5 Considerations When Shopping for CME Hosting Vendors and Providers


As a busy CE director, you may find that choosing from several CME hosting vendors can be overwhelming. While comparing CME hosting vendors, you can focus on these five crucial considerations to help you pick the right vendor for your continuing medical education program.

xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY


The first xAPI Camp at DevLearn, the first of four events we’re putting on hosted by The eLearning Guild , is nigh upon us. The Guild helped us launch xAPI at mLearnCon back in 2012 and they have been a steadfast supporter of xAPI. Last year was the first year there was an official xAPI Track at DevLearn and, together, we are upping that ante again (…in Vegas). We may even be doing karaoke Tuesday night, after xAPI Camp, because that is how we roll.

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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 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”). on a side note – I – me, was always told that xAPI and Tin Can are one in the same). ADL, IEEE and many people and businesses talking about this technology call it xAPI.

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Package & track elearning: why companies need both AICC & xAPI


AICC and xAPI (Experience API, or formerly Tin Can) are among the most important standards: whilst AICC has been around for a while, the xAPI is relatively recent. And this first reason drives us to the second one – due to the ability to keep content on its own server, a lot of big course vendors still have a huge catalog of courses which are using this standard. From Tin Can to xAPI: a core called LRS. What we used to know as “ Tin Can ” is now called xAPI.

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Clarifying how xAPI relates to platforms, monitoring and testing

Experience API

Recently, we received an inquiry from someone who was trying to make sense of xAPI. Is xAPI installed on a platform? When it comes to how xAPI relates to platforms, xAPI is a communication and data model protocol specification that defines a Learning Record Store (or LRS). An LRS implementation is an application that can either be a premised web service or a remotely hosted (public- or non-public web service). Can xAPI monitor device activity?

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LMS Vendors: How to Select the Right Vendor for your Goals

Hurix Digital

Organizations generally prefer to outsource their LMS requirements to vendors or service providers, mainly because it saves them time and money and also because they do not have an in-house IT team to design, build and maintain a custom solution. This being said, how to choose the right LMS vendor for your organizational goals? These benefits will also help you shortlist the right vendor from your LMS vendors list: Some of the benefits of a LMS (Learning Management System) are: 1.

Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

eLearning 24-7

And yeah there are vendors who will taut that they are in X list or Y rankings and thus should be included. This isn’t a beauty contest, nor a pay for play (I NEVER accept that, nor play that game, nor do I accept any referral fees or whatever some vendors offer for recommending them). These are vendors who have been around a long time, build share of the market and generally speaking had early name recognition which has helped them in build business.

gomo Named a “Hot Vendor in Learning” by Leading Analyst Firm [press release]

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Vendors selected for the Aragon Research “Hot Vendor” report are chosen for their ability to be noteworthy, visionary, and innovative. gomo, the leading provider of eLearning authoring, video, hosting and analytics, has been included in the list of “Hot Vendors for Learning 2019” by Aragon Research, Inc. The report recognizes gomo as a vendor of choice for enterprises that need a comprehensive video learning platform. “We’re

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Different Ways Of Leveraging SCORM Cloud In e-learning


Although there have been debates on which content standard type is better between xAPI and SCORM , the choice is yours to make. SCORM Cloud, developed by Rustici Software, is a software-as-a-Service SaaS training delivery platform that you can use to hosting online training content. By using SCORM Cloud in e-learning, you can test your course content and ensure that they adhere strictly to your content standards (xAPI, SCORM, or AICC). Utilize SCORM Cloud For xAPI Content.


The Latest: What consumers are seeking; plus video and mobile data

eLearning 24-7

Besides the usual of mobile and video (more on that in a sec), the biggest requests these days are for xAPI, custom domain control and LRS. One of those items (another is interoperability) was (and still is) the ability for the learner to take their data record will all their activity streams and so forth, from the LMS vendor, when the person leaves and place it in another LMS (assuming their new company has one AND has a LRS too). . Should I as a vendor add it?

