June 21st, 2011 // 6:52 am @ admin
This Sunday instead of the usual mountain biking, golfing, summer barbeque’s etc, the CloudSource team decamped to the Prague Congress Centre to attend the Robert Kiyosaki seminar.
Robert Kiyosaki is the author of ‘Rich Dad Poor dad’ which has always been one of my favourite business books, so the chance to see him live was too good [...]
June 7th, 2011 // 3:21 am @ admin
Just a few quick updates about the new developments at CourseDirector, the Learning Management System tightly integrated with Google Apps.
Special “end of term” promotion
We are pleased to announce an offer for schools and Colleges who sign up for CourseDirector before 31 July 2011: All customers taking an annual subscription will have an additional 3 months [...]
May 16th, 2011 // 10:03 am @ admin
Following on from my post about 37signals and our incorporation of many of their principles for the design of web apps, I thought I would write a quick post on the design principles that have guided the development of CourseDirector.
Integration with Google Apps – This is the key to the success of CourseDirector and our [...]
CloudSource to present CourseDirector demo to teachers together with Google. 24 May 2011 16:30 PST. Click the link below to register
May 16th, 2011 // 9:13 am @ admin
May 16th, 2011 // 8:53 am @ admin
As the Google Apps Marketplace recently celebrated it’s 1 year anniversary I recently performed a quick review of all the installable Apps in the Education (EDU) Marketplace, which is our main area of expertise here at CloudSource.
Of course we have our CourseDirector app in the Marketplace, but as Google Apps EDU consultants we also work [...]
April 15th, 2011 // 9:30 am @ admin
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April 14th, 2011 // 9:25 am @ admin
The two products always mentioned alongside each other in the mobile workers ‘toolkit’ were Google Docs and Dropbox, with people sharing spreadsheets and Word docs in Google Docs and using Dropbox to store and share other types of file. Recently though I have been hearing from more and more people who have been using ONLY Google [...]
Press Release: CloudSource Solutions today announced the release of the CourseDirector App in the Google Apps Marketplace
April 13th, 2011 // 9:05 am @ admin
CloudSource Solutions today announced the release of the CourseDirector App in the Google Apps Marketplace
CloudSource director Mike Gouteff commented “CloudSource created the App to provide a full LMS system within Google App. We believe in the current economic climate with shrinking school IT budgets the time was right for a system that sits within Google [...]
April 12th, 2011 // 5:54 am @ admin
The third quarter of 2010 and first quarter of 2011 seems to be showing a shift away from large complex LMS systems such as Blackboard in the schools IT marketplace, according to articles written by several prominent tech bloggers in the US (1), (2).
Blackboard is the clear leader in the providing of LMS, or ‘Learning Management systems’, also [...]
April 9th, 2011 // 1:01 pm @ admin
As the people behind coursedirector, the app that lets schools and colleges manage their courses online through google apps, we are obviously betting that the future is on cloud based apps, and strong advocates of SAAS/cloud computing. From our point of view it comes down to two main reasons:
It makes your company nimble, not bogged down [...]