Technical Advice

  1. 3 Top Priorities for a Primary School IT Lead

    3 Top Priorities for a Primary School IT Lead

    No matter how many years’ experience you have in education, taking on a subject lead can be a daunting task. Given the mishmash of roles and responsibilities, IT lead has to be one of the most daunting of all.

    Perhaps you’re purely focused on your responsibility for guiding your school on the subject of IT and what to offer students. But maybe you’ve also been roped into choosing which technology the school should introduce into its classroom next year and how to distribute funds with maximum effect for every department.

    It’s no simple ask. But you can make things easier by knowing where to focus your efforts. Read on for our round up three top priorities for a primary school IT lead.

    1.      Keep up to date

    A common ask of an IT lead will inevitably be to keep the technology your school uses up to date and up to its job of serving teachers and pupils. This doesn’t just mean staying up to date by purchasing the latest equipment; you can also make sure

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  2. The Best Enterprise Wireless Presentation Systems

    The Best Enterprise Wireless Presentation Systems

    When it comes to big business, it’s vital that every component of your company is a well-oiled machine. Nowhere are gaps or problems more obvious than in a meeting; with all eyes on the team, you want everything to run smoothly.

    Wireless presentation systems are at the heart of today’s collaborative meeting environment and this single device can mean the difference between a professional and impactful meeting and a major communications malfunction.

    But what factors do you need to consider when it comes to choosing the best enterprise level wireless presentation system for your meetings? Read on to find out more.

    Security

    Security is serious business in the workplace. With more and more devices connected to company systems, you need to be confident that your IT security is up to the job at every level.

    Barco is one wireless presentation system manufacturer that takes its emphasis on security seriously. Barco is the firm behind the ClickShare fam

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  3. How to Choose the Right Screen for Data Presentation

    How to Choose the Right Screen for Data Presentation

    Spreadsheets. Love them or loathe them, the fact of the matter is that we all have to deal with them in meetings. And we all know this kind of data is highly detailed, each cell or line could hold a vital key to the company’s future. Whether your meeting centres around financial reporting to senior board members and investors, or your team is analysing web analytics, traffic or consumer engagement statistics, visualising and interpreting the minutiae is paramount.

    But without the right display screen, there’s a very real risk that your team could miss out on these all-important details. Finding the right display or touch screen for your meeting room or boardroom is essential when figures and analytics are the core premise of your business.

    But where do you start? When it comes to displaying data, you need the highest screen resolution possible and we’ll explain why.

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  4. How To Create the Right Impression with Digital Signage

    How To Create  the Right Impression with Digital Signage

    The right communications strategy can help products fly off the shelves, keep employees at peak performance and even bring investors knocking. It’s all about giving out the right impression of the business.

    There are dozens of methods of communicating with clients, team members and business partners. But a growing number of modern businesses are prioritising the use of digital signage. Once seen as just an external advertising tool, digital signage is fast realising its potential to transform internal communications and more.

    We’ve taken a look at some of the steps you can take to ensure your digital signage installation makes an impact and explored just why this technology is proving to be so popular.

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  5. Why You Can Trust Sony When it Comes to 4K

    Why You Can Trust Sony When it Comes to 4K

    Sony has been an instrumental player in the development of 4K visual technology and to this day the company remains an industry leader.

    We’ve explored the brand’s history to discover why this famous manufacturer remains one of the most reputable and trusted providers of ultra-high definition (UHD) 4K displays.


    Sony 4K in the Film Industry

    Sony has been at the forefront of 4K development since the technology’s conception. In fact, the international giant was the first brand to launch a commercially available 4K digital cinema projector.

    Even before the technology was fully tested, Sony had signed agreements to roll it out to a huge number of major cinema chains around the world, deliv

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  6. Why Your Business Needs 4K Resolution Displays

    Why Your Business Needs 4K Resolution Displays

    Effective use of technology is rapidly becoming a crucial factor in determining just how successful and productive business teams can be. The right tools provide a multitude of benefits for the internal workings of a company. But they’re also a sign of forward-thinking and innovation on show to any clients, prospective partners and investors. And it’s this additional factor, the potential to impress, that has swung many companies round to really seeing the value of 4K in the business environment.

    We’ve taken a look at some of the main reasons why the new kid on the technology block

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  7. The Best Large Meeting Room Displays

    The Best Large Meeting Room Displays

    Everyone wants the best for their business. But what does best mean when it comes to choosing a large meeting room display for your company?

    Here at DisplayPoint our experts have rounded up the best of the bunch based on a number of factors. So whether you’re looking for the best budget display or the best touchscreen on the market, we’ve got the pick of the pick of the big bunch here.

    The Best Value Large Meeting Displays

    Sony FWL-65W855C

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    At 65 inches, the Sony FWL-65W855C is a large display that works well in a large meeting or conference room.

    While not enormous, it’s a good sized screen that comes

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  8. Technology to Enhance Multi-Site Meeting Collaboration

    Technology to Enhance Multi-Site Meeting Collaboration

    Traditional meetings where colleagues get together around the boardroom table are no longer a necessity. Today, workers are able to meet digitally, share and confer while in completely different locations, thanks to digital technology.

    But without the right setup, what should be a time-saving, productivity-enhancing development instead becomes a drain on resources. Teams are forced to struggle with poor call quality, the wrong connectors for their devices or a low-resolution display screen that means they can’t share the content they want to at the quality they need.

    Fortunately, many companies are noticing the fact that poor technology implementation means frustrated teams and wasted hours and so they’re moving to choose the right technology to help with multi-site meeting collaboration and allow teams around the world to be more productive.

    Software Solutions

    The answer to the problem of connecting teams in sites around the world is twofold: you

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  9. Resolution & Screen Sharing

    Resolution & Screen Sharing

    Screen sharing and collaboration technologies have transformed the way in which teams work together. Developments in meeting room technology mean it’s now commonplace for two, three or even four people to contribute their content on the main meeting room display screen at the same time.

    This has noticeably changed the dynamic in meeting rooms across the country; meetings dominated by a single contributor are fast becoming a thing of the past and creativity and productivity are rising as more and more team members have the ability to share their own content and feel confident in doing so.

    But all this can be brought to a grinding halt if the meeting room display screen wasn’t purchased with screen sharing in mind. The problem is that splitting the screen between multiple contributors affects the resolution. We’ll explore why this is the case and what can be do

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  10. A Guide to Wireless Presentation Devices

    A Guide to Wireless Presentation Devices

    There’s no denying the fact that when it comes to getting everyone connected quickly, nothing beats wireless. Cabled connections certainly still have their place as a backup or in certain rooms with static setups, but more and more people are embracing the flexibility of wireless connections in the workplace and the agility that they provide.

    The crux of the matter is that wireless connectivity really does save time and nowhere is this more evident in the meeting room than with wireless presentation devices. W

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