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16 10, 2018

Enemy Analysis

2019-01-14T21:30:16-04:00

Doug Hieber, Senior Application Architect
October 16, 2018

In assessment exams, item enemies can undermine the validity of your exam. The author of this blog post says, use AI to separate item enemies.

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Enemy Analysis2019-01-14T21:30:16-04:00
17 08, 2018

What is an API and What Can They Do for You?

2019-01-14T21:24:09-04:00

Lisa Everts, Test Developer, Business Development
August 17, 2018

Associations want to offer certification and learning opportunities to their members, and often that leaves their staff to manually coordinate information across different software systems by exporting information from one system and importing it into another, or even manually re-entering the information. This can add to the staff’s volume of work, and create room for errors or lost transactions. The author of this blog post offers a convenient solution…APIs!

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What is an API and What Can They Do for You?2019-01-14T21:24:09-04:00
9 07, 2018

Learning Management Systems and Supporting Applications

2019-01-14T21:21:56-04:00

Lisa Everts, Test Developer, Business Development
July 9, 2018

Learning Management Systems integrate with other systems to offer a complete training experience. Here is a description of the most popular assisting applications.

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Learning Management Systems and Supporting Applications2019-01-14T21:21:56-04:00
15 06, 2018

LMS 101: Train the Dragon

2019-01-14T21:19:54-04:00

Lisa Everts, Test Developer, Business Development
June 15, 2018

Our blog about confronting the dragon of offering training programs highlighted the desire of certifying bodies to add training and education as a service for their members. Now let’s discuss the role a Learning Management System (LMS) fills in training that dragon to fearlessly offer educational services.

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LMS 101: Train the Dragon2019-01-14T21:19:54-04:00
18 05, 2018

How can a certifying body confront the “dragon” of offering training programs?

2019-01-14T21:15:24-04:00

Lisa Everts, Test Developer, Business Development
May 18, 2018

Can a certifying body offer training in addition to sponsoring a certification program? Armed with an understanding of accreditation requirements, certifying bodies can confront the dragon of offering training to benefit their members.

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How can a certifying body confront the “dragon” of offering training programs?2019-01-14T21:15:24-04:00
30 04, 2018

Boldly Google Go-ing Where Few Have Gone Before

2019-01-14T21:11:41-04:00

Doug Hieber, Senior Application Architect
April 30, 2018

If you haven’t heard of Google’s Go language, the author of this post provides an overview to get you started.

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Boldly Google Go-ing Where Few Have Gone Before2019-01-14T21:11:41-04:00
28 03, 2018

Strasz Assessment Systems provides the Driver behind New CPA Exam User Experience

2018-12-08T20:26:14-04:00

2018

Mar 28

Strasz Assessment Systems provides the Driver behind New CPA Exam User Experience

Beginning on April 1st, CPA Exam Candidates will enjoy an improved user experience in high definition. In our continuing partnership with the AICPA, Strasz Assessment Systems’ software is used by the AICPA to produce, deliver, and score all CPA Exams. You can learn more here .

Strasz Assessment Systems provides the Driver behind New CPA Exam User Experience2018-12-08T20:26:14-04:00
12 03, 2018

Open to Adventure, Closed for Modification

2019-01-14T21:10:17-04:00

Jay Myers, Software Engineer
March 12, 2018

Writing software can be a lot like being an adventurous hero – or at least that’s what this author tells himself.  Luckily for us, one such similarity is highlighted in this post discussing the Open / Closed Principle, which states that software should be open for extension while remaining closed for modification.  In other words, you shouldn’t have to change things you’ve already written to add or modify behavior in the future.

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Open to Adventure, Closed for Modification2019-01-14T21:10:17-04:00
3 04, 2017

Digital Badges – An Opportunity to Promote a Credentialing Program

2019-01-14T21:02:45-04:00

Lisa Everts, Test Developer, Business Development
April 3, 2017

Digital badges are an important way for individuals to display their skill sets or levels of proficiency in specific areas, and they are equally as useful for employers seeking out candidates with those skills. The author of this blog post details the benefits to credentialing programs of implementing a badging system, the importance of badge design, and how to choose a digital badge hosting service.

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Digital Badges – An Opportunity to Promote a Credentialing Program2019-01-14T21:02:45-04:00
7 03, 2017

How the search for climbing gear led to a better registration system

2019-01-14T21:01:10-04:00

Doug Hieber, Senior Application Architect
March 7, 2017

One never knows where one will find inspiration. Take the author of this blog post, for example. While shopping online, this application architect encountered some less-than-ideal registration processes, which gave him a greater appreciation for the superb user experience of the Reg! exam candidate registration solution in the Strasz Exam Management Suite. Learn more about the features, and what makes a great registration system.

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How the search for climbing gear led to a better registration system2019-01-14T21:01:10-04:00
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