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  • Blog Post: Communication & Collaboration

    Guest post written by Education writer Gerald Haigh The more I come into contact with Office 365 the more I realise the importance of the two ‘Big Cs’, ‘communication’ and ‘collaboration’. They’re linked, of course, but not completely, because you can, for...
  • Blog Post: Exciting Learning: Collaboration and Communication in university studies

    In the modern day, it is essential that future generation understand how to communicate and collaborate using technology as an interaction mechanism, 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...
  • Blog Post: Lync in education site

    Lync is a fantastic tool to use in education, with its many opportunities to improve communication in schools, colleges and universities.  So we’re really pleased to tell you about our microsite , which is all about Lync being used in education. The site includes lots of interesting information...
  • Blog Post: Improved communication in education with Microsoft Lync 2010

    With any luck we will soon be into summer, when we can (normally!) rely on good weather conditions for travel into school and work. But winter 2012 again saw more extreme weather conditions. These continued to increase school closure days and education institutions suffered the effects from unforeseen...
  • Blog Post: There are so many reasons to deploy a unified communications solution

    To be more precise, because this is a Microsoft blog, there are so many reasons to deploy Microsoft’s Office Communication Server 2007 (OCS).   Every day since I first became a member of Microsoft’s dogfood deployment of OCS I’ve been amazed at just how powerful it is and how much better I’m able...
  • 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: Exchange Tour - more dates in Cambridge, Manchester and London

    Just after the the OCS launch, the UC team in the UK embarked on the Exchange Unplugged Tour 2007 that saw them travel to 9 venues during 3 weeks on the road seeing nearly 1000 attendees. Well, similar to any good rock and roll tour, they have decided to reform for more dates the bus will again be...
  • Blog Post: Unified Communications for Universities

    Talking to a US colleague recently, he was telling me about various projects worldwide where universities are bringing together all of their communications and messaging systems. He referred me to the case studies published in the last six months of things happening in schools and colleges in Asia and...
  • Blog Post: 7 tips for working securely from wireless hotspots

    Like last week's posting, on 10 ways to work more securely , was a handy way of reminding your staff about common sense steps that they can take to keep their own personal PCs secure, as well as contributing to the organisation security you're managing. Well, here's another list in a similar vein, that...
  • 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: What do you do when you have to tell all your students your campus is closed?

    Okay, this doesn't happen every day (thank goodness), but let's suppose that you've got an important message, for all of your students, and which is time critical. It may represent part of your contingency planning, or it may be that there are certain key notices which you really want to reach all students...
  • Blog Post: Product launch invitation: Office Communications Server 2007

    Here's another launch that might be of interest to you. This one is for our Office Communications Server 2007, which shifts the convergence of phone, email, fax, IM, web conferencing and voice over IP. You will have seen how different mechanisms of communication are multiplying - in both our personal...
  • Blog Post: Would You Like To Know Even More About Unified Communications?

    Exchange Tour Unplugged 2007 24th October - 5th November 2007 Reading, London, Sheffield, Manchester, Maidenhead, Warwickshire & Glasgow More dates have just been announced, covering much more of the country. This is your opportunity to get the inside scoop on Exchange Server 2007, Office Communications...
  • Blog Post: How to put the groove into multimodal education

    My colleagues in Australia sent this posting last night with the summary: SUMMARY BroadMeadows has created an amazing environment for children to learn via multimodal experiences: Document creation, video production, Mobile devices for discovery, pairing with older students who model successful...
  • Blog Post: Talk to the Hand

    There's a lot of new things inside Exchange 2007 - things like new features in Outlook Web Access and the ability to access e-mail, voice mail, calendar, and contacts from virtually anywhere that you have a connection (telephone and computer). In Exchange Server 2007, people can access their inbox information...
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