Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Message from David Morris, Information Systems Technician

I am originally from Leicester, England (famous as the last resting place of King Richard III), I lived in Perth, Australia, for twenty years (famous for having lots of shark attacks), and am now living on a farm near Dallas … Continue reading

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Recent and Upcoming Projects: Spring, 2014

JSS Server Migration – Finished We recently completed a migration of our JSS server – which is responsible for managing Mac and iPad devices on our network – from an Apple xServe server to a virtualized Windows server.  This migration … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond the Basics

As the district planned for the voted Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) in 2012, one of the driving goals was to establish a technology baseline throughout the district.  At that time, fewer than half of our classrooms had mounted … Continue reading

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Technology PD Offerings (Spring, 2014)

All sessions begin at 3:30 PM, and are held in the Board Room unless otherwise noted   DIY Computer Maintenance (1/27) Located in ADM HS Room 401A Have you ever wanted to know what technicians do to speed up computers … Continue reading

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ADM Technology Statistics (as of January, 2014)

District-Owned Computers: 1,071 Computer Labs: 14 Mobile Device Carts: 14 Digital Projectors: 126 Wireless Access Points: 74 Avg. Wireless Load: 1,120 devices Network Ports Supported: 629 Servers (physical): 10 Servers (virtual): 16 Support Tickets Submitted: 1,034 Tickets per School Day: … Continue reading

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Spring, 2014 Message from the Tech Director

There is no simple answer to the question of what is the primary purpose of schools in our society.  While nowhere near as grandiose, there are parallels in terms of identification of the primary focus of education-sector information technology.  A … Continue reading

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