THE Journal White Papers

Free K-12-technology-in-the-classroom white papers and case studies from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.


Canvas and Pasco County Schools | A True Partnership: The Power of Premium Training and Support

05/01/14

Beginning in 2008, Pasco County was required by state law to offer a full-time virtual program for K-12 students. In response, the Pasco eSchool was launched in 2009. Learn why Pasco County decided to partner with Canvas.


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Durable Devices for the K-12 Classroom

04/28/14

Lenovo recommends Windows 8 Pro.

Consumer grade laptops are all too easily damaged at school, with hazards ranging from dents and dings to spills on the keyboard and cracked displays, seriously impacting technology Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and students’ ability to learn. Lenovo® is committed to deliver products designed for education-ready durability, built to meet the challenges of 24/7 student learning in the classroom, at home, and everywhere in between.


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A Growing Library of Windows 8 Apps for Schools: Building a 21st Century Learning Environment

04/28/14

Lenovo recommends Windows 8 Pro.

Schools investing in Windows 8 devices can now integrate an ever-increasing number of K-12 apps into daily classroom instruction. With more and more apps covering a range of grades and subject areas, Windows 8 laptops and tablets are driving a brand new universe of innovative digital tools and resources.


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Make a Difference. No Compromise.

04/08/14

Printing solutions have become complicated. With new options and technology, such as MFP or CLOUD services, it is making short and long term printing decisions much more complicated. Read this whitepaper to learn about available printing solutions that offer low acquisition costs, low energy consumption and speedy print production.


Nation’s Second-largest Union High School District Picks Canvas for its 1:1 iPad Initiative

03/20/14

Learn how Sweetwater Union High School District partnered with Canvas by Instructure LMS to make a 1:1 initiative work for them.


Migration Insights

Migration Insights

03/11/14

The Migration Insight eGuide summarizes five IT Professional’s real-world advice about managing both client and server operating system migrations. Read this paper to learn more about these specific experiences and the positive impacts to businesses based on their decision to update OS options. Find out about the migration process, training options, and the overall benefits achieved as a result of their decision to migrate.


Avoiding Mistakes Whitepaper

Avoiding the 8 Common Mistakes of Windows 7 & Windows 8 Migrations

03/11/14

With no future support for Windows XP, most IT pros have begun OS migration efforts to modern Windows. Make the most of your OS upgrade and PC refresh to enhance performance, security, and manageability. Use this comprehensive guide to avoid some of the most common pitfalls along your journey.


University of Maryland

University of Maryland University College: Empowering Faculty and Staff with Desktop Technology

03/11/14

To enhance IT services for faculty and staff across the United States, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) needed to replace out-of-lifecycle desktop hardware and software quickly and efficiently, and with minimal risk of downtime to staff services. Read this case study to learn how UMUC leveraged new technology and Dell Infrastructure Consulting Services to increase productivity with better app performance – driving efficiency and cost savings.