School districts have gone online to improve student learning, professional development, data management, safety, and district-wide communications. To achieve all this, they must connect users' computers to a network – preferably, one that doesn't break the budget and is straightforward to maintain and grow. These networks require some smarts and enhanced features so they can be quickly provisioned and managed. They also need the performance to support the latest instructional multimedia applications. And, as their role becomes central to daily instruction and administration, they need rock-solid reliability.
Master Data Management is a complex topic and a successful MDM project requires careful orchestration of the people, process and technologies involved. Ultimately, MDM is a practice that is enabled by technology.
Aligning resources across an enterprise and even within a single department can be a formidable challenge. Often we are faced with significant political issues that place project success at risk. Compounding these basic innate human nature aspects are complex architectural concerns.
Providing teachers with the means to affect and increase individual student achievement is a win-win for everyone, and technology makes a big difference. It begins with online, on-demand professional development and participation in a professional learning community. Teachers learn about making data meaningful and using specific ideas for timely intervention with their students. And it ends with teachers using more effective methods to improve student learning and achievement.
If your organization is like most, you have data everywhere. Customers, products, assets, suppliers—all produce data that can, if managed properly, help your company succeed. Almost invariably, companies that base key business decisions on good data perform more prosperously than their competitors, because the responsible use of that data enables them to better understand their customers and operations.
View this complimentary eBook for industry insights, white papers, success stories and interactive resources about the importance of data modeling for today's information management professional. Learn perspectives from industry experts, discover the key benefits and ROI of getting data modeling done right, gain firsthand proof of concept from a data modeling client and explore a wealth of resources from discussion forum to events. You'll also have access to user tips, techniques and a download center for more product solutions.
Manufacturing managers are changing the way they make decisions. Learn about the key areas where companies have made major errors in the past, and how they're rethinking decision making in light of current economic realities.
Transforming Education: Turning Classrooms Into Collaborative, Interactive, and Efficient Learning Environments
Today's teachers have more of a challenge than ever to manage their technology-filled classrooms and make sure each student reaches his or her potential. Luckily for them, the latest classroom-management software includes applications that help with lesson planning and student assessment. See how this type of technology can help you turn your class into an efficient room filled with 21st-century learners.
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