eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Megan Torrance      In my  previous xAPI article  I pointed to the emergence of "geek-free tools and platforms" as the hallmark that xAPI is beginning to achieve main-stream status.   In the 1960s, Dr. Bruce Tuckman proposed a team development model that lends some structure to the conversation about xAPI.   In the early Forming and Storming days of xAPI, there were no off-the-shelf tools that supported it.

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Delivering Just-In-Time Training with xAPI Bridge

JCA Solutions

Delivering Just-In-Time Training with xAPI Bridge. xAPI Bridge Makes Capturing Just-in-Time Training Data Easy. At the same time, you may be curious about xAPI and how it could expand your knowledge about your learners and their training activities.

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How to Use xAPI Bridge to Collect Just-In-Time Training Data

JCA Solutions

How to Use xAPI Bridge to Collect Just-In-Time Training Data. xAPI Bridge Makes Capturing Just-in-Time Training Data Easy. At the same time, you may be curious about xAPI and how it could expand your knowledge about your learners and their training activities.

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xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

xAPI and LRS (Learning Record Stores) have been in the news and frankly everywhere within the e-learning industry in the past 1.5 I worked with business analysts, IT and communications teams on governance for these new technologies. The name “Tin Can API” stuck around once ADL advocated to use the prototype produced out of “Project Tin Can” as the basis for the Experience API (“xAPI”). ADL, IEEE and many people and businesses talking about this technology call it xAPI.

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Why are we still talking xAPI?


What is xAPI? According to xAPi.com “The Experience API (or xAPI) is a new specification for learning technology that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of experiences a person has (online and offline). Very different systems are able to securely communicate by capturing and sharing this stream of activities.”. So, as it is still critical, let’s do a quick primer on xAPI. 4 reasons to choose xAPI. xAPI vs AICC vs SCORM.

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xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry


Since last year, I worked with IEEE to standardize the Experience API (xAPI) specification. Most of my work is with the IEEE-LTSC but recently a few other IEEE standards groups expressed interest in using xAPI. They’re looking at xAPI because it provides a way to share data across devices, related to people, in a way other systems can understand. This is exciting stuff for everyone with a hand in making xAPI what it is. Second, an xAPI Camp is happening.

What is XAPI And How Should You Use It?


Now there’s a way businesses can track as much as 100% of learning experiences. It’s called xAPI. What is XAPI? xAPI allows for deeper tracking of learning. xAPI also makes it easy for learning and development teams to see self-directed learning in action. The “x” in xAPI stands for experience and represents this software’s ability to capture learning experiences which was not always possible. What are the benefits of xAPI?

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Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Questions: What is the common identifier that allows the xAPI to connect the data provided by the ‘activity provider’ to a specific user in the LRS? Answer: xAPI allows for learners to be identified by email address, Open ID or an account on some system, such as an LMS. How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Which LMS platforms out there today best interface with xAPI? That’s one of the big advantages of xAPI, *anything* can make a statement.

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Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

That’s exactly why I enjoyed comparing notes with today’s guest, Troy Gorostiza , President & CEO of Knowledge Stream and Co-Founder of Course Container. These broader business ecosystems naturally bring opportunities to offer extended online training. In today’s economy, businesses must depend on partners, resellers, contractors and other external constituents to create value. But we really need to track specific data for training and business purposes.

Let’s start using a whole new class of meaningful HR KPIs – Jean-Marc Tassetto in HRReview


” […] “Why we need to move beyond the LMS That’s because LXPs track any behaviour traces and use them to test what works and what doesn’t, based on a powerful new way of collecting such data, the ‘Experience API’ or xAPI standard. By working with activity streams. So let’s seize the chance that the powerful combination of the LXP and the xAPI offers – and make workplace training and development the truly strategic business tool we all know it deserves to be.

Let’s welcome a new dawn of behavioural learning analytics – an article from Jean-Marc Tassetto in TrainingZone


Here are some extracts of the article: “Like it or not, the L&D sector is not where it should be when it comes to proving its worth to the wider business. Because LEPs track any behaviour traces and use them to test what works and what doesn’t, based on a powerful new way of collecting such data, the ‘Experience API’ or xAPI standard.”

