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Compatibility Check

Compatibility Check

What is Compatibility Check?

  • An independent and reliable integration testing, product discovery, and issue resolution service that provides the tools and support needed to ensure smoother implementations
  • A multi-layered approach that includes easy to use tools that improve data transparency and help districts ensure the quality and consistency of the data they exchange with suppliers
  • A validation tool that provides participants with a high degree of confidence that their data is fit for purpose and fully compatible with the IMS certified products they want to use

What are the components of Compatibility Check?

Compatibility Check identifies integration requirements between an institution and its certified products and displays the results in a user-friendly dashboard to show technical gaps and steps needed to ensure compatibility.

 

OneRoster Compatibility Check

OneRoster Check

Securely and reliably exchange roster information, course materials, and grades between systems.

Common Cartridge Compatibility Check

Common Cartridge Check

Visualize metadata within the cartridge manifest—including alignment to official state standards published in the CASE Network.

Trusted Apps Seal

TrustEd Apps Dashboard

Vet products and certify them for student privacy, data security, and other safety issues.

 


How does Compatibility Check help?

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Transparency

Provide visibility into and control over data

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Accuracy

Help identify and solve data and file validation and consistency issues

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Understanding

Reduce confusion caused by extensions and data mismatches

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Success

Determine integration success prior to exchanging data


Who benefits from using Compability Check?

For Districts
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Characterization: Identifies the unique capabilities of your OneRoster data.

Verification: Assures that your data meets the requirements for integration with OneRoster certified products.

Comparisons: Access reports on how your institution will integrate with multiple suppliers.

Support: Get personal and expert assistance from the dedicated IMS team.

For Suppliers
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Characterization: Defines the unique capabilities of your software.

Verification: Assures that your data meets the requirements for integration with OneRoster certified products.

Comparisons: Access reports on how your institution will integrate with multiple suppliers.

Support: Get personal and expert assistance from the dedicated IMS team.


What is Compatibility Check Certification?

Compatibility Check Certification is a new certification that designates suppliers that IMS has verified are doing their utmost to accelerate the use of open standards in the marketplace as part of the Standards First Program. Standards First suppliers are highlighted in the IMS community. As leaders in the promotion and adoption of standards these suppliers receive additional benefits, such as the ability to integrate the IMS Compatibility Check tools into their software using an LTI launch, providing a value-add to their customers. Learn More


How do I get involved with Compatibility Check?

Compability Check is available for IMS Contributing Members and Affiliates who have OneRoster and/or Common Cartridge Certification.  Compatibilty Check is also open Contributing Member and Affiliate Educational Institutions.  Login to request access.