RapidIdentify Software Gets OneRoster Certification
Identity Automation's RapidIdentify software — intended to make access and account management for school
and other large organizations with complicated IT infrastructures
easier — has been
certified by the IMS Global Learning Consortium for
its OneRoster standard.
Because it now has been
certified by OneRoster, school districts can, for instance, safely pass
information about students and teachers onto textbook distributors at
beginning of each semester.
software was built to automate and simply the
management of complex IT systems with multiple users and grant secure
the right people at the right time.
is often a challenge for curriculum professionals who don't necessarily
have a technology background," said Identity Automation CTO Troy
allows schools to focus scarce resources on identifying the right
rather than spending time and effort trying to make it work."
OneRoster standard is a subset of the Learning Information
Services standard that focuses on a school's needs to exchange roster
information and grades. The
mission of the IMS Global Learning Consortium,
a nonprofit member organization, is to advance technology that can
scale and improve educational participation and attainment.
network of educational institutions, suppliers and government
organizations develops open interoperability standards, supports
technical services and encourages adoption through programs that highlight effective
a product like Identity Automation, which supports a full range
of certified-compliant options, provides districts with flexibility to
with a basic daily exchange of roster information and move to a more
sophisticated real-time exchange of roster information to really fit
of the educators and the students," said IMS Global Vice President of
Management Mark Leuba.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.