LEP/LXP RFP Template

eLearning 24-7

Yeah it is a peeve of mine, which is why, I decided that LEPs needed their own RFP template. Anyway, after studying the market in-depth – the LEP market that is, I felt an RFP specifically for that market made sense. . This is why when you see the RFP, the LE and Admin functionality is nearly identical, but with some changes (more on that in a sec.). LEP RFP Template. First off, here is the LEP RFP Template – everything you need in one document.

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Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

eLearning 24-7

I note this, because this post covers my new Learning Systems RFP Template , which includes the latest NexGen Tier 4 feature sets. Why one RFP instead of specific ones for LXP and LMS? This is far better than them receiving a 20 page RFP or 100 page RFP. Vendors who gripe, clearly have never experienced a 10 page or more RFI/RFP (and high page RFPs are common). . xAPI – Often referred by vendors as Tin Can (the proper term is xAPI). EXTRA!

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Geeking on xAPI at Learning Solutions

Experience API

Chris Tompkins, Director of Contracts and xAPI Evangelist, will help you identify why you’d use xAPI so that you can understand how to build an RFP that best supports your goals. Adding xAPI to Your RFPs: Rethinking Your Process ” takes place March 28 at 1:00 p.m. Speaking of xAPI, that leads to the second reason we’re excited to attend. We’ll be heading to xAPI Camp before the show begins.

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Ready to make the switch to an LMS? Here’s a ready-to-use RFP

Learning Pool

Reaching out to suppliers with a Request For Proposal (RFP) can help ensure you get the right information to make an informed decision about which LMS suits your organization’s needs. Use the RFP as a guide. So, what would one include in an RFP? Learning Pool’s downloadable, editable functionality checklist can be used as a guide and key component in an RFP for making the switch to an LMS. Download the LMS RFP here ].

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3 xAPI learnings from LSCon: start small, iterate, build an ecosystem

Experience API

After attending a number of xAPI-focused sessions at Learning Solutions Conference plus attending xAPI Camp before LSCon kicked off, I was astounded to see such a clear theme emerge when it comes to the spec. For xAPI practitioners, the recommendation is to “crawl, walk, run.”. This was a theme echoed by RISC , HT2 Labs , TorranceLearning , Watershed , xapiapps , Riptide Software and our very own Chris Tompkins in his session, “ xAPI in your RFP.”

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3 xAPI learnings from LSCon: start small, iterate, build an ecosystem

Experience API

After attending a number of xAPI-focused sessions at Learning Solutions Conference plus attending xAPI Camp before LSCon kicked off, I was astounded to see such a clear theme emerge when it comes to the spec. For xAPI practitioners, the recommendation is to “crawl, walk, run.”. This was a theme echoed by RISC , HT2 Labs , TorranceLearning , Watershed , xapiapps , Riptide Software and our very own Chris Tompkins in his session, “ xAPI in your RFP.”

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Level up your learning strategy with us at LSDX

Rustici Software

In our second virtual session, Between Two Standards: A Debate on SCORM vs. xAPI and Other eLearning Specs , join Chris Tompkins and Andy Whitaker for a lively debate on learning standards. Remember the days of going to conferences together?

The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part I

ATD Learning Technologies

If I offer to assist with analysis, and the prospect has not already chosen a solution, they may suspect bias—and I risk disqualifying my product from the RFP. Why Experience API (xAPI)? My commitment to using a specification like Experience API (xAPI) plays a key role in looking forward—to where we all want to go in education and training. We are out of the science realm and well into the engineering world with xAPI. Think: check the RFP box.)

The Best eLearning Authoring Tools: Review and Features

eLearningMind

2004), xAPI/TinCan API, HTML5, MOOC, AICC, cmi5, and LTI. Next steps—Request for Proposal (RFP). Upon finalizing your short-list of potential tools, next, you’ll create a formal document called a Request for Proposal (RFP).

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

Docebo

Whether you’re planning or releasing an RFP , or establishing relationships with different sales teams, you’ll set yourself up to be successful after you narrow down your most important criterion. SCORM, AICC, and xAPI.

How to get the most out of your instructional designer

Spark Your Interest

Actually the whole RFP process is often a waste of time for all parties. An RFP shouldn’t be a list of specifications, it should be an open invitation to help you solve a problem. This is especially true if you want to track things with your LMS or using xAPI. (or how to be a good “client”). We recently wrote a post about what makes a good instructional designer , and a great instructional designer is not the only factor in a successful working relationship.

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

Watershed

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. NOTE: Every Watershed Certified Data Source conforms to xAPI.). Whatever the need, remember to include xAPI in your requirements.

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7 Habits of Highly Effective LXPs

HT2 Labs

As the industry is adapting to a new breed of learning tools, including Chatbots, Virtual Reality and Learning Experience Platforms (LXP), a lot of focus is still on the functionality that these new tools bring, such as in a recent LXP RFP I’ve seen. With the benefits of a standardized data set, xAPI allows impact to be tracked and observed through easy access to the data, for example, through combining learning data with sales and performance data from other systems.

5 Considerations Before Choosing an LMS

eLearning Brothers

Are all your courses published for the xAPI (TinCan) standard? Don’t just go with the one who answers your RFP or is the cheapest, the most flashy, or the most persistent. In today’s world of incredible technology, there seems to be a myriad of products for every need. In the world of training and learning, this is no exception. I have evaluated dozens of different tools, products, and packages in my 15+ years in the industry.

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

LearnUpon

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. RFP (request for proposal ): Document prepared by organizations to help assess LMS vendors during a selection process. Once a specification has been recognized by an official body, it becomes a standard, like AICC , SCORM or Tin Can xAPI. Popular eLearning content standards include AICC, SCORM and xAPI.

Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

8) How is xAPI transforming enterprise learning analytics? Business Benefits of xAPI – With Mike Rustici of Watershed. Digital transformation consultant Daniel Newman weighs in… 11) Should you use an RFP when choosing an LMS? But here’s why you’ll probably want to use an RFP the next time you select a learning system… 12) Define your LMS requirements like a pro. When to issue an RFP (or not).

Talented Learning Greatest Hits – 2018 Edition

Talented Learning

2 The Business Benefits of xAPI – with Mike Rustici of Watershed. What is xAPI ? Mike Rustici , one of the chief architects behind xAPI, talks about how this emerging standard is redefining learning measurement and advancing training initiatives for businesses in all industries. #1 When and how to use an RFP (or not). Another year is drawing to a close – already? Hard to believe, but the calendar doesn’t lie.

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Top 50 Learning Systems for 2019 (50 to 30)

eLearning 24-7

The number one reason folks leave systems is the lack of support, yet it is rarely inquired about in any RFP, let alone demos. Oh, and send them your amazing RFP. . #38 The system supports every course standard including xAPI and PENS, but misses out on an LRS and content marketplace. Back by popular demand, the top 50 Learning Systems for 2019. As in last year’s post, the rankings will be split up over multiple blog posts and weeks. .

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

Build course components using SCORM, xAPI, videos, files, HTML, slides. Content Creation — Elucidat, Lectora or any SCORM or xAPI authoring tool. With more than 20 years of LMS buying and selling experience, our CEO and Lead Analyst, John Leh , is an expert at defining business cases, identifying requirements, shortlisting vendors, developing and managing RFP processes, scripting vendor demonstrations and negotiating the best deal on a learning solution.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Notable contributions include SCORM and xAPI. An eLearning content authoring tool is a software package which content developers use to create and package eLearning course content using SCORM or xAPI standards. This is a “profile” for using the xAPI specification with learning management systems. RFP (Request for Proposal). xAPI (Tin Can).

What you can expect in 2019

eLearning 24-7

An LRS tracks everything, and you do not need xAPI to have an LRS (so a vendor who says, “Well we do not have xAPI,” doesn’t fly). Vendors tend not to share that info, unless it is in an RFP and even then, I’ve seen plenty who say, “All”, really? Expectations. We all have them. We have them when we go out to eat. When we are on a blind date or using a dating app. We are about to see a movie that we have been waiting for to come out.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

In addition, with advanced analytics technology like xAPI, organizations are now tracking and analyzing learning experiences with incredible precision. Furthermore, since authoring and deployment are shared on a common platform, SCORM and xAPI issues tend to matter less. Using xAPI and other tracking methods, all of these interactions can be translated into course credit, leaderboard rankings, content recommendations, future assignments and improvement of learning content. #2

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

SCORM/xAPI compatibility. The newer file format is called Experience API (xAPI) or “Tin Can API”. An eLearning platform has more bells and whistles and notably can handle SCORM/xAPI files and therefore can provide detailed tracking and reporting as well as serve as the single form of your organization’s training records.

Looking for an LMS at #ATD2018

eLearning 24-7

Do you have xAPI? You may say back to them, “TinCan” and see if that triggers a response, but the actual term is xAPI. . “Hey floor, do you have xAPI?” Ask the questions on my LMS RFP Template. Give them my latest LMS RFP template (click to download). The show is nearly here. I’m talking about ATD’s International show and expo in San Diego.

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

Also on the administrative side, SCORM, AICC, xAPI, videos, digital documents, virtual classrooms, and instructor-led training (ILT) can be managed in one or more catalogs you can create — for internal or external audiences. 2004, AICC, xAPI, video, audio, pdf, Office. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. Somehow I made it through more than 3 years without reviewing Adobe Captivate Prime LMS.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

For example, you can import digital files such as SCORM, xAPI (they still call it by the old “Tin Can” name), videos, Microsoft Word, PDFs and Adobe documents. 2004, AICC, xAPI. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. The Litmos LMS is a modern, pure cloud-based LMS designed for small and medium organizations with straightforward learning management technology needs.

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Halloween Edition – Tricks and Treats

eLearning 24-7

To RFP or not RFP. or xAPI. . As a kid growing up, our house had a lot of pictures of clowns. Framed no less, some innocent enough, others downright weird. When the movie Poltergeist came out with the clown part in it, yeah, that was it for me. From that moment on, clowns were not my friends. Nowadays, frightening clowns are everywhere. Hanging out in parks, chasing people, working in Congress (ZING) and maybe at your office (hey, boss, how are you? clown!).

Product Review – Percipio by Skillsoft

eLearning 24-7

Percipio though can accept AICC, SCORM, xAPI and CMI-5 (win!). You can also schedule a demo with them in FindAnLMS and send them an RFP. It might be a surprise to some folks who only know of Degreed, EdCast and Learn Amp, that there are quite a few LEP/LXPs on the market, which offer quite a bang for your budget. One of these platforms is Percipio by Skillsoft.

FindAnLMS – The New Learning System Search Platform from Craig Weiss

eLearning 24-7

xAPI), Audience Type (B2B, B2C, Employees, Customers, Employees and Customers), Implementation time frame, Number of end users, Deployment type, Price range (it is a scale), Industry – as in your vertical or verticals and Ranking. . In the premium edition, the consumer (you) can schedule a demo with them right in the system (details in a second on how) and/or Send them your RFP – again right in the system. . Schedule a Demo and Send RFP. September 6th, 2018.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video, audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS. A Learning Record Store is a data storage system that serves as a repository for learning records necessary for using xAPI statements. This can be captured by an LMS like LearnUpon with self awarding and approval features or via xAPI.