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

Rationale and Objective

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


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 …

Case Studies

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 …

United Kingdom

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 …

Social Learning

xAPI Camp: Call for Proposals

Lots of news this week regarding xAPI Camps!

First off, it is now confirmed that our xAPI Camp – Seattle is actually (get ready for this)… xAPI Camp –


Yet Analytics Launches Flagship Human Capital Analytics Platform

Why Big Data as a Service is the next big thing

We’ve had software as a service, platform as a service and data as a service. Now, by mixing them all together and massively upscaling the amount of …

Big Data

How IoT Will Change the Way We Manage Ourselves and Businesses

The internet of things (IoT) is a concept that has been around for quite some time now. The idea is that technology will develop to the point where connected devices will be able to seamlessly interact with one another. Each device sharing information, data and updates in order to complete tasks or …

Internet of Things

Where cognitive science, interaction design and data dwell: The Competencies of xAPI

Web technology standards emerged in the early 2000s that reinforced the use of the desktop web browser. After 15 years, we all are part of a new …

Industrial Design

The xAPI and the LMS: What Does the Future Hold? by Steve Foreman

(Editor’s Note: This is the last of five articles by Steve Foreman on learning management systems.)

How much longer will the LMS remain relevant? …


CMI 5 Working Group Meeting Minutes – June 5th, 2015 · AICC/CMI-5_Spec_Current Wiki

cmi5 Working Group Meeting Minutes – June 5th, 2015


William A. (Bill) McDonald - cmi5 Working Group Leader
• Andy Johnson – ADL
• Art Werkenthin – …


Releases · AICC/CMI-5_Spec_Current

The cmi5 specification is an xAPI profile that contains 2 parts.

cmi5 Runtime
This specification describes interoperable runtime communication between …

UM Health System Case Study


The University of Michigan Health System is an academic medical center owned by the University of Michigan (U-M) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The …


Learning Ecosystems and the Experience API: xAPI Camp Recap by Michael Hruska & Ashley Medford

Is it possible to create learning ecosystems that provide constant support for learners—delivering the right experience at the right time? According …


Intelligent machines part 1: Big data, machine learning and the future

CIO looks at how organisations are using artificial intelligence, including one of the most talked about facets of machine learning – deep learning.

Machine Learning

Announcing xapi-schema

Quick Insights into XAPI for L&D

Posted on Jun 2, 2015 | No Comments

Is xAPI really something to get excited about?

We think it could be…

This is just a quick blog post to write up some …