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Paul Stevens

The Elearning Flash apocalypse

Flash is going EOL in 2020 but most browsers will drop support in mid-2019. Years ago the IT community and popular media got excited about the Y2K bug that was due to plunge us...
Alex Buckley

Koha tips and tricks 5

Koha is a Library Management System (LMS) used worldwide by approximately 15,000 libraries. The Koha team at Catalyst are passionate about using Koha and helping libraries (big...
Kristina Hoeppner

Mahara Hui DACH18: Something for every educator

At the end of November, I had the privilege of attending Mahara Hui DACH18, Mahara Hui for Germany (D), Austria (A), and Switzerland (CH). The event was held at PH Wien, the...
Alex Buckley

Koha tips and tricks 4

Koha is a Library Management System (LMS) used worldwide by approximately 15,000 libraries. The Koha team at Catalyst are passionate about using Koha and helping libraries (big...
Alex Buckley

Koha tips and tricks 3

Koha is a Library Management System (LMS) used worldwide by approximately 15,000 libraries. The Koha team at Catalyst are passionate about using Koha and helping libraries (...
Daniel Roperto

Agile and Test-Driven Development

The spirit of Agile development is to allow changes to happen when they are needed. The biggest benefit of running a test-driven development process is that the project does...
Alex Buckley

Koha tips and tricks 2

Koha is a Library Management System (LMS) used worldwide by approximately 15,000 libraries. The Koha team at Catalyst are passionate about using Koha and helping libraries (big...
Donna Benjamin

Web Analytics: A new plugin for Moodle

Catalyst recently contributed a new web analytics plugin to the Moodle plugins directory.   Our new plugin is the next step in an evolution of maturity in the collection,...
Donna Benjamin

What does a Business Analyst do?

I recently passed a milestone in the journey of my career. I've now spent over two years as a formal "Business Analyst" or "BA" here at Catalyst IT. In actuality, I've been a BA...