PTA Moms are usually doing it all – managing their children, arranging for the best parties for their classroom, girl scouts leaders, volunteer at the school library, create the school directory and the list goes on. It can be overwhelming at times.
A web app or a native app to access a mobile school directory? Mobile School Directories are generally accessed via mobile websites. While this process requires users to login and to have access to the Internet, mobile websites or web apps are also considered to be a more secure means of providing users with privacy-protected content. In the age of apps‚ where software programs or applications covering a wide range of usage can be readily downloaded and stored on a mobile device, the questions is often asked if the school directory can also be downloaded as an app. Efficient access, operation and Internet independence are the major arguments in support of having the school directory as downloadable ‘native app’. So, why are the school directories not generally provided as native apps. The main argument against going the native app route is data security. Storage of the data that is […]
The security of your password-protected system is largely dependent upon the ‘strength’ of your password. If the password you have selected is weak, then, easier it is for a hacker to ‘decode’ your password using sophisticated and brute force programs that that are VERY good at guessing common passwords. Choosing a good password is difficult. The chosen password needs to be easy for a user to remember, but hard for anyone else to guess. If it is difficult for the user to remember, it will end up on a PostIt or some readily accessible. If it is easy to guess, then many methods will work to compromise the account. Below, we have listed five useful tips for you to consider in generating a strong password that can significantly increase the safety and security of your password-accessible-site. Make your password at least six character long, with a mix of lower-and upper-case […]
Are you a parent in a K-12 school? Then you need a mobile school directory! Whether it is to check the early dismissal time or the phone number of your child’s class teacher. Here are the top five reasons you need a mobile school directory! 1. You always misplace your paper school directory! Do you ever search for your school directory right at home? That happens to me all the time! 2. Your Dog thinks this is a good bone to chew on. Was it better that your pet did not chew up the mail this time? But you do need your school directory for the rest of the year! 3. The printed school directory is outdated! Wow, mistakes do happen! Have you been in a school directory you shouldn’t have been? But how are […]