Updated at 4:54 PM, May 1st: While ICCSD staff members should expect to receive an email with finalized information later tonight or tomorrow, here’s an update regarding where we’re at with the email transition for those of you who follow the blog: Read More »
The District completed the configuration necessary to switch to Gmail for email service last night at 8 PM. This transition is in progress, but propagation of the change has been slower than we anticipated (more details below). As such, emails are still being delivered to Exchange, and users can access emails and calendar information as you always have. You may also notice that some emails are being delivered to your Google accounts; as of 7:30 this morning, those emails will be automatically forwarded to your Exchange account as well. Once the change has been fully propagated, we’ll notify users of the time at which new emails will only be delivered to Google. Read More »
Many thanks to South East Junior High teacher librarian and Instructional Design Strategist (Innovation) Chelsea Sims for creating this great Gmail and Google Calendar guide (link below) to help ease the transition from Exchange to Google:
I’ve posted an email migration overview, along with a opens in a new windowmore detailed presentation, explaining the upcoming switch from Exchange email to Google email. Further, you can find instructions for manually migrating emails older than 180 days, or for configuring Outlook to access Google mail. That said, there are still some questions that have come in from users relating to the email migration. For the benefit of all, here are questions and answers: Read More »
We in the technology & innovation department are tremendously excited about the staff-assigned laptop upgrades that are taking place in early to mid-May. Such a large undertaking, however, also creates potential pitfalls that we’ve been working hard to avoid.
One of the steps that staff members can take to ensure that the upgrade process goes quickly and smoothly is to back up your files prior to the laptop upgrade date. Since our Google Drive accounts offer unlimited storage, we’re strongly recommending the use of the Google Drive application to back up any and all files that you want to keep to your Google Drive account, and then after the upgrade the Google Drive application can be used to download those files to your new computer. Read More »