Special Section : Outsourcing

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School districts are discovering the benefits of shifting some of their operations onto online providers. It's a new way of doing business that has brought a change to K-12 environments, processes-- and mindsets.


Out of Site, Out of Mind
By Dian Schaffhauser
Administrators are parting with some control over their processes in exchange for the convenience and eased workloads offered by software as a service (SaaS) providers.

Don't Hit That 'Delete' Button
by Charlene O'Hanlon
Federal legislation, sound disaster recovery planning, and protection from lawsuits are all providing the impetus for districts to use hosted solutions to archive their e-mails.

This article originally appeared in the 04/01/2009 issue of THE Journal.