Whilst ESS argue that there are easy and approved methods for migrating school data when changing from SIMS to another provider, schools, MATs, Support Teams and other MIS providers all argue that these methods are not the best way to handle the data migration and that the use of a SIMS backup file for this purpose has been ‘industry standard’ for many years.
Category: MIS Procurement
We have posted two articles recently around concerns raised over ESS SIMS’ warning to schools and to other MIS providers around using the SIMS backup files for data migration purposes. In this post we let you hear what ESS SIMS have to say about this subject.
Changing MIS can be a daunting task with many differing viewpoints, so if you are thinking of a change, there are several considerations you should make…
In recent weeks we’ve been posting a fair amount about BETT which took place between 24th and 26th January at ExCel London.
This year over 40,000 visitors from more than 140 countries attended the event. The overall exhibition space seemed smaller than last year and was split over two halls.
The Education Authority (EA) Northern Ireland comprehensive procurement process completed in December 2023 sees Bromcom play a key role in the overall solution delivery alongside a range of partners.
We will be visiting the BETT show this week and would love to meet up with anyone interested in talking ‘MIS’.
With BETT 2024 fast approaching we asked MIS providers the following questions:
We believe all schools should know if the MIS that is being recommended to them is paying the support team a referral fee.
Over the past couple of months, we’ve published four articles on the topic of ethics in the MIS market. Now that there’s more churn than ever before, we think that all providers should ensure that no barriers are put in the way. However we’ve had sight of the latest missive from ESS to their SIMS Support Units which makes some worrying points.
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