System Centre – playing with Service Manager

Ok, so I think people who follow my work often will know that Im a bit of a fan of the whole System Centre thing (yes – I know ive spelt System Centre properly, not the American “Center” that gets used everywhere!).

You see, Configuration Manager – formerly Systems Management Server has always been a winner for me; but the real power now comes if you extend the stort by combining the elements of the suite together. System Centre is designed so that its components share information with eachother – to give you a complete picture and management of your system. Continue reading

Capita SIMS Developments for 2013 – SIMs Learning Gateway

A departure from my normal blog topics to something even more relevant to a lot of schools than my normal writings.

Introduction
SIMS is a School Management database, written and supported by Capita Education Services. 6 months has passed since I was invited to join Capita at their Annual Conference to see and write about forthcoming changes, as well as report back on the year (and ask the awkward questions from the community). In this post, Im going to pick up on SIMS Learning Gateway (SLG for short) – which as I keep reminding them, needs to be renamed!

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