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Happy birthday Drupal

With DrupalFest 2021 happening through this month, celebrating 20 years of Drupal is ON! As a proud Premium Supporting Partner, that has worked with Drupal for over 15 years, we...
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Cloud managed services - make the switch

Migration to a Cloud Managed Service is hands down our most popular service at present. It has transformed the performance of many clients’ learning management systems (LMS) and...
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Build an LMS that learners love - 10 tips

As an organisation that understands the power of effective workplace learning, you’re probably using a learning management system (LMS) to deliver digital content and ensure...
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Realise the value of your Moodle LMS

Moodle is a world-class, highly flexible, open source online learning management system (LMS).  While the platform is free to access and use, its true flexibility and value (...
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Open source software - what is it?

What is open source software? Open source software has source code that anyone can inspect, modify, and enhance. Source code is the part of the software that developers can...
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LMS in 2021 - learning the way we live

Over the years, Learning Management Systems (LMS) have evolved from basic course management tools to become student-centric, collaborative learning environments that represent the...
Andrew Boag

Metabase – I love you

It’s time to come clean. I've fallen in love with another open source software toolset. Metabase, how I love you so. We have never been in such a position to ask questions of our...
Andrew Boag

ChatOps is King in High Stakes Exam Support

Catalyst recently entered the world of high stakes online assessment with the launch of our eAssessment offering in partnership with Monash University. As part of the Catalyst...
Dmitrii Metelkin

Safe Exam Browser – Tighter Moodle Integration

Catalyst is proud to announce a new milestone in our ongoing partnership with the Moodle project. Moodle is the world’s leading Learning Management System (LMS), as well as being...