Posts by Tim Martin

Tim is the chief innovation and product officer with our parent company LTG, though he used to be CEO here at Rustici Software. If you’re looking for a plainspoken answer to a standards-based question, or to just play an inane game, Tim is your person.

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We’re Hiring…

Editor's Note: April 8: We found the people we're looking for in this version of the hiring journey.  If you think you're the perfect fit, you're still welcome to send us a note.  Frankly, we'll always read a message from a prospective employee, whether we're…

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Blackboard™ is a Big Deal

Blackboard is big time. Blackboard Learn™ leads the higher education learning management world. Blackboard Learn serves more than 20 million learners. And starting in 2011 (or thereabouts), Blackboard is going to be rocking the SCORM Engine in Blackboard Learn. We are nothing short of thrilled…

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Rustici Haynesworth Challenge

Mark the Days

It all started with Albert Haynesworth. Albert Haynesworth, you see, is a NFL defensive tackle, a big man who used to play his football at the University of Tennessee and for the Tennessee Titans. A year ago, he left the Titans via free agency to…

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Browsers

I'm gonna take a quick break from the SCORM Cloud beta tour to lay out a decision we've just made. In creating the SCORM Cloud user interface, we confronted something every web developer has been dealing with forever... Which browsers are we going to support?…

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SCORM Cloud Beta :: The Simplest of Integrations

SCORM Cloud is built to allow learners to learn in whatever application makes the most sense. For some, this is a big corporate LMS. For others, the LMS is just too much. If you've got a piece of training that you want to share, how…

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SCORM Cloud Beta :: What is a “dispatch”?

Ye Olde Switcharoo, from HogueLikeWoah Do you remember the old phone switchboards? They connected a caller to a receiver, and it required some handholding on the part of the operator, right? As much as we'd like for SCORM to work perfectly every time, and without…

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SCORM Cloud Beta :: My Bad!

Photo credit to ivebeenthere! Yes, I know several of you (and not just my mom) are kind of excited to check out the beta of SCORM Cloud and its new interface. Yes, I know I contributed to that by starting my series of stories... things…

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SCORM Cloud Beta :: Watcha Gonna Do? :: Test Track

Shhh. It's been very quiet around these parts lately. We've been hammering away on a new way to work with SCORM Cloud, and, well, it means we've been neglecting the blog. This week, though, we're going to be releasing SCORM Cloud in its beta for…

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SCORM Cloud. Downtime. Aftermath.

Well, put simply, we had a bad day on Wednesday. Frankly, I haven't heard from anyone that they definitively noticed the downtime we had, but we've said all along that we would be direct and clear, and so we shall. <AdmissionOfFailure> On Wednesday, we were…

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“I dislike the concept of the standalone LMS.”

We are moving from [commercial hosted LMS] to [open source LMS] for now. But I really am looking at SCORM Cloud as a way to integrate the serving and tracking of training modules into our customer service portal, website and software. I dislike the concept…

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