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Safeguarding Critical Data: Why ISO 27001 Certification Matters (& What You Need to Know)

Cybersecurity is a pressing concern for digital education. Schools, businesses, and institutions entrusted with safeguarding learning data bear a significant responsibility to ensure its confidentiality, integrity, and availability. But inevitably, as educational technology continues to advance, so do the risks associated with cyber threats and data breaches. From unauthorized access to manipulation of assessment results, […]

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Exploring the Evolution of TAO: A Next Generation Digital Assessment Experience

The assessment industry is evolving rapidly to meet increasing demands with a growing focus on sophisticated and specialized tools. As features once seen as mere add-ons are now emerging as full-fledged products in their own right. The balance between generalist and specialist software becomes crucial as the demand for a comprehensive, easy-to-use digital assessment solution […]

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Open Assessment Technologies S.A. Agrees To Acquisition By Uchida Yoko Co. Ltd. In Continuation Of Its Global Growth Strategy

As Part Of The Transaction, Uchida Yoko Makes Significant TAO® Roadmap Investment To Develop Next Generation Assessment Design And Item Bank Solutions.  LUXEMBOURG – (May 16, 2023) – Open Assessment Technologies S.A. (OAT™), provider of TAO®, the leading open-source digital assessment solution for education and career advancement, announced the acquisition of 100% of its shares […]

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Building a Product Roadmap: Embracing Change and Focusing on Goals at OAT

This week we have the opportunity to sponsor Bett Brazil, the Latin America’s largest education and technology show, and give a deep dive into our open-source testing system.  During events like Bett Brazil where OAT showcases TAO as a leader in digital testing, we often receive questions about our product evolution. In light of these […]

Receiving the EdTech Digest finalist Awards for best assessment tool and best global leader

OAT Awarded for Best Assessment Tool and Global Leadership

The long-awaited results of the 2023 EdTech Digest Awards are finally in! We’re delighted that Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) has been awarded in the ‘Cool Tool – Best Assessment Tool’ and ‘Global Leadership’ categories, recognizing our open source manual scoring solution, TAO Grader, and OAT’s Co-founder and CEO, Mark Oswald, as disruptors in the EdTech […]

The Process of Developing QTI 3 in the IMS QTI Working Group

We’re excited to congratulate Thomas Hoffmann, Director of Product Strategy & Solutions at Open Assessment Technologies on his recognition as a recipient of the IMS Technical Leadership Awards for his work in helping to develop the QTI 3 standard. This award is given to recognize leaders who participate in the IMS Global Learning Consortium “Working […]

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