OneRoster® Compatibility Check from IMS Global

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How do you ensure that your edtech tools are easily rostered and integrated into your school software platforms?

The OneRoster® Compatibility Check from IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS) is an integration testing and issue resolution service that empowers school districts to get digital resources into the hands of teachers and students on day one. The OneRoster Compatibility Check guarantees ecosystem interoperability and identifies product matches amongst IMS certified digital resources on a user-friendly dashboard.

Features available today in the OneRoster Compatibility Check include:

  • Characterization – Identification of the unique capabilities of your OneRoster data
  • Verification – Assurance that your data meets the requirements for integration with OneRoster certified products
  • Comparisons – Access to reports on how your institution will integrate with multiple suppliers
  • Support – Personal assistance from the dedicated IMS team

Verifying your rostering information using the GG4L Connect Platform and the IMS Compatibility Check will help you identify and resolve data, compliance, and compatibility issues with vendors before they become costly problems. Watch the brief video to learn more.

About IMS Global Learning Consortium

IMS Global Learning Consortium is a nonprofit organization comprising over 570 leading suppliers, higher education institutions, K-12 districts and schools, and government organizations working in partnership to enable better teaching and learning. The IMS open architecture and extensive ecosystem of EdTech products enable education institutions to be more innovative, provide a more seamless user experience, and reduce the cost of integrating products into educational enterprise systems.

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Why GG4L and IMS?

  • Instant Compatibility:  Verified (by IMS) compatibility streamlines connecting school district information systems to digital learning technology.

  • Better Data Quality:  When sharing and synchronizing data, know that all of the required data elements are present and correct.

  • Effective Data Governance:  Make sure that data is being shared and accounted for and in compliance with IMS standards.

  • Membership:  Membership in IMS and GG4L gives you access to the tools, standards, and industry experts you need to deploy safe, secure, compliant digital learning technology.

Webinar: The Benefits of Plug-and-Play Interoperability through Open Standards Compliance

How can we take EdTech to the level of plug-and-play that institutions want and need? Hear how the IMS community is working together to “lower the tax” on interoperability. This session introduces OneRoster Compatibility Check and what organizations like GG4L are doing to give districts access to the tools, standards, and industry experts you need to deploy safe, secure, compliant digital learning technology.
  •  Moderator: Rob Abel, Ed.D., CEO, IMS Global Learning Consortium
  •  Mike Cavalieri, CTO, Lumen Touch
  •  Joe Fives, Director of Technology (retired), Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools
  •  Robert Iskander, Chairman & CEO, Global Grid For Learning
  •  Gauthier Philippart, CEO, Actionaly

School districts can get started with free access.

School districts can enjoy free access to Compatibility Check with IMS Global, the world-leading non-profit collaborative advancing educational technology impact. IMS members have access to the entire spectrum of IMS best practices and resources to help build a digital ecosystem that meets the needs of your district, now and into the future.

Once your OneRoster Compatibility Check account is activated you can run characterization and comparison using roster data in School Passport. Activate OneRoster Compatibility Check to grant access to your roster data for OneRoster Compatibility Check.

EdTech vendors can get started with Compatibility Check.

Join IMS Global, the world-leading non-profit collaborative advancing educational technology impact. IMS members have access to the entire spectrum of IMS best practices and resources, including access to IMS certification suites. Learn more about the IMS Affiliate membership.

Ready to get started? Simply click the button above and provide the relevant information about your organization and product. Upon submission your application will be reviewed by IMS Global, and you will be contacted within two business days regarding IMS Membership

Please note that before you can access all of the OneRoster Compatibility Check features you must pass IMS OneRoster certification. Once certified, your product will be listed in the IMS Product Directory. Your certification will remain active as long as your membership is active.

Standards First Pledge

We are proud supporters of the Standards First Pledge

As part of a community that is committed to make open standards the first and primary choice for education technology integrations, we are advocates for standards based integrations. We are proud to help pioneer this effort. Achieving and promoting official product certification to open standards enables a better EdTech ecosystem and is best for all EdTech vendors. This is a cause we are passionate about and have taken the Standards First pledge to confirm our support. Find out more about Standards First.

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