Free Event – SharePoint in FE


One of our partners, Parabola Software, asked me to let you know about their free “SharePoint in Further Education” day which we’re hosting at our main offices in Reading on Friday 27th March.

As well as an opportunity understand what Sharepoint can offer and chat with people from Parabola and Microsoft, you’ll be able to see what other colleges are using SharePoint for and to network with them.

Parabola Software has been working in FE for 5 years now, and they’ve built up quite a few customer references – on their website they’ve got case studies from Esher College and Oxford and Cherwell Valley College.

This free event is principally for principals and the IT decision makers in colleges. Later this year they plan a separate technical workshop for IT staff.

Here’s the agenda

9.30-9.45

Introduction - Amanda Bicknell, Microsoft

9.45-10.00

Introduction - Richard Gray (Managing Director, Parabola Software Ltd)

10.00-11.00

Managing SharePoint in FE: Back up, Recovery, Security and Management - Phil Allen, Microsoft

11.00-11.15

Break for refreshments

11.15-12.00

Live Case Study on experiences with SharePoint - David Lloyd (Director of ILT Development, Esher College)

12.00-12:45

Live Case Study on experiences with SharePoint - Chris Miles from Oxford and Cherwell Valley College

12:45-13.15

Lunch and networking

13:15-14:00

Interactive Q & A session on using SharePoint in Further Education

14.00-14:45

Using SharePoint to provide Independent Learning Programmes - Adam McCarthy, Parabola

14.45-15:30

Beyond SharePoint: Business Intelligence, Performance Point Server - Phil Allen, Microsoft

To register, and for venue details etc, email Adam McCarthy with your contact details (including a phone number)

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