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Join an IMS Alliance

Alliance benefits are limited to a specific standards areas of IMS work. IMS Alliances offer development resources and online conformance certification based on the Alliance joined. Alliances are self-service memberships that provide access to development resources and the ability to gain certification for the specification area of your alliance membership

All alliances receive the following benefits:

Benefits of Alliance Membership

  • Ability to get certified for the standards associated with your Alliance Membership.
  • Promotion of certified products and services in the online Product Directory for organizations that join and maintain membership in the Alliance.
  • Recognition of your organization on the IMS members page.
  • Ability to use relevant IMS trademarked terms on your web site and marketing materials with prior approval from marketing@imsglobal.org and in accordance with IMS guidelines.
  • Opportunity to tap into the developers network via the Alliance Forum
  • Access to member-only development, testing and conformance resources for the standards areas associated with your membership.
  • Online FAQs to resolve integration and interoperability problems encountered with compliant products.
  • Ability to participate in the TrustED Apps Program.
  • Ability to attend the annual virtual Technical Congress to get the latest overview and updates of all IMS technical activities and a preview of future IMS product development.
  • Ability to attend member-only webinars and roundtable discussions. Discounted registration fees for the Learning Impact Conference.
  • All benefits available to CASE Network Participants upon acceptance of the terms and conditions
  • Receipt of the IMS Members Dispatch, a members-only monthly newsletter.
Alliance Areas Covered Membership Fees & Signup
Learning Tools and Content Alliance Common Cartridge® (CC®), Thin Common Cartridge®, Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®), LTI Resource Search, and Interactive Whiteboard/ Common File Format (IWB/CFF) Standards Membership Fees & Registration Details
EduERP Alliance OneRoster® and Learning Information Services Standards Membership Fees & Registration Details
Digital Credentials and Badging Alliance OpenBadges and Comprehensive Learner Record Standards Membership Dues & Registration Details
eAssessment Alliance Question and Test Interoperability® and Accessible Portable Item Protocol® Standards Membership Dues & Registration Details
TrustEdApps Alliance Data Privacy Standard.  Member-only reports of numerous vetted applications in the IMS Product Directory. Vetting reports include details on several criteria including Data Collected, Third-Party Data Sharing, Security, and Advertising Membership Dues & Registration Details