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Vision de la plataforma de Soluciones para el Sector Educativo, 2016
HIDDEN SLIDE: How to use this presentation
This deck provides an ITDM-focused story for the Microsoft platform in education.
The main set of slides are intended to describe the pillars of Microsoft’s technical solution with examples in each. It is not intended to be a deep-dive presentation on specific products or features.
The appendix includes some example drilldowns if you would like to have examples as part of your presentation – they are hidden by default. They can be used reactively or inserted into your presentation
The CTA for any recipient of this presentation is a follow-up investigation into a specific solution area with Microsoft or a partner, with focus on adoption of:
Office 365 Education, including identity
Education Solution Platform
Empowering every student on the planet to achieve more
Speaker Name, Title
Build immersive and inclusive experiences for students and teachers
Our aim is to solve the many challenges of technology in the classroom
Fit within budget constraints
Inspire students and save time
Collaborate easily with other students and teachers
Work in groups or individually
Help teachers improve learning outcomes
Integrate with existing
Use the newest tools and technologies
Teach kids across a wide range of learning abilities
Explore & get things done across all devices
Less time “tech-ing,” more time teaching
Meet privacy & regulatory concerns
Use a variety of teaching styles to reach all students
Education needs are unique, but have shared needs
Cloud Productivity Platform
Intelligent Cloud & Infrastructure
Immersive Education Experiences
OS and Devices
The Microsoft Education Solution Platform
OneNote Class Notebook
Azure Active Directory
ID and Single Sign on
Management and Security
One school identity for students and teachers
Microsoft Intune and
Connect to existing infrastructure or partner solutions
Enterprise Mobility Suite
Dynamics CRM Online
Easy to get started, no limit to how far you can grow
Find the right education device >
Visit our website >
Sign up for Office 365 Education >
Leverage Microsoft in Education student use benefit for Windows 10, Office 365 ProPlus and Microsoft Intune >
Try Sway, Skype, Minecraft & more >
Learn more about Azure in education >
Office 365 Education
The free cloud platform for schools1
Compliance & Reporting
Easy to get started
1meeting certain qualifications
NOTE: Office 365 Education requires a valid school email address.
Microsoft Classroom in Office 365 Education
Stay organized and engage students in new ways
Your homepage, saving time with setup
Classes and assignments in a snap
Integrates with your existing LMS and SIS
Online versions of your favorite apps
Work with your existing devices
Create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more
Project or problem-based learning
Create digitally and share in minutes
Combine photos, videos, audio and more
Build great e-portfolios
Share the success with parents with just a link
Save time. Organize. Collaborate.
Organize your course content
Create and deliver interactive lessons
Collaborate and provide feedback
OneNote in education
Teachers stay organized
Makes creating Inspires your students’ creativity
Helps and sharing lessons easy
Enables real-time class collaboration
Facilitates staff collaboration
Learning without borders
Play Mystery Skype
Talk with a guest speaker
Take a virtual field trip
Do more with new & amazing education experiences
Amazing real-time translation of voice and instant messaging
Now availably in preview only in the Windows Store
Show the video
Learning Tools for OneNote
New tools to improve learning outcomes for all students
Now availably only on OneNote for Windows
Great feedback and press
Easily create and share interactive online video in PowerPoint
Authoring Mixes only possible on Windows
Minecraft: Education Edition
A community over 100M players – the world’s most popular video game
A world to create, explore and discover
Newly announced Minecraft: Education Edition
Not on Chromebooks
Students and teachers can easily mark-up web pages1
Users can choose to read online articles free of distractions
Compatibility with Internet Explorer 11
1Desktop experience only. Hardware dependent.
A Single Platform Across Devices
Windows Store and Apps
App store for education
Acquire and distribute apps for school
Web portal for managing apps
Publish app catalog to your school
Windows 10 Identity
Sign on and manage using cloud identities
Azure AD based login
Same ID as Office 365
Advanced MDM support
Works with 3rd party and Microsoft management tools
Tablet mode & Continuum for phones
The best screen is always the one you’re on.
Run in desktop or tablet mode.1
Use your phone like a PC.2
1Hardware-dependent. App experiences and availability may vary. 2Continuum for phones limited to select premium phones at launch. External monitor must support HDMI input. Continuum for phones / Tablet mode compatible accessories sold separately. [Microsoft Display Dock accessory: Sold separately in some markets]
Upgrade in-place to Windows 10
In-place upgrades save time, lower costs & simplify device management
“The IT department is impressed with the ease of deployment of Windows 10. It was a seamless transition for everyone.”
