Pilots & Proof of Concept

A pilot or proof of concept (POC) demonstrates the feasibility of an education technology program before it is fully implemented. These tools can help you to plan a solid proof of concept and see what’s possible (and what’s problematic) before undertaking a full-scale deployment.

All Pilot and Proof of Concept toolkit files

A zip file containing all downloadable Pilot and Proof of Concept toolkit resources

What Is a Proof of Concept?

A proof of concept (POC) is the preliminary rollout of a specific program, process, or model to demonstrate its feasibility 

POC Questions to Ask

The essential questions to ask before you begin the Proof of Concept process

Planning a Proof of Concept

With so much at stake, planning your proposed education technology programs before implementation is vital

Proof of Concept Phases

A structured methodology for assessing, developing, and implementing new technology initiatives

Evaluating a Proof of Concept

A Proof of Concept (POC) should involve enough participants to capture statistically valid data

Building a Community for One-to-One

Five years after his school first went one-to-one, a high school principal shares a building-level perspective on starting and maintaining a successful initiative.

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10 Tips for a Successful Proof of Concept

George Perreault, Director of Instructional Technology and Library Media for Orange County Public Schools in Florida, offers 10 lessons learned from their 1:1 BYOD proof of concept. 

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Putting All the Pieces Together, Part One

A robust one-to-one initiative starts with a vision. Here are three key elements for building that mission.

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