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So far this year it feels like the movement around xAPI has stepped up a notch. Previously, it was something a lot of people had heard of (mostly as …Learning
Recently, there's been a notable increase in startup accelerators aimed at incubating educational tech companies. The first, Palo Alto, Calif.-based Imagine K12, opened for business in 2011. Now a handful of others have appeared, from Kaplan EdTech Accelerator powered by TechStars, a three-month …Education
Chip manufacturer ARM and IT services giant IBM have partnered to launch an Internet of Things (IoT) ‘starter kit’ that will help developers test …IBM
By Shelly Blake-Plock
Integrated with xAPI, GitHub is a powerful tool for understanding the learning processes of computer programmers.
Recently, Yet …
Controlled Vocabulary Considerations for the Experience API (xAPI) By the ADL Technical Team February 2015 WHITE PAPER OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT …White Papers
Introduction to the xAPI for eLearning Designers
Live Online Course
The Experience API (xAPI) is a new eLearning standard designed to replace SCORM for …e-Learning
How good a rater do you think you are? If you were my manager and you watched my performance for an entire year, how accurate do you think your ratings of me would be on attributes such as my “promotability” or “potential?”
How about more specific attributes such as my customer focus or my learning …Strategic Thinking
My keynote slides from #DConf13 given independently on Spaghetti Westerns, the Experience API™ and Creating Things that Matter. While I provide support to the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, the views expressed here are my own and do not necessarily represent the views or policies …Learning
Years ago I was involved with a company that dealt with medical informatics. Among other things, this small firm was building an innovative …
102 Analytics: What You Want To Know
Every year, companies spend millions of dollars on training and development. They want to know that money is well …Learning
Get to know the Experience API
A great resource for L&D Professionals. Download this must-have white paper!
What is the Experience API?
We present a …White Papers
The ADL Initiative has launched a new effort to create a SCORM profile of the Experience API (xAPI). ADL wants your input to help inform our …e-Learning
One of the promises of the Internet of Things (IoT) is that everything should talk to everything else. These talkative “things” include sensors, consumer appliances, home automation systems, and even connected vehicles. The frameworks through which such interconnectivity is arranged, controlled, …Privacy
DARPA robot can learn tasks from Youtube video and a neural net can understand video 20 times faster than a human
A startup called Clarifai is offering a service that uses deep learning to understand video.
The company says its software can rapidly analyze video …
Tracking and Managing Learning with LMSs, LRSs, and the xAPI
May 20 & 21, 2015
Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are the standard for tracking and …e-Learning
To kick off technology month, Kallidus CEO Rob Caul looks forward to the likely L&D tech trends of the next few months.
One of the greatest things …e-Learning
A taxonomy of the ethical and legal issues of learning analytics v0.1 | Effective Learning Analytics — YOURLSLearning Analytics
The old fashioned fuddy-duddy HR department is changing. The Geeks have arrived.
Today, for the first time in the fifteen years I’ve been an analyst, human resources departments are getting serious about analytics. And I mean serious.
I was in a meeting several weeks ago in San Francisco and we had …Statistics
In 2013 an independent review of medical training, chaired by Prof. Dr David Greenaway, suggested that the length of post-graduate training could be reduced. Today the Royal College of Physicians and the British Medical Association have expressed concerns that this reduction might harm patient …Medicine
Photo from Flickr/U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. Fifth FleetThe US Navy is extremely interested in improving training for Marines and …Robots
Overnight, after spinning off its research based drug business into AbbVie, Abbott Laboratories found itself a very different company. It didn’t just completely switch up what it sold. The parts of the world and people that mattered most changed, too.
Half of its profit, 70% of its sales, and a …
The common wisdom is that consumer IoT will and is rolling out more quickly than industrial IoT because consumer products have quicker product cycles than industrial applications do. Put another way, connecting something like a thermostat is a self contained proposition while adding connectivity to …Internet of Things
The world has become excited about big data and advanced analytics not just because the data are big but also because the potential for impact is …
Learning analytics can penetrate the fog of uncertainty around how to allocate resources, develop competitive advantages, and improve the quality and …Education
In my last post, I outlined the obstacles that traditional enterprise L&D models face in a rapidly shifting business environment. Today, I’d like to …