Industry News & Notes

Industry News & Notes

ProctorU Rapidly Expands Capacity to Support Campuses and Test-takers Affected by COVID-19 Concerns


| Press Releases

BIRMINGHAM, Ala — As COVID-19 threatens the completion of college courses, final exams and professional certifications for millions of people across the country and around the world, ProctorU has ramped up hiring to meet an increased demand for online proctoring services. With 14 proctoring locations operating in six countries, ProctorU has a business continuity model… continue reading »

Using Innovative Solutions to Bring StateFoodSafety Candidates a New Level of Security and Convenience


| Case Studies

How Online Proctoring Brings a New Level of Security and Convenience to Food Safety Exams Type of exam administered: Food Protection Manager Certification Exam | Industry: Food Safety, Restaurant & Hospitality Overview StateFoodSafety is an online food safety education company that develops and publishes technology-enhanced training and certification programs for regulatory, restaurant, and hospitality communities… continue reading »

ProctorU Celebrates Black History Month, Honoring Individuals who Move People Forward… in School, in Work, and in Life.


| Blog Posts

Since 1976, each United States president has named February as Black History Month, a time when we recognize and honor remarkable past and present achievements of African Americans. This month, we’re celebrating notable individuals who have had an impact on both the African American and higher education communities. Their accomplishments speak for themselves. Dr. Molefi… continue reading »

How Online Proctoring Helped Chartered Accountants Ireland Address Exam Challenges


| Case Studies

Chartered Accountants Ireland, established by royal charter in 1888, is the largest accountancy body on the island of Ireland, and according to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) in their 2018 statistics Chartered Accountants Ireland remains the fastest growing professional accounting body over the last five years. They conduct roughly 25,000 examinations a year. Historically, those exams were being delivered in a traditional exam hall setting with pen and paper.

ProctorU and Yardstick Assessment Strategies Merge to Form Meazure Learning, Establishing World’s Most Secure Testing Network and Platform


| Press Releases

Meazure Learning raises more than US$30M in growth capital in conjunction with the merger, enabling additional investments in technology and services. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ProctorU, the world’s largest online exam security and identity management company, and Yardstick Assessment Strategies, leaders in psychometrics and computer-based exam administration for professional… continue reading »

ProctorU Wins Back-to-Back Awards Recognizing Industry Leadership and Rapid Growth


| Press Releases

Birmingham, Ala. – ProctorU announced today that it has received two prestigious awards in the Birmingham business community. CEO Scott McFarland was named the Birmingham Business Journal CEO of the Year for his proven track record of leadership. This was quickly followed by the company receiving the prestigious Jemison Award from the Birmingham Venture Club… continue reading »

9 Questions to Ask Every Online Proctoring Vendor Before Committing


| White Papers

Finding the right online proctoring partner can be difficult and time consuming. If you knew the right questions to ask, wouldn’t it be easier to make an informed decision? We think so too! That’s why we’ve outlined some questions that can help guide you in your search. In this white paper, you’ll find: 9 important questions you should be asking every company you’re considering, why the questions matter, and ProctorU’s responses to the questions