Author: Aaron

  • Learning Engineering Tools for Testing xAPI Stuffs

    Learning Engineering Tools for Testing xAPI Stuffs

    You might’ve noticed in my last post and previously, I’ve made reference to wanting to test stuff against CATAPULT, as our infrastructure relies on cmi5. I wrote a little bit too fast for my brain, though. CATAPULT is one framework which tests your content and/or your system for cmi5 conformance. CATAPULT doesn’t handle things like xAPI statements by themselves, so given that I need to think more clearly, so I can write more clearly, it merits today’s post on the different tools that exist for testing different things related to xAPI.

  • Governing How Survey Questions Relate to Concepts

    Governing How Survey Questions Relate to Concepts

    Today we defined the work-to-be-done to address the need for a top-down schema of the survey, so today let’s focus on how I’m thinking about our first xAPI Profile.

  • My xAPI Analytics Goals for 2023

    My xAPI Analytics Goals for 2023

    Now that I seem to be back in the writing groove, I feel like it’s time to commit with some intentionality to how I want to learn and grow my own skills, and what I want to have shared through writing or producing another way, this year.

  • Modeling, Up & Down: Statements & Profiles

    Modeling, Up & Down: Statements & Profiles

    This is the fourth in a series. In my last post, I identified at least two work-streams for the team to pursue in coming up with our analytics strategy, which for all intents and purposes is our integration strategy

  • Special Interests no. 4

    Special Interests no. 4

    Who among us was untouched by the many failures of Southwest Airlines over the holidays? It messed with our family plans, but there were plenty of silver linings to be had, as well. On top of having extra hang-time with some of the family, I caught up on a long backlog of shows and films I’d been meaning to watch.

  • Slicing and Dicing Data Model Work-to-be-Done

    Slicing and Dicing Data Model Work-to-be-Done

    In my last post, I shared a bit of background on the Casey-Fink Graduate Nursing Experience Survey, which I’m using in an ongoing case-study on how to approach analytics strategy. Today’s post will get further into the details of how to set up the work-to-be-done, in terms of data modeling.

  • Analytics Strategy for Surveys-at-Work: Casey-Fink

    Analytics Strategy for Surveys-at-Work: Casey-Fink

    The words “analytics strategy” can be scary, but really it’s just a) identifying what we want to know about content and how it gets used; and b) defining clearly how we’re going to do that.

  • Special Interests no. 3

    Special Interests no. 3

    This year is winding down, and if you read nothing else, happy holidays to you and yours and I hope the end of this year, and especially this new year, treats you kind.