Employing Blockchain in Credentialing Practices

Blockchain is being implemented in the credentialing space for things like digital badging and learning community management systems. This article provides a basic understanding of this emerging technology and its potential applications for security in credentialing practices.

A Data-Based Approach to Program Analysis: ICE Launches Business of Certification Benchmarks

When it comes to gaining insight into the health of your programs or identifying areas of improvement, few approaches are better than a data-based analysis. Learn how ICE’s new interactive tool, the Business of Certification Benchmarks, can help achieve this and why your participation is critical.

GDPR: What You Should Know

On May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect, impacting organizations that process EU citizens' data. Learn what GDPR could mean for you, plus download a sample Privacy Notice template from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

Strategic Responses for Certification Agencies on Social Media

Organizations are often hesitant to be active on social media because, in addition to creating content, they have to manage feedback from their audience - which can be unpredictable. Knowing social media is a valuable opportunity to engage your audience, however, how can you make it work?

Advancing Credentialing with the ICE R&D Committee

The ICE R&D Committee keeps pace with cutting-edge trends and best practices in credentialing, in order to keep the larger community informed. We spoke with John Wickett, R&D Committee Chair, to learn how the group operates, highlights from 2017 and see what they have in store this year.

Removing Roadblocks and Clearing the Way for Accreditation Success: Part 2

In this part-two article, Cynthia Allen, Susan Davis-Becker, Ph.D., and Janice Moore discuss common psychometric challenges and provide strategies to help clear the path to accreditation.

Adaptive Testing: Multiple Choices, What’s The Right Answer?

Adaptive testing seeks to change the way people are measured by making tests more efficient and effective. Discover how algorithms optimize tests to the individual, allowing for greater security and savings.

Job Analysis: Beyond the Basics

A well-conducted job analysis study allows a credentialing program to confidently assert that the content of their examination aligns with the necessary knowledge, skills, or competencies required of a job.

Removing Roadblocks and Clearing The Way For Accreditation Success: Part 1

The path to National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accreditation is a complex yet rewarding journey. Learn how awareness of common roadblocks can not only lead to success, but create a commitment to best practices and ongoing improvement.

The Value of a Value Proposition Study

The establishment of practice standards and competency domains provides a foundation for the profession and a framework for continuing education. Assessment of knowledge and skills competency serve as the basis for many certifications and credentialing programs.


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