Christopher Rhoda Vice President for Information Services and CIO Thomas College, Waterville, Maine
Microsoft’s intelligent cloud enables a variety of needs
Customers move to Azure to:
Adopt cloud-based identity to speed adoption of cloud and hybrid solutions
Speed development, testing and research in the cloud
Host websites and apps on Microsoft’s infrastructure
Empower mobility with cloud and hybrid management of users, data and devices
Use data more productively with analytics and automation
Microsoft School Data Sync
A Service in Office 365 Education
Automatic group and class site creation
Edu App A
Edu App B
Edu App C
Azure Active Directory & Office 365 Platform
Sync and Management tools for School IT
. . .
Advanced Analytics - Answer questions you didn’t know to ask
Education is a complex business.
Institutions collect immense amounts of data, but 59% say they lack the skills to understand it.
With an effective data analytics platform, schools and universities can surface insights they didn’t know were there, proactively take action and drive better learning outcomes.
Enabling at-Risk and Disabled Students
Facilities and Culture
Complex challenges, diverse stakeholders
Hybrid cloud/on-prem solution
Real-world improvements through data
Increased Safety and Security
Strong Alumni Relationships
and Retention Trends
Recruiting and Retention
Increased Graduation Rates
Enhance e-learning in the cloud
Educational institutions face unique challenges with their e-Learning solutions.
Regardless of which e-Learning solution you use (OSS or proprietary), your goals and challenges are the similar… Whether your looking to address student retention through data insights, or enable safe secure access to your e-learning on any mobile device.
I need to make sure I graduate on time
I want my e-learning solution to be reliable and used
I need to create interactive content that engages students
I need access on my iPhone & Windows tablet
Analytics and Usage
Identity Access and Management
Scalability and Cost
The Power of Intelligent Cloud
Cloud platform: the modern datacenter
https://customers.microsoft.com/Pages/CustomerStory.aspx?recid=8576 Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) uses Microsoft Azure and the PI System™ from Microsoft Global ISV partner OSIsoft to reduce building maintenance and energy costs.
By switching to the cloud, the university has eliminated up to 16 hours of downtime each month and given students easy access to Microsoft Office from any device, all while reducing IT work.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
DNA-sequencing analysis requires supercomputing resources and Big Data storage. By moving to an on-demand cloud-computing model with Microsoft Azure HDInsight service, researchers will now have easier, more cost-effective access to DNA-sequencing tools and resources.
New South Wales Department of Education and Training
New South Wales Department of Education wanted to set up interactive online science testing. They estimated the cost to host the test for 30,000 students simultaneously would require a AUD $200,000 investment in server infrastructure. With the help of their partner, Janison Solutions, DET launched the exam on Azure. Paying AUD $40 per hour for 300 Microsoft Azure Servers, DET estimated the cost of hosting the online exam for one day was just AUD $500.
Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO)
CDSBEO chose the Microsoft Intune mobile device management solution as the foundation of a new student BYOD (bring your own device) policy. The multiplatform management capabilities and simplified administration met CDSBEO requirements for providing a secure computing environment.
Analytics and Insights
Georgia Institute of Technology Gains Broad Access to Powerful Design Software
The College of Engineering from Georgia Tech sought to virtualize its computer labs’ desktops, on which it ran the massive engineering applications used by students to learn sophisticated, and compute-intensive, three-dimensional computer-aided design and manufacturing graphics software. The common solution—maintaining physical machines with graphics cards—would diminish the benefits of virtualization. Instead, Georgia Tech adopted an innovative solution: using graphics capabilities in Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V.
Learning management system
Universitas Gadjah Mada
UGM chose Office 365 over other productivity suites like Google Apps for Education to create an online version of its learning management system—eagerly adopted by other local universities—and to enhance its distance learning programs.
Recorded class sessions
Dunamare Education Group (Netherlands)
Dunamare uses Office 365 and Lync to record classes and make them available on the school intranet for students unable to attend class or interested in reviewing class sessions. Teachers can edit classes to update material or add links/videos. Videos are hosted through the Azure platform, removing any need for local storage.
