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Home Computer Recommendations

One of the most common staff questions I receive is advice on home computer purchases. Most folks have similar needs: web surfing, email, digital photos, word processing and maybe some home movie creation. Based on these general needs, the purchase decision typically boils down to two major choices: Mac vs. Windows and Desktop vs. Laptop. […]

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Kicking Off New Business Software

Today Chris, Judy, Steve and I spent about 6 hours meeting with the team from Tyler Technologies. The focus of the session was to kick-off an implementation plan for the transition to a new financial software platform: Munis.

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DBA: In search of…

Resumes continue to roll in for our new Database Programmer, Applications Specialist position. In response to the ever increasing database and software needs in the district, we are seeking a full time person to help with our enterprise data applications. This person will support and work with tools like, Sapphire, Moodle, Munis, Tenex, Penn Data, […]

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Conestoga Network Cabinet

Shawn, James and I recently spent a number of hours at Conestoga Elementary School installing a wall-mounted cabinet at the center of the building network. For about the past 10 years, the Conestoga network “core” has been a wood shelf mounted in the Discovery Room (gifted ed) where various switching/routing gear had been gather dust. […]

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What’s this all about?

Welcome to the new Penn Manor Technology Blog! The master plan is to keep a diary of events and news related to district technology initiatives so faculty and staff may stay breast of changes and projects. With the help of the Penn Manor Information Technology staff, I hope to keep the content fresh and provide […]