Posts by Mike Rustici

Mike is the CEO of Watershed, though he is the Founder and was President of Rustici Software until 2016. He helped guide the first draft of the Tin Can API (xAPI) and believes ice cream is the "elixir of life."

The World Just Changed: Tin Can API v1.0 is Here

The World Just Changed

The floodgates are open. It’s time to celebrate. The Tin Can API, version 1.0, is here today. It was almost three years ago when ADL asked the e-learning community to help them with research to create a new, simpler, more powerful e-learning standard. E-learning standards…

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I love SCORM but Tin Can API is the future

Tin Can First

I love SCORM. I’ve built a career and a business around SCORM. When I first read the SCORM spec, I admired its elegance and foresight. SCORM has revolutionized the elearning industry and allowed a market to flourish. SCORM certainly has some warts and even a…

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SCORM.com Hits 1MM Visits

We put a lot of effort into making scorm.com a useful and informative site. We want to be THE place that people go to for help with SCORM, be they paying customers or not. Last month, we published some stats from SCORM Cloud showing the…

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Project Update: Tin Can is ready

SCORM is over 10 years old. A while ago, ADL (the keepers of SCORM) asked us to research what the next-generation e-learning specification could/should look like. We’ve been gathering information from the entire e-learning community about what you'd like to see in the next specification.…

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SCORM Stats: Then and Now

Back in 2007, I got curious about SCORM 2004 adoption and pulled some metrics about how people were using SCORM. Well, I got curious again, but this time I took it to the next level. We've just published a feed of SCORM Stats that will…

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eLearning Atlas

LMS’s and content creators benefit from one another. It’s a symbiotic relationship. The problem is that it’s not always (and usually isn’t) clear who will play nicely together. Our latest project is making it easier for you all to find each other and work together.…

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SCORM Ain’t Dead: Where We Will Head

Yesterday I talked about what is causing all the confusion coming out of ADL. Today I’ll talk about what it all means. The Brand To serve their many masters, the ADL leadership has decided to move away from the SCORM brand. From a business, marketing…

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SCORM Ain’t Dead: That Which Can’t Be Said

Like so many organizations in and around Washington DC, ADL has a messaging problem. Like so many organizations in and around Washington DC, ADL serves many masters. Like so many organizations in and around Washington DC, ADL’s messages are best understood through the filter of…

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Project Tin Can: Still Time For Feedback

We're off and running with Project Tin Can, and the community response has been overwhelmingly positive. As of this morning, we've: Uncovered 109 ideas, received 1149 votes on those ideas, from 162 different users, 35 of whom have volunteered for 1-on-1 interviews We still want to hear…

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Project Tin Can vs LETSI RTWS?

We've been talking to a lot of people about Project Tin Can and we've been hearing a lot of "Didn't you just do that with the LETSI RTWS project?". Well, kinda, sorta, but not really. Here's the difference.... LETSI RTWS is about right now. Project…

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