Data supported learning
Pearson Brings Digital Textbooks to Life and Analyzes Student Learning
In the fast-changing education market, even digital content is no longer enough. That content also has to be part of a highly interactive, collaborative, and analytical solution that meets new standards and supports new ways of learning. Pearson is at the forefront of this market with its Pearson System of Courses, based on Microsoft Azure and development technologies.
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Goal of slide: Introduce yourself; today we’re going talk about education technology solutions
Goal of slide: Microsoft’s mission is to empower every student on the planet to achieve more
Goal of slide: Microsoft’s vision is to build immersive and inclusive experiences for students and teachers.
Goal of slide: Microsoft knows that schools face challenges with technology and some of the specific concerns
Work with / integrate with what I have
Fit within budget constraints
Give teacher the tools they need to improve outcomes
Meet privacy / regulatory concerns (maintain security and privacy)
Work in groups or individually
Collaborate easily with other students and teachers
Explore & get things done across all devices
Use the newest tools and technologies
Use a variety of teaching styles and content types to reach a wide range of learning styles
Teach kids across a wide range of learning abilities (differentiated learning, accessibility)
Less time “tech-ing,” more time teaching
Goal of slide
Position needs of all education customers – everyone is looking to pick and adopt something in these areas
Edu customers all need:
Edu experiences for learning
A central productivity platform – in the cloud or offline so students and educators can work from anywhere
Infrastructure to run their school on and increasingly a cloud infrastructure
Devices on which to access these solutions
Every customer we talk to is in the journey of making choices in these areas, I’d like to share with you Microsoft’s point of view on these areas.
Goal of slide : introduce Office 365 and Cloud Productivity Platform as the key link
Office 365 Education provides familiar, up to date tools to help students and educators better communicate, collaborate, and achieve more. It is at the heart of Microsoft’s solution for education.
With Azure Active Directory and Office 365 Education identity school IT Pros can manage users, data and productivity applications for an entire organization. By providing Office 365 Education to users IT Pros can ensure that students and educators have access to core Office experiences like OneNote, Office Online and Sway and connect apps and data into immersive education experiences.
Office 365 Education provides…
Anytime, anywhere learning
Create, organize, and collaborate anytime, on your computer, tablet, or phone
New ways to create and share
Experience rich, interactive learning with unique and flexible collaboration tools
Always up to date
Enjoy access to the latest versions of Office applications, features, and services
Compliance minus compromise
Support anytime, anywhere learning while ensuring security and privacy of data and reducing IT overhead
Office apps for education
Create dynamic learning experiences in and outside of the classroom.
Empower education with Office
Office 365 Education provides familiar, up to date tools to help students and educators better communicate, collaborate, and achieve more.
NOTE: Office 365 Education requires a valid school email address.
Goal of slide: introduce Windows 10 and how it connects into the Cloud Productivity Platform
Windows 10 is a key part of the vision to add on to the Cloud Productivity Platform. Windows 10 enables immersive education experiences with support for rich applications, a new leading-edge web browser and new Universal Windows Platform apps. At the same Windows 10 also supports both new cloud and existing infrastructure enabling IT to choose the solutions that work best for them.
Windows 10 introduces native support for Office 365 (or AAD) identity, enabling connection for:
User management and device sign-on so there can be a single identity that gains access to a device and cloud productivity and data
Windows Store for Business, enables an organizational app store that is free and easy to get started with for schools with an Office 365 tenant
Integration with existing infrastructure for management and security and support for new cloud-enabled functionality such as with AAD identity and MDM
Windows 10 is the operating system that allows schools to move their infrastructure into the cloud on their terms choosing when and whether to go cloud.
Microsoft also has started to build devices directly in addition to working with a wide array of partners to offer innovation across form factors and price points.
Goal of slide: Immersive Education Experiences are what creates magic in the classroom; they are enabled for IT by having one identity, Office 365 and Windows 10
Windows 10 introduces native support for Office 365 (or AAD) identity. With Windows 10 and Office 365, teachers can bring out the best in students by providing a platform for collaborating, exploring, differentiated learning, personalized teaching, and getting things done across all devices.
Windows 10 and Office 365 empower teachers to create a dynamic learning environment that excites and inspires students to learn and grow and build 21st-century skills like the 4Cs. Microsoft delivers many of these immersive experiences directly in addition a set of amazing apps built by partners.
These apps create experiences that allow students and educators to…
Collaborate Student can collaborate on the same projects from anywhere, and teacher feedback are exchanged automatically in one place virtually anytime, anywhere with programs like OneNote, OneDrive and Office 365.
