Colgan, Craig. (2004). Data on demand: Student information systems become a key tool for crunching and analyzing data. Retrieved April 8, 2006 from http://www.asbj.com/specialreports/0904SpecialReports/S1.html
Colgan discusses the use of Student Information Systems (SIS) and how to implement and support information technology changes in schools. The article includes recommendations for ways to explore potential vendors, and factors to consider when buying and implementing a SIS. Colgan also uses school and district examples to illustrate the process of finding an effective vendor. Overall, he maintains that educators should find the product that fits best with the school’s or district’s needs.
Data Systems, Tools