Posts tagged: email

A Zimbra Trouble-Shooting Story

Okay, if you read this blog and others, it will seem like new technologies like Zimbra and Drupal are set and forget.  Five minute installs followed by months of enjoyment and feet on the desk. Most untrue. Here’s one that plagued us for almost a month– the main log in screen to Zimbra (for the […]

Friday February 19th, 2010 in , , | Comments Off on A Zimbra Trouble-Shooting Story

Google Wave

If you haven’t seen it, it’s worth watching the Google Wave presentation on Youtube: What’s interesting to me is if they follow through on both the open source promises and the federation promises, meaning that we could run our own Wave server locally, have complete privacy of local waves, yet tap into the extensions built […]

Monday September 28th, 2009 in , , | Comments Off on Google Wave

A FinalSite Report and Request

We’ve been working with Finalsite for about a year now, and I think it’s time for a quick report. In the main, Finalsite has allowed us to greatly increase the value of the main school website. We now have a parent/student portal with fairly comprehensive calendar layers and directories with sophisticated relationships (linking parents to […]

Sunday September 20th, 2009 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on A FinalSite Report and Request

The Best Review…

Okay, we changed email systems. Farewell FirstClass. Hello, Zimbra. Big changes: strong web client, 2 gigs of storage for faculty/staff, 1 gig for students. Lots of calendars, shared folders, shared mailboxes. Big work: moving contacts, calendars and mail folders from FirstClass. My favorite review so far: my seventh grade son claims his classmates are saying, […]

Tuesday September 8th, 2009 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Best Review…

Learning is Hard Work

Okay, we all want to be and produce life-long learners, but sometimes being a life-long learner is hard work. For example, the goal posts of K12 technology keep moving. What used to be “good enough” changes every two years or so. In the old days, having a good quality file server was fine, and a […]

Sunday July 12th, 2009 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Learning is Hard Work
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