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Open Source

  1. 1. Noxon school district (northwest Montana) switch to open source software with a projected ten year savings of more than $ 338,000. (a student body of only 270 kids)
  2. 2. Michigan district saves $400,000 with Google Apps Education Edition
  3. 3. Indiana District Funds Classroom Makeovers with Open Source Savings of $150,000 to $200,000 per year
  4. 4. Open Source Software: Financial Advantages and the Implementation Process
  5. 5. What is Open Source Software?
  6. 6. What is Open Source Software? It is computer software for which the source code and other rights normally reserved for copyright holders are provided under a software license that meets the Open Source definition or that is in the public domain.
  7. 7. What is Open Source Software? It is computer software for which the source code and other rights normally reserved for copyright holders are provided under a software license that meets the Open Source definition or that is in the public domain. This permits users to use, change, and improve the software, and to redistribute it in modified or unmodified forms. It is very often developed in a public, collaborative manner.
  8. 8. Examples of Open Source Software
  9. 9. Examples of Open Source Software
  10. 10. Examples of Open Source Software
  11. 11. Examples of Open Source Software
  12. 12. Examples of Open Source Software
  13. 13. Examples of Open Source Software
  14. 14. Examples of Open Source Software
  15. 15. Cost Savings
  16. 16. Cost Savings For Example, if you take a district with approximately 2,000 computer this would be your savings.
  17. 17. Cost Savings For Example, if you take a district with approximately 2,000 computer this would be your savings. Computers: 2,000 Windows 7 License: $60.00 a seat Microsoft Office 2010 $50.00 a seat Total Cost: $220,000
  18. 18. Cost Savings For Example, if you take a district with approximately 2,000 computer this would be your savings.
  19. 19. Cost Savings For Example, if you take a district with approximately 2,000 computer this would be your savings. Computers: 2,000 Linux OpenSUSE Edu Li-f-e: .50 a seat Open Office Suite: Free Total Cost: $1,000
  20. 20. Cost Savings For Example, if you take a district with approximately 2,000 computer this would be your savings. Computers: 2,000 Linux OpenSUSE Edu Li-f-e: .50 a seat Open Office Suite: Free Total Cost: $1,000
  21. 21. Cost Savings For Example, if you take a district with approximately 2,000 computer this would be your savings. A Cost Savings of $219,000 Computers: 2,000 Linux OpenSUSE Edu Li-f-e: .50 a seat Open Office Suite: Free Total Cost: $1,000
  22. 22. Cost Savings For Example, if you take a district with approximately 2,000 computer this would be your savings. A Cost Savings of $219,000 Computers: 2,000 Linux OpenSUSE Edu Li-f-e: .50 a seat Open Office Suite: Free Total Cost: $1,000
  23. 23. Advantages of Open Source
  24. 24. Advantages of Open Source Lower total cost of ownership
  25. 25. Advantages of Open Source Lower total cost of ownership Reduced dependence on software vendors
  26. 26. Advantages of Open Source Lower total cost of ownership Reduced dependence on software vendors Lower cost for students’ home machines
  27. 27. Advantages of Open Source Lower total cost of ownership Reduced dependence on software vendors Lower cost for students’ home machines Use older hardware
  28. 28. Advantages of Open Source Lower total cost of ownership Reduced dependence on software vendors Lower cost for students’ home machines Use older hardware Higher level of security
  29. 29. Disadvantages of Open Source
  30. 30. Disadvantages of Open Source Projects can die
  31. 31. Disadvantages of Open Source Projects can die Support Issues
  32. 32. Disadvantages of Open Source Projects can die Support Issues Can be confusing to home user to install
  33. 33. Disadvantages of Open Source Projects can die Support Issues Can be confusing to home user to install Changing software could upset the client
  34. 34. Step 1 - Building a Plan & Setting Goals
  35. 35. Step 1 - Building a Plan & Setting Goals Participate in a kick-off meeting with your Project Team
  36. 36. Step 1 - Building a Plan & Setting Goals Participate in a kick-off meeting with your Project Team Identify a pilot school(s) in your district that will be the first to deploy
  37. 37. Step 1 - Building a Plan & Setting Goals Participate in a kick-off meeting with your Project Team Identify a pilot school(s) in your district that will be the first to deploy See what other schools have done using the software
  38. 38. Step 1 - Building a Plan & Setting Goals Participate in a kick-off meeting with your Project Team Identify a pilot school(s) in your district that will be the first to deploy See what other schools have done using the software Develop scheme and dates for technical requirements
  39. 39. Step 2 - Testing the Product and Develop Training
  40. 40. Step 2 - Testing the Product and Develop Training Get acquainted with software and services
  41. 41. Step 2 - Testing the Product and Develop Training Get acquainted with software and services Notify staff of time line for user- facing change
  42. 42. Step 2 - Testing the Product and Develop Training Get acquainted with software and services Notify staff of time line for user- facing change Start developing training
  43. 43. Step 2 - Testing the Product and Develop Training Get acquainted with software and services Notify staff of time line for user- facing change Start developing training Create accounts (if necessary)
  44. 44. Step 3 - Develop Training and Scheduling
  45. 45. Step 3 - Develop Training and Scheduling Continue developing training for teachers and students
  46. 46. Step 3 - Develop Training and Scheduling Continue developing training for teachers and students Schedule training for 3 weeks prior to launching
  47. 47. Step 3 - Develop Training and Scheduling Continue developing training for teachers and students Schedule training for 3 weeks prior to launching Check in with your Project Team (update with questions/concerns/ changes)
  48. 48. Step 4 - Train Pilot School
  49. 49. Step 4 - Train Pilot School Administer training for your first pilot school users
  50. 50. Step 4 - Train Pilot School Administer training for your first pilot school users Collect Feedback from users
  51. 51. Step 5 - Implementing the Plan
  52. 52. Step 5 - Implementing the Plan Create accounts for each school
  53. 53. Step 5 - Implementing the Plan Create accounts for each school Designate school trainers at each school location and provide training material to your trainers
  54. 54. Step 5 - Implementing the Plan Create accounts for each school Designate school trainers at each school location and provide training material to your trainers Train Help Desk or Support personnel
  55. 55. Step 6 - Ignite
  56. 56. Step 6 - Ignite Schedule training for each individual school
  57. 57. Step 6 - Ignite Schedule training for each individual school Check that the trainers have administered training for each school
  58. 58. Step 6 - Ignite Schedule training for each individual school Check that the trainers have administered training for each school Continue to promote service usage with students in the classroom
  59. 59. Step 6 - Ignite Schedule training for each individual school Check that the trainers have administered training for each school Continue to promote service usage with students in the classroom Monitor Active Usage using the
  60. 60. Questions?

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