Ouriginal Signs Multi-Year Collaboration with Foundation for California Community Colleges

Education Technology Insights | Friday, October 16, 2020

Andreas Ohlson, CEO

Ouriginal has declared a multi-year partnership with the Foundation for California Community Colleges.

FREMONT, CA: Ouriginal is Europe’s leading provider of text-matching solutions for preventing plagiarism prevention and text-similarity detection, declares a multi-year collaboration with the Foundation for California Community Colleges. The three-year agreement allows the 116 community colleges the opportunity to receive more significant cost savings and rising service reliability while improving their students’ original voice.

Ouriginal seamlessly combines into the colleges’ Canvas learning management system and uses advanced machine learning to provide test-winning accuracy analysis. The software will be provided through the Foundation’s buying program, CollegeBuys. “Our newly launched partnership with Ouriginal will provide our colleges greater breadth of choice, opportunities for cost savings, and instill service delivery standards across the state,” says J.C. Sales, Executive Director, Program Development of the Foundation for California Community Colleges. “This is especially integral as we rely on technologies to keep our community colleges aligned to their missions.”

“We are beyond excited to be selected by the Foundation,” says Eric Gibbs, President, North America for Ouriginal. “Our commitment to providing an optimized and affordable solution is something we hear time and again as being pivotal in the selection process for customers and partners alike.”

Ouriginal, a text-matching software, is used to assess the genuinity of any given text. It emerged out of the fusion of PlagScan and Urkund to provide a bold solution that improves students’ potentials to think original and save teachers time in assessing written work. With more than three decades of combined knowledge and expertise, the company delivers a cutting edge technology, catering to their customers’ needs. Currently, Ouriginal provides its services to above 7,700 organizations in over 80 countries with global headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and Cologne, Germany, and Chesterfield, MO, USA.

Ouriginal was featured in Education Technology Insights as the Top Distance and Remote Learning Solution Providers in Europe-2020.

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