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General Chat Thread, MIS market share in General; Originally Posted by nathancr Thanks Rabbie. Out of interest is sims.net the web based version of SIMS? Or how does ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by nathancr View Post
    Thanks Rabbie. Out of interest is sims.net the web based version of SIMS? Or how does it related to the regular SIMS application? Or is the actual SIMS application itself?
    There isn't a web version of SIMS.net. There is an addon which provides limited web based functionality to SIMS.net users.

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    I find it interesting no one has ticked Integris considering their claim to be the second biggest MIS provider in the UK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    There isn't a web version of SIMS.net. There is an addon which provides limited web based functionality to SIMS.net users.

    Ah ok thanks. That must be their learning gateway which they advertise on their site. I presumed that main application wasnt web based.

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    CMIS do a completely web based version for primarys which is supposed to be comming to secondarys in the not to distance future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nathancr View Post
    I find it interesting no one has ticked Integris considering their claim to be the second biggest MIS provider in the UK.
    To be fair that's my (Capita's) statement - as most RM schools are primary its unlikely that they have too many techs working in the summer holidays.

    According to the DCSF (England) they had 2014 returns from RM in Jan 09 - 1938 were nursery/primary/special. Serco had 1387 of which 851 were nursery/primary/special.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhilNeal View Post
    According to the DCSF (England) they had 2014 returns from RM in Jan 09 - 1938 were nursery/primary/special. Serco had 1387 of which 851 were nursery/primary/special.
    Phil, It's amazing how you store all this information in your head and can recall it so readily

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    There isn't a web version of SIMS.net. There is an addon which provides limited web based functionality to SIMS.net users.
    Yes, it's Sims Learning Gateway. It's Sharepoint based

    -ken

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhilNeal View Post
    To be fair that's my (Capita's) statement - as most RM schools are primary its unlikely that they have too many techs working in the summer holidays.

    According to the DCSF (England) they had 2014 returns from RM in Jan 09 - 1938 were nursery/primary/special. Serco had 1387 of which 851 were nursery/primary/special.
    Thats really quite interesting that over 60% of the Serco figure was that group tbh, I would have thought it more the other way around myself, hey you learn something new every day

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    Yes strange thing RMs MIS product it sort of sits there and gets on with the job and nobody quite notices how much market share it has. Remember having this conversation few betts ago and had same surprise at how large % share RM have.

    Russ

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    Edit - Must remember to read the whole thread before posting.

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