Be Connected: IT Perspectives on IoT Devices

Do you allow Internet of Things (IoT) devices in your district? Worried about security on these devices and how they’ll affect your network? Be Connected wants to hear about it!

This week, we’ll be sharing our IoT experiences and opinions with the group to discover if there’s a better way to include IoT device’s in your institution’s digital ecosystem. Along the way, we’ll have plenty of chances to answer your IoT questions and share resources for utilizing IoT device in the near-term.

Be Connected is a weekly webinar series from the LTC focused on facilitating open discussions about pertinent topics within Illinois’ edtech community. Hosted by the LTC’s Chris Wherley and Eric Muckensturm, each session will focus on a specific topic and provide space for participants to ask and answer questions in a relaxed, supportive environment.

Each week will feature a different core topic and a fresh opportunity to connect with your peers. So, be sure to check the LTC events calendar routinely so that you can join in the discussion and Be Connected.

Be Connected: Google Vault – What is is and what it isn’t

Curious about Google Vault? This information governance tool within Google Workspace can be used to retain, hold, search, and export users’ Google Workspace data. Suffice to say, Google Vault can do a lot for your district when it comes to data retention and management. However, there are few things it cannot do and it’s time we all learn the difference.

Join us this week on Be Connected to learn all about Google Vault, including its core functionalities and how it can be integrated into an existing Google Workspace ecosystem. During this session, you’ll also have plenty of chances to ask questions and learn firsthand how to make Google Vault another productive tool in your information management tool belt.

Be Connected is a weekly webinar series from the LTC focused on facilitating open discussions about pertinent topics within Illinois’ edtech community. Hosted by the LTC’s Chris Wherley and Eric Muckensturm, each session will focus on a specific topic and provide space for participants to ask and answer questions in a relaxed, supportive environment.

Each week will feature a different core topic and a fresh opportunity to connect with your peers. So, be sure to check the LTC events calendar routinely so that you can join in the discussion and Be Connected.

Be Connected: CISSP Certification Resources

Cybersecurity Awareness Month continues this week on Be Connected as we dig into an important, but often less discussed topic – CISSP Certification. Tune in to learn about an assortment of CISSP Certification resources as well as discover how you can utilize this certification to manage a best-in-class cybersecurity program.

Be Connected is a weekly webinar series from the LTC focused on facilitating open discussions about pertinent topics within Illinois’ edtech community. Hosted by the LTC’s Chris Wherley and Eric Muckensturm, each session will focus on a specific topic and provide space for participants to ask and answer questions in a relaxed, supportive environment.

Each week will feature a different core topic and a fresh opportunity to connect with your peers. So, be sure to check the LTC events calendar routinely so that you can join in the discussion and Be Connected.

Be Connected: Cybersecurity Awareness and Resources

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and we don’t want anyone left in the dark! This week’s Be Connected will focus in on ways we can all be more cybersecurity aware, both in the near- and long-term. We’ll also share a few cybersecurity resources your districts can utilize starting today to keep them protected against new and emerging threats.

Be Connected is a weekly webinar series from the LTC focused on facilitating open discussions about pertinent topics within Illinois’ edtech community. Hosted by the LTC’s Chris Wherley and Eric Muckensturm, each session will focus on a specific topic and provide space for participants to ask and answer questions in a relaxed, supportive environment.

Each week will feature a different core topic and a fresh opportunity to connect with your peers. So, be sure to check the LTC events calendar routinely so that you can join in the discussion and Be Connected.

Be Connected: Digital Displays

Questions about digital displays? Looking for tips and recommendations on deploying them in a cohesive, cost-effective manner?

Be Connected has you covered! Tune into this week’s session for timely insights on these useful hardware installations. The LTC’s Chris Wherley will lead the discussions and help you find answers you need to make digital displays a regular part of your institution’s learning environment.

Be Connected is a weekly webinar series from the LTC focused on facilitating open discussions about pertinent topics within Illinois’ edtech community. Hosted by the LTC’s Chris Wherley and Eric Muckensturm, each session will focus on a specific topic and provide space for participants to ask and answer questions in a relaxed, supportive environment.

Each week will feature a different core topic and a fresh opportunity to connect with your peers. So, be sure to check the LTC events calendar routinely so that you can join in the discussion and Be Connected.

Be Connected: Streaming Sports Events

With ready access to streaming platforms like YouTube and Twitch, numerous districts are starting to ask – should we be live streaming our sporting events? This delivery channel is becoming more popular for high school athletic programs, but starting up a streaming network can take some leg work and a little know-how on the front end. Are you ready to step up to the plate and take a swing at streaming your district’s sporting events?

Be Connected is here to remind you to keep your eye on the ball! Join this week’s hour-long session, where we’ll discuss what hardware/software folks are using to live stream their school’s sports, as well as bandwidth/equipment considerations and best practices for getting started. We’ll even offer a few tips for programs looking to grow or expand their existing sports streaming capacity. Get in the game and tune into this week’s Be Connected!

Be Connected is a weekly webinar series from the LTC focused on facilitating open discussions about pertinent topics within Illinois’ edtech community. Hosted by the LTC’s Chris Wherley and Eric Muckensturm, each session will focus on a specific topic and provide space for participants to ask and answer questions in a relaxed, supportive environment.

Each week will feature a different core topic and a fresh opportunity to connect with your peers. So, be sure to check the LTC events calendar routinely so that you can join in the discussion and Be Connected.