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  • Learning Analytics Policy – Looking for Input!

    Learning Analytics Policy – Looking for Input!

    I’m heading to LAK 17 in Vancouver, BC to help a great crew from many countries, in a workshop on learning analytics policy (LAP). Since learning analytics policy is evolving everywhere, we’re looking for input from people, everywhere. K-12, corporate, higher ed – all important. There’s opportunity to contribute a paper for this event, so […]

  • With Gratitude…

    With Gratitude…

    Megan and I find ourselves grateful, as the year comes to a close. 2015 gave MakingBetter an amazing journey that was full of surprises. Most were wonderful and some were very scary. Through it all, we found ways to make our clients happy and successful doing work we believed in. When we had struggles and found […]

  • xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY

    xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY

    We aren’t freaking out — we are FREAKING EXCITED!!! The first xAPI Camp at DevLearn, the first of four events we’re putting on hosted by The eLearning Guild, is nigh upon us. The Guild helped us launch xAPI at mLearnCon back in 2012 and they have been a steadfast supporter of xAPI. Last year was […]

  • The 3rd Gear

    As xAPI shifts into 3rd gear, with an early majority comes a need for a consortium that will steward xAPI into perpetuity — a table for other industries to sit and work out the ways xAPI will meet their particular needs. I’m talking about HR systems, medical devices, folks who make beacons and sensors, manufacturing, energy […]

  • What You Missed at TRYxAPI – ATD ICE

    What You Missed at TRYxAPI – ATD ICE

    Riptide Software hosted a fantastic event on Saturday for the launch of The afternoon featured John Delano, Nick Washburn and myself leading a critically needed dialogue around the Experience API about what matters to executive leadership, and to a field that is still largely making sense of major changes happening in the learning & development field. Our […]

  • Talk Shop with Aaron at ATD ICE

    Talk Shop with Aaron at ATD ICE

    The ATD International Conference and Expo is an event so huge that it has its own gravitational pull. We’re in its orbit and so I’ll be there from Saturday through Wednesday. I’m easy enough to find by giving me a shout on Twitter (@aaronesilvers). If you’re shy, just message me, but if you’re not shy, […]

  • This Week in MakingBetter: Getting Our Learn On

    This Week in MakingBetter: Getting Our Learn On

    This week is busy, and we have a new Faith No More album to stream from NPR, so let’s get to it, gang! The #LEARNxAPI MOOC is starting tomorrow, Tuesday 5/12. There are so many great resources being curated for people who want to get into the business and the tech of xAPI, we could […]

  • Two Years of xAPI

    Two Years of xAPI

    Sunday, April 26, marked two years since xAPI was released. It was released with much celebration and promise. I went back and looked through my old blog to see what I said about it back then… and apparently I was mute on the subject. The post written for ADL was pretty matter-of-fact. Looking back, I was exhausted […]