Unicon Announces Test Drive Environment for Open Analytics

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Test Drive Open Analytics Features OpenLRS, an Open Source Learning Record Store

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Unicon, Inc., a leading IT consulting, services, and support provider specializing in open source for the education technology market, today announced the availability of Test Drive Open Analytics, a test environment designed for developers to experiment and capture learning events with OpenLRS. The test drive site provides each developer with their own instance of OpenLRS (an open source learning record store), in which learning events are captured in either IMS Caliper or xAPI format. Test Drive Open Analytics allows developers to experiment with open analytics with no upfront investment, ideally reducing the overall time to adoption of components like OpenLRS. Test Drive Open Analytics is a free to use cloud-hosted, multi-tenant, open learning analytics environment.

OpenLRS is an open source, secure, standards-based, standalone LRS that was built to fill the need for a storage mechanism for an open learning analytics environment. Built on a scalable architecture, using modern web technologies, OpenLRS provides the fast reads and writes necessary for a dynamic analytics environment.

OpenLRS is an open source project backed by the Apereo Foundation. As a commercial affiliate of Apereo, Unicon has a vested interest in ensuring the long-term success of OpenLRS and the Apereo Learning Analytics Initiative. The roadmap for Test Drive Open Analytics includes the addition of Apereo projects OpenDashboard and the Learning Analytics Processor (LAP).

To sign up for a Test Drive Open Analytics account, and to learn more about OpenLRS, please visit http://www.unicon.net/test-drive-analytics. To find out more about Unicon’s services for learning analytics, visit http://www.unicon.net/LA-systems-integration.

About Unicon
Unicon, Inc. is a leading provider of IT consulting, services, and support for education technology and works with institutions and organizations to find solutions to meet business challenges. Unicon specializes in using open source technologies to deliver flexible and cost-effective systems in the areas of identity and access management, student success, mobile computing, learning management systems, learning analytics, portals, web content management, and online video. Unicon is a Commercial Affiliate of the Apereo Foundation; an InCommon Affiliate and Participant; an Industry Member of Internet2; an Affiliate Member of IMS Global Learning Consortium; an Advanced Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network; a Pantheon Gold Partner; and a Solution Partner of Kaltura. For more information, visit: http://www.unicon.net.

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