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    School intranets

    Just a general query for those schools which have an intranet. What software do you use, and what's the most useful thing you've accomplished with it?
    Last edited by beeswax; 10th September 2008 at 12:11 PM. Reason: Shoddy workmanship

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    We use a product called 'Schoolnet' at the moment, produced by a guy at Yewlands High School. So far it's little more than a room booking system. We was using the Helpdesk, but things of got lax... We need to get on top of Intranets, helpdesks, etc here - when we get the time amongst the billion and one other jobs.

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    Sharepoint For the win!

    replaced staff briefings with daily news feed.
    Brought in fault logging for it/caretaking/media
    produced independant sites for various whole school prjects.

    And its totally AD integrated, so all the permissioning, etc is easy

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    MediaWiki for staff, student and tech support intranets.

    CRBS for room booking.

    My little helpdesk for ICT Support helpdesk.

    Ben

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    homebrew custom hand crafted html or asp

    Looking at updating though, hopefully sharepoint. Currently have IT bookings, urgent notices, cover sheet, links to online resources per department, our FAQ, a homework hand in system, policies, feeder school info. All sorts of goodness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    MediaWiki for staff, student and tech support intranets.

    Ben
    Just started using MediaWiki here for a Tech Support intranet - prob. the most useful thing with implemented in a while!

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    Quote Originally Posted by beeswax View Post
    Just a general query for those schools which have an intranet. What software do you use, and what's the most useful thing you've accomplished with it?
    You can take a look at ours if you like. I control permissions with IIS, just added you to allowed list.

    If you add http://172.24.32.4 into your intranet zones in IE then navigate to http://172.24.32.4

    Please bare in mind it’s a working progress, if you have any problems you have my e-mail.

    Z

    PS: Will only work internally

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    You can take a look at ours if you like. I control permissions with IIS, just added you to allowed list.

    If you add http://172.24.32.4 into your intranet zones in IE then navigate to http://172.24.32.4

    PS: Will only work internally
    That's useful to those of us here on the, urm, internet...

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    WIKI for the ICT Support Team
    Kayako as our ICT Helpdesk
    and Sharepoint with SIMS webparts as our Staff / Student / Parent Intranet

    All web based and available externally via the internet.

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    We have a mashup of Drupaled moodle and mediawiki.

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    I've just set up a basic staff intranet using wordpress, as it's dead simple! Because it's basically a blogging application, it's really easy for admin people to go in, type a new article and submit it, no complecations there at all. It also has shortcuts to our ICT helpdesk, school website, webmail, Eclipse library system and google so it's a good starting point for staff. Students at the moment just get a crude HTML page with shortcuts on to the different systems.

    It doesn't look that impressive, it could be better if I had more time to spend on it, but it's really only a stop gap until we get our full VLE in place which will hopefully be sharepoint based, and take over as the starting page for all.

    Mike.

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    Sharepoint, awesome piece of software

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    I'm using sharepoint but I'm going to say that anyway ;-)

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    Cool

    We just use Apache/Mysql/PHP for the College website and intranet.
    Wordpress for the student/staff announcements
    Moodle for our E-Learning.

    We also have a FT webmaster.

    Ezza

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    We use LAMP here, developed ground up by myself including CMS and so on



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