Gilbert, AZ – November 19, 2018— Unicon, Inc., a leading provider of education technology consulting and digital services, today announced the release of the Get to Know LTI® Advantage video presented by Linda Feng, Software Architect, Unicon. LTI Advantage is a package of extensions for the IMS Global Learning Consortium® (IMS) Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®) standard. The availability of LTI Advantage is the next step in accelerating a fully integrated and innovative digital ecosystem for the next generation of teaching and learning.
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Gilbert, AZ – November 16, 2018 — Unicon, Inc., a leading provider of education technology consulting and digital services, makes available a complimentary recording of a webinar with Brigham Young University-Idaho (BYU-I) that discusses their Learning Object Repository.
Gilbert, AZ – October 24, 2018— Unicon, Inc., a leading education technology and digital services provider, today announced its participation in the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2018 session, “APIs: A Better Strategy for Higher Ed ERP Integration” on Wednesday, October 31, at 2:30p.
Gilbert, AZ – October 12, 2018— Unicon, Inc., a leading provider of education technology consulting and digital services, today announced the addition of midPoint to its Open Source Support (OSS) Program. midPoint is a comprehensive, open source Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) tool used by institutions and organizations around the world.
Gilbert, AZ – October 9, 2018— Unicon, Inc., a leading education technology consulting and digital services company, today announced that it has become a Champion of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2018.
Gilbert, AZ – September 18, 2018— Unicon, Inc., a leading provider of education technology consulting and digital services, today announced a complimentary webinar on uPortal, the only open source enterprise portal built by and for higher education.
Universities and colleges are increasing their collaboration with EdTech vendors to launch successful online programs. The Inside Higher Ed article, A Tipping Point for OPM?, accurately describes the advantages and disadvantages of this strategic endeavor. The article includes Unicon among leading vendors in this changing market landscape.
The recently published IMS App Note illustrates the collaborative development between IMS Global, Cengage, MoodleTM HQ, and Unicon to bring a new LTI specification into the MoodleTM core platform.
Initially, Moodle lacked a proper integration for Cengage’s digital learning solution, MindTap. Rather than building a custom plugin, Cengage worked with Unicon and Moodle HQ to bring new LTI specifications into core Moodle.
The Apereo Foundation has announced the release of openEQUELLA 6.6, the second version of the web-based digtal repository since its transition to open source.
Highlights of openEQUELLA 6.6 include:
Gilbert, AZ – June 12, 2018— Unicon, Inc., a leading technology consulting, services, and support provider for the education industry, today announced the publication of a four-part identity and access management (IAM) video series, "Deploying the TIER Grouper Image.” The series features Unicon’s John Gasper, IAM Architect, as he walks viewers through setting up a simple Docker Swarm environment to host Grouper Services based on the TIER Grouper Docker image.