Keeping the Right Perspective

January 31, 2017

By Dr. Ramiro Zuniga

Over the years, I have often been asked to share practices as a technology leader that have made a difference.  I have always been happy to do so.  I have always felt that all of us, as educators, are in the same boat.  We are all looking for better ways to ultimately serve our students.  And so I share.

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Topics: Resources, Opinion, Ramiro Zuniga

4 Hidden Financial/HR Workflow Snags to Eliminate

January 27, 2017

K-12 school systems have made great strides in automating key financial/HR functions -- few districts still operate solely by pushing paper and/or sending email attachments. But even if your district has an integrated software solution for finance/HR, you may be losing productivity by getting caught in these four common workflow snags:

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Topics: Resources, Superintendents, financial and human resources, CFO, K-12, ERP, Workflow

A Small District Superintendent's Guide to Technology Integration

January 24, 2017

Maximizing Small School Education Technology

Nearly all schools as well as an overwhelming majority of classrooms in the U.S. have access to the Internet, ensuring that tens of millions of children can meet the government requirements. However, disadvantaged school systems and small school districts tend to lag behind.
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Topics: Resources, Superintendents, CTO

CFO Roundup: Collaboration

January 20, 2017

Five post Chief Financial Officer round-up. This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is collaboration.

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Topics: Resources, CFO

eBook | The Business Approach to Superintendent and K-12 School Board Relationships

January 12, 2017

Many concepts that work in business can also be applied to school district management: leadership, teamwork, and building trust one interaction at a time.

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Topics: Resources, Superintendents, Best Practices, ebook

Superintendent Roundup: Reflecting on 2016

January 6, 2017

Five post Superintendent round-up. This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is reflecting on the lessons learned in 2016.

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Topics: Resources, Superintendents

8 Financial Benefits to Cloud Computing

December 20, 2016

Ongoing pressures and fiscal uncertainties continue to weigh on districts. The good news is that cloud computing has come of age, and is providing CFOs with access to computing resources and capabilities that were once out of reach. More districts are determining that cloud-based services can provide powerful and capable solutions while decreasing capital outlays and operational costs.

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Topics: Resources, "Cloud Storage", CFO

CTO Roundup: Rethinking Edtech

December 16, 2016

Five post Chief Technology Officer round-up. This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is rethinking edtech.

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Topics: Resources, CTO, Roundup

The Authoritative Guide to Purchasing a Student Information System

December 15, 2016

It can take anywhere from 6-12 months to choose a Student Information System (SIS). The SIS purchasing process involves a lot of different ideas of what all stakeholders need. This guide is designed to help you get started.

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Topics: Resources, Superintendents, Best Practices, CFO, CTO

Redefining District ROI: Return on Value as the New Benchmark

December 8, 2016

It’s time for schools to look beyond the financials when it comes to investing in data management systems. Measuring non-fiscal returns can reveal a clearer value of the investment.

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Topics: Resources, Superintendents, Best Practices, CFO, White Paper