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D2L Data Extraction to the Unizin Data Platform (UDP) for Analytics

In the last few years, the capabilities to analyze data and do amazing things with it have grown exponentially. For decades, the education sector has been storing usage data in ...
Diego del Blanco
Diego del Blanco

Measurably Effective Content: Engagement, Complexity, and Curiosity

It’s 2023, and the online learning landscape has evolved greatly over the last decade. Especially in the post-pandemic era we find ourselves in, our tooling options for creating ...
Phillip Ball
Phillip Ball

Digital Accessibility for Educational Organizations

According to the World Health Organization, roughly 1 in every 6 people (about 16%) has a disability of some kind. This is the world’s largest minority group with over a billion ...
Ryan Mathis
Ryan Mathis

Articulation of Courses in College Transfers

In this article, we will explain how we created a solution to simplify, improve, and automate the difficult task of articulating courses in the transfer application process from ...
Diego del Blanco
Diego del Blanco

Mastering Data Governance: A High-Level Roadmap for Planning and Implementation

Over the last two decades, organizations have collected staggering amounts of data and are now moving on from asking “Do we have all the data we need?” to “How can we manage and ...
Rob Nield
Rob Nield

Implement Cost Optimization in AWS

One of the more fascinating areas I encounter with clients is the approach to managing costs when using Amazon Web Services (AWS). I’ve worked with clients across the entire ...
David Mendez
David Mendez

Latest Blogs

Users May Lose Access to LMS Apps As Chrome Blocks 3rd Party Cookies for All in 2024: Are You Ready?

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was put into effect to protect the data of the people of the EU. In order to be GDPR compliant, one must obtain the ...
Mary Gwozdz
Mary Gwozdz

Talent Spotlight - Dawn Edmunds

Kate Valenti: Hi Dawn, thank you for sitting down with me today. You’re a Director of Project Management here at Unicon, and have clearly built a successful career in project ...
Dawn Edmunds
Dawn Edmunds

Security Is Only Limited By The People Who Practice It

Information security is a vital part of both our personal and professional lives. Our data is under constant attack from bad actors, and while they only need to find one small ...
Frank Mason
Frank Mason

Talent Spotlight - Gary Thompson

Our business is all about our people. All the ideas and innovations, the possibilities and the solutions that have impacted thousands of clients and millions of learners over 30 ...
Gary Thompson
Gary Thompson

Getting Ready for Back to School - Fall 2023

From a technology perspective, “back to school” means a surge on your infrastructure. If everything goes well, students and staff will be able to move seamlessly and successfully ...
Kenna Ose
Kenna Ose

Unlocking the True Potential of Outsourcing: The Power of Domain Expertise

Making the choice to outsource critical technology services is no small feat. In a world where efficiency is key, and technology advances faster than we can keep up, the decision ...
Kenna Ose
Kenna Ose

Talent Spotlight - Cary Brown

Kate Valenti: You just celebrated your 2nd anniversary at Unicon, but you have an impressive 24-year career in education technology. How did you get into this industry?
Cary Brown
Cary Brown

1EdTech Highlights Successes in AI to Enhance the Learning Experience

“It’s a calculator for writing.” This was one of the first descriptions I heard about AI as the 2023 Learning Impact conference kicked off with the question of how we’ll use this ...
Mary Gwozdz
Mary Gwozdz

Navigating Combined LTI and OneRoster Implementations

The Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) standard was written with the primary intention of supplying a universal way to implement SSO from learning management systems (LMSs) to ...
Mary Gwozdz
Mary Gwozdz

Latest Case Studies

Aggregate Student Data for Better Decision-Making

With the shift to remote learning, online views into student performance are more important than ever. In a classroom, teachers can assess who needs help and who needs to be ...
The Unicon Team
The Unicon Team

From Static Content to Effective Online Learning

The Human Resources (HR) profession requires specialized education in a variety of disciplines. Certifications in key areas demonstrate employees’ proficiency to their employers ...
The Unicon Team
The Unicon Team

Open Source Web SSO in the Cloud

When information technology (IT) budgets and staffing get tight on campus, it can be challenging to maintain key campus systems, and even more difficult to make critical ...
The Unicon Team
The Unicon Team

Building a Platform for the Future

In businesses with a high degree of human-to-human connection, it is especially important to use technology in a way that doesn’t take the focus from the things that matter. In ...
The Unicon Team
The Unicon Team

An Online Tool for Ensuring a Lifelong Love of Reading

Trying to get children to read — especially when they would rather be outside swinging from the monkey bars or inside playing games on their devices— is no easy task for parents ...
The Unicon Team
The Unicon Team

2U Scales Course Production While Staying True to Their Mission

2U Inc. is an education technology company that partners with top colleges and universities to bring their degree programs and credit-bearing courses online. 2U isn’t all about ...
The Unicon Team
The Unicon Team