Dugga – Born out of Scientific Research

What is Dugga?

Dugga is born out of scientific research and is a digital test platform used to conduct digital tests, exams, home exams, digital lessons, assignments, and other types of knowledge assessment in education. The platform is tailor made for Higher Education, Corporate Education and the K12 space. Dugga AB is a Swedish company that runs and develops the Dugga platform.

The platform Dugga is the result of a research project from 2012 in which researchers and developers participated, among others, from the Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm University, the University of Nijmegen Arnhem, the Royal Institute of Technology, Umeå University, Stics Research, Brüggemann System and also in collaboration with esteemed partners such as ETH Zürich and Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

In connection with this research and development work, Dugga, as the only digital test platform, received funding from the Swedish innovation authority Vinnova under the ministry of industry. Since 2016, Dugga has been a partner with Microsoft and has several research and development projects in the field of digital examinations and how to employ artificial intelligence to support the examination process.

Dugga was officially launched at Stanford University, California, USA in the fall of 2015.

Platform independence

Dugga is a platform independent (PC, Mac, Chromebooks, iPads) and OS-independent exam service for all types and levels of digital knowledge evaluation (see www.dugga.com) with a focus on schools, high schools, colleges/universities, and education organizations throughout the world. Unlike other services, Dugga’s platform is a state-of-the-art solution based on scientific research in pedagogy and information technology. As of today, the platform is used by municipalities, schools, educational institutions and private education leaders in +130 countries all over the world. Dugga offers an easy-to-use but at the same time advanced test platform and is the fastest growing test platform in digital examinations.

Dugga has been developed by experienced teachers, IT specialists and researchers in pedagogy, informatics, computer science and other relevant areas. In connection with the development of Dugga, teachers and students from a large number of schools, universities and educational institutions have participated in the development process.

Easy to use and with multiple integration options

Dugga provides a flexible, user friendly and highly popular test platform that provides the ability to add features and modules to the platform as demands from users increases. Furthermore, a comprehensive range of support and education services is offered. Both at the customer’s location, in our premises in Stockholm or digitally, at a distance. The company has experience
integrating the platform with other learning platforms such as, for example, Skolon, Skolfederation, Itslearning, VKlass, Canvas, Moodle, Microsoft’s various platforms such as O365, Teams (with AD/MSDS), Google G-Suite/Classroom and more. In addition Dugga can be used together with plagiarism platforms such as Turnitin, Urkund and Ouriginal.

Long Experience of Delivering Digital Knowledge Assessment to 130+ countries

Throughout the years Dugga has carried out a large number of assignments for customers. The assignments have included implementation of the Dugga platform in both domestic and foreign school operations. In connection with such implementation projects Dugga and partners have provided training programs and support for thousands of teachers and administrators.
Dugga has a competent and esteemed support organization that includes both first-line customer support and second-line technical and administrative support. Furthermore, Dugga has an internal consultancy and education organization that regularly provides management services for larger organizations as well as further training and development of customers’ teachers and staff.

Our mission is continuous innovation

At Dugga we focus all our resources on developing the platform to the benefit of our users. The technical development organization is mainly located at the head office in Stockholm, Sweden. Thanks to Dugga’s research initiatives and innovative development, the platform has in a relatively short period of time been established as the best assessment platform on the market with state-of-the-art design, highly demanded and appreciated functionality and ease of use.

General company information:
Dugga AB, www.dugga.com