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1:1 Initiatives Require Unexpected Infrastructure

By Anna Maxin There is no doubt that 2012 was the year for 1:1 initiative buzz at school districts. From large to small districts, getting technology in the hands of students has been front and center in administrative meetings and news mediums all over the country.  Districts are realizing the potential of implementing an effective instructional technology program to increase student achievement.  However,...

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3 Decisions to Make Before Implementing Inventory Automation Software

By Anna Maxin Automating your physical inventory processes utilizing an enterprise software solution can seem like a daunting task.  Although we make the process as painless as possible (see our Services Experience Infographic), inventory automation can require a significant amount of initial work. In order to guarantee success there are three key decisions to make before you kick off the project.  It doesn't...

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The Hayes Software Systems Services Experience [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Anna Maxin Hayes Software Systems’ number one goal is to make your job easier.  Everyone, from developer to customer support, is dedicated to making sure every member of the Hayes family has an amazing experience.  Making happy customers is the most important thing that we do. This goal has driven us to develop a service and support experience that sets the...

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5 Essential Policies to Make Sure Campuses Are Held Accountable for Instructional Materials

By Anna Maxin We know there is a lot to keep track of when managing your campuses’ instructional materials. Due to this, it can be easy to overlook policies that help hold both your campuses and individuals accountable, and try to stop issues before they arise. Textbook Security Set a policy that dictates where materials are to be stored on campus and address...

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The Shift to Digital Content: What it means for K-12 Asset Management

By Anna Maxin The State Educational Technology Directors Association recently released a report, Out of Print: Reimagining the K-12 Textbook in a Digital Age [PDF] focusing on the pedagogical shift from traditional print instructional materials, to digital content. The report focuses on what various states legislative bodies are doing to facilitate this change and stresses seven key points that need to be addressed...

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