Custom enterprise software solutions definitely offer more flexibility than off-the shelf products. They are, however, laborious projects that need to tick many boxes. While there will always be some factors that are not in your control, there are definitely measures you can take to reduce some of the common pains including time and budgetary over-runs as well as your team’s stress levels.
Location, reputation, price, cooperation and work processes, relevant accreditations and certifications, values – there is a lot to consider when choosing a software development partner for your enterprise custom development project. Here, we've summarised some of the key considerations to keep in mind.
With so much choice in application development languages, how do businesses make sure they are making the best selection for their needs? This post looks at top programming languages to help you choose the right one for your organisation.
“Archiving the data and learning content that is housed in Moodle is something that we’ve been talking about more and more with our clients in recent times,” Says Andrew Boag, Catalyst IT Australia’s Managing Director. If you didn’t get a chance to attend Andrew’s presentation at the Global Moodle Moot 2023, we have summed up a few key points for you in this blog.
Moodle version 3.9 runs out of official security support on 11 December 2023. Don't have time to upgrade before Christmas? Reach out to Catalyst for help! Click below to learn more.
Not all businesses survive after a single data breach, let alone a significant supplier end of life. The interruption to your operations, loss of revenue and damage to your brand value is unavoidable, and complete business shut down is not out of the question. You may have a business continuity plan but is that enough?
“Security of services on the internet is NOT optional,” stresses Catalyst IT Australia’s Project Manager and Software Developer, Peter Burnett. “Intellectual property (IP) such as training materials and course design, as well as Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of users needs to be protected and it’s your organisation’s responsibility to do so."
Is your organisation currently using Moodle LMS version 3.9 (LTS) , 3.10, 3.11 or 4.0 ? If yes, this important message is for you. Running an unsupported version of software increases the risk of cyber-security attacks and dealing with various bugs, as well as limits your access to latest features that are designed to improve your Moodle LMS performance and your user experience.
After delivering a stand out talk last year (“Performing Brain Surgery on the Beating Heart of Moodle”), Cameron Ball, Catalyst IT Australia’s Senior Developer, was back at the Moodle Moot Global 2023 with yet another impressive presentation – Lessons Learned Upgrading the Largest Moodle in the Southern Hemisphere.
The global Catalyst team are very proud to have received these very special recognitions at the 2023 Moodle Partner Awards last night - Global Partner of the Year and LMS Contributor of the Year 2023! It's great to see that the hard work and dedication to the service we provide for our clients, as well as out contributions to the worldwide Moodle community, never go unnoticed!
Universities are an attractive target for hackers because they handle vast amounts of personally identifiable information (of staff and students). There are a number of things you can do to protect your organisation. Click below to learn more.
Let’s face it, compliance training is not always the funnest of tasks, whether you are on the trainer or the trainee side of the fence. Believe it or not there are many companies out there that, with a good use of the right technologies, are able to turn compliance training on it’s head; delivering engaging, easy to consume content via their workplace LMS. Click below to learn more.