Communicating well has been identified as the #1 skill for students to succeed in today’s global world. With Skype, students can connect and communicate with other classrooms and students all around the globe.
With programs like Office 365, Office Mix and Sway, teachers can inspire students, and engage students to create in unique ways.
Building thinkers for the future, who are flexible and adaptive, is a major objective of schools. To support critical thinking skills, apps and tools like Minecraft, Excel, and Bing help students explore concepts like perimeter, area and volume and foster problem solving and leadership.
Goal: for IT Microsoft offers a set of solutions that you’re likely aware of but that support both new cloud tools and existing infrastructure
School Data Synch, Azure Active Directory and Single Sign On help bridge between cloud and existing on-premises infrastructure. Nearly all of Microsoft’s technology is able to adopt to the type of environment that you choose to run. However it is all made flexible for the future by also enabling the migration to the cloud.
Moving more workloads to the cloud enables tasks that are done today like hosting servers or running analytics more cost-effective, powerful and flexible for both IT and users.
Beyond just moving workloads to the cloud there is a set of new opportunities unlocked by having the scale and power of an intelligent cloud working for you, one that integrates with your infrastructure. With a range of off-the-shelf and custom-built solutions possible the sky is perhaps not even the limit for the cloud.
Goal of slide: Reiterate that Microsoft is working against a holistic vision for its products & solutions that integrate well together. Close with call to adopt Office 365 Education, Windows 10 and Azure.
Across all of our products and services Microsoft is tying things together in a scalable well that provides immersive education experiences built on top of a cloud productivity platform delivered on a modern O/S, supported by the power of cloud technology that can also be run on-premises.
Today there’s no better way to get started than to:
Try out an app experience like OneNote Class Notebooks or Sway
Signup for Office 365 Education
Upgrade to Windows 10
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[screenshot is a view of the Office 365 Education admin tenant – the setup is incomplete, it is find settings and search for info]
Office 365 Education
Free collaboration tools students and teachers need plus the control and flexibility IT requires to help keep your data secure.
Help students and teachers accomplish much more with simple file sharing, real-time co-authoring, online classes and conferencing—all accessible anywhere.
Protect student privacy by setting permissions and policies. Archive and use in-place legal hold to help meet compliance needs. Advanced data protection helps keep your data safe.
Gain IT control
Reduce IT overhead and hassles while staying in control. Manage the cloud on your terms, easily, with automated tasks.
School Data Sync (SDS), which is included in Office 365 Education, mirrors user profiles and class rosters from a Student Information System (or SIS- such as Powerschool) into Office 365 through Azure Active Directory. Currently, applications used in classrooms have no connection to the student, their group, or their identity and permissions. If there is a connection, it is often time consuming for administrators and teachers to set up and maintain that information. SDS models classrooms within Office 365 as Groups and Group sites, so teachers can easily manage classes and class materials, freeing up time for lesson planning and teaching. SDS also enables Single Sign On (SSO) so students logged into Office 365 are automatically logged into other supported classroom applications- saving instruction and administrative time. Finally, SDS automates complex processes to reduce burden on IT staff, saving time and money. Since IT admins can determine what student data to sync and which apps can access the data, it is easy to remain in compliance with your standards and policies.
Your homepage for school that has classes set up from a Student Information System and allows you to manage assignment workflow, feedback, and grading.
Each Class Group has assignments, announcements, calendar, Class Notebook, files, and discussion boards.
Class groups are a place where teachers can manage their classes and collaborate with their students. Students can collaborate with their teacher(s), their classmates, and get all the materials to be successful in the class.
Each Class group has a Class Notebook for the entire classroom. Teachers can “peek” into their students’ notebooks to provide real-time feedback on their student’s notes and works. Class Notebook includes assignment distribution to students, quick review of student work and grading. Assignments and grades are reflected in Office 365 or your Learning Management System (LMS).
Offers you web versions of familiar Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote that work in all modern browsers. So, its available everywhere for free with nothing to install. Collaborate with anyone and see what your co-authors type as it’s happening. You can move smoothly from light work and collaboration in Office Online to heavy-duty creation in the Office desktop application—without ever leaving your document or losing your formatting.
It also included new learning tools. Sway is built in for creating content-focused, multi-media project reports and communications like newsletters . Office Forms creates surveys, quizzes, questionnaires, registrations and more.
