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We need to talk…

Over a year ago, we started working with ADL to figure out where SCORM should go next. There were many roads that ADL could have gone down, and they’ve chosen ours — Project Tin Can. We’ve been building and refining the Tin Can spec and…

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None. The answer is none.

I answer a lot of SCORM questions ranging from the basic to the extravagant, and I actually like it.  A huge part of what I do is teaching about SCORM. Sometimes, though, I get questions that make me laugh.  Today, I feel like I need…

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Atlas in Wonderland

Once upon a time, well, that’s not exactly how this starts. This story actually started about 7 months ago when Chris and I first started working here, at Rustici Software. We were hired to embark on a journey together to find all of the eLearning…

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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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Let your customers know that you’re using the best

You pay for Rustici Software products, and we want to make sure that you’re getting the most out of them. Some of our customers prefer to tuck their use of our products away, and we’re fine with that. But others want to scream from the…

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So many channels… please don’t miss what you need

There are so many channels now.  Whether we're talking radio, TV, or the web in general, there are so many ways that information is pouring over us. Like many companies, we're doing our best to reach everyone wherever they are... Of late, we've been finding…

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Obama’s award and misplaced vitriol

The US Department of Labor just announced their solicitation for grant applications (SGA) and they called it this: "Employment and Training Administration Notice of Availability of Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications for Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants Program".  Whoa. I'm no political…

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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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Foray into SSP

There are a few specifications on the periphery of SCORM that add value above and beyond what SCORM has to offer. Two of them, both from IMS, Sharable State Persistence (IMS SSP) and Question and Test Interoperability (IMS QTI) seem to be gaining some traction.…

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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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SDA Studio Kft :: SCORM Certified for 1.2 and 2004

Congratulations are in order for SDA Studio Kft as well. In November, they completed the SCORM 2004 2nd Edition Certification of their Neptun.Net platform. This follows their prior SCORM 1.2 Certification in November 2005. SDA Studio Kft is the leading provider of online training in…

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1 week… 2 new SCORM Engine LMS’s

This week was a huge success. In 5 days, we completed two full implementations of the SCORM Engine. In each case, our client had an existing LMS that supported users and assignments... they just didn't support SCORM or AICC. In a matter of 3 days…

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