Deciding when to use xAPI

For the better part of seven years, Tim Martin, our CEO at Rustici Software, has carried his xAPI hammer around telling the story of what the standard enables. The problem with his hammering is that it has led some to consider xAPI the solution to…

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Why DoDI 1322.26 is important for the Experience API (xAPI)

Last week, the Department of Defense (DoD) signed the updated DoDI 1322.26 Distributed Learning (DL). The latest DoDI advises all entities within the DoD to procure eLearning technology solutions that are compliant with the SCORM or Experience API (xAPI) specifications. This Instruction replaces the 2006…

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Semantic Interoperability

You’re going to hear us talk a lot about semantic interoperability this year. So we might as well present a working definition. Semantic interoperability is when information—the meaning behind captured data—is portable and well understood by any subsequent system requesting and reviewing it. Why will…

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Finding the Source

Statements come from all kinds of places: content created in authoring tools, mobile apps, learning platforms and business systems. It’s not always immediately obvious which application the statement came from, which might be useful to know. This blog explains how you can tag the statements…

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New Recipe: Attendance

I’m super excited about the latest recipe we’ve published on the registry! Not only is it a great recipe tackling an important use case, but it was written by adopters who needed it for a real project. It was written incredibly rapidly, going from first…

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Keeping time part 2: Duration for Activity Providers

What’s the difference between session duration and attempt duration? Timestamp or Stored? When should you record time taken and how can you report it? This series of blogs will look specifically at duration and how to report on it. The SCORM veterans at Rustici Software…

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Keeping time part 1: Defining Duration

What’s the difference between session duration and attempt duration? Timestamp or Stored? When should you record time taken and how can you report it? This series of blogs will look specifically at duration and how to report on it. Let’s start our first blog by…

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