16 March, 2015 · 1 minute to read
Sims and other MIS Timetables into Exchange and Office 365 Calendars
Using the timetable data from your MIS, whether it is Sims, Progresso, Facility CMIS, iSAMS or any other MIS, Salamander Active Directory can update staff and pupils’ Exchange calendars with their timetable. These calendars are updated each time Salamander runs, allowing the calendars to remain up to date with any changes to an individual’s timetable. This works with any version of Exchange both on premise in the school, or Exchange Online including Office 365.
This example is for a staff member so the subject is configured to be the name of the teaching group as a staff member will likely teach multiple classes for the same subject. For pupils it would usually be configured as the subject name as they typically only have one teaching group for each subject.
An example of an event.
Events can be categorised to suit your needs. Here we have events which are categorised by Subject, but this could equally be the Year of the group or the Room.
The cover timetables can also be synchronised, allowing users to easily see what cover has been assigned to them day to day.
Salamander Active Directory can also synchronize other types of timetables from Sims and other MIS including:
· Sims Diary
· Room timetables
· Class timetables
· Sims Homework
· Behaviour timetable
· Exam timetable
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Richard started SalamanderSoft in 2007 after a successful career as a software developer. Wanting to start his own company and with experience in integrating school systems he set out to build the best integration system for schools and to exceed customer expectations. He starting out on his own, doing all the coding, support and sales until finally the growing number of customers meant he needed to start growing the team. He is still heavily involved in coding the core Integration Suite product in addition to running the company and being the first point of contact for prospective customers.