Following our yearly tradition of sneaking out of the office for some quality, first-hand extra knowledge on the latest technology updates, we decided to focus on security this year. In line with the spirit brought upon us by GDPR, we chose DevSecCon. DevSecCon is the intersection of security and the Holy Grail that we for so long have been trying to achieve, a DevOps pipeline.
In December 2018, Qpercom will be 10 years in operation. To celebrate we are offering a product licence for €2,008 for one year.
That's a fully supported, unlimited year of product use, for the price of a pilot. If you have been considering moving to digital assessment or trialling a new form of digital assessment, this offer is for you. If you run OSCEs, clinical assessment, MMIs, large-scale interviews or EPAs and competency based assessment, apply now for this limited offer and see how you can benefit.
Topics: New technology, eAssessment, entrustable professional activities, EPAs, competency based assessment, software development, curriculum mapping, birthday, anniversary, 10yearbirthday, specialoffer, clinicalassessment, multipleminiinterviews, digitalscoring
Memory allocation is the process of reserving complete or partial space (physically or virtual) on the computer to execute an application. The management of memory on a program if not handled in the right way can make the application slow or even stop working, and one of the reasons for that to happen is known in computer science as Memory Leak.
Memory leak occurs when the application allocates spaces in memory and does not releases it after it is used, then the application ends up running out of memory and crashing.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in Europe on 25th May this year is a great opportunity to open new conversations on data security.
To illustrate our approach to data security, we put together the infographic below to outline:
what we do with data, what we do with our client's permission, and what we never do with data.
Topics: eAssessment, software development, datasecurity, GDPR2018, dataprotection, personaldata, dataprocessing, digitalscoring, datacontrollers, datacompliance, dataprivacy, digitalprivacy, dataencryption, databackup, datagovernance
We are delighted to announce a medical education project by Qpercom and the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland (CAI) has been shortlisted for a total of four industry awards in 2017 and 2018. The aim of the project was to design a technological framework to support implementation of a competency-based training and assessment system for post-graduate training within the CAI. The outcome was a Data Management System for Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs), with a mobile application for recording feedback in the clinical workplace.
For some, it does not roll off the tongue upon first hearing it. We have received many a phone call in the office for 'Qwerpercom'. To set the record straight, here’s how it goes:
Topics: eAssessment, software development, branding, quality performance competency, clinical assessment, competency based assessment, evidence based training, EPAs, entrustable professional activities