Q3 2017 EQUELLA Open Source Support Briefing

Erin McGarrahan,
Director, Project Management

The Unicon EQUELLA team completed the very first Open Source Support (OSS) Periodic Briefing on October 26, 2017. This briefing included an overview of the Apereo Foundation and open source software, a status of the open sourcing initiative of EQUELLA, and how to get involved in the EQUELLA community. The technical presentation focused on a demonstration of enhancements that are a part of EQUELLA 6.5. The briefing wrapped up with an overview of the Unicon OSS program and how Unicon provides ongoing development for EQUELLA through sustaining engineering on behalf of OSS subscribers.

Summary highlights include:

  • Update on the transition of EQUELLA to open source
  • EQUELLA 6.5 Demo
  • Unicon's Open Source Support Strategy

For details on this briefing, please see the slide deck located in Slideshare along with a recording that can be found on Unicon's YouTube channel.


Erin McGarrahan

Erin McGarrahan

Director, Project Management
Erin McGarrahan is currently Director of Open Source Support at Unicon and the lead of the EQUELLA Open Source Support team. Ms. McGarrahan has nearly 20 years of consulting experience, the majority of which has been in learning management, assessment, and educational technologies. Erin holds a Project Management Professional certification and is a Project Management Professional Agile Certified Practitioner, both from the Project Management Institute (PMI), as well as a Certified Scrum Master and a Certified Scrum Professional within the Scrum Alliance organization. Erin has extensive experience in leading software development teams, quality assurance initiatives, as well as support and operations initiatives.