Let’s Talk Data Interoperability at CoSN

We’re gearing up for our appearance at the CoSN Conference April 1-4, 2019 in Portland OR. Certica will be exhibiting (Pod #26) and Data Connect™ adopter, Hillsboro School District (OR), will showcase how they’ve made great strides toward data integration and application interoperability with the Ed-Fi®Data Standard.

Let’s Face it: Education Standards Are Hard to Use

Rarely do standards creators include tools for implementation. There are few how-to guides for using standards optimally or plugging standards into a district’s operating procedures. Grappling with a way to consume or comply with standards, many district administrators simply hit the “print” button.

Data Governance: What is It and Why is It Important?

The risks of poor-quality data, data breaches, and duplicate data are high and very expensive. Districts and state education agencies spend millions annually on student information systems, software, hardware, information technology staff, assessments and many other aspects of data system management. A strong data governance program is designed to provide coordinated and systemic oversight of data-related decisions throughout an organization.