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Back-to-base warranties make retail-grade computers an expensive BYOD mistake.

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Nov 5, 2015 8:23:28 AM

Our business has been putting IT into schools for over twenty years. Now that many schools are going BYOD, it leaves parents with the decision of which device to buy their children, rather than the IT Manager, Business Manager or Principal.

After running BYOD portals for the last few years, the one issue we've heard countless times is challenges with retail grade hardware and back-to-base warranties. If you buy a laptop from a retailer, it's not commerical grade equipment and the warranty isn't either.

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Topics: BYOD, BYOD in schools, warranty repairs

Is Your BYOD Program Under Control Yet?

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Oct 21, 2015 3:43:00 PM
Are you ready for BYOD?

We know that there has been a lot of infrastructure planning to ensure that when all these devices come onto campus the infrastructure can cope. But have you thought about the impact of allowing students to bring in any device and how that will be handled in the classroom?

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Topics: BYOD, BYOD Portal, BYOD in schools

BYOD: How To Choose A Device For Your Child

Posted by Amanda Bowen on May 19, 2015 1:11:00 PM

This is a sponsored Microsoft post. Opinions are my own. Microsoft in Australia is investing in professional development programs and outreach to ensure that as many students as possible have access to devices that broaden their horizons and prepare them for the 21st century workplace.

BYOD can be stressful for parents. If you want to know what your child needs in a device, read on. 

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Topics: BYOD, BYOD in schools, BYOD best practice, Microsoft, tablets, school laptops, BYOT

BYOD Portals - Managing Your BYOD Strategy

Posted by Dylan Mapp on Sep 20, 2013 10:54:00 AM

The smartest way to maximise your savings and mitigate your risks when implementing your BYOD strategy, is with a customised BYOD E-Commerce Portal.  

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Topics: BYOD Portal, BYOD, BYOD in schools, BYOD experience, BYOD best practice, BYOD how to implement

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