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Collaborative learning with Moodle

An established edtech, explore how Moodle learning management system (LMS) can support students and educators with their collaborative learning and group communication in a hybrid...
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Understanding managed services in the cloud

The global cloud managed services market is rapidly expanding in terms of both extent and adoption; it is anticipated that by 2027 its value will reach a massive US$129.26b. In...
Alex Lawn

DevOps - going strong with GoCD

Automating the continuous integration and delivery process. Many organisations are reaping the benefits of increased agility and iterative speed of adopting DevOps tools and...
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SAML - SSO with single log out

This fourth and final post in our “Authentication Series” looks at SAML authentication, our SAML 2.0 Moodle plugin and how it supports SSO and single log out (AKA single sign-out...
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Koha latest version 21.05

The Koha library software team at Catalyst is delighted to share the Koha latest version 21.05. This major release contains 703 changes: 6 new features, 248...
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MFA - What it is and why you need it

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a vital second layer of defence against password-based attacks, as it makes stealing users credentials so much harder.  The reality is,...
Charlotte Weston

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Here at Catalyst we take digital accessibility seriously, embedding it into our development services from the beginning. Web accessibility helps people with disabilities to...