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.


Serve Students Not Paper

Download this informative Digital Dialogue to read highlights from a recent THE Journal webcast on how DocuSign Agreement Cloud for Education is helping school districts revolutionize how they prepare, sign, act on, and manage their non-value-added paperwork.


Automated account provisioning increases efficiency, frees up staff to maximize their talent

Willis ISD, located in Willis, TX, serves roughly 8,500 students and staff. The district facilitates 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 1 high school, and an alternative campus in one of the most rapidly growing US areas. Willis ISD first investigated Single Sign-On (SSO) solutions to manage digital textbooks and provide students and staff with individual accounts for greater security and accountability. Other apps were underutilized without a central access point for users and management control for IT staff and teachers. Download this informative asset to learn how they addressed these issues and experienced big improvements in resource management.


A Streamlined Approach to Securing Systems and Infrastructures in K–12 Education

Digital intrusions, malware, ransomware and the risks of living in a connected world have come to K–12 education and are becoming more threatening as school districts make greater use of advanced technology. IT departments can be challenged by the complexities and urgencies of securing K–12 learning environments. However, a Cybersecurity Framework created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can help organize and simplify their security planning and implement the right measures.


Constructing a Common Language for 1-to-1

A Dell EMC expert on K-12 digital transformations explains why a lot of districts that have already implemented a program to give computing devices to every student aren’t getting the return they expected.


Accelerate Business Agility with Faster Server Refresh Cycles

Education today is fueled by technology, but far too many schools and districts are limping along with aging IT systems that drain innovation and cost too much. A recent IDC study measured the business outcome of refreshing an enterprise server infrastructure. It resulted in a 59% lower three-year cost of operations and an astonishing average $4.66 million of additional revenue per year per organization.


End-To-End Server Security: The IT Leader's Guide

As schools and districts embark on the IT transformation journey, all too often IT leaders fail to place sufficient focus on server security. If security is neglected, the data center offers a myriad of security vulnerabilities and can become a prime target for malicious attacks. This best-practices white paper offers education IT leaders a framework to assess whether their vendors are “Security Leaders” or “Security Laggards.” Read this white paper from Dell EMC, Intel® and Microsoft to learn the key questions every IT leader should pose when evaluating how well a server vendor can meet their school or district's needs.


Constructing a Common Language for 1-to-1

A Dell expert on K-12 digital transformations explains why a lot of districts that have already implemented a program to give computing devices to every student aren’t getting the return they expected. Download this brief from Dell and Intel® to learn more.


A Room of Their Own

Teaching and learning environments should include more than just content or information delivery. THE Journal recently interviewed key experts to provide valuable insight into the successful learning space redesign strategies.