What’s Hot In Learning Technology? Summer Webinar Series

Talented Learning

I’ll be co-hosting each of these live online sessions, along with thought leaders from some of the learning technology industry’s coolest vendors. LMS Implementation: What Every Buyer Must Know — The biggest differentiator in the LMS today is not tech, but the services vendors provide. Need a vacation from vendor webinars that are only glorified sales demos? The Weather Is Heating Up — So Is Learning Technology Thought Leadership.

LMS-Agnostic eLearning Should Be Your New Strategy

JCA Solutions

That’s often a mistake. Many eLearning vendors create content that is not LMS-agnostic. Vendors whose eLearning content complies with all versions of industry standards and has been tested on multiple LMS platforms can escape many of these problems.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He also hosts The Rapid E-Learning Blog where he provides practical insights and hands-on tips to develop great e-learning courses. I’m sure that there will be some vendors who’ll sell “gamification” as a feature. Tom: Most vendors have embraced accessible development.



He also hosts The Rapid E-Learning Blog where he provides practical insights and hands-on tips to develop great e-learning courses. I’m sure that there will be some vendors who’ll sell “gamification” as a feature. Tom: Most vendors have embraced accessible development.

DevLearn DDX 2020: Week 2 Recap

Experiencing eLearning

LMS vendors are working to add some of these features, but they tend to still not have the friendlier front end UX of an LXP. Easily Add Interactivity and xAPI Tracking on Video by Jeff Batt. Jeff provided free templates for creating xAPI wrappers for videos.

Getting Started with Content Strategy


We intend to post a bit more about it because, for anyone following the Experience API (and us) it was a pretty incredible showcase of what’s happening with adoption that goes far beyond vendors checking the box and putting an LRS in their LMS. We were happy to host the xAPI in Practice track as well as the xAPI Hyperdrive competition (more on those in other posts). Content Wrangling Workflow, like a periodic table of content strategy activities.

The short-cut buyers guide: LMS requirements and more


Getting your requirements solid before beginning your LMS search or sending to vendors can seem a bit intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Capture what the experience has been for your learners in the past so that you can clearly articulate to vendors where you’re starting from.

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Your LMS criteria can make or break your buying process – here’s how to win


These will give you a good roadmap for where you want to head, and help you decide whether the LMS vendors you’re considering can get you there. SCORM, AICC, and xAPI. xAPI (formerly Tin Can API) is the Learning Objects new standard.

What You Missed at TRYxAPI – ATD ICE


Riptide Software hosted a fantastic event on Saturday for the launch of TRYxAPI.com. What Nick and the team have put together is a highly usable and useful means to understand not only what xAPI does for businesses — it identifies the open source tools that are freely available for people to use on their own to literally try xAPI in their own organizations with a blueprint for how to replicate those case studies.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)


Content Integration and Interoperability: Learning management systems should support learning content packaged according to interoperable standards such as SCORM, AICC and xAPI (formerly Tin Can). Revenue Share: A registration model tailored to the sale of content, typically expressed in terms of revenue percentage awarded to the LMS vendor. The vendor delivers support services and stores all data in the cloud.

3 Things to Know About eLearning Measurement and Tracking (And 5 Ways It Makes Content Better)

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Getting to Grips With xAPI and SCORM Course Tracking. xAPI can go beyond the parameters listed above for some very fine detail insights. For example, for a multiple-choice question with multiple correct answers, xAPI will report each choice individually.

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Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide


Instead of solely pushing out word docs and powerpoints, you can expand your horizons with different media types by using the various versions of SCORM or with xAPI. Because it is hosted by the cloud, these tools are mobile and remote work friendly.

FindAnLMS – The New Learning System Search Platform from Craig Weiss

eLearning 24-7

Equally I wanted a solution, where all vendors in the learning system space would be able to connect with their audience (you) in such a way, that it offers a unique experience and more importantly, direct engagement with someone interested in the product (system). Vendors that align directly with those filters will show up in your results. . Only the vendors in the Top 10 who have deep learning will show up. What do you see when you select a vendor in the catalog?

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)


The rise of mLearning has also driven adoption of the Tin Can xAPI eLearning content standard which can track far more learning activities than older standards like SCORM. Companies should be wary of the value a “free” learning platform can deliver and alert to the costs quickly accrued in maintaining, updating and supporting an LMS without a vendor. One popular eLearning podcast is hosted by Connie Malamed and started in 2013.

eLearning Content Distribution Made Easier

JCA Solutions

Where is it hosted? Because then, at least in my ideal world, we’d always get the chance to try before we buy and make vendors support before they abort. eLearning Content Distribution made easier, right when we need it most.

Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

eLearning 24-7

When see the template you are going to be like “this is a lot of features and categories, no vendor will complete all of this.” Vendors who gripe, clearly have never experienced a 10 page or more RFI/RFP (and high page RFPs are common). . There are vendors who achieved a perfect score for Tier 3, and there are some now who have many Tier 4, just not all of them. Thus, if there is something you see in the Tier4 level, be aware that vendor may not have it. .

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Looking back and thinking ahead: Learnings from 2020

Rustici Software

While interest in SCORM skyrocketed, the appetite for more modern standards like cmi5 and xAPI continues to grow, particularly within the Department of Defense. And for those of you who are just getting started with SCORM, know that cmi5 is a great bridge when you want to transition to xAPI.

Moodle vs LearnUpon: Find out which tool is better?


This cloud-based platform called Moodle cloud can be set up in minutes, is scalable, and has a host of standard features available for instant use. Online training and development are slowly and steadily fostering employee engagement that is critical to your company’s financial performance.

Moodle vs LearnUpon: Find out which tool is better?


This cloud-based platform called Moodle cloud can be set up in minutes, is scalable, and has a host of standard features available for instant use. Online training and development are slowly and steadily fostering employee engagement that is critical to your company’s financial performance.

How to select an e-Learning authoring tool

Challenge to Learn

Make sure both your LMS and the authoring tool support the same standard for this (either Scorm or XAPI. For more details on SCORM and XAPI go to this page ). If you have a website, intranet or wiki, you can host your courses there. Your tool needs to support the XAPI standard in order to allow you to track the results in that case. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

Mobile LMS: The Facts

Talented Learning

We took the much tougher path and went to the LMS vendors one by one to get the best, most accurate and timely data. Seventy LMS vendors of all types have graciously filled it out so far. Vendors are out on the front lines winning and losing every day. When vendors lose two or three sales opportunities because of the same lacking feature, it magically shows up on their product roadmap. A full 20% more vendors employ a responsive design vs. app for end users.

Top 10 Considerations When Selecting an LMS


Many LMS vendors focus on promoting their features. The type of customer support offered by an LMS vendor should play a big part in your decision-making. Basic information about hours and channels of communication will give you a sense of how much the vendor has invested in the service. You can also assess their customer support reputation by checking existing customers’ experiences of different LMS vendors through online reviews. Hosting fees.

Open Source LMSs Facts and Insight

eLearning 24-7

Here is a sampling of those vendors on the (“Alternative to Moodle). Bonus – One commercial vendor, Paradiso, presents “Open Source LMS, “Best Open Source LMS”, you can find this doozy on any search engine. You host where you want to host.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Why xAPI? or Why Should I Care About xAPI? How the Experience API (xAPI) is an enabler. Technology discussed in this session: Experience API (xAPI), games, simulations, and HTML5. Michael’s team has been driving the efforts at the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative on the Experience API (xAPI); he researches, strategizes, designs, and makes xAPI solutions and products. The 7 Secrets to Being a Rockstar Vendor.

How to Get The Best LMS For Your Organization


At this stage, it’s vital to do your research; check out online vendors reviews to see what similar businesses are using, and analyze which providers have a good reputation in your industry. It’ll give you lots of insight into what vendors you should narrow in on. Is Cloud-Based or Self-Hosted better for your organization? Another question that will immediately narrow your search – is a Cloud-Based LMS or a Self-Hosted LMS better for your organization?

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors. 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. I’ve heard there are 700 LMS vendors. 75 LMS Vendor Profiles.

Managing your Extended Enterprise Learning Needs and Drive your Business

Origin Learning

This includes a diverse audience comprising prospects, existing customers, channel partners, and licensed vendors/resellers. Create a personalized marketplace to host and monetize your content. Experience the power of TinCan/xAPI-enabled tracking. Enable secure and reliable hosting on the AWS cloud. The term extended enterprise learning assumes significant value in the current business scenario.