Tools need to interact with each other well. Does data flow between your tools? Or, is there a convoluted process to connect one set of tools to other sets of tools? If it is a software tool, does it have single sign on? These questions must be addressed in order for a tool to work well.
Compatibility and integration with other tools may be one of the top discriminators in making a flipped technology selection. For me, as a technology director, this was one of the first possible questions that I addressed. If it didn’t fit into my IT system well, then I wouldn’t even look at it, regardless of the pedagogical benefits of the tool.
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