mailto:firstname.lastname@example.orgIt’s always been the plan that the Beacon Upgrade Project will involve Beacon users at every stage. With your help we will ensure that Beacon 2 meets the needs of every u3a. One way we are doing this is by including various pilot stages throughout the project. The first of these will take place during […]
Thinking of moving to Beacon? There’s no need to wait for Beacon 2. Joining now will aid your journey to Beacon 2.
The most popular question on the Forum is “Will Beacon 2 enable me to ….?” or, as a suggestion, “I would like Beacon to be enhanced to …” Unfortunately there is often no answer, the reason being that all that is known about the functionality of the software is what is contained in the specifications […]
The first delivery of Beacon 2 software will happen by the end of this month. That will be the signal for the teams of Beacon 2 volunteers to spring into action.
Beacon 2 will include the ability tio write your own reports. But what reports would you like to see out of the box?
The specification documents for Beacon 2 have now been added to this site. Each document has its own page and there’s also an index allowing you to browse the documents. The Beacon User Forum has a new sub-topic for informal discussion of the specifications. The Beacon Help Centre will shortly be expanded to allow formal […]
The Beacon 2 Project Board has issued a project status update and revised timeline for Beacon 2.
The Beacon Team needs volunteers to train the 400+ U3As that will make the move to upgraded beacon.
The Beacon team has made significant progress in many areas, both in Beacon itself and in the team organisation.,
Despite the Coronavirus crisis work on the Beacon Upgrade is continuing. The rollout has now been postponed until September, but work relating to the upgrade is progressing well, with a key focus at the moment on making the system accessible to all.
APT is continuing to work on the infrastructure required to support Beacon, and the launch of the Beacon Help Centre will bring all Beacon documentation, current and future, into one place.