Kardinia has four main centres across regional Victoria. Joe Peters is ICT manager at Kardinia Early Learning Centres, and it’s his responsibility to make sure the technology works. Each centre has around five or six classrooms, and about 180 staff across them.
Information was stored in various places online. There was no central repository for staff to quickly and easily access information. Staff were communicating via private Facebook groups, information was disjointed or duplicated, and centres were disconnected from each other.
“There was information all over the place. File servers, cloud storage, OneDrive, Google Drive; it needed to be centralised,” Joe said.
Kardinia wanted a system that would enable streamlined communication across separate centers via news posts and instant chat.
Kardinia was also very conscious of being good stewards of the resources they have, and need They were very conscious of confidentially and where data was stored.