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."

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Circles of Tolerance

If you'd like to download a pretty PDF version of this blog, click here. Summary: Organizations often stifle behavior to reduce interpersonal conflict, thereby creating a sterile, uncreative, lifeless work environment. Interpersonal conflict caused by varied personalities is a real problem as organizations grow. The…

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The Final Spot

I’m thrilled that, for the sixth year in a row, we have been recognized as one of Nashville’s Best Places to Work. We’ve received a lot of awards over the years, but this is the one that I care most about, that award that recognizes…

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Five for Five

It's that time of year again when the Nashville Business Journal tells us where the best places in town to work are. Rustici Software made the list for the fifth year in a row! It's been an especially fun year with a great group of…

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We’re Hiring – Come Build the Future With Us

You already know that Tin Can is going to change our corner of the world (and maybe a few other parts of the world as well). We're leading the charge, but we've only just begun. We've got a pile of opportunity in front of us…

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Want a Great Place to Work? Change the Toilet Paper

Bathroom etiquette is a semi-frequent discussion topic around the office. It's becoming a running joke that Tim and I care way too much about people remembering to replace an empty toilet paper roll. On the surface it's lighthearted, but you know what, I really care.…

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Four For Four

It's official. We're four for four in the Nashville Business Journal's annual Best Places to Work contest. We're proud to be the place people want to come work. It certainly makes it easier to bring on more great people and I love the fact that…

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Four More…

No, we're not going to get into politics, there's waaay too much of that coming to the blogosphere this year already. This post is about four more reasons I love working at Rustici Software. The Next Four Welcome to Rustici Software Andy Whitaker, Megan Bowe,…

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Ever Wanted To Juggle a Tin Can?

We're hiring a Juggler. No, we don't need circus skills, but we do need somebody who can keep a lot of balls in the air. Project Tin Can is generating an enormous amount of opportunity and we need somebody to help us keep moving it…

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IMS BLTI In SCORM Cloud

If you've been paying close attention, you may have noticed a prerelease of our latest SCORM Cloud feature, support for IMS BLTI plus Simple Outcomes. BLTI provides a simple way for LMS users to incorporate remote tools into their system. Think of it as a…

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Security Vulnerability In WordPress Cloud App

On Wednesday, we learned of a security vulnerability in the SCORM Cloud WordPress Plugin we developed. WordPress has a code auditor that picked it up and flagged the plugin. Thanks to their quick notification, we were able to fix the vulnerability and have published an…

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Looking for a few good (not-necessarily) men…again

We write about working here more often than we ever post that we’re hiring. Small company, only so many slots to fill, yada, yada, yada. Seriously, when you have a great place to work, who wants to leave? So now’s your chance. We’re hiring. Developer types.…

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Why People Pay Us

Before we bought 30 inch monitors for everybody, we used to print out all of the SCORM specs as they came out. The hard copy made them a whole lot easier to digest even though it meant the slaughter of many innocent trees. In unpacking…

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