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. We founded this blog to research the industry and provide fiercely independent reporting and analysis of learning for measurable business impact. One of those opportunities was with SpongeUK , where I explained how LMS innovation is helping businesses create new revenue streams.

This Week in MakingBetter: Getting Our Learn On


This week is busy, and we have a new Faith No More album to stream from NPR , so let’s get to it, gang! There are so many great resources being curated for people who want to get into the business and the tech of xAPI, we could not be more proud to be a part of this. As part of the MOOC, on Thursday at 2pm Eastern, I’ll be hosting a Twitter chat on xAPI. Nick will share some case studies where open source xAPI projects are put to work.

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The ongoing work of learning standards


And we want to know whether or how well someone did for critical business skills. From web activity streams, people started thinking about tracking other forms of activity. ADL decided to create a new standard, the Experience API (xAPI; originally known as Tin Can). Lee] [viewed] [the troubleshooting video]), the xAPI provides a way for systems to provide data about what people do. And that success doesn’t come within activity or learning data, but from business data.

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

A learning management system offers busy managers a chance to refresh their knowledge and learn new strategies at times convenient to them. What does an LMS provide to a business/product trainer? What does an LMS provid e to a small business ? xAPI / TinCan.

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Performance goals and objectives; Proven ways how an LRS can help

Learning Pool

In particular, it provides a highly instructive example of the ways that learning analytics using xAPI can help an organization meet defined performance goals and objectives. . Data from the entire blended learning experience was tracked using xAPI.

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Easygenerator has made all the right choices

Challenge to Learn

Easygenerator is the only authoring tool that has invested in video delivery, offering an integrated free streaming video service of the highest quality. The Fosway report: “ Publishing xAPI is starting to truly differentiate authoring systems ”. Easygenerator has built in XAPI from the moment of launch recognizing that this technique is the future of tracking and tracing. We are ready to implement CMI5 (new SCORM successor based on xAPI). Business is booming.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

The industry is awash in evolving learning technology features such as micro and adaptive learning, gamification, alternate and virtual reality, xAPI, big data, social, content curation, user experience, video, integration and the list goes on and on. Strategic LMS vendors differentiate and structure their business on solving specific problems better than the competition and then invest resources trying to find many similar clients that need that exact solution.

Core Challenger status and Lower Total Cost of Ownership for Learning Pool on 2021 Fosway 9-Grid

Learning Pool

Learning Pool, developers of the pioneering Stream LXP, is delighted to have improved its status on the Fosway 9-Grid for Learning Systems, moving from Potential Challenger to Core Challenger and from a Specialist provider to a Suite.

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The fully mature metrics practice

Learning Pool

Failing to harness it astutely in learning strategies can cause learning departments to fall behind the rest of the business – and the business to fall behind its competitors. This buys you both insight into L&D practice and credibility within the business.

People that inspire me: my 5 eLearning heroes

Challenge to Learn

He gave a workshop that I attended and we spoke briefly afterwards and exchanged business cards. He is also the one that made agile e-Learning development main stream with his book Leaving ADDIE for SAM. There are four principles: Identify the business goal. The first big thing is that she connects learning to the business goals, and with that she helps to integrate learning into the business. called the XAPI. XAPI is a real revolution for learning.

What is a Learning Record Store (LRS)


According to Experience API or xAPI specification , LRS is a server that is responsible for receiving, storing, and providing access to learning records. LRS forms an important part of xAPI. An xAPI software specification is at the core of every LRS system. Nearly 10 years after the concept was introduced to e-learning, xAPI, otherwise known as Tin Can API, has been helping two different eLearning tools communicate with one another.

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Publisher Wins Customers Back with Animated Video Books

Knowledge Synonyms

Business Need. Knowledge Synonyms proposed a solution wherein we took the dump of all storybooks available in print format and converted those books into animated MP4 video formats and packaged them as xAPI objects. A new revenue stream got opened for existing customers and more new customers got acquired. Publisher Wins Customers Back with Animated Video Books. Customer Size: 20000+ Employees across USA, Europe and Africa. Country or Region Africa. Industry: Education.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

This year, talent-suite LMS vendors will still focus on employee-specific business needs, while the rest of the LMS industry feasts on an abundance of extended enterprise opportunities. So, what business wouldn’t want to achieve measurable benefits like these? New year.

