SXAPI101 The Crawl, Walk, Run Methodology for Adopting Learning Analytics
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Wednesday, October 24
Expo Hall: xAPI Central Showcase Stage
xAPI, big data, and analytics for learning and development have been revolutionizing the way training professionals build and evaluate their development programs. Implementing learning analytics for the first time can be a big task—especially where there are many business systems from which you need to collect data. Having a clear process to implement can help accelerate the outcome L&D has been waiting for: tying learning activities to quantifiable business outcomes.
Using a crawl, walk, run methodology can be invaluable in implementing learning analytics for your organization and gaining buy-in for this new technology. In this session, you’ll learn the basis of the crawl, walk, run methodology and how to gain quick data-driven wins within your organization. Within each step, you will discover how to easily incorporate Experience API (xAPI) to start getting rich behavioral data on learning activities. Finally, you’ll explore client case studies that parallel each step of the methodology that you can relate to your journey as well.
In this session, you will learn:
- The basis of the crawl, walk, run methodology
- How to implement xAPI easily within each step
- From client case studies that clearly parallel each step of the methodology
Novice to advanced managers and senior leaders (directors, VP, CLO, executive, etc.).
Technology discussed in this session:
Learning record stores, Experience API (xAPI), and learning analytics.
David Keezel, a market director at Riptide Software, is a 23-year IT professional who spent the first decade of his career designing, building, and deploying technology for a large healthcare system. His last 12 years have been focused on business development, sales, and marketing for software companies that have served healthcare, financial, hospitality, retail, public safety, and government markets. David’s passion is solving real business problems with proven technology, along with leading and mentoring the next generation of workforce professionals.