Integrates with your existing LMS and SIS.
Web versions of familiar Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote that work in all modern browsers. So, its available everywhere for free with nothing to install.
Get it done, together: Collaborate with anyone and see what your co-authors type as it’s happening.
Move smoothly from light work and collaboration in Office Online to heavy-duty creation in the Office desktop application—without ever leaving your document or losing your formatting.
Invite others to review and edit with one-click sharing
Save time formatting by using the numerous online templates available for teachers and for students (like MLA, APA and more). These templates speed up your work while citing sources for that big term paper or while creating tomorrow's lesson plan.
The new Forms option creates surveys, quizzes, questionnaires, registrations and more.
A new digital storytelling app from Office that is great for project or problem-based learning. Teachers can create interactive web-based lessons, assignments, project recaps, newsletters, and more—right from a phone, tablet, or browser. Students can collaborate and use Sway to create engaging reports, assignments, projects, study materials, and portfolios. Sways are easy to share with the class or the world and look great on any screen
Sway your ideas in minutes: It’s fun and easy for teachers and students to compose a digital creation they’ll love to share, building confidence and pride. No coding needed…just drag and drop content form different sources.
Combine photos, videos, audio...: Sway transforms your photos, videos, audio, charts, tweets, and more into a polished format and design to share with students, teachers, and parents.
Build great e-portfolios: Say goodbye to stacks of paper. Use Sway to build a digital collection of student work that documents learning progress.
Share the success with parents: Parents and others can view Sways on any device when you send them a link – no additional software or sign-in needed. And you can change privacy settings for more control.
SHOW SWAY AND SWIPE/MOUSE OVER TO RIGHT TO SHOW MULTIMEDIA INPUTS:
Class Notebook has familiar notebook structure, with a personal workspace for every student, a content library for handouts, and a collaboration space for lessons and creative activities. It's all within one powerful notebook.
Gather existing content in the Content Library: Web content, quizzes, and embed existing lessons in your class notebook or include audio and video recordings to create rich interactive lessons for students. All the handouts and assignments in one place. No more printed handouts for the class.
Your class notebook makes it easier to distribute and review homework, quizzes, exams and handouts.
The collaboration space encourages students to work together as the teacher provides real-time feedback and coaching.
By searching for tags, teachers can give instant feedback to students who are struggling, like identifying a “virtual hand raise”. Provide individualized support by typing, writing, or recording audio directly in each student's notebook. For the first time, the teacher has total visibility into student work, like "a window into their brains". Students simply get a link to the notebook that they can open on any device or browser.
Flexible to learning styles with handwriting, audio, video, or text options. Built in Learning Tools improves reading and writing experiences for all students, including those with learning differences like dyslexia. Increase comprehension, sustain attention, and improve reading fluency. Take a picture of any paper text and OneNote pulls out the text and reads it back to you.
Find a classroom ready to connect with your students
Play Mystery Skype with another classroom from around the globe...or right next door.
Find a class
Talk with a Guest Speaker
Connect with educators and guest speakers from around the world to inspire your classroom.
Find Guest Speakers
Take a Virtual Field Trip
Take your students on an adventure in their own classroom by taking one of these virtual field trips with Skype.
Lots of amazing experiences that improve learning outcomes are only available on Windows.
I. Learning Tools for OneNote – Only available on Windows
The Learning Tools for OneNote help everyone improve their reading and writing skills, including gifted learners, students with learning differences or a combination of any of the broad range of unique student abilities.
Getting amazing customer and press feedback
Watch the video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12TLFH9vnl8
II. Skype Translator – Only available on Windows
Provides near real time translation for voice and video call. Break down language barriers and bring people together. Translator is currently available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Mandarin. Over 50 languages for instant messaging.
Watch the video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G87pHe6mP0I
III. Minecraft - Not available on Chromebook (Chromebook differentiator)
Minecraft Education Edition recently announced
Watch the video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl9ZQiektJE
IV. Office Mix – Authoring only available on Windows
Authoring only available on Windows
Watch the video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPif4lYra6Y
Learn how to mix yourself - https://mix.office.com/gallery/category/how-to
And even more can’t be done on a Chromebook – like editing photos or videos without sending every byte of information up to the cloud and back down again.
Students and teachers can easily mark-up web pages1
Microsoft Edge helps with sharing, researching, reading, and getting things done.
