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From Kentucky to Kraków

There’s a new TV show “Around the World in 80 Ways” that challenges 2 guys to use 80 different modes of transportation to circumnavigate the globe. We’re not trying to do that, but we do want to see our SCORM solutions adopted around the world…

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Taking SCORM to Odijoo

We’ve been knee deep in developing enhancements to – heck, creating an almost entirely new – SCORM Cloud, but that doesn’t mean we put other products on hold. In fact, we’ve got big, huge, gargantuan news regarding SCORM Engine, still the player of choice for…

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Embracing anywhere learning

Lots and lots of blog posts everywhere wrapping up 2009 and making predictions for 2010. A key thing I see popping up frequently on lists from e-learning consultants is the idea of learning moving from the highly controlled environment of the LMS to the less…

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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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LMS Pricing

I love when I come upon some independent research that informs me of something I didn't know. Truth be told, I base a lot of my assumptions about LMS cost on the original price offered by my first eLearning employer. (List price at PureSafety back…

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Hacking Education

The chips I often eat at lunch give me time to read a bit more broadly on learning and education than our typical SCORM minutiae. My hope is this balance helps us innovate and avoid the myopia that can overcome those obsessed with learning standards.…

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My Blender

[No, this isn't an accident. I'm intentionally posting about my blender on the work blog.] My wife, Jenn, was making strawberry ice cream today. You see, strawberries are finally in season here in Tennessee, and that means that I seemingly can't get out from under…

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Open Source Software, and Why the SCORM Engine Isn’t

I've spent the last couple weeks researching, and parts of the last several months pondering, whether it would make sense for us to open up our licensing. Obviously this is a fundamentally important decision for a small company like ours. When I get into fundamentally…

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“Can you recommend an LMS for me?”

Ah, a relatively common question for us... People come to us asking for recommendations on content and LMS's with some regularity. I theorize that it's for one of two reasons... They think we're the governing body for SCORM. They know we aren't the governing body,…

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Another Certified LMS

One message I've been delivering to our customers and prospects a lot lately is this... partial SCORM conformance might actually be worse than no SCORM conformance. If you're going to bother with SCORM at all, be sure that you finish the job so that you…

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Learning.com

We're really excited to announce our new relationship with Learning.com. They are the leading company promoting digital literacy and facilitating critical 21st century learning and teaching through proven, engaging and powerful online curriculum and assessment products, as well as exceptional implementation services. Learning.com's path to…

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Implementation Fest Thoughts

Having just returned from Implementation Fest 2005 in Orlando, FL, I wanted to share a couple of brief thoughts with the community. Implementation Fest is an event organized by the Joint ADL Co-Lab in Orlando, FL. Focus areas included the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative, the…

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