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Is Your University Future Fit? Student success and other strategic considerations for Canadian higher education providers.

In higher education, as in most industries, there is a great push for achieving human and tech synergy. Solid marketing, HR and other strategies alone will not help you remain competitive. A clever digital strategy is equally important. There is one problem, however – universities are complex ecosystems. Click below to learn more.

Catalyst Follow the Sun support model – what does it mean?

Catalyst’s Follow the Sun Support means there’s a technical expert available to address any issues you might have with your enterprise LMS 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, regardless of your time zone; work is performed during normal working hours, wherever that may be in the world. Click below to learn more.

Cyber security in Higher Education: Must know and must do.

According to recent data, globally, cyber attacks increased by 38% in 2022, compared to the previous year, with the top three most attacked industries being Education / Research, Government and Healthcare. Here is what you must know and do to protect your organisation. Click below to start.

2022 Moodle Award Winners: LMS Contributor of the Year for the global Catalyst IT team!

We are very excited to have received two of these very special recognitions at the 2022 Moodle Certified Partner Awards last week - LMS Contributor of the Year for our global team (Catalyst IT New Zealand, Australia, UK and Canada) and Moodle Premium Partner of the Year for the APAC region for Catalyst IT Australia.

Reasons to Feel Secure with Catalyst Managed Service.

According to various sources, data breaches around the world have risen anywhere between 50% to 500% in just the last quarter of this year. The only way to reduce the risk of being affected by the various hacking techniques is to take a multi-layered approach to your IT security system as we do here at Catalyst IT.