Sims and other MIS Timetables into Google Calendar

16 March, 2015 · less than a minute to read

Sims and other MIS Timetables into Google Calendar

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 members’ and pupils’ Google Apps for Education 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.

The events can be put into the main calendar or in a named calendar as below.

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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.

Salamander Active Directory can also synchronize other types of timetables from Sims and other MIS including:

· Cover timetables

· Sims Diary

· Room timetables

· Class timetables

· Sims Homework

· Behaviour timetable

· Exam timetable

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Written by Richard Willis

Managing Director / Founder

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.

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