A fond and brief farewell

Often we blog about the people we've hired, and what we're excited about working on with them. Today, we're bidding a fond farewell instead. Over the last couple of years, Megan Bowe has played a large role in our evangelism of xAPI. This is not…

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A Step Forward: The Registry

Collectively, we could make a big mess of xAPI data. Let's try to avoid that. At this point you likely know that xAPI communicates activity data in the form of statements. Each statement is required to have some pieces like actor, verb and object. They…

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Designing for Conscious Decisions

I wrote an article for Learning Technologies Magazine this month. The premise of the article is that in a world where data is being collected in droves, we need to design better ways for people to understand what they’re giving up and ways for them…

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The Next Leap for Your Cloud LRS

If you missed our post about Quack, you should check that out before digesting this post. This post is to tell you about one of the creations that came out of Quack. SCORM Cloud has been the easiest way for you to get your own…

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Come Find Us at ASTD ICE 2013, Booth 577

If you’re planning to attend ASTD International Conference and Expo 2013 in Dallas, TX next week (5/19-5/22) and you’re curious about how your organization can begin taking advantage of the Experience API, come visit us at booth 577. We’d love to meet you and imagine…

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The World Just Changed

The floodgates are open. It’s time to celebrate. The Experience API, version 1.0, is here today. It was almost three years ago when ADL asked the e-learning community to help them with research to create a new, simpler, more powerful e-learning standard. E-learning standards are…

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1.0 is almost here!

This is really happening! xAPI is so close to 1.0 that we can taste it, like Skittles. It’s been a great year. We handed the .9 version of the specification over to ADL’s working group just over a year ago. We’ve been working closely with…

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We Call it “Tin Can”

"Tin Can API" vs "Experience API" You may have heard that ADL issued an official name for the Tin Can API. They call it “The Experience API”. This move is generating a lot of confusion. Is it the “Tin Can API”? Or, is it the “Experience…

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Really Big News – CMI 5 and xAPI Merging

Hey everybody, pay attention. Something really big and really important just happened. Yesterday at DevLearn, ADL and AICC announced a collaboration that will merge ADL's xAPI efforts with the AICC's CMI 5 efforts. AICC will be adopting the Experience API as the foundational technology to…

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We're Hiring – Come Build the Future With Us

You already know that xAPI is going to change our corner of the world (and maybe a few other parts of the world as well). We're leading the charge, but we've only just begun. We've got a pile of opportunity in front of us just…

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