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xAPI Vocabulary - Improving Semantic Interoperability of Controlled Vocabularies

Currently Experience API (xAPI) mostly focuses on providing “structural” interoperability of xAPI statements via JavaScript Object Notation Language (JSON). Structural interoperability defines the syntax of the data exchange and ensures the data exchanged between systems can be interpreted at the …

Semantic Web

Yet Developers on Twitter

What are the Yet Devs doing this weekend? Turning @twitter into an #xAPI Activity Provider!

xAPI- AR Program

Welcome to the xAPI-AR program. The mission of this program is to facilitate an international collaboration from members in both the AR and xAPI …

Augmented Reality

craig wiggins on Twitter

Team Across X shows off their aggregated EPUB3 activity data in the LRS #xapi #xapibootcamp

XAPI Interest Group Home - XAPI Interest Group


Welcome to the MedBiquitous XAPI Interest Group. This group explores uses of the XAPI specification to track health professions education …


xAPIsec: a Proposal for an Industry-led xAPI Information Security Standard

Rationale and Objective

In accordance with OMB Memorandum M-15-13, which …


Do You Need an xAPI Learning Record Store?

It used to be that we inferred the efficacy of training by measuring learning outcomes. We still do. Most often that means having SCORM content …


xAPI Bootcamp 2015

No frills, no filler, no fee.

Back by popular demand, the 2nd annual xAPI Bootcamp takes place at the ADL offices in Alexandria VA. Here's a recap of …

Boot Camp

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

Companies and organizations involved in elearning need learning content to be compliant with some requirements, i.e. with regards to the way content …


You Haven't Left The Building But Your Brain's On A Virtual Reality Trip

For just a few minutes, I'm standing in the streets of Kathmandu. Families pick through the rubble left behind by April's devastating earthquake. I take in the sounds of metal clanking, of footsteps and chattering. A few people walk by, staring straight at me.

I want to help — but can't.

That's …

Virtual Reality

Making Competency-Based, Personalized Learning Real for Teachers

When it comes to preparing teachers, development providers must build a collective infrastructure that connects learning happening everywhere and …

Personalized Learning

Learning Systems Design

As a way to get back into the swing of things with my blog, I thought I’d write a quick post on what I’ve been thinking about most lately as I’ve …


Learning Needs a Revolution

Learning and development is failing, and the only real remedy is a revolution. Tinkering around the edges is not going to cut it. Not a violent …


Designing Data-Driven Interfaces

Telling the story of your data

“Dashboard”, “Big Data”, “Data visualization”, “Analytics” — there’s been an explosion of people and companies looking …

Data Visualization

Breaking the IoT Connection

A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.

In many ways, the current obsession with the Internet of Things is understandable. The tech press is constantly on the lookout for something cool …

Internet of Things

xAPI case studies available #xapi yeah!

In the last few months I have been trying to keep up with xAPI (in vain mostly due to phd writing, I admit, but still some blogposts and reflections …


Virtual reality, augmented reality theme park being built in China

Landmark Entertainment Group CEO Tony Christopher explains how virtual reality and augmented reality will change the future of theme parks and attractions.

Virtual reality and augmented reality will one day change the very concept of a theme park and attractions, according to Tony Christopher, CEO …

Augmented Reality

Rise of the machines: The industrial Internet of Things is taking shape


The next wave of innovation about to wash over the connected world is the industrial Internet of Things (IoT). Beyond smart watches and FitBits, forward-thinking businesses are applying the concept of IoT to complex, psychical machinery, like jet engines and locomotives, to unleash unexpected …

Internet of Things

xAPI Camp: Call for Proposals

Hi! We would love to learn more about you, what you're doing and what case study, big idea, big challenge or lesson learned with xAPI you'd like to …

Learning breakfast - How xAPI is shaping e-learning

Founded in 2003 as a learning technology company providing solutions to the education sector, Webanywhere has diversified to support lifelong …

Using multi-device learning to get the big picture

For a long time, e-learning was rather two dimensional. Learning content was developed by teams knowing it would be pushed out to just one screen …

Artificial intelligence: don’t fear AI. It’s already on your phone – and useful

When Joe Weizenbaum found his secretary using a computer program he had created, he was so upset he devoted the rest of his life to warning people not to use its technology. The program was “Eliza”, which gives a passable imitation of a nondirectional psychiatrist; you type sentences such as: “I …

Artificial Intelligence

How The Internet of Things can Revolutionize Learning - e-Learning Feeds

There's this big buzzword flying around the interwebs most recently (or maybe as early as 2014 - or even earlier), and it has been causing quite a …

Interview: Doing business in a world where big data is king

We recently had the chance to speak with with Rick Farnell, co-founder of data science/Hadoop company Think Big, who gave us the low-down on big data …


Salesforce just invested in a startup bringing wearables to the workplace

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesSalesforce CEO Marc BenioffSalesforce Ventures was part of a $10 million, Series B round raised by APX Labs, a software …


Using Mobile Learning Tools To Gather Learning Analytics

Today’s organizations are beginning to realize the potential of building data-driven learning programs, making it crucial that we know what …


The New Analytics Professional: Landing A Job In The Big Data Era

Along with the usual pomp and celebration of college commencements and high school graduation ceremonies we’re seeing now, the end of the school year also brings the usual brooding and questions about careers and next steps. Analytics is no exception, and with the big data surge continuing to fuel …

Big Data

LMS vs. LRS. Can you lose your LMS?

With the amazing success of the Experience API (xAPI), many organizations are wondering if they need both a Learning Record Store (LRS) and a …