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Budgeting for Storage Needs – Whether you need a high-density system for evidence or a heavy-duty weapon cabinet for pistols and gear, you want a storage solution that will keep your items secure and organized and that will last beyond the next budget year. Here are eight features to consider before you decide to buy.
Digital citizenship is a term that has recently gained prominence as our schools and classrooms have become increasingly steeped in technology. Simply put, digital citizenship refers to the way we behave online and the social rules and expectations that we apply to those behaviors. The word “citizenship” refers to our contribution to and responsibility toward a community.
East Georgia College was looking for an individual storage solution for dormitory students to store their laptops and other valuables within the limited space of their dorm rooms. The college needed a solution that was convenient and easy for students to use, and it also had to be secure and compact to ensure that the students’ computers and other items would be kept safe and out of the way in these small spaces.
With the explosion of classroom technology, IT directors and technology coaches are working to keep up with bandwidth demand and predict its growth from year to year. While every school is different in the kinds of technology it uses, understanding trends in classroom technology can help make bandwidth predictions more accurate so budgets and planning don’t fall short.
If you’re looking at your school’s computer store and charge carts and thinking it may be time to replace them, you probably purchased your carts from the wrong manufacturer. A well-constructed cart should last a lifetime, so if yours isn’t even lasting through lunchtime, you should definitely learn what to look for so you don’t make the same mistake the second time around.
If you work in a public school that participates in state testing, then you’re likely familiar with the high level of security surrounding test materials and the challenge of personal device storage in testing areas. Teachers and administrators frequently struggle with managing students’ personal devices while they’re taking the test…
Technology is continuing to have a dramatic effect on the classroom, not just in terms of the devices that students are using to learn but also in how the classroom is designed and furnished to accommodate device storage and charging. What does it mean for your school and its approach to device management? Here’s a closer look.
Many facilities have a need to securely store and charge devices when they are not in use or are not permitted in certain areas. For education and privacy-sensitive settings where personal device use is restricted, a stationary cabinet or depot is ideal. With this type of storage, cellphones or other small personal devices and belongings can be placed in individual compartments with single key or passcode access.
Do you feel like you’ve outgrown your current storage lockers or that it might be time for an upgrade? Are you looking for a better way to safely store and organize your equipment for easy access? Datum is proud to partner with branches of the armed forces and first responders to develop custom locker applications for any situation.
Do you feel like your current storage lockers aren’t meeting your growing needs? Are you looking for a better way to store gear and equipment for your employees or personnel? Maybe it’s time for an upgrade! The 4Post Personal Storage Locker by Datum is a great way for branches of the military and first responders to store everything they need while also maximizing space.
TekStak™ by Datum is the premiere one-to-one storage solution for your business, school, or government organization. Designed to safely store your laptops, netbooks, and other valuable electronics, TekStak™ is the latest addition to Datum’s line of innovative solutions. TekStak™ features individual locking bays that allow users to securely store their valuables in a stacked layout.
It’s time to look at the budget again. For government agencies and public entities, that means careful consideration of storage, shelving and filing systems. Safety, security, space and asset allocation, mobility and capacity are all top priorities – and common difficulties – for most public and government organizations.