How important is the Student Timetable Experience at University?

In early March, long-time Microsoft technology partner Scientia held its Annual User Conference, welcoming representatives from a number of universities, from both the UK and the EMEAA region. As well as shedding more light on the evolution of the Scientia products and services – which are set to add even greater value to universities going forwards -…


Afternoon spaces available for ‘The Collaborative Cloud – understanding the changing pace of SharePoint in education’ on December 8th

Earlier this month we posted details of ‘The Collaborative Cloud – understanding the changing pace of SharePoint in education’, an event being run by Microsoft Education Partner Morgan & Wolfe at our London Victoria offices on December 8th. We’d like to briefly update everyone at this point to say that the morning session is now…


EVENT: The Collaborative Cloud – understanding the changing pace of SharePoint in education

Recently we published a post detailing the work of Microsoft Education partner Morgan & Wolfe around utilising SharePoint in higher education for the more business orientated activities of an academic institution. In a few weeks Morgan and Wolfe will be running an event at our London Victoria offices:   The Collaborative Cloud – understanding the…


Pythagoras – overcoming the barriers in Higher Education with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

This post is based upon a document from Pythagoras, a global Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner With over 300 higher education institutions in the UK, competition to attract top performing students is fierce. In recent years, universities enjoyed an almost effortless conveyor belt of students as demand for places increased year on year, but in 2012…


Automating the creation of SharePoint Resources

The following is a guest post from Richard Young, Director of Digital Learning at Wood Green School Witney, a comprehensive school 10 miles west of Oxford. Wood Green use Salamander Active Directory and Salamander SharePoint for automatic maintenance of Active Directory accounts and SharePoint sites.   Wood Green in Witney Oxfordshire is one the hundreds…


Microsoft at the World Cloud Forum, London Olympia – 21st-22nd June 2011

I wanted to let you know that Microsoft is the main sponsor of the World Cloud Forum at the London Olympia on the 21st and 22nd June 2011. As part of the package, Microsoft will have a large partner showcase area and a dedicated “Cloud Power” theatre throughout the two days: Agenda for the Microsoft…

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November webinars for HE

VDI is a hot topic at the moment but what actually is it? When is it the right solution … and when not? Given the challenges nowadays – making the right choices is even more critical than ever. In this Microsoft Education live meeting, Quest will discuss the future trends for the desktop, the options…

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Reducing Costs

Microsoft and Business Insights Group are presenting – “A Change in Fortunes” Which is a Cost Reduction seminar at Microsoft’s London offices on 26th January. Business Insight Group, also known as Insight4Education is active in the Higher Education sector working with the most innovative institutions implementing the next generation of Student Information Systems and Finance…

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Business Intelligence – seminar

Microsoft partner, Blueprint, is hosting a seminar on Microsoft Business Intelligence on Tuesday 6 October.The Agenda is: Deploying successful BI Projects: Blueprint’s approach, and project delivery strategy for a successful BI project. An Introduction to the Microsoft BI Stack: Overview of Microsoft’s approach to BI. Along with a product demonstration of SSIS, Reporting Services &…

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EduCoMS launches

One of the programmes I’ve worked on this year is the creation of EduCoMS.  This is a new community site focused on the needs of IT professionals in both higher and further education using Microsoft technologies.  It’s going to be the site for this community to share knowledge and best practice with peers in the…

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