Whitepapers

Welcome to our free K-12-technology-in-the-classroom white paper and case study library from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download. If you have any questions or comments about our white papers please contact Mallory Bundy via email.


Control the Budget Beast: Get on Top of Employee Spending

Schools and school districts need a new approach to achieve the level of clear oversight they want while also providing a transparent process for their employee-initiated spending. Leading school systems are finding success shifting their spending from manual or home-grown systems to a cloud based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution which is secure, affordable, and quick to deploy. Download this informative Industry Perspective to learn how districts are modernizing employee-initiated spending.


Guide to Purchasing EdTech the Right Way

School and district leaders face complex challenges when trying to figure out which technology program will meet their assessment and instructional needs best.


Checklist for a Successful Student Access Initiative

Providing student access is a huge undertaking, but it doesn’t need to be a headache. From your first stakeholder meeting to putting devices in student hands, here’s what your district needs to know to ensure a smooth integration.


Choosing the Best Student Technology for Transformative Learning

When you design a modern learning environment you need to make the right technology choices to support your learning model. Read this paper from Dell for ideas to help shape your thinking about which students’ technology tools will enhance the learning experience.


Washoe County School District: Security helps one of the largest school districts power more efficient learning

Like most primary and secondary schools, Washoe County (Nevada) School District (WCSD) faced a steep learning curve to bring the ubiquitous digital experience to its 70,000 users in 108 schools.


Web filtering with Cisco Umbrella

Manage flexible, location-aware policies with Cisco Umbrella's 60 content categories and unlimited number of custom block or allow lists. Laptops can be assigned policies different internet access restrictions and logging settings based on whether they're on or off your network. Umbrella informs end users of the policy with branded, customizable block pages, and offers a feature that enables approved, delegated users to bypass these pages.


Tackling the Ransomware Threat

Ransomware and malware attacks have been capturing recent headlines. Local governments and organizations in Scotland, the United States, and Japan have reportedly been targeted, with at least one case resulting in a very public, high profile outage. These attacks are now reported to have spread across both public and private sector industries.


Security's New Frontier: The Cloud

The cloud — at one point it was a revolution in the workplace. But the cloud is no longer a trend or a movement. It’s now so integrated into IT and infrastructures that, for many companies, it’s simply another part of the business. The availability of mobile devices and cloud services has redefined not only the way we work, but where we work.