IT Operations

Learn more about successful technology operations in a K12 environment. Topics range from resource management to asset refresh planning, and everything in between.

Successful school startup begins with people

It’s finally here – the week you’ve been preparing for all summer long: Back to School. You’ve checked in with all support teams, your teachers are ready to get back in their classrooms, and your […]

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Technology Health Check for K-12

When’s the last time your IT team performed a technology health check?One in three districts will have one or more days of network downtime every year, according to a recent Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) […]

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Make Your School Tech [Practically] Perfect

What if classroom technology never failed? What if teachers were always excited about new technology and students consistently used tech tools in productive, innovative ways? Dream on, you say? You’re right. Perfect is impossible. But […]

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What Makes a Stellar K12 Tech Team?

Educational technology should create effective classroom environments, empower teachers and students, and encourage learners to explore and grow. Achieving these goals is a team effort. Putting the right people in the right roles on your […]

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Relieve the technology pain

If technology is causing more pain than it’s helping, consider outsourcing your school’s technology to a qualified, school-focused provider. It could be the best decision you make this year. The myths about outsourcing come from […]

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3 School Startup Pitfalls

School startup is the most hectic time of the year. If your technology environment and staff aren’t running on all cylinders, it can be the most frustrating time, too. Take time now, while there are […]

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IT customer service rules for schools

A great school technology team needs to be great at more than just fixing technology problems. It should excel at customer service. On a basic level, excellent customer service is about being courteous and making […]

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6 Steps to a Smooth Tech Rollout

School devices don’t deploy themselves. They don’t even choose themselves. It takes planning, testing, and preparation to roll out the right new technology successfully. Below are 6 best practices that tech-smart schools follow to ensure […]

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Summertime is IT quality control time

Summer’s almost here. School computers shut down; projectors go dark; and the network takes a load off. Leverage this downtime to update, upgrade, plan, and repair—tasks you can’t perform during the school year when equipment […]

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