How Streamlining a Data Ecosystem Can Impact Learning Measurement


Using data from business platforms and the learning ecosystem, we also created cloud-based dashboards to provide visualizations for leaders and employees, which enhanced support of the GDL Value Stream.

The definitive checklist for selecting the right partner training LMS


An An LMS for partner training is essential if you’re one of the 80% of businesses that use channel partners as a revenue source. Like the majority of these businesses, you’ve probably faced some of the same common challenges that stall revenue growth (yikes).

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How are LXPs Suited to Provide Customer Training?

Origin Fractal LXP

Customer training is especially important for technology, software and subscription-based businesses. For a business, quantifiable metrics of customer training can be very important. Find out how Fractal LXP can help push your business forward by signing up for a demo.

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The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part I

ATD Learning Technologies

In many ways, the enterprise business model hasn’t changed much over the last 25 years. Indeed, the ability for different overlapping business functions (or systems) to share data has become relatively easy. Software runs everything in the enterprise business, and each software package has its own proprietary language. Yet, that is no longer the case for medium and large enterprise businesses. Why Experience API (xAPI)?


The definitive checklist for selecting the right partner training LMS


An LMS for partner training is essential if you’re one of the 80% of businesses that use channel partners as a revenue source. Like the majority of these businesses, you’ve probably faced some of the same common challenges that stall revenue growth (yikes).

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5 ways that the learner experience impacts your employee value proposition (EVP)

Learning Pool

However, the skills gaps that provoked the talent war were always in highly specific areas and driven by large-scale technological shifts in the nature of business and society that are not going away any time soon.

Learning Ecosystems: How to add data sources & iterate [Guide]


Your ecosystem also might be integrated with the sales CRM and the organization’s data warehouse for business KPI data. Finally, Pathgather’s xAPI implementation process is easy, especially when connecting to a Learning Record Store (LRS). Integrate xAPI into your learning ecosystem. In Visa’s case, they were in the process of implementing Pathgather as a new system, so they were able to require that Pathgather implement xAPI as part of the RFP.

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9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


Google first has become the mainstay of research for business pros and we’ll see a rise in solutions that support auditing, rating and sharing relevant professional resources within organizations that aligns with social and user generated content offerings. Expect continued improvements in the ease of getting streaming video content to learners, and improvements in delivering both standard and interactive video. What does the future of eLearning hold? Where do you even start?

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

It is real – backed by evidence from business scenarios. But we do have a ton of data from learning technology buyers and sellers and we have decades of experience in evaluating, recommending, marketing and implementing business learning platforms. Among the more than 700 vendors participating in today’s LMS marketplace, we continue to see a wave of learning solutions designed to solve “niche” business challenges.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

If you’re responsible for business-related learning, I have some content questions for you! Training Business eCommerce. But AI can transform many other aspects of learning and business, as well. His own company says it could not grow its business , improve its product selection and customer experience or optimize its logistic speed and quality without AI. 10) Training Business eCommerce. 12) xAPI. Where does xAPI stack up in your mind?

Keeping Your Shareable Dashboards Secure

HT2 Labs

Our customers were now able to share the results of their learning analytics with the rest of their business, without the need of creating several user accounts. After releasing this update, we began to receive a stream of customer queries asking whether they were able to use the dashboards to dynamically filter the data in an individual learner’s space within another site. Dashboards.

Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

eLearning 24-7

” If they want your business they will. Then afterward the system continues to learn, through user actions, additional data streams added, etc. xAPI – Often referred by vendors as Tin Can (the proper term is xAPI). I recommend you wanting xAPI for your system. Built-in business intelligence component which is the metrics/data back-end of the system. EXTRA! EXTRA!

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How to Deliver Channel Partner Training with an LMS


Channel partner training (or reseller training) is an essential action to grow your business. Using an LMS, businesses create dedicated learning portals. A training reseller program or partner program influences your business in lots of ways. Develops your business. This enables them to sell more and generate more revenue for themselves and your business. Creates a new revenue stream. Provides feedback for your business.