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MIS Update: OCC Support & Training

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Oxfordshire County Council have finalised their annual MIS support and training costs this week @ £800 plus £3.50 per pupil.

For more information, please find refer to OCC’s information leaflet:

 

The pricing for OCC support is less than expected and we feel it gives schools a sensible alternative for their RM Integris and SIMS support. One important factor that schools should consider is that OCC include training (including OPT) as part of ...

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MIS Update: Support and Training

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Many schools have been firming up their MIS decisions last week and we estimate that 80% of schools we are speaking to are leaning towards (or have ordered) RM Integris; schools have been very impressed with what they have seen of RM Integris (including the cost!) and will follow OCC’s recommendation.

Scomis is the overwhelming preference for SIMS hosting for those schools who have inspection / academy pressure or where their training investment into SIMS is significant. On the other hand, ...

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SIMS Update: MIS Preferred Supplier Announcement

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123ICT have been contacted by many schools re the announcement from OCC re the MIS preferred supplier to Oxfordshire schools. Now that we have had 48 hours to digest the implications, we can assure you that as a company, we will aim to understand the time scales, as well as the technical and financial implications involved, with a view of offering impartial advice to Oxfordshire primary schools.

In summary, schools have a decision to make in the near future (i.e. during February) ...

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ICT Services for Schools – MIS Procurement Update

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Oxfordshire Council County have been running a MIS Procurement exercise and it was hoped to have the announcement for schools today. 123ICT have been informed that this is not happening as there is still some signing off to be done in the Council.

The MIS Procurement announcement will now be published in January 2013.

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SIMS Central Service – Office 2010 Licensing

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Since September 2011, Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) have been upgrading their computers to Windows 7 and MS Office 2010 platforms.  During the Easter Break 2012, Capita will be discontinuing their support of SIMS with MS Office 2003 and therefore OCC will be upgrading the SIMS Central servers to MS Office 2010 .

Schools are responsible for their own software licensing and from the start of the summer term 2012, schools will need the appropriate licence for MS Office 2010 on any computer that is ...

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