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Linx 7 tablet support

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Lewis on Wednesday. 1 Reply

Our HA has purchased a number of Linx 7 tablet (windows 8) to engage with tenants via digital means. While on the tablet I have noticed that when using our self service portal, when you press one of…Continue

Internet of Things

Started Apr 27 0 Replies

Hi all,Has anyone done any consultation around the 'Internet of Things' with tenants living in sheltered schemes, scheme managers that they are willing to share?I am looking at getting some questions…Continue

Digital Champion Reward Scheme

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Tandy Mar 10. 4 Replies

Digital Champion Reward schemeHi all, has anyone done an incentives for Digital Champions to get involved and teach tenants?I know there is the Digital Champions network, 7 tenant reward scheme but I…Continue

Cloud based storage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Tandy Nov 18, 2016. 4 Replies

I was just wondering if there was any organisations using Cloud Based storage e.g. Google Drive to collaborate with partners on projects giving them instant access to client information for example?…Continue

 

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James Lewis replied to Scott Tandy's discussion Linx 7 tablet support
"For basic hygiene, I'd check the Chrome app is fully up to date on them and see what happens if it is not once it is updated (you'll need to create/appropriate a gmail account for this to use the play store) ...and you could also try using…"
Wednesday
Scott Tandy posted a discussion

Linx 7 tablet support

Our HA has purchased a number of Linx 7 tablet (windows 8) to engage with tenants via digital means. While on the tablet I have noticed that when using our self service portal, when you press one of the tabs for a drop down menu to appear, this disappears as soon as you take your finger off the screen to select one of the options.I have since tried a range of other tablets to see if it is the self service portal not liking the fact that its on a tablet however this seems to work on other…See More
Aug 8
James Lewis commented on Scott Tandy's blog post Apps pre installed on tenant tablets
"It's tricky to pre-install apps to be honest, unless you do it one-by-one - which isn't really practical at scale. We've suggested a few money related apps to help with budgeting etc. and Indeed for job search. Might also look at…"
Jun 1
Scott Tandy posted a blog post

Apps pre installed on tenant tablets

Hi all,I was wondering if anyone provides their tenants any tablets on sign up / or to encourage tenants engaging with you through digital means. We are looking to provide this and therefore I was wondering if anyone puts any apps on or has any apps they would recommend installing to benefit the tenant.Any help much appreciated,See More
May 31
Scott Tandy posted a discussion

Internet of Things

Hi all,Has anyone done any consultation around the 'Internet of Things' with tenants living in sheltered schemes, scheme managers that they are willing to share?I am looking at getting some questions together to find out what issues scheme managers face in their day to day support which IoT can support and also tenant engagement / participation with IoT technology and how it can support them. Any help to provide me with a baseline, something to work from would be much appreciated.ScottSee More
Apr 27
Scott Tandy replied to Scott Tandy's discussion Digital Champion Reward Scheme
"Thanks I will contact the development worker as we have cinema, bowling, leisure centre, swimming pool all close by however are currently not linked to the time credit scheme."
Mar 10
James Lewis replied to Scott Tandy's discussion Digital Champion Reward Scheme
"If you have (access to) a development worker, they might be able to look at providing more local credit partners - one of the cinemas in Cambridge accepts them off-peak and also one of our local arts venues, and I think the local sports centre. If…"
Mar 10
Scott Tandy replied to Scott Tandy's discussion Digital Champion Reward Scheme
"Hi James, Thanks for this info I will look into opensoluntions. At present we use time credits however if I'm honest all the rewards are based in Cardiff which can be a good 30 / 40 minute drive away from where some of the digital champions…"
Mar 10
James Lewis replied to Scott Tandy's discussion Digital Champion Reward Scheme
"Time Credits are being used more and more widely. http://www.justaddspice.org/ I seem to remember some other project subsidised or donated tablets once champions had reached a certain milestone. Or maybe an Open Digital data SIM subscription?…"
Mar 10
Scott Tandy replied to Scott Tandy's discussion Cloud based storage
"OK brill thanks for the info :)"
Nov 18, 2016
James Lewis replied to Scott Tandy's discussion Cloud based storage
"I'm not honestly sure as I haven't had call to use myself, sorry."
Nov 18, 2016
Scott Tandy replied to Scott Tandy's discussion Cloud based storage
"OK thanks for the info James. In terms of paid cloud storage, how does that work exactly as I would understand your data would be safe however what about the partners who are accessing their information. Will they need to buy the same paid storage…"
Oct 27, 2016
James Lewis replied to Scott Tandy's discussion Cloud based storage
"I imagine your IT dept will have conniptions about the idea! I think we have some paid cloud collaboration service for guarantee of security. Dropbox and Google Drive are a definite no-no."
Oct 27, 2016
Scott Tandy posted a discussion

Cloud based storage

I was just wondering if there was any organisations using Cloud Based storage e.g. Google Drive to collaborate with partners on projects giving them instant access to client information for example? Also if you have come up with any barriers with you IT department and if so how have you got around this?See More
Oct 20, 2016
Scott Tandy posted a status
"Hi all, Just encase you haven't seen this amazing offer Microsoft are doing: http://broadband.getonlineathome.org/"
Aug 21, 2015
Scott Tandy replied to Scott Tandy's discussion Digital Forum
"Hi all, Thank you very much for your messages, really appreciate the input. From what you have all said and researching it a bit more I have decided to shelf this idea for now. Will let you know if I decide to take it forward, thanks again, scott"
Jun 8, 2015

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Newydd Housing
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Apps pre installed on tenant tablets

Posted on May 31, 2017 at 15:55 2 Comments

Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone provides their tenants any tablets on sign up / or to encourage tenants engaging with you through digital means. We are looking to provide this and therefore I was wondering if anyone puts any apps on or has any apps they would recommend installing to benefit the tenant.

Any help much appreciated,

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At 9:08 on November 22, 2013, Natalie Thorpe said…

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