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Automation options within and across services in Azure

by RSSFeed | June 21, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Explore your automation options as standalone capabilities and across services in Azure. Azure offers a variety of services, from Runbook automation and resource manager templates to automated commands available in PowerShell...
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Introducing Dynamics 365 for Marketing

by RSSFeed | June 20, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series With Dynamics 365 for Marketing, now generally available, Eric Boocock from the Dynamics 365 team takes me through its demos and features. You’ll see how to build marketing workflows to identify...
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QUOTE: Apple iPhone / iPad charger

by Dave | June 20, 2018 | Site-1, Stage 2 - Quotes pending signoff
iTo be ordered ASAPI’m looking to purchase an Apple branded charger for an iPhone / iPad 1 x Lightning to USB cable (1m) 1 x Apple USB Power Adapter Please include postage to the Isle of Wight. Thank you...
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QUOTE: Wireless Microphone & Base Station

by Dave | June 19, 2018 | Site-1, Stage 1 - Quote Requests
iQuote deadline: 26th June 2018I’m looking to purchase a wireless microphone for my school hall (that may occasionally be used in the field) for events. I’m looking for one that doesn’t require a licence, however understand that better models...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 switched to rollup model

by RSSFeed | June 18, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
The Microsoft Windows Server Team announced last week that Windows Server 2008 R2 is moved from the current updating system to a rollup model. The first rollup previews will be made available in August, the first final rollups on...
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QUOTE: Papercut NG/MF

by Dave | June 18, 2018 | Site-1, Stage 2 - Quotes pending signoff
iQuote deadline, Wednesday 20th June 2018I’m looking to renew my existing Papercut NG update assurance as well as purchase Papercut MF (Multi-Function) for two copiers in addition. Papercut NG – Upgrade assurance 500 Users Papercut MF – for two...
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Windows Analytics: New tools to help prepare for deployment and ensure PCs are up-to-date

by RSSFeed | June 15, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Latest capabilities in Windows Analytics across Upgrade Readiness, Update Compliance, and Device Help. If you’re new to Windows Analytics, this allows you to manage your upgrades to Windows 10 and subsequent...
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Microsoft Windows Security Updates June 2018 release overview

by RSSFeed | June 13, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
Posts in this seriesMicrosoft Windows Security Updates June 2018 release overviewAugust 8, 2017—KB4034664 (Monthly Rollup)July 11, 2017—KB4025341 (Monthly Rollup)March, 2017 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 (KB4012215)Microsoft to delay its February patches to March 14 | ZDNetJanuary, 2017...
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June 12, 2018—KB4284826 (Monthly Rollup)

by Dave | June 13, 2018 | General (FTV), Windows Quality Rollup
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4284826/windows-7-update-kb4284826 Applies to: Windows 7 Service Pack 1Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Improvements and fixes This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4103713 (released May 17, 2018) and addresses the following...
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Microsoft Azure Mobile App for iPhone and Android: Introduction and demo

by RSSFeed | June 12, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Stay connected to your Azure resources—anytime, anywhere. The Azure mobile app, gives you quick access to your Azure resources, allowing you to check on their status, diagnose and quickly fix issues....
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Windows Autopilot zero touch deployment and device reset

by RSSFeed | June 8, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Explore the most recent updates to Windows Autopilot, which include a zero-touch experience for the deployment of new Windows 10 devices and device reset capabilities, all powered by Microsoft 365. Check...
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School USB stick loss exposes pupil data

by Dave | June 6, 2018 | GDPR (FTV), General (FTV)
The data of more than 1,000 pupils at a Kent school was exposed when an unencrypted memory stick was lost. The stick held information on every pupil at Rochester Grammar School. It included the names, years, school house, date...
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Azure Essentials: Options for compute in Microsoft Azure

by RSSFeed | June 6, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series An overview of your compute options in Azure and how you can increase the efficiency and reduce the management effort of running your Apps by moving from virtual machines to container-based...
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News story: New free website for schools to advertise vacancies

by RSSFeed | June 5, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Education Secretary Damian Hinds has launched a clampdown on agencies charging schools “excessive” fees to recruit staff and advertise vacancies, in a drive to help save money and enable teachers to focus on what matters in the classroom. Many...
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Microsoft Teams and recent updates to add Skype for Business capabilities

by RSSFeed | June 1, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Latest updates of Microsoft Teams at the one-year anniversary mark. Watch Anne Michels and Jeremy Chapman show you the Microsoft Teams evolution from a persistent chat-based workspace, to an integrated hub...
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Managing GDPR with Microsoft Services, including Data Log Exports and the Right to be Forgotten

by RSSFeed | May 28, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Recent updates for planning and implementation of GDPR requirements. This video highlights many tools in Office 365 that help IT compliance teams. Including: • How to search on specific GDPR articles via...
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Detailed guide: What maintained schools must publish online

by RSSFeed | May 25, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Updated: Updated policy information for maintained schools. Every local-authority-maintained school must publish specific information on its website to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 and 2016 and other relevant legislation. If you’re an academy or free...
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BT-Apple education event (Isle of Wight July 4th 2018)

by Dave | May 21, 2018 | EVENT, General (FTV)
iAttendance is free and can count towards CPD for teachers.BT Business is looking to see if there is interest in a BT-Apple education event they are looking to host on the Isle of Wight in July (4th) at the...
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Guidance: Find, join or create a network for school business professionals

by RSSFeed | May 18, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Updated: Introduction added to ‘Schools business professional networks directory’. Minor changes made to ‘Join or create a network for school business professionals’. This guide describes how business professionals working in schools can join or create a school business professional...
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Quote: IPads & Slim Windows PC units

by Dave | May 18, 2018 | Site-1, Stage 2 - Quotes pending signoff
iQuote window expires Wednesday 20th June 2018I’m looking to purchase some new kit for My Early Years Foundation Area. Please quote for: 5 x iPad mini 4 devices Space Grey 128 GB storage 5 x Wrap around cases 1...
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School Census Summer 2018 – Fileset 902

by Dave | May 17, 2018 | General (FTV)
Posts in this seriesSchool Census Summer 2018 – Fileset 902School Census Summer 2018 – Fileset 901Available from: http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp (dated 25/4/18) Fileset 902 should be available for deployment via SOLUS3. (dated 08/05/18) Details of how to manage this process are in the...
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Guidance: Data protection: privacy notice model documents

by RSSFeed | May 17, 2018 | DfE, GDPR (FTV), General (FTV), RSS
Updated: Added an explanation of privacy notices and updated the suggested texts. Providing accessible information to individuals about the use of personal data is a key element of the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation. The...
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Installation of Apple TVs into the classroom

by Dave | May 16, 2018 | S1-Project, Site-1
After the purchase of Apple TVs to go into the classrooms, I finally got round to installing some of them. I wasn’t surprised that they didn’t come with HDMI cables, but it did throw me slightly when I noticed a...
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Staying safe online whilst livestreaming – advice for parents and carers

by RSSFeed | May 16, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
UK Safer Intenret Centre Director Will Gardner looks at the IWF’s latest livestreaming research and gives advice to parents and carers. The release of the Internet Watch Foundation’s new online live-streaming research, titled Trends in Online Child Sexual Exploitation: Examining...
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A parent’s guide to YouTube Restricted Mode

by RSSFeed | May 14, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
In this blog Childnet, a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre, explore the safety feature ‘Restricted Mode’ on YouTube; looking at how it works and some things to be aware of when using it. At Childnet My Education...
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