Ben Beachy led an Information Systems presentation at an EMU Staff Development session on Tuesday, October 22, which described the implementation plan being developed to convert EMU’s email and calendar systems to Google Apps for Education. The session began with a short set of slides which began with the statement “Microsoft fits EMU today but Google… Read more »
Information Systems recommends that EMU migrate to Google Apps for Education for email, calendar and collaboration services. President’s Cabinet and the Information Systems Planning Committee endorse this recommendation. Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365 are industry leaders that set users’ expectations for email, calendar and collaboration software. Both Google and Microsoft offer free versions of… Read more »
Information Systems recommends that EMU outsource email and calendar systems to either Google Apps for Education or Microsoft Office 365 for Education. Both systems provide more space, more capabilities and more opportunities for collaboration. We’re interested in faculty, staff and students’ opinions on this recommendation and on the choice of Google or Microsoft.