Worldgate Blog

June 14, 2019

Maintaining the Integrity of a 1:1 Strategy While Adding New Programs!

by Debbie Karcher In my last article I discussed the argument for uniformity in 1:1 deployment in districts with high mobility rates and discussed the benefits. […]
June 13, 2019

Why and When Mobility Rate Should Drive Your 1:1 Strategy

June 6, 2019

Five Rules When Preparing for a Weather Event!

Written by Debbie Karcher As a former Chief Information Officer of Miami-Dade County Public Schools I would have already had the pre-hurricane activities completed.  June 1st […]
May 30, 2019

Implementing a Data Integration Framework!

written by Debbie Karcher Data dependency and data usage in K12 organizations continue to drive many technology projects. Since the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) […]
May 30, 2019

One-Time Resource Model!

Written by Debbie Karcher This article discusses the resource and expertise deficit  that school districts’  Information Technology (IT) organizations face today. It suggests that IT organizations […]
May 23, 2019

Underestimating Organization Change Management

The driving force behind truly integrating technology in education Written by Scott Montgomery As a management services company partnering with K-12 districts across the county, Worldgate […]
May 23, 2019

Making your Systems Work for Your District!

Written by Debbie Karcher Unlike business organizations whose goal is to maximize profits school districts must raise student achievement which is not so straight forward. School […]
May 21, 2019

Cyber Security Continued: You mean there is a difference?

Written by Debbie Karcher The previous article (Three C’s of Cybersecurity) discussed creating a cybersecurity plan and the importance of having one in place. Many different […]
May 15, 2019

Three C’s of Cybersecurity (Chief Support, Create a Cybersecurity Strategy, Change Culture)

Written by Debbie Karcher Cybersecurity is probably a high priority in your district but having the resources in place to effectively manage these threats is difficult. […]
May 9, 2019

Cloud Computing (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) does not have to be Alphabet Soup

Written by Debbie Karcher Cloud computing can be difficult with the many types of cloud offerings available. One can drown in the wave of acronyms especially […]
May 2, 2019

5 Things School Districts can do now to prepare for a Modern ERP System

5 Things School Districts can do now to prepare for a Modern ERP System Written by Diana Richie Transitioning to a new, integrated ERP system is […]
April 30, 2019

Six Information Technology (IT) Areas New Superintendents Should Review

Six Information Technology (IT) Areas New Superintendents Should Review Written by Debbie Karcher This is the time of year when superintendent changes and announcements are made. […]