rss

Press & News

SchoolDude Press Releases

SchoolDude by Dude Solutions Launches Help Desk, a New IT Support Management Platform Bookmark

SchoolDude by Dude Solutions Launches Help Desk, a New IT Support Management Platform
Dude Solutions' Help Desk streamlines IT support between school staff and faculty with the Technology department, enabling efficient support ticket management and improving inventory asset tracking.

SchoolDude and the National Business Officers Association (NBOA) launches survey to benchmark the state of technology at independent schools. Bookmark

Today, SchoolDude and the National Business Officers Association (NBOA) launched a survey to benchmark the state of technology at independent schools. This will be the first-ever comprehensive research study to evaluate the technology staffing, budget, priorities and challenges amongst independent schools. In addition, NBOA and SchoolDude will measure technology trends, including BYOD adoption, 1:1 computing, bandwidth, infrastructure, and technology management.

SchoolDude and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) Launch Sixth Annual K-12 IT Benchmarking Research Survey Bookmark

SchoolDude, the nation’s leading provider of on-demand software designed exclusively for educational facility, technology and business operations, announced today that it launched the sixth annual K-12 IT benchmarking survey, in partnership with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN). This independent industry research seeks to uncover the unique challenges facing IT professionals working in U.S. public school districts today.

SchoolDude Releases Reporting for Technology Readiness Bookmark

SchoolDude announced this week that they have released new product functionality that makes it easier to compile and report IT assets to Pearson’s Technology Readiness Tool, which is offered by Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). The Pearson’s Technology Readiness Tool will allow school districts to capture and report key readiness indicators, including: number and type of computers, network and bandwidth infrastructure, staff resources and other information needed to evaluate overall technology readiness for the coming transition to online assessment.

ENA and SchoolDude Partner to Increase Use of SaaS Technology in Education Bookmark

ENA and SchoolDude today announced an alliance to better serve education and increase the use of popular software-as-a-service (SaaS)—also commonly referred to as cloud-based—solutions. SchoolDude joins ENA’s Consortium Partner Program as the first SaaS provider with a suite of solutions to help the superintendent as well as business, technology, facilities, transportation and energy officers. SchoolDude helps these professionals streamline their administrative/support services operations and business processes, while increasing communication, budget relief and accountability to their customers. The partnership is fitting, as ENA is a leading managed K–12 network service provider whose data, voice and video solutions help 9.7 million education and library customers to instruct, learn and operate more effectively.

SchoolDude and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) Launch Third Annual K-12 IT Benchmarking Research Survey Bookmark

SchoolDude, the nation’s leading provider of on-demand software designed exclusively for educational facility, technology and business operations, announced today that it launched the third annual K-12 IT benchmarking survey, in partnership with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN). This independent industry research seeks to uncover the unique challenges facing IT professionals working in U.S. public school districts today.

Second Annual School IT Survey Reveals Key Findings, Adds New Insights Bookmark

SchoolDude.com and eSchool News have partnered for a second year, along with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), to conduct a survey of more than 600 school district leaders and IT administrators. Key findings from this latest survey, conducted in November and December of 2008, are similar to the previous year, indicating that IT funding and staffing remain the top issues for IT professionals. A newly emerging challenge, however, is the rapidly expanding demand for school bandwidth, due to the rise in use of video applications such as video streaming, YouTube, and TeacherTube.

Enhanced IT Asset Management Solution Helps Schools Conduct Quick Technology Inventory, Find Rogue Computers, Prepare for Audits Bookmark

SchoolDude, the nation's leading provider of online software designed exclusively for managing the technology, facility and business operations of educational institutions, today announced that it has enhanced its market-leading IT asset management solution, ITAMDirect, to include “simple audit” functionality and IP-enabled device discovery.

SchoolDude Revolutionizes Educational Technology Asset Management with Software as a Service Offering Bookmark

SchoolDude, the nation’s leading provider of web-native operations management solutions for educational institutions, has delivered a breakthrough approach to information technology asset management (ITAM) in educational institutions with the recent release of ITAMDirect, a web-native system designed to gather and report information about networked hardware and software assets. As the first IT asset management solution for the education sector delivered under the software as a service model, ITAMDirect features unlimited user licenses and offers unprecedented savings by reducing the cost of system ownership to 80-percent less than installed solutions.