We are excited to be contributing a session on 1:1 (one-to-one) Chromebook Management at the SPARCC EdTech Conference. Dean Bates will be presenting “Chromebook 1:1 challenges and How to overcome them!” on August 5th 2022. Managing a fleet of 1:1 Chromebooks can be challenging. This session will address common challenges districts face when managing Chromebooks … Continue reading VIZOR presenting at SPARCC 2022
Having a clear and well communicated 1:1 (one-to-one) repair policy can be a key factor in reducing the number of repairs which actually occurs. This happens as students take greater responsibility for their device when expectations are communicated effectively to families. To help schools and districts get started we have created a template 1:1 device … Continue reading 1:1 Device Repair Policy Document Template
Managing 1:1 (one-to-one) devices in K-12 schools and districts can be challenging. Documenting the current or desired lifecycle of 1:1 devices in a school, or district, can be a useful step in optimizing asset processes and reducing workload. The exercise of optimizing asset processes is called Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM). Many ALM techniques can be … Continue reading How to Document 1:1 Device Processes in K-12 School Districts
Managing Chromebooks and other 1:1 (one-to-one) devices in K-12 schools and districts can be a challenge, particularly if you are managing hundreds, thousands, or tens of thousands of devices with a small team. It’s not surprising that considering and planning out the complete lifecycle of those devices, such as what will happen to them in … Continue reading IT Asset lifecycle Management for Schools
Jeff and Dean from the VIZOR team discuss the challenges of Chromebook management for Schools on the Edufuturists podcast. To hear more podcasts from the Edufuturists check out edufuturists.com. VIZOR helps Schools and Districts manage their Chromebooks and other IT assets like Projectors, Smartboards and Carts. VIZOR consolidates device data from Google with student information … Continue reading Edufuturists Podcast – Chromebook management in Schools
It was our pleasure to discuss VIZOR with John Sowash on the Chromebook Classroom Podcast. Dean and Jeff discuss how VIZOR helps districts track thousands of Chromebooks, the shortcoming of using a spreadsheet or library system and how VIZOR integrates with existing tools such as the Google Admin Console and your SIS. VIZOR · Organize … Continue reading Chromebook Classroom Podcast
We are excited to announce that the “Berri” release of VIZOR is now available. Our latest release brings over 75 new features and improvements specifically designed to aid IT Asset Management in Schools and Enterprises. For Schools – Streamline daily Chromebook administration with automated OU management, the ability to remotely disable lost or stolen Chromebooks … Continue reading VIZOR Berri Release is now available
Are you struggling to onboard hundreds or thousands of Chromebook devices? Chromebook Zero-Touch Enrollment may help. In this blog, we define Zero-Touch Enrollment (ZTE), how it works and why it is important for School Districts embarking on a 1:1 initiative. What is Zero-Touch Enrollment? Chrome OS Zero-Touch Enrollment is an alternative to manually enrolling Chrome … Continue reading What is Zero-Touch Enrollment for Chromebooks?
IT Asset Disposition is knowing what to do with hardware and endpoint devices once they reached the end of their life. Your ITAD strategy includes deciding between disposal or retirement and then how and where you will remove them from circulation. In ITAD, the best practice is to reuse the hardware. That could be recycling, … Continue reading What is IT Asset Disposition and Why is it Important?
The COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed the way people work and with it the jobs of IT personnel increased in difficulty. The sudden shift didn’t give companies time to create new policies, processes, or even purchase the necessary software and equipment. That seemed to be okay because most of us thought working remotely would be temporary … Continue reading Improve Working from Home for your Employees