Technology strategies for school districts
The technology imperative
Staying ahead of the curve in the classroom
Managing risk in school districts
K12 Technology Thought Leadership
Information security trends for K-12Join us as we discuss an overview of information security trends and events facing K-12 institutions. We'll examine the rise of security breaches and identify the steps you can take to protect your organization.
Data center design standardsIT systems are critical for the day-to-day operations of today’s organizations. Typically, IT systems within an organization are housed at a centralized location often referred to as the “server room” or the “data center.”
Moving to the cloud doesn’t mean outsourcing your security controlsYou don’t have to look far to find an article extoling the benefits of cloud computing. After all, by sharing information technology (IT) resources in the cloud, businesses and government agencies of all sizes can leverage their people more effectively.
Five benefits of shared services in K12As school districts try to reduce costs, many are considering collaborations to enhance their non-instructional functions and services. A shared-service model can help.
New ideas for K-12: It is a celebration of innovation in the K-12 communityThere could be a woe-is-me feeling in the K-12 community.
Protect your institution by managing riskThere are ongoing threats specific to your higher education institution. Explore the world of risk management and the risk factors you should be mitigating now.
Cybersecurity is like a sponge: Five ways to safeguard your dataDespite good intentions, IT infrastructure often seems more like a porous sponge than impenetrable vault. Hacks of all types are increasingly common, but these straightforward steps can help prevent them.
With the new revenue recognition standard, it pays to be proactiveWill implementing the new standard require significant time and strategic thinking? Yes. But in the in the process, you could uncover solutions for improving your business model.
Five steps to effectively manage riskShared understanding of the particular risks to your higher education institution and its operations is critical among campus leadership and decision makers. These five steps can help you get to consensus and create a risk management plan.
Do you have a comprehensive strategic technology plan to ensure your systems best meet your needs — today and into the future? With our combined K-12 and technology expertise, we offer you solutions to help you work more efficiently and support innovative approaches to teaching and learning as you face pressure to improve student outcomes with less funding.
We can help you meet the increasing demand for connectivity from your faculty, staff, and students. We don't sell hardware or software, so you can depend on us for objective, unbiased advice and valuable insights to help you meet your objectives.
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I can’t say enough good things about the team, they are incredible to work with, and they are very diligent and very detailed. I have worked with a ton of consultants, and what I appreciated most was that Plante Moran never acted like outside consultants. They truly became part of our family, and they took ownership and felt a great deal of responsibility for successful outcomes along with us. I knew we weren’t alone, we were truly partners.
Our team is dedicated to serving education clients, and has a deep understanding of school district functions and the issues that are important to them. We draw upon all of this experience to provide a “best practice” solution that is tailored to your district’s unique needs. We have experience with all aspects of assessing, selecting, and implementing administrative systems, and we’ve helped individual districts form collaborations to share systems across multiple districts.
We can provide enrollment projections, facility assessments, bond planning and owner’s representation services to help you plan for the future facility and technology needs of your district.