SharePoint

Phil Allen’s Link-Tastic list of SharePoint Links for Education  Microsoft Office Sharepoint 2007 Resources for Education Partners Evaluator Guides and White Papers   Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007 Product Guidehttp://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointserver/HA101680161033.aspx Office Compliance features Whitepaperhttp://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=d64dfb49-aa29-4a4b-8f5a-32c922e850ca&DisplayLang=en Office Business Intelligence Product Guidehttp://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/HA101679971033.aspx Excel Services White Paperhttp://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointserver/HA102058281033.aspx?pid=CL100796281033 Office Infopath Forms Product Guidehttp://office.microsoft.com/en-us/infopath/HA101680051033.aspx Microsoft Enterprise Content Management White Paperhttp://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointserver/HA102063591033.aspx?pid=CL100796281033 Windows…

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Windows Vista this summer?

A number of schools have started deploying Windows Vista, some for pilots or evaluation, and some right across the school (eg Long Eaton). And so, I wondered whether you would need any additional information or help..and at the same time my colleague Phil Allen was writing the first part of a series (so he tells…

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Windows Vista Deployment – Part 1 – The Decision

Windows Vista this Summer? With most new PCs and laptops shipping Windows Vista and a rapid uptake of the operating system in a variety of organisations, many schools will be asking themselves whether they should go ahead and deploy new kit this summer with Windows Vista on it.  The question might move to whether they…

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No more school

Projects are like this all the time – you set out to create one thing, and end up creating something completely different. But in the case of the Government’s “Building Schools for the Future” programme, you would think that the name of the programme says it all…that it’s all about “Building Schools”. But of course…

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Moodle Web Parts for SharePoint 2007 released

When I last wrote about the Moodle integration with SharePoint, it was only with SharePoint 2003. The new web parts developed to help you to integrate Moodle into a Learning Gateway based on SharePoint 2007 have been released, and are now fully available on the CodePlex Moodle page, our “open source project hosting website”. CodePlex is…

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Long Eaton School

Long Eaton School has the advantage of occupying brand new buildings, built to their specification, with IT and communications built right into the infrastructure.The school also has a high ratio of computers to pupils, as their policy over recent years has been to invest heavily in the latest IT. As Richard Vasey,the head teacher points…

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Free software for UK charities

I learnt this week that one thousand charities have so far benefited from free software through one of our most successful charity partnerships. The Computer Charity Trust manages a software donations program called CTX on our behalf, which enables charities, of any size, to access free licensed software. Because the scheme hasn’t had wide coverage…

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Harnessing Technology – a white paper to reality

A few years ago the DfES published the e-strategy guide “Harnessing Technology” – a view of how technology would be used to support learning, raise the engagement between home and school, and to contribute to raising standards across all schools. If you don’t want to wade through the 71 pages of the guide, and would…

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Building Schools for the Future Conference

We’ve just had confirmation that the Partnerships for Schools presenter is Steve Moss, who will be presenting with us at our second annual Building Schools for the Future conference at the British Library in London on 15th June. Steve’s views on the role of ICT in the BSF programme, and his disarming openness in presentations,…

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