Date Added: Jul 2010
The Indiana Department of Education oversees every aspect of Indiana's primary and secondary public education system. Their challenge is to quickly inform school officials statewide about legislative changes to education funding, schedule annual budget workshop within short timeframe while controlling costs and maximize use of public funds with innovative online meeting technology. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx technology. cross-platform application can be used on Macs, PCs, and iPhones, application sharing allows IT staff to rapidly train school personnel and hosted, easy-to-manage solution provides advanced features without extra IT staff. The results of deploying Cisco were successfully conducted yearly budget workshop online, saving time and reducing travel, quickly updated statewide school officials and reduced carbon footprint.