Colombia Makes History with World-Leading Global Innovation

While much of the world looks to settle into a new normal following the onset of COVID-19, many of the changes that resulted from the pandemic are set to remain. Education has experienced a significant digital transformation – and although this was gaining momentum prior to the pandemic, it was significantly accelerated because of it. […]

Experience the future of learning

We’re excited to be participating as a Premium Sponsor at Blackboard‘s virtual conference, BbWorld21 on July 13-15 and 20-22. Join us and thousands of educators, administrators, and thought leaders from the global education community for this interactive digital event. There’ll be keynote addresses, breakouts sessions, and workshops designed to provide industry insights, best practices, and a clearer vision […]

Sumadi recognized in Europe’s Top 10 EdTech startups

Sumadi is proud to have been listed as one of the Top 10 EdTech startups in Europe. Enterprise Security magazine included us in the annual listing of 10 companies that are at the forefront of providing EdTech Startup solutions and impacting the industry. Our Executive Director, Raul Rivera spoke to Enterprise Security about our startup […]

Online learning and assessments – the status quo

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, there was high growth and adoption of education technology. Globally, EdTech investments reached US$18.66 billion in 2019, while looking forward, the market for online education is projected to reach $350 billion by 2025. Major world events often give rise to innovation. The pandemic has not forced the rise of education technology, […]

Five tips to take the stress out of online exams

As many students prepare for a busy exam period ahead of the spring break, this list of five tips will help minimize their stress and ensure they’re prepared. Know the exam guidelines Prior to undertaking an exam, test-takers should review and understand the exam rules, so they know what is and isn’t allowed. It’s important […]

Tips for online exam instructors

With online exams becoming more common, we’ve compiled this list of tips for proctoring instructors – from writing clear exam instructions and ensuring test-takers are familiar with the proctoring solution, to understanding proctoring results and seeking support. Effective exam instructions Just as you establish protocols for an in-class assessment, so too is the case for […]

SUMADI case study | AWS Databases

Partnering with Amazon Web Services has enabled SUMADI™ to provide our clients with cost-effective, scalable proctoring solutions with real-time reporting capability. Today, we use Amazon Rekognition models for face and object detection, AWS Lambda functions to process messages, Amazon DynamoDB for storing image metadata, and Amazon API Gateway to assist our chat application. Since migrating to AWS in 2020, we’ve been able to […]

Why choose SUMADI?

With a wide range of proctoring solutions on the market today, you may well have wondered why choose one over the other. We’ve prepared this snapshot of five key reasons why you would choose SUMADI™. We believe we’ve got a strong differentiation and a solution you’re going to love. We’re different We use the latest […]

Leading the new way in proctoring

With a wide range of proctoring solutions available today, you may have wondered why choose one over the other? Here are five reasons why you should consider SUMADI: Points of difference – the latest AI-powered facial and typing pattern recognition, authentication, and browser tracking solutions, SUMADI offers the only automated proctoring solutions that can be delivered:• […]

Importance of Online Assessment in Education

Online assessments have become increasingly important in education, not only because they are less expensive but also because they allow educators to assess student achievement in real time. While some educators view online assessments as a replacement for traditional tests, others believe that online assessments can complement them by providing more accurateand timely information about student progress. In this article, we look […]