Welcome to the GMIS Illinois Idea Scale.

The intent of this site is to gather input from GMIS Illinois members on various topics and issues in an effort to make GMIS Illinois more valuable to you. On this site, you can submit ideas, vote on existing ideas, or add comments.

To submit an idea, please click the Submit New Idea button at the top of the navigation sidebar. You will then be asked to add a title and choose a campaign for the new idea. You will also have the option to add tags to the idea. To vote on an idea, simply click the up or down arrows to the right of the idea title/description. And to add a comment, click in the box below the idea.

If you would like to see all ideas created with a specific tag, you can click on the word or phrase via the tagcloud in the navigation sidebar area under "What we're discussing". You can also view ideas sorted by Campaigns from the right navigation area. To return to this page, click the All Ideas link.

Quarterly Meeting and GIANTS Topic Ideas

Network, Server and Wireless Monitoring

Have a GMIS Illinois member(s) discuss the various ways they monitor their networks and servers.

Submitted by (@cahostetler)
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Quarterly Meeting and GIANTS Topic Ideas

Conducting Vendor Demos

Have a GMIS Illinois member go over the keys to conducting a successful vendor demo, e.g ERP demo.

Submitted by (@cahostetler)
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Quarterly Meeting and GIANTS Topic Ideas

Creating Network Maps

Have a GMIS Illinois member(s) discuss how they create network maps.

Submitted by (@cahostetler)
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Quarterly Meeting and GIANTS Topic Ideas

Economies of Scale - Sharing Services

Discuss ideas surrounding sharing IT services and/or using economies of scale when negotiating software or hardware contracts. Possibility of adding language to purchasing contracts to extend pricing to all agencies.

Submitted by (@wendi.wagner)
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Quarterly Meeting and GIANTS Topic Ideas

VDI and Citrix

Have a GMIS Illinois member discuss how they have they are using Citrix for VDI.

Submitted by (@cahostetler)
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Quarterly Meeting and GIANTS Topic Ideas

ShoreTel and Implementation Strategies

Have a GMIS Illinois member(s) discuss their strategies for implementing a new ShoreTel IP phone system.

Submitted by (@cahostetler)
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