With Reading Mode, users can read articles free of distractions. There is less in the way so students and teachers can focus on just the content that matters.
Microsoft Edge is a native PDF reader for reading multiple types of content.
Microsoft Edge is a safer web browser, without support for older technologies like ActiveX, but can automatically switch to Internet Explorer 11 for sites that need better backward compatibility.
Microsoft Edge makes recommendations to speed you to your online destination.
Goal of slide: Windows 10 is a single platform across devices
Windows 10 adapts to the devices customers are using — from Xbox to PCs and phones to tablets and tiny gadgets — and what they’re doing with a consistent, familiar and compatible experience. Windows 10 runs across an incredibly broad set of devices — from the tiniest of sensors as part of the Internet of Things, to servers in enterprise datacenters worldwide. Some devices have 4-inch screens, some have 80-inch screens and some don’t have screens at all.
A single Windows OS that can run across every type of Windows device. It has a single device platform to enable true universal hardware drivers and a single application platform to enable true universal Windows apps. Years in the making, this is a significant engineering accomplishment.
At the OS level, this means a single, maintainable and agile code base. For developers, it provides a unified, reliable API surface across every Windows device, from Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as Raspberry Pi to phone, Xbox, tablet, Surface Hub, laptop, PC and more (like Microsoft HoloLens).
Goal: Windows Store for Business is built for organizations
Find and acquire
Quickly and easily find the right apps for your teams. Acquire apps individually or in volume.
Manage your organization’s inventory of apps in one place. You can assign, reclaim, or reassign licenses as well as control updates.
Choose from scalable distribution options.
Using accounts assigned by your organization, directly provide apps to individuals and groups, or let employees find apps in your private store.
Connect your management server for more options.
Managing computers not connected to the internet? Distribute offline-licensed apps.
Goal of slide: Windows supports managed O365 identities
Goal of slide: Tablet mode and Continuum for phones enable the single platform to span devices more seamlessly
Run in desktop or tablet mode1
Apps and content can display beautifully in a touch-focused tablet experience or a keyboard-and-mouse desktop experience.2
Use your phone like a PC
With Continuum for phones, view and create content easily on the go or turn your phone into a large-screen projector for presentations.2
1Hardware-dependent. App experiences and availability may vary. 2Continuum for phones limited to select premium phones at launch. External monitor must support HDMI input. Continuum for phones / Tablet mode -compatible accessories sold separately. [Microsoft Display Dock accessory: Sold separately in some markets]
[Animated build on slide shows in-place upgrade steps]
Goal of slide: upgrades are easy
Let Windows do all the work for you on existing devices with in-place upgrades. Whether for 1 classroom or 1000, Windows 10 provides educational institutions with simplified ways to deploy and manage your way.
New deployment and management tools help lower costs, save time, simplify device management, and enable you to power your school with the enterprise strength of the Azure cloud.
Use the new Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer on new devices to eliminate the need for wipe-and-load.
Distribute and manage education apps with the new Windows Store for Business.
With Windows 10, management and deployment tasks have been simplified so school staff can focus on helping students.
The in-place upgrade allows devices to move from Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 directly to Windows 10.* This process lets Windows do all the work for you - – leveraging existing software distribution or patch deployment capabilities to initiate and monitor the upgrade process.
For schools purchasing new devices, we have a new tools that eliminates wipe-and-load – Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer. This tool creates provisioning packages that will have the necessary configuration steps included in them. Deployment options for these packages include simple double-click operations and fully-automated solutions.
*Hardware/software requirements apply. Details available at windows.com.
The intelligent cloud and Microsoft Azure can fulfill almost any workload that IT demands, here are just a few examples of where we see customers adopting the cloud today with integrated cloud and hybrid solutions.
