Administrative & Business
Skyward Unveils New Mobile App
Skyward, which supplies
administrative software to school districts, has introduced four
to its mobile app.
With the release of the new
app, which coincided with the International Society for Technology in
conference, all district clients now have access to the new mobile app.
The app has enhanced menu
navigation, which allows users to customize with favorites, features
frequently uses. They also now have the option of viewing widgets on
the app's home
screen, providing snapshots of information like recent notifications,
employee’s time clock or a student’s grades.
Users now can receive push
notifications of information that becomes available to them, such as
grade book assignments, vacation requests and lunch account balances.
with iOS devices, they can log onto the mobile app with the touch of a
an alternative to entering the traditional four-digit passcode.
The new Skyward mobile app,
which is now out of beta testing, can be downloaded and accessed on all
mobile platforms like Android, iOS and Windows Mobile.
"Feedback from the mobile app's
beta users was taken into account during the development of the new
design and enhancements," said Skyward Chief Marketing Officer Ray
we carried over functionality from the previous app, the redesigned app
more appealing, user-friendly interface, which provided the flexibility
these new features that will better meet our users' needs."
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.