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Presentation made by Sal DeAngelo during the Tech Insight Tour :Revolutionizing EdTech to Serve a New Millennium

Presentation made by Sal DeAngelo during the Tech Insight Tour :Revolutionizing EdTech to Serve a New Millennium
July 19 & 28, 2011

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  • Add the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) for Software Assurance as part of your Professional Desktop Platform Suite or Enterprise Desktop Platform Suite.
  • The Enterprise CAL Suite in Wave 14 continues to reflect Microsoft’s investment in the ECAL Suite value proposition. The ECAL Suite continues to deliver on the value promise of today and enabling organizations to continue to release value moving forwards. The ECAL Suite benefits from a number of new product innovations and introductions in calendar year 2010. The Microsoft Business Productivity Infrastructure customers tackle the changing business needs of their everyday work activities by improving the way their people communicate, share expertise, gain business insight, and find information. The five key capabilities of the Microsoft Business Productivity Infrastructure are Unified Communications, Enterprise Content Management, Enterprise Search, Collaboration, and Business Intelligence through powerful user-friend experiences. UC: E-mail/calendaring, mobile messaging and device management unified messaging, presence/IM, VoIP call management, audio-video-Web conferencing and security services. BI: Reporting, analysis, performance management, and data warehousing technologies that improve business insight and drive business performance.ECM: Forms, documents, records, and Web content management technologies that streamline the management of content and process. Collaboration: Pervasive collaborative workspaces, a robust portal framework, and social computing tools. Enterprise search: Search technologies that empower your people to find the information and expertise they need to drive results.The Microsoft Core Infrastructure helps customers evolve their IT infrastructure to become more agile, secure, and better-managed, while reducing overall IT costs and making better use of resources. By combining people, process and technology. Some key capabilities in the Microsoft Core Infrastructure include:Data Protection & Recovery:Implement backup, storage, and restore processes that protect information and provide cost-effective and time-efficient recovery when requiredIncident Problem and Change Management: Lower the costs of the help-desk through faster discover, and resolution of end-user technology problemsSecurity: Implement ways to help guarantee that information and communication are protected from unauthorized access. Learn about ways to protect your IT infrastructure from denial attacks and viruses, while preserving access to corporate resources.Access Management:Build better ways to support an increasingly mobile and remote workforce by managing access to resources from corporate mobile users, customers, and partners outside of a firewall. Desktop Device & Server Management:Improve how your company manages desktops, mobile devices, and servers, as well as deploying patches, operating systems, and applications across the network. The diverse array of technologies allows each ECAL Suite customer to pick and chose the right capabilities to meets challenges unique to each customer. Customer combine multiple capabilities and see the integration across these capabilities as a deciding factor to invest in Microsoft. “We looked at other solutions, but for us the selling point was how all of the Microsoft products are integrated across the scenarios we are interested in: unified communications, collaboration, search, and content management,” says Colon.Charlie Colon, Executive Director, Gallup Technology“Finding more ways to use the technology that we already own through the ECAL makes smart business and operational sense.” Robert Hampton Director of Operations—Information Systems, ValleyCrest Companies (Largest Landscaping Company in the United States)Coinciding with the introduction of new technologies and technology enhancements, the ECAL Suite will be undergoing a 5% increase in the ECAL Suite step-up SKU from the Core CAL Suite. This will be in effect at the time of the Office 2010 launch. (note please reference Word Document with conversations points should the analyst push back on increasing prices in tough economic times)

Data Driven Decisions: Data Driven Decisions: Presentation Transcript

  • Data Driven Decisions:More with Less and Stretching your IT Budget
    Sal DeAngelo
    Director of Technology and Information Systems
    Bethlehem Central School District
    Tech Insight Tour
    Revolutionizing EdTech to
    Serve a New Millennium
    July 28, 2011
  • Sal DeAngeloA little about who I am
    Bethlehem Central School District
    Director of Technology and Information Systems 4/2010 – present
    Schenectady City School District 1984-2010
    Business Administrator 2009 – 4/2010 
    Technology Projects Coordinator 2006 – 2009
    Project VIEW – Project/TS Coordinator 2000– 2006
    Manager of Technical Services 1984 – 2000
    Sage College, Albany NY
    Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership
    Accepted Cohort V – Fall 2011 – Spring 2014
    College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
    New Era in Educational Leadership Program
    CAS/School District Leader (SDL)
    Norwich University, Littlefield, VT
    Masters in Business Administration
    SUNY College of Technology, Utica, NY
    B.S., Electrical Engineering Technology
     
