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  • Blog Post: Exciting Learning: Collaboration and Communication

    In the modern day, it is essential that children learn how to communicate and collaborate using technology in order to interact, not only in their personal lives, but in their education and future employment too. Communication is constantly evolving, and even more so today due to the fast paced technology...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server 2010 Event, Cardinal Place, 4th March 2011

    How Microsoft Lync evolves the education experience, improve staff & student learning/collaboration while driving down costs I am delighted to invite you and your colleagues to join us at Microsoft London (Cardinal Place) for a Lync education event on the 4 th March 2011. Modern education establishments...
  • Blog Post: Collaboration in the cloud – connecting Huddle and SharePoint

    Huddle.net is a web-based collaboration system, which is designed to complement existing learning management systems or virtual learning environments by providing additional tools such as file sharing , task management , discussion forums and live collaboration . It recently won the Microsoft SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: Improving student services, and saving money - How Brockenhurst College did it

    I hope that you’ve already heard about the Live@edu service, which provides a free, hosted email service for your students, based on Exchange 2010. It allows you to provide each learner with a free 10GB inbox as well as an additional 25GB of online storage space. Over the last couple of years, 10% of...
  • Blog Post: One-derful

    Not sure if I can get away with such a corny title but, hey, I’m trying to unleash my creativity for the summer holidays I’m a fan of OneNote , but I know that it’s relatively undiscovered by teachers and students. It is included in the version of Office Home & Student that’s sold through retailers...
  • Blog Post: Boiling frogs in email

    In recent times it has been fashionable to talk about “cloud services”, and “Software plus Services”, and to consider how Internet-based services supplement, support or replace more conventional IT services provided on campus. And, lo and behold, the occasional story has popped up of universities &...
  • Blog Post: Live Mesh - What’s with all this "Cloud" stuff?

    Over the last year, I’ve been hearing more and more about “cloud-based services” – a mechanism to make use of the power of the web, alongside desktop computers and software. These day’s we’re often expressing it as “Software plus Services”, and it is about creating a new hybrid model of computing that...
  • Blog Post: Event: Identity & Access for Education

    We’re running a seminar in London, in partnership with Oxford Computer Group, on 12th June. It’s an opportunity to learn about solutions for identity and access management, messaging, collaboration, and how you can enhance existing technology investments. During the day we’ll provide an overview of Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Live Meeting next week - Collaborative Campus

    My colleague Matt sends details of a Live Meeting event he's hosting online next week: Microsoft Collaborative Campus Presentation On Tuesday 26 th February at 9.30am we will be running a Live Meeting presentation to discuss the Microsoft Collaborative Campus as a way to connect students in a way that...
  • Blog Post: Salford Software and Live @ Edu

    Salford Software is hosting an event on 2 nd April at the Microsoft offices in Reading to explore Microsoft Live @ edu (one of the services that's part of Collaborative Campus) The agenda presents an information packed half-day, offering you the opportunity to hear more about Microsoft Live @ edu, and...
  • Blog Post: Collaboration - do we need fresh ideas?

    At today's College Principals' Meeting, I came across a new word "ideation" - which a colleague used on one of his slides. I'm not sure if it's a 'real' world, or one that sounded good when it went on a slide. It reminded me of my first few months when I joined Microsoft - there were all kinds of acronyms...
  • Blog Post: Live Meeting - Collaborative Campus

    My colleague Matt sends details of a Live Meeting event he's hosting online next month: Microsoft Collaborative Campus Presentation On Tuesday 26 th February at 9.30am we will be running a Live Meeting presentation to discuss the Microsoft Collaborative Campus as a way to connect students in a way that...
  • Blog Post: IT Forum: Live @ Edu

    This afternoon at IT Forum, we ran two specific sessions for UK education customers. Brad Tipp, from our worldwide Education team kicked off talking about the Live @ Edu service - something that is currently going through a metamorphosis. What started as an email service for students (similar to Hotmail...
  • Blog Post: When data goes bad...a student study

    We've been doing a lot of work with students recently, and from that I've learnt quite a bit about their ICT habits. Two years ago universities reported that three-quarters of students turn up with their own PC, with some reporting that 99% of students do. Judging on the research panels we've held recently...
  • Blog Post: Do you Shibboleth?

    Internet2 (the US networking consortium for the research and education community - akin to Janet in the UK) has just announced a Shibboleth collaboration project with Microsoft, to develop interoperability with the Windows CardSpace system. Before we go any further, let's deal with the basics: Shibboleth...
  • Blog Post: Groovy

    One of the new programmes included with the Office 2007 System is Groove. It allows you to setup a collaboration environment which is off line, and synchronised across different computers. You can do things like create a shared file folder, which can be used by anybody who has been allowed, whether or...
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