Unifyed™ Announces Strategic Partnership with Instructure® To Modernize Student Experience
Apr 19, 2019
Chicago, IL – May 6, 2019: Unifyed™, a cloud-based, next-generation student information system provider announced a strategic partnership with Instructure®, a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company that helps people grow from their first day of school to their last day of work.
Instructure® helps users improve education and development. Instructure’s products include Canvas™, a learning platform for K–12, further ed, and higher ed, and Bridge™, an employee development and engagement solution for businesses. Instructure® believes that lifelong learning makes the world better.
Unifyed™ enables students to more easily register for classes and get notified when they have an overdue balance or when grade gets posted. Unifyed™ also improves student engagement by providing community and communication features commonly found on apps like LinkedIn®. For administrators and faculty members, Unifyed’s course catalogue, class registration and degree audit functionality will make it easier to plan course offerings based on student’s performance through academic programs.
With this partnership, Unifyed™ and Instructure® will tightly integrate Unifyed™ and Canvas™ using modern, RESTful web services APIs in areas such as:
- Canvas™ services such as Assignments, Discussions and Courses will be made available through Unifyed Student – Engage mobile and web portal.
- Assignment notifications from Canvas™ will be delivered via Unifyed™ targeted messaging and nudging app.
- Unifyed™ will provide SAML-based SSO to Canvas™
- Grades will flow seamlessly back and forth between Unifyed™ and Canvas™
- Unifyed™ will update Canvas™ with courses and course rosters
“We are pleased to partner with Instructure® and look forward to working closely with them to provide our joint Unifyed™ and Instructure® clients with the integrated experience that the modern student expects,” said Ranjan Tayal, CEO, Unifyed.
Unifyed™ is the only AI-first, microservices-based, cloud-native student information system provider and serves over 750 colleges and universities in seven countries. Unifyed is a beautiful and easy-to-use solution designed with an AI-first approach to increasing student engagement and international enrollment. Developed by Columbia University in partnership with the higher education community, our solution is both affordable and flexible to meet the needs of traditional and non-traditional institutions alike.