  • So what are some of our critical challenges?
    Let’s make this an inactive dialog!
  • Changing the “Status Quo”
  • It’s happening around us-Roles are being redefined
    Teachers and administrators are becoming learning leaders
  • 1962
    2011
  • More with Less versusLess with Less!
    More with Less
    Cost cutting measures
    Improved operational efficiencies and productivity
    80/20 rule – 80% cost comes after the acquisition
    Less with Less – a reality check
    Reprioritization of capacity
    Modified objectives
  • More with Less
    Cost cutting measures
    TCO and ROI
    Do you take the time to make the calculations?
    Printing, print management and digital storage
    Dropbox, Skydrive, Google Docs, iCloud
    Remanufactured toner cartridges
    LCD projectors
    Lamp life and replacement costs –BEA/BEP
    Do you consider third party alternatives?
    Are you a brand name and store brand shopper?
    Do you consider reconditioned equipment?
    Do you consider third party warranties?
    Centralized and Contract purchasing
    NY State Contract vs. RFQ/RFP
    Competitive/Cooperative Bidding – Consortiums
    Energy Savings – Virtualization/VDI
  • More with Less
    Improved operational efficiencies
    Have you standardized?
    Manage end-user preferences?
    Not meant to be a quality concession
    Are you running a sneaker-net tech support organization?
    Consider Remote Systems Management/Imaging systems – asset management, updates/patches, help desk support (ROI)
    Ticket tracking – service desk – metrics
    Self-service support – knowledge base
    Managing user expectations
    Virtualization – Server/Desktop/Application
  • More with Less
    Improved operational efficiencies
    Selected Outsourcing
    Local Integrators
    BOCES/RIC’s
    Managed & Hosted Services vs. Pay-as-you-go
    Administration
    Network/Systems Administration
    Help Desk/Tech Support
    Printers/Copiers
    Email and VoIP
    Student/College Interns/Substitutes
  • More with Less
    Improved operational efficiencies
    & cost reduction measures continued
    Software Applications – are you having the conversations?
    Negotiations
    Revised SLA’s
    Microsoft’s EES Program – details coming
    Application virtualization – buy only what you need!
    The Cloud, SAS, SAP (Cloud can=Cash Flow)
    Free products – let’s talk!
    Multi-year contracts
  • Multi-year quotes/contracts
  • Less with Less
    The reality check – let’s state the obvious!
    “At some point we need to come to the realization that we may have to live with the fact that we can no longer afford the life style we were accustomed to!” Sal
    Covey would say put first things first!
    "What gets measured is what gets done" is an old business maxim that's as relevant today as ever. “Measure what matters” is also a frequency used term today, data helps us prioritize decisions in these difficult times
  • A simple but powerful exampleof a recent data driven decision…
  • Academic Volume Licensing Options
    Subscription Enrollments Under
    The Campus And School Agreement
    Open License for Academic
    Select Plus for Academic
    School Enrollment
    Campus Enrollment
    Enrollment for Education Solutions
  • Customize Your Desktop With Two Platform Product Options
    Professional Desktop Platform Suite
    Enterprise Desktop Platform Suite
    With EES you can customize your desktop by selecting individual platform products, including individual CAL Suite components, OR license a desktop platform suite, which combines your Windows upgrade, Office, and CAL Suite licenses into one convenient SKU for greater cost savings.
    EES Desktop Platform products whether licensed individually or as a suite, must be licensed organization wide based on your full time equivalent (FTE) count.
  • Client ML
    Core Infrastructure
    Business Productivity Infrastructure
    Desktop and Device Management
    Enterprise Search
    Business Intelligence
    Security
    Incident, Problem, and Change Management
    Collaboration
    Unified Communications
    Access Management
    Enterprise Content Management
    Data Protection and Recovery
    Plumbing for Business
    Plumbing for IT
    ECAL Suite in 2010
  • Let’s pause and bring it all together…
    How do we start?
    A good overall SWOT analysis will allow us to develop or revise our current technology plan. We may have to take a different strategic approach than when the plan was last updated. After all, any good plan needs to be a dynamic instrument.
    Alternate funding sources
    Are you maximizing your e-Rate
    Have you considered applying for a grant/s
    Engage Local Businesses
    PTO/PTSO/PTA – projectors, document cameras, etc.
    Creative programs – Scholastic Book Fairs -Smartboards
    NYSERTA rebates – virtualization projects
    A final word.
    Any questions?
  • One of my favorite quotes…
    “We cannot become what we would like to be
    by remaining what we are” Max DePree
  • Thank You
    Sal DeAngelo
    sdeangelo@bcsd.neric.org
    www.slideshare.net/saldeangelo