Has anyone looked at Yammer? It's a pretty neat-o service and might be a fun addition to our collaboration network.
From: School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Gregory Connors
Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2012 8:31 AM
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Subject: School IT reboot?
It occurred to me the other day, while I had 35 Chrome tabs open trying to gather info posted to School IT, that the format is dated and annoying.
Perhaps I am the only one that feels this way and everyone is comfortable with this familiar "pair of slippers", but I thought that since there are many Google Apps for Education districts out there, we can start a Google Group and see where that goes .... at least the search will be better ... we can chat with each other, more easily share ... thought I would test the water with this idea.
Even though I started it this morning using my RCSU.org account, we can have multiple Admins to the group across all of our districts in the state obviously ...
working together we can build content fairly quickly.
Anyone interested in being a manager or merely a member, sign up and send me a message!
The Listserve IS will continue to BE a valuable resource of course, especially for official communications and notices, and I am certainly not trying to mess with that!
It is simply my own personal style that I have to think fast, research fast, and implement fast and Google seems like a good bet to foster communication going forward.
Director of Information Technology
Rutland Central Supervisory Union
257 South Main Street
Rutland, VT 05701
802.775.4342 x 110 - Office
802.733.4190 - Mobile
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