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Overview of Services
Tech PlanningTech Audit & Strategic Planning "Nuts & Bolts"

Intelligent Networking Multi Tiered Productivity Goal Oriented Curriculum and Training
Intelligent Planning
Ensure that your network & infrastructure support and enhances your organization's needs Ensure that the tools & processes you select enhance both your organization's mission and your user's workflow Ensure that training& curriculum solutions support and enhance your organization's mission.
Technology Audit and Strategic Planning (Back to Top)
  • Facilitate needs assessment
  • Set technology objectives
  • Conduct facilities assessment
  • Review existing plans
  • Develop phasing plans
  • Establish HW & SW requirements
  • Assess vendors
  • Assess productivity tool needs at both organization level and individual worker level
  • Establish SW requirements
  • Asses vendors
  • Assess training readiness and needs
  • Evaluate canned vs. custom training solutions
  • Evaluate learning styles for most effective training
  • Develop/recommend skill assessment instruments
  • Develop training alternatives to meet varied needs
  • Assess infrastructure needs
  • Assess current infrastructure
  • Assess documentation and communication with users
  • Provide recommendations for growth, corrective actions
  • Assess organization needs
  • Assess current software tools and how they are used
  • Assess documentation and communication with users
  • Provide recommendations for growth, corrective actions
  • Assess current training methods, venues, vendors
  • Assess documentation accessibility and usability
  • Assess user skill levels as compared to required skills for the job
  • Provide recommendations
Nuts & Bolts Services (Back to Top)

SASIxp — District integration, planning, implementation; System installation and backup; Updates and patches; Data conversions, import, export; Date periodic maintenance and cleanup; Data integration with other systems; Custom fields, files, queries, reports; New Year Rollover;

Internet & Intranet — Install, configure and support Domain Name Service, Routers, Firewalls, Web Servers, File Servers, Mail Services, and Backup solutions

User Workstations — Configure Macintoshes or Windows operating environments

File Servers — Install, configure and support Windows NT/2000/2003, Linux, Macintosh, Novell file servers

Local Area Networks — Segment large networks, Design & configure on-campus routing, Troubleshoot existing networks, Plan for growth, Assess vendors, Design and support wireless networks

Wide Area Networks — Support off-site connectivity, Troubleshoot existing networks, Review WAN design, Assess vendors

Remote Access — Plan for off-site access to on-site resources & services by remote and mobile users, Implement off-site access

User Workstations — Install and configure user workstations with selected software packages (e.g. MS Office, E-Mail, Web Browsers, Design tools, Database tools); Document standard user configurations for easy maintenance

ASP Solutions — Vendor surveys and analysis of Application Service Providers for targeted data management needs; Assist with deployment and training of ASP solutions

FileMaker Pro™ Database Development — Database design and implementation; Database web access; Provide end user training; Provide database documentation; Assist with deployment and training of 3rd party solutions

Web Site Analysis — Assess Intranet and Internet web site needs; Analyze current website for clarity and usability

Web Site Design Services — Provide website design and regular updates

"Wow - I never had PowerPoint explained so clearly!"

"Never mind Harry Potter, the next movie will be Harris Meyers and the Mystery Machines!"

"Sharon was exactly the right person to get our database project moving again. Our previous consultant just wasn't delivering"


SASIxp — End user training, Administrator training

Technology-Curriculum Integration — Work with teachers and departments to identify viable intgegratin strategies for their grade levels or courses; Deliver focused workshops in technology-curriculum integration with an emphasis on specific solutions for specific needs

Network, Server, Workstation Maintenance — Train tech support, accidental techies, volunteers in standard configurations, backup procedures and other general troubleshooting and maintenance chores

Skill Assessment — Locate or devise appropriate assessment tools, assess constituency learning styles, analyze assessment results

Training Planning — Identify & document training options to meet variety of agency needs and individual needs and styles

Custom Training Modules — Design goal oriented custom curriculum and custom lessons using a "what do we need to do" model; Document strategy and lessons; Deliver lessons to meet identified needs — classroom style, discussion group style, one-on-one

Train the Trainer — To achieve self-sufficiency identify peer mentors, in-house experts, potential experts; Train in-house personnel on both content and delivery; Provide on-going support

End User Training — Deliver custom end user lessons; Provide training in well-defined topics, e.g. Basic Troubleshooting, Network Ethics, E-mail Use and Etiquette, Browsing and Searching the Internet

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