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Some of our more recent blog articles.

Release of Koha 20.05

by Aleisha Amohia

The Catalyst Koha team are delighted to celebrate the release of Koha 20.05. This release contains 880 changes including 13 new features, 275 enhancements to existing features, and 592 bug and security fixes.

Circulation feature – Tool to update due dates in bulk

[email protected]: Jess

by Chloe Gunn

At Catalyst we are striving to attain normality in our personal lives and reliability in our professional life. The latter is appearing the easier of the two. To maintain our community, share our struggles and tips for working at home, we will be publishing a regular blog with a different Catalysta each time. Today we meet Jess, our sales coordinator, all-round kitten herder and sales pitching genius.

Weight rack

[email protected]: Ben

by Chloe Gunn

At Catalyst we are striving to attain normality in our personal lives and reliability in our professional life. The latter is appearing the easier of the two. To maintain our community, share our struggles and tips for working at home, we will be publishing a regular blog with a different Catalysta each time. Today we met Ben, a Developer from our headquarters in Wellington.

Ben's desk

It pays to stay local; Open procurement

by Chloe Gunn

Recent events may have you thinking about how we should be focusing on investing into our economy, you may be supporting your local cafés with takeaways and buying gifts from local artists – well this approach needs to be mirrored in our ICT industry.  There is a range of benefits from choosing locally-based ICT suppliers that benefit either the national economy as a whole or the government’s accounts, which should be taken into account in assessing the overall outcome of a procurement decision.