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v2.1 Product Overview
Introduction Purpose The Problems The Solution Getting Around Main Modules Content Management System Room and Equipment Booking IT and Premises HelpDesk’s IT Inventory Internal Messaging Other features Technical Specifications
Originally designed by a school for schools In development since 1999 Commercialised in 2005 Designed to be modular Customisable Numerous modules created over the years to address specific problems Use provided API to create additional modules Used by primary and secondary schools who love the system, as well as businesses too!
Replace paper based tasks with more efficient and more reliable methods Improve management of the tasks Make these tasks more accessible to users Reduce wasted paper Store homework, lesson objectives, and lesson material or company procedures and forms Inform users easily and quickly about events and news Delegate responsibilities for certain areas Customise look to fit organisation image and colours
The purpose of introupe, as already described, is to bring together all the paper based administration tasks of an organisation and improve the management and efficiency of those tasks, as well as provide other useful services This system can also be used as an Extranet at no extra cost, thereby allowing users to access vital resources when at home
Some of the paper based tasks which may incur problems and inefficiency within organisations may include: School/Company News Announcements Room and equipment booking Reporting IT problems Reporting premises/buildings/H&S problems IT Inventory Internal messaging Photocopying lesson materials, procedures, etc
introupe provides the solution to all of these problems as well as providing potential solutions for other problems you may have. introupe is modularised to address each problem individually. Therefore you only need to purchase the module to resolve the problem you would like resolving. Thereby keeping the cost down.
Available Modules Personalised logo “Today’s” Calendar Viewable articles News Items Search Online Homepage
CMS (Content Management System) Room and Equipment Booking IT HelpDesk System/Server Status Notification Premises HelpDesk IT Inventory Internal Messaging
Create unlimited articles Nest articles within other articles for easy navigation Attach unlimited files to articles for users to download Set read/write permissions for each article so only certain users can view or edit it WYSIWYG online editor Upload pictures to articles too!
Specify which rooms and equipment are bookable Specify periods / time slots Specify advance booking limit by user groups Support for ‘full day’ View by room/equipment/day Simply book/unbook by clicking ‘BOOK’ or ‘UNBOOK’ icons Booked/available rooms and equipment are clearly visible
Report each problem directly and quickly to relevant department View updates of problem Prioritise reported problem View list of outstanding reported problems View/update system/server status’ to inform users the current status of services and servers (IT HelpDesk) View system/service status on homepage View reports of reported problems, efficiency of resolving problems, etc (Premises HelpDesk) Reported problems are also emailed to the relevant department members and the originator (optional)
Record all IT (and non-IT) equipment Record all specifications of equipment Record history of equipment Manage consumables View list of consumables Assign consumables to printers “Install” consumables in printers View installation history report
Similar to email Send and receive internally only Show ‘new messages’ in every page header View inbox, deleted, and sent items See when recipients have read the message Mark messages as urgent
Create news items and announcements viewable on the homepage Create ‘quick links’ to a web address (internally or externally) Add important events to the calendar for all users to see. Also view “today’s” events on homepage Create unlimited users and groups Assign groups to modules and articles to read/write to them
Authenticate to Active Directory Version control for files added to articles (CMS) New Modules: School Planner TeamLeader – departmental task management IAM (Internet Access Manager) – allow staff to request websites to be banned/allowed Forum Work Experience Management
Windows Operating System (any server or workstation) Prerequisites: Apache v2 PHP v5 PostgreSQL v8.3 <5MB Installation (not including prerequisites) Prerequisites Installed by introupe Installer (Apache, PHP, PostgreSQL)