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Client Identity and Access Management


For those interested in Identity and Access Management in an educational context, this report which looks at IAM for business clients, rather than just employees, is interesting, with some of the points quite relevant to the differing IAM requirements of school parents and alumni, as opposed to students and staff. Forrester Report: The New CIAM Market Landscape Is your company using traditional,…

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Does ICT assist learning?


Excellent response from @dwenmoth to the recent OECD report http://goo.gl/d2Yc9j  …

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Office 365 Planner


Major launch from @MicrosoftNZ today – my eye was taken by the nifty looking new Planner! https://goo.gl/EdQezi  …

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The Future of Student Management Systems


Good discussion underway on the future of Student Management Systems http://goo.gl/5wNpVU   …

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N4L available for schools with Vector fibre!


At last! Network for Learning now available for Vector fibre schools (many on North Shore) http://goo.gl/RM1CEa  …

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Google’s Mobile Management


Google now looking to provide “Complete device and app Mobile Management across Google Apps” http://goo.gl/CYkgao  …

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Modernising e-asTTle!


Good news for schools (& providers)! Tender out for Modernising the e-asTTle assessment tool https://goo.gl/CxiB7I  …

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Sticks ‘N Stones


SticksnStones – a great NZ student-led initiative for online safety http://www.sticksnstones.co.nz/our-project/  …

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SysAdmin Day!


My thanks to Brett for noting this very important event which honours those of you in ICT admin positions around schools. With tongue firmly in cheek, System Administrator Appreciation Day and the website behind it have some good fun while quietly making a pertinent point about the undervalued SysAdmin role – “Let’s face it, System Administrators get no respect 364 days a…

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ICT in NZ Schools – the Election Looms!


It was interesting to drive around  my part of the world over the weekend and see so many political billboards already erected, even if they were all just for one party!  The signs were concrete reminders that the election will be held here in New Zealand in only a couple of months, on September 20th. In the preamble to the full-on…

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