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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Geeking on xAPI at Learning Solutions

The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions event is coming up in just a few weeks. We’re counting down the days until the show for two reasons. The first? We’re speaking! Chris Tompkins, Director of Contracts and xAPI Evangelist, will help you identify why you’d use xAPI…

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Names and domains

In the middle of last year, I made explicit a transition we at Rustici Software made, moving from the name Tin Can API to Experience API, or more frequently, xAPI. Coincidentally, we started redirecting web traffic from tincanapi.com to experienceapi.com. And this spring, we’re in…

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The continuum of xAPI questions at ATD TechKnowledge

Just a quick note as I head from ATD TechKnowledge in San Jose to Learning Technologies in London… TechKnowledge was a good event this year. I enjoyed presenting with Margaret Roth of Yet Analytics and Megan Torrance of Torrance Learning at the xAPI Showcase, where…

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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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IEEE LTSC xAPI TAG A-OK

Shelly Blake-Plock announced last night via LinkedIn that he would be leading a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for IEEE LTSC (Learning Technologies Standards Committee). This is good news, as Shelly is going to carry a real load in leading that group. In his own words,…

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