Another vendor adds PENS support- OutStart

Businesswire shows that OutStart Announces PENS Support. I’ll update the link to point to the OutStart site, as soon as it is available there. Great to have another vendor on-board, and I look forward to seeing their implementation working with others at the plugfest that starts tomorrow. The interoperability labs run Tuesday afternoon, with vendor […]

AICC PENS Plugfest in Vancouver

I’ve been busy preparing for the AICC Meetings and PENS Plugfest happening next week. For starters, I added SSL support to the hosted version of the PENS test tools that I offer online (sample HTML form here, and PHP-based PENS command validator here or SSL here). This change has not been integrated to the official […]

AICC Certifications for Oracle and Saba – They Do Care

Congratulations to Oracle for achieving AICC certification of Peoplesoft Enterprise Learning Management 9.0. Likewise,, kudos to Saba for achieving AICC certification of Saba Enterprise Learning Suite Version 5 on September 6, 2006. Back in the Spring of 2006 I questioned the commitment of some LMS vendors to standards. It is great to see two major […]

LMS Updates- Blackboard Lawsuit, LMS CEOs, PENS & SCORM News

It seems like there is so much going on right now. Rather than doing 3 posts I’ll do one quick post and hit 3-4 topics. Blackboard Lawsuit– Disappointing to read about Blackboard filing patent-based lawsuits against other LMS companies. Others have followed this more closely and written about it more clearly than I can, like […]

AICC News now online

A few weeks ago I was elected as AICC Communication Chairperson. Since then, I’ve taken on the task of doing some updates to the AICC website, including adding the AICC News blog. I encourage you to check it out if you’re interested in seeing some pretty good presentations on elearning and staying current on elearning […]