with what we expect from modern cloud licensing.
A lot of traction has been made in cities around the launch of new, cheap tablets, software applications for school curriculum, and pilots in schools with tablets. But it's the children in villages who really need tablets.
Part 2 of my 8-part IT buyer's guide - More K12 goodness.
In my first blog for the year, I noted how cloud computing can be a force to be reckoned with, leveling the playing field between old school software companies and Web 2.0 ones.
As a Free Software stalwart, I’ve long considered Google Web Fonts a magnificent service: the fonts are Free, and Google hosts them for free, so that everyone can have web fonts on their websites.I also came across Kickstarter a few months ago, via the educationalist Phil Shapiro, and have indeed contributed to the book Don’t Go Back to School.
Suitable for Parents, Guardians, Hosts, Students, School Staff and System Administrators. The REACH mobile app provides users of the...
New York City plans to open new learning facilities, one of which includes a school that focuses on software engineering.
Tomorrow's software leaders won't offer old-school ERP and CRM. The enterprise software stack is pivoting to reset around activities that barely existed a decade ago.
This app will provide you with curriculum content for Biology across age ranges: ages 11-14, ages 14-16 with some additional topics...
School district hopes the software will help save up to 5 percent in energy costs over the next three years, without major capital investments.
For the past 10 months, apparently, IBM has been working with the City University of New York (CUNY) on analytics software specifically focused on helping schools in the New York public school system better-manage their energy consumption. But, frankly, I don't see any reason why this technology couldn't be applied to other public school systems in the future, with some localization.
The software giant will work out licensing agreements with UK educational institutions using a new method that could reduce costs for schools by up to 50 percent
Ubuntu clearly rivals Windows 7 in terms of stability, speed, and functionality. Yet school IT staff who try to take advantage of this free software often meet with serious resistance.
Just navigating the various licensing models for Microsoft software is enough to make school IT decision-makers move to open source. However, there are ways to make fully, legally licensed Microsoft software relatively affordable in K12 and higher education.
Maponics lets parents figure out where, specifically, their children will be educated
GreenPrint's technology could cut up to 18 percent out of your home or business' paper waste
This one will make you think next time you contemplate upgrade your entire computer just to accommodate the demands of one particular software application or a new operating system.An essay/study has been released by the Nottingham University Business School in the United Kingdom that suggests "software bloat" is a big culprit for the escalating problem of electronic waste.
New power management software carries special pricing for schools and non-profit organizations.
Virtual dissection software teaches students about frog innards, and members of Congress about the value of technology in school.
China's Web filtering efforts face more hurdles as school administrations and Internet cafes are without, or have uninstalled content sifting software.
Power management software company BigFix has scored a 15,000-license deal with Texas Southern University. The school expects to save about $225,000 per year in energy costs (which translates to $35 to $45 per managed endpoint per year).
It wasn't all that long ago that a key question when you bought a new computer was, Office or WordPerfect? I mean not long ago in human years.
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