Exam delivery software

Elegant, modern, easy-to-use testing software.

Designed to support every stage of exam design, planning, and delivery.

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Yardstick Measure™ is designed to support every stage of exam design, planning, and delivery.

From item generation and blueprinting to candidate booking and collusion detection, Measure™ is your exam delivery powerhouse.

Exam delivery
Item authoring
Item banking
Flexible exam creation
Intuitive candidate interface
Candidate management and booking
Workflow functionality
Data security

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Features of measure

Exam delivery Item authoring Item banking Flexible exam creation Candidate management and booking RedPen™ marking workflow Reporting Security

Exam delivery

A modern and intuitive user interface meets state-of-the-art functionality. Measure™ supports exams of any size, delivered in any location, from practice tests and small-scale remote exams to high-stakes certification and licensure assessments for thousands of candidates.


  • Customizable Candidate Statement of Understanding
  • Locked Down Browser application
  • Copy/paste restriction
  • Intuitive question navigation and presentation
  • Integrated visual aids and resources
  • Bookmarking
  • Automatic saving
  • Optional timer

Item authoring

Measure™ provides a seamless item editor that subject matter experts and other writers can use to create, review, and approve questions for your exam. Easily add images, modify items, and track exam results with our flexible and robust functionality. Integration with Yardstick Itematic™™ to mass-produce multiple-choice questions.


  • Multiple question types (multiple-choice, multiple select, numeric response and constructed response/essay)
  • Formatting options (bold, italics, underline, images, video, tables, bullets)
  • Passage/case scenarios that can be linked with items
  • Scoring rubric for long or constructed response questions
  • Bulk editing and importing Metadata, comments and rationale fields
  • Equation editor
  • Question history and rollback functionality Item enemies

Item banking

Secure and organized storage for your questions is an essential first step to building defensible exams. Manage, review, and grow your item bank as a team with Measure’s™ collaborative workflows.


  • Unlimited item banks
  • Administrative permissions
  • Search options
  • Bulk importing and editing
  • Customizable metadata fields
  • Advanced workflow options
  • Folder-based organization

Flexible exam creation

Once your items have been authored, reviewed, and tested, it’s time to build your exam forms. Assembling, configuring, and organizing your exams is a seamless process with Measure™.


  • Cut score configuration (including dynamic pass score calculation)
  • Static or rules-based exam form creation
  • Multiple print options
  • Customizable templates “Candidate view” preview Move and review questions
  • Add breaks
  • Set proctoring standards, time limits, etc.

Candidate management and booking

Make the most of computer-based exam delivery with Measure’s™ automated candidate management features. Candidates can purchase, book, and schedule exams online, access practice tests and tutorials, and receive reminders of upcoming exam dates. Organizations can monitor booking requests, purchase history, appeals, and exam results.


  • Integrated PCI eCommerce system
  • Online scheduling and booking system
  • Integrated candidate tutorials and information
  • Automated stock and customizable email templates for candidate communication
  • Customizable candidate exam reports that can be used for real-time exam monitoring or post-administration appeals

RedPen™ marking workflow

Integrated with Measure™, RedPen™™ helps you mark all formats of constructed response questions, from complex case scenarios to short stems with essay responses.


  • Easy web browser access
  • Progress reporting
  • Notes and comment fields
  • Flexible scoring system (dichotomous and/or polytomous marking scales)
  • Resolve marker conflicts (items in consensus greyed out, items in conflict appear red)
  • Blind grading


Measure™ is equipped to generate a large range of stock reports. Each automated report provides robust options for filtering by fields such as date ranges, users, and exam history.


  • Exam and booking history report
  • Items report
  • Users report
  • Administrator reports
  • Exam notes report
  • Exam responses report


Uptime is of utmost importance to us and we ensure our server architecture supports scalability and high response time. With 256-bit+ encryption, Canadian-based data centres, and robust security features, your data is safe and secure.


  • Scalability 256-bit encryption
  • Canadian-based data centres
  • 24 hour monitoring
  • Dedicated private cloud


Automatic Item Generation: Overcome writer’s block with Itematic™. Writing items for your item bank can be a costly and time-consuming process. Itematic™™ helps you make the most of your budget and build your item bank quickly and efficiently. It works by breaking your question into multiple components based on grammatical structure. Your authors can create and populate templates, generating hundreds of items at once.

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Customer support.

Your team can access Measure™ anytime, anywhere. If you need help, count on our customer support team to be your Customer Delight Heroes, whether they’re configuring and maintaining your exam site, or helping reset a password. They give you precious time back to focus on test design.