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Riptide Software Announces Participation in IEEE Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for xAPI

Posted by Christy Puller on Sep 26, 2017 9:53:02 AM

(Orlando, FL) - On August 18, 2017 Riptide Software announced their participation in the newly-formed IEEE Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for the Experience API (xAPI).

The IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology and the TAG xAPI group aims to create an IEEE reference and implementation guide for xAPI 1.0.3.

Riptide Software has been an active contributor to xAPI and was part of the founding group which created it. Nick Washburn, Learning Division Director, quotes that “we have been involved with xAPI from the very beginning and we’re looking forward to continuing our contribution to the specification and adoption.” The group has weekly, online-based community meetings that anyone is welcome to participate in.

More information on TAG for xAPI can be found on the website below:

https://www.tagxapi.org/

Media Contact:

Technology Resources and Riptide’s CEO, Philip Loeffel, are available for interview.

Please contact Christy Puller, 407-542-7675.

About Riptide Software - Learning

The Riptide Learning Division brings the Riptide Elements® product line of learning solutions to the modern enterprise: Storepoints xAPI-Conformant LRS, Waypoints In-line Training Software, and Learnpoints Adaptive Learning Courseware. Elements is a scalable, and configurable platform of learning solutions that works seamlessly with existing enterprise software systems in a non-disruptive way. All products are also backwards compatible to Legacy systems. Riptide Learning team members are active participants in the community developing xAPI—the standard in modern learner experience tracking.

About TAG

TAG xAPI is an open forum for participating stakeholders to discuss all issues affecting the successful adoption of xAPI. This work is open to the public. Anyone can participate in these discussions and in the work.


About IEEE

With an active portfolio of nearly 1,300 standards and projects under development, IEEE is a leading developer of industry standards in a broad range of technologies that drive the functionality, capabilities, and interoperability of a wide range of products and services, transforming how people live, work, and communicate.

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Written by Christy Puller

Christy is a full-stack marketer who manages all marketing efforts for Riptide’s Learning Division. Part of her day-to-day involves bridging the communication gap between the technical and non-technical aspects of new technologies in learning and development through content creation and education. Christy is also an xAPI-evangelist and actively works to rally interest and adoption of the specification.
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