Top 3 Takeaways from ATLIS 2019


Top 3 Takeaways from ATLIS 2019 By Drew Millikin | April 23, 2019 Three days in Dallas with hundreds of tech-minded educators? We're in! This year, I had the chance to attend the ATLIS annual conference for the first time, along with our Vidigami Pros; Mandy Chan (Founder and President), Naz Madani (Head of Service Operations) and Daman Arora (Customer Success Manager). Check out the team’s takeaways from last year’s conference. Held last week in Dallas from April 14-17, ATLIS was a hotplate for the independent school technology community, bringing together more than 500 independent school technology professionals, including more [...]

Top 3 Takeaways from ATLIS 20192019-04-23T17:01:35+00:00

Vidigami Announces Partnership with TAPPS


Vidigami Announces Partnership with TAPPS Team Vidigami | March 11, 2019 This year, Vidigami has officially partnered with The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS). Photos and videos play a huge role in of celebrating achievements, particularly in the arts and athletics. Vidigami is excited to join TAPPS in preserving those memories through a private social platform that provides schools with a secure place to centralize, intelligently organize, and securely share school memories that include the entire student experience.  Founded in 1978, TAPPS serves to organize, stimulate, encourage, and promote the academic, athletic, and fine arts programs in an [...]

Vidigami Announces Partnership with TAPPS2019-03-11T12:23:11+00:00

Top Takeaways from NAISAC 2019


Top Takeaways from NAISAC 2019 By Drew Millikin | March 5, 2019 Last week, over 2,500 educators around the globe convened in Long Beach, California for the 2019 NAIS Annual Conference. This year’s theme was Reimagining Independent Schools: Tearing Down Walls, Building Capacity, and Designing our Future. There were dozens of sessions summarizing what the schools of the future will look like, how their students will learn, and what crucial skills employers will be looking for in graduates. It was also exciting to hear from Academy Award Winner, Viola Davis, during the opening keynote! Here is a recent video of [...]

Top Takeaways from NAISAC 20192019-03-05T15:53:18+00:00

Top Takeaways from CCAE's Independent Schools Summit 2019


Top Takeaways from CCAE's Independent Schools Summit 2019 By Calina Franz-Hernandez | January 31, 2019 Advancement and development teams are the driving force behind family engagement, fundraising, and building connection to the school all year round. To start off the year, myself and Mel Adams, Account Executive at Vidigami, collaborated with the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE) as the official Media Management Partner, launching a dedicated portal to share photos and videos taken at the Independent Schools Summit in Victoria, BC. It was a fantastic opportunity to connect with our schools from Canada, and hear about how [...]

Top Takeaways from CCAE's Independent Schools Summit 20192019-01-31T11:20:27+00:00

Vidigami Announces Partnership with NEPSAC


Vidigami is now an official partner of NEPSAC! Team Vidigami | January 17, 2019 This year, Vidigami is excited to officially join hands with the New England Preparatory School Athletics Council (NEPSAC) as an official partner. NEPSAC will be using Vidigami’s collaborative media management platform to securely host media from various programs in one private and centralized location. Through this partnership, Vidigami will enable NEPSAC to better collaborate with athletic departments, sports information directors, and communications teams at each of their 180+ member schools. Now, they can showcase student-athletes, programs, alumni, championships, and other yearly events in a more real-time, [...]

Vidigami Announces Partnership with NEPSAC2019-01-17T13:41:56+00:00

Top 3 Takeaways from TABS 2018


Top 3 Takeaways from TABS 2018 By Drew Millikin | December 5, 2018 Recently, The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) held their annual conference from November 29 - December 1 in Washington D.C. With over 115 individual sessions packed into an intensive day-and-a-half, it was a short, but content-rich professional development opportunity. This year, Bill Miles, CEO of Vidigami, and I had the chance to exhibit and touch base with our network of boarding schools. Here are our 3 big takeaways from the show... 1 - The North American Boarding Initiative (NABI) As controversial as The North American Boarding Initiative [...]

Top 3 Takeaways from TABS 20182018-12-05T16:18:10+00:00

Laws are Changing. Here is How Vidigami is Addressing Them.


Privacy Laws are Changing. Here's How Vidigami is Addressing Them. In light of the recent Facebook-Cambridge Analytica incident, the importance of Personal Data Privacy, Content Rights and Digital Citizenship have elevated attention globally. With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on May 25th, countries are now re-evaluating the implications associated with the disregard and abuse of data privacy rights, and what it means for organizations and individuals’ sensitive personal information. While schools have always acted responsibly in accordance with laws such as FERPA and COPPA in the United States, progressive states have already made [...]

Laws are Changing. Here is How Vidigami is Addressing Them.2018-05-03T14:26:13+00:00

Vidigami Raises Over $1.25 Million in Financing


Vidigami Media, the leading place for storing and sharing school memories, today announced the closing of more than $1.25M in seed financing in 2014. The round was led by Andrew Wright, managing director of Wright Ventures LLC, a Seattle-based seed stage investment fund, with participation from leading tech veterans and investors. Vidigami will use the funds to fuel future growth in the billion-dollar photo industry, investing in sales, marketing and product innovation. Vidigami is the only private, photo-sharing and photo-management system specifically designed to help schools worldwide better capture, organize, store and share their photos with their school community. “I’ve [...]

Vidigami Raises Over $1.25 Million in Financing2014-12-18T04:01:03+00:00

Connecting the Best in School Photo Management to the Best in School Connectivity: Blackbaud WhippleHill Partners With Vidigami


Here at Vidigami, we work to make photo management easier, faster, and better for schools. We’re committed to helping schools engage their communities, preserve their memories, enrich their students’ experiences, and build heritage. Blackbaud WhippleHill shares those core values, and its innovative school software offers schools freedom of choice in how they streamline communication, enhance learning, connect people, manage enrollment, and increase efficiency. And that’s why I’m proud to announce that Vidigami and Blackbaud WhippleHill software technologies are now connected, with both companies’ integrated services—from admissions to content to calendaring to grading to photo management. “We’re pleased to partner with Vidigami to [...]

Connecting the Best in School Photo Management to the Best in School Connectivity: Blackbaud WhippleHill Partners With Vidigami2013-12-04T02:55:13+00:00