The Beacon team are pleased to announce the Beacon Help Centre. This uses a new helpdesk system with a greater capacity then the existing one and with more features. The new platform also provides a knowledge base and will become the new home for the Beacon training guides.
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 User Forum is a place for Beacon Users to discuss anything to do with Beacon, from hints and tips to the complexities of the finance module.
The Beacon team has made significant progress in many areas, both in Beacon itself and in the team organisation.,
It’s National Volunteer Week. This article, copied from the main U3A website, describes the sterling work performed by the Beacon team.
If your U3A has changed its Beacon administrator there are two things you need to do. A new step by step video will guide you through the process.
The Beacon User Guide and the training guides have now moved to the Beacon Help Centre.
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.
Some U3As are spending less money during the crisis and are looking for how they can compensate their members. Beacon will support you once you have made your decision.