October, 2019 During the last few years, I’ve spent most of my time helping customers assemble a variety of data sources into a data lake. Whether or not you like the idea of a data lake or a data warehouse, or a lake house, as one university administrator fondly joked, the following checklist can be useful.
Unicon announced the release of the Federation Gateway for Okta as part of an expansion to its technology partnership with the company. As higher education institutions embrace the cloud, they are looking to replace on-premise systems with scalable, cloud-based technologies.
September, 2019 The most recent IMS quarterly meeting was held last month in Long Beach, California. After many years of not being in Long Beach, it was nice to be back - in fact, this year I had two meetings within a few months in Long Beach! Here are some updates from the week.
North Carolina State University (NCSU) is committed to harnessing technology to improve student learning and provide ready access to quality education for everyone. DELTA is the department within NCSU spearheading this initiative; they targeted student retention as an area that could benefit from a technology-based solution.
March, 2019 The most recent IMS quarterly meeting was held last month in Tempe, AZ, hosted by ASU. We had meetings at Skysong, with IMS's Digital Credentials Summit taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday. The meetings that I attended were the Caliper Analytics and EDU-API groups, plus the first day of the Digital Credentials Summit. Here are some of the highlights from my week in Arizona:
In the era of Netflix and Amazon, students increasingly expect their educational experiences to be delivered on-demand. To enable immediate access to digital resources on day one of class, higher education institutions have to get better at exchanging student information system (SIS) data with other applications, in near real-time.
Gilbert, AZ – November 19, 2018— Unicon, Inc. 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.