Productivity Future Vision Video

The future of technology in education means many things to many different people. eBooks, natural user interfaces, touch screens, gaming in education and the consumerisation of IT are all themes that are voiced when the topic comes up for debate. A hot topic, for sure! Gaming in education and the consumerisation of IT in education,…

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Kinect outside of gaming

In the space of a year, Kinect for XBOX 360 has come a long way. Quickly becoming the fastest selling consumer electronics device of all time and recently crowned T3 gadget of the year, the innovative device is now used for a wide range of non-gaming applications. The recent release of the Kinect SDK has…

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Embracing Consumerisation of IT in Education

With many industry experts stating that the future of technology in education lies with the user, Consumerisation of IT (COIT) is now firmly on the radars on both suppliers, such as Microsoft, and the institutions we passionately serve. COIT is not without its challenges, though, and the definitive answer to making COIT palatable for both…

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Your invitation to the Quest, HP & Microsoft Education Roadshow, November 2011

Real world experience is key with the current rapid change in client computing, These roundtable workshops focus on the goals, solutions and results from the use of desktop virtualisation in HE, delivered by those involved in facing and dealing with these challenges. Each session features a specific HE case study delivered by a project lead…

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Free Live@edu webcasts–join up today!

  We’re running a free webcast series between now and Christmas that we’d like you to be a part of! Over three sessions we’ll be talking about what Microsoft Live@edu is, how you can deploy and migrate to it, and how you can promote it at your institution. There will be lots of opportunities to…

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Gaming in Education: Microsoft Kinect Session from FOTE 11

Gaming in education is a growing trend across the whole sector and is something that we are going to be exploring more closely over the coming weeks and months. On the subject of gaming in education, or the gamification of learning as it is sometimes referred, Lee Stott from the DPE team here at Microsoft…

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Education Webinar Series: New Dates Announced

As part of our ongoing commitment to help inform and inspire the education community about how our products and services can help save money and make your institution more effective, we are excited to announce the next in the series of our free webinars. Hosted by Richard Lane, we will be sharing the virtual stage…

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