Mark Anderson (ICT Evangelist) continues the Christmas countdown with his Appvent calendar of useful apps for schools.

We’re delighted that, for Day 11 of the calendar, NetSupport DNA has been included!

Giving an overview of the IT Asset Management module of NetSupport DNA, Mark describes it as being, “often the glue that holds together the infrastructure for technology use in schools…”

One of the main benefits that NetSupport DNA provides is increased visibility of a school’s IT estate. Mark outlines how this can help schools and observes, “DNA is perfect for quality assuring spending decisions based upon software needs rather than software wants.”

Commenting on the word cloud of trending safeguarding terms, he notes, “This provides a handy reckoner into what safeguarding issues are trending at your school, enabling you to monitor and intervene where needed, even drilling down to see trends by year group for any given period of time should you want to.” To learn more, read the full review here and view the short summary video here.