74: Deployment 2014, Part 2: The School In Context

Fraser and Bradley continue their Deployment 2014 Series with a discussion of how the current context of your deployment is about understanding where you are as a school and as a school community.

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UK Internet Safety Measures
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Futuring: The Exploration of the Future

Check back next week for a discussion on your current infrastructure.

72: 15 Weeks Later

Fraser and Bradley discuss the next 15 weeks of the podcast in which they will be talking about preparing for a fall of 2014 deployment.

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15 Week Outline
Vision and Leadership
Current context (pupil access to existing devices and pupil internet at home )
Infrastructure analysis
Teacher training and development
Device selection
Financing and Roll-Out
Buying Accessories (or not)
Mobile Device Management
App deployment
Pupil safety (electronic and physical)
DR and damage procedures
Choosing a Reseller
What do you do with your existing computer setup?
Parent communication
Deployment day

71: I Want To Be Wrong

Fraser and Bradley look at the recent Macworld article where Jason Snell interviews a handful of Apple executives. They compare the comments about the future to some of Apple’s past comments from Steve Jobs and Scott Forstall.

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Links
Mac30 Interview
Digital Hub
Steve Jobs on Early Post-PC
iOS 5 and iCloud Introduction
Cars vs Trucks
Steve Jobs and All Things D Conference Appearances
The Prompt 30
CloudConvert And Uploading Podcasts From iOS