Cloud Identity - Value Proposition in Education
SSO: Single Sign-On (SSO) to over 2000 popular cloud-based apps and/or existing apps on-premises or in the cloud
Self-Service Password Reset: Delegate tasks to end-users, e.g. password reset and group creation/management
Efficiency: Automate user and group management from Active Directory or non-AD directories (e.g. LDAP, SQL, SIS, LMS)
Enhanced Security: Protect sensitive data and applications by requiring additional level of authentication, e.g. MFA
Compliance: Azure now supports OAuth 2.0 and Open ID Connect
Virtual machines for efficient development, testing, and research
Faster provisioning: set up machines in minutes, or automate creation of multiple environments with different configurations
Enterprise grade: 99.95% monthly SLA; enterprise-grade support
Hyper-V & Linux support: if your app runs on Hyper-V, it runs on Azure Virtual Machines, and we support Linux
Auto scale: reduces TCO by seamlessly growing and shrinking with your usage, with limits set by you
High performance computing: HPC machine configurations available
Host websites and web apps to meet usage spikes with ease
Auto-Scale: Seamlessly grows and load balances with your usage, with limits set by you
Reduce bandwidth: Does not rely on or use up the institution’s bandwidth
Uptime: highly available, isolated environment
Favorite Tools: Supports CMS solutions including WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Umbraco and DotNetNuke, and deployment using Git Push, FTP, FTPS and Web Deploy
Language Support: ASP.NET, Java, PHP, Node.js, Python
Save Money: All the economy of scale arguments apply
Enterprise users can empower productivity with device choice through Microsoft solutions, providing IT professionals with a unified environment for managing all PCs and devices. The powerful set of identity management solutions maintain a single identity for each user across on-premises and cloud environments. With IT in control with a central, integrated system, they can ensure that end users have the applications they need on the devices of their choice. The Microsoft solution also enables IT to classify and further protect corporate data to meet compliance and security requirements.
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School Data Sync, which is included in Office 365 Education, mirrors user profiles and class rosters from a Student Information System (such as Powerschool) into Office 365. It models classrooms within Office 365 as Groups and Group sites, so teachers can easily manage classes and class materials.
The objective of SDS is to help teachers save time and schools and districts save money by making it easier to connect Office 365 with SIS data.
Teachers save time:
Automatically creates groups so teachers can spend more time teaching and less time managing groups, class sites, and permissions
Single Log On saves instruction time- Students logged into Office 365 are automatically logged into other supported apps.
Schools and districts save money:
Automates complex processes to reduce burden on IT staff
Integrates with existing SIS and apps- no need to purchase new or add ons
Included as part of Office 365 Education- no additional cost
Built on Azure and Office 365 for proven scalability and reliability
Secure and Compliant
You determine what student data can sync into Office 365 and which apps can access the data to remain in compliance with your standards and policies
School Data Sync provides a read-only sync from your SIS to ensure the SIS remains the system of record.
NOTE: Office 365 subscription sold separately.
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The value of analytics and insights in education:
Cross-platform and open source friendly: A hybrid analytics solution enables students, faculty and facilities managers to view all of their data in one place. Structured and unstructured data can process on a larger scale, allowing the sharing/use of data internally and externally.
Self-service access: With data at their fingertips, teachers and faculty are able to uncover insights quickly and efficiently. An end to end platform accelerates the time to action; and reporting and visualization can be customized without the standard wait time of traditional models.
Personalized learning path: With real-time access to data, teachers can evaluate student performance and tailor their approach according to specific student needs. With predictive analytics, educators can identify at-risk students, uncover learning disabilities and take actions that promote student achievement.
Scalable and flexible: With a hybrid cloud and on-prem solution, schools and universities can take advantage of their current investment in storage and scale it based on their specific capacity needs.
Highly secure, highly available: Using Azure is very reliable, offering year-round, 99.95% availability for your data.
Find out how Pearson uses its cloud platform to bring digital textbooks to life and analyze how students learn: https://customers.microsoft.com/Pages/CustomerStory.aspx?recid=18484
The benefits of an enriched, modern e-learning solution:
Decrease Cost: Eliminate initial infrastructure investment costs by piloting and scaling e-learning solutions on Azure. With Azure you can run a wide variety of open source e-learning solutions that run on Linux (i.e. Moodle, OpenEdX, Mahara)
Increase Reliability: someone else manages system administration, backups, disaster recovery, and networking, making sure your e-learning solution is working when your students and faculty need it most.
Address Retention Proactively: With Power BI and Azure Machine Learning you can garner insights from your e-learning solution that can better help you identify at-risk students and develop customized interventions tailored to their needs.
Increase Student Engagement with Better Content: An e-Learning platform is only as good as the content it hosts. With first class content creation tools like Microsoft Office combined with the power of Azure Media Services for Video you’ll enable your faculty to create new content that will capture the imagination of your students
Enable Anytime Anywhere Learning Securely: Allow faculty and students to use flexible and reliable authentication methods to access all of the functionality they need, on any device
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