Taking Test Security to the Next Level Through Design

In part three of this exam security series, the author provides practical advice to combat and prevent evolving methods of cheating.

2016 NCCA Standards Revisions Recap and Takeaways: What You Need to Know

Certification programs must stay up-to-date with the latest revisions to the NCCA Standards for certification.

Making NCCA Accreditation Work for You

A deep dive into the challenges commonly faced during the re-accreditation process and how an organized approach to quality improvement can mitigate them.

The Separation of Certification and Education

The separation of programs avoids conflicts of interest and maintains the integrity of the exam, but organizations can offer both and still be in compliance with accreditation requirements.

Looking for Data in All the Right Places

Any organization that is marketing or communicating something should be using customer data to improve their marketing efforts.

How Much Is My Certification Really Worth?

In today’s competitive environment, people want to be assured that they are getting real value for their investment of time and money.

Using Data to Restore Trust in Exams

This article continues the discussion started in the previous installment, evaluating the way that data gathered from observations can be used to strengthen test security.

One Size Does Not Fit All: Making Test Security Configurable and Scalable

Striving for a scalable security solution allows an organization to efficiently meet its complex business needs without redundancy and careless risk.

Big Data Speaks Up for Test Security

Five primary sources of data help us measure the effects of test security weaknesses, threats and vulnerabilities. This article focuses on one: data gathered from exam administrations.

Bringing the “Why” into the Wizardly World of Credentialing

People perform at their best when they develop their skill set and their mindset.


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