“The Data of Experience” at SXSW by Yet Analytics and the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative

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“The Data of Experience” at SXSW by Yet Analytics and the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative

"At this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) Edu and Interactive conferences, big data startup Yet Analytics and ADL — the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative of the U.S. Department of Defense — will be co-presenting on a new model of data technology and will be sharing the work of over fifteen organizations currently involved in the open source community which has grown up around it.

At the center of this technological community is the Experience API, (xAPI for short). A data interoperability specification originally designed to provide an increased ability to leverage new data sources involved in the tracking of training and performance analytics, xAPI provides a way to leverage the power of experiential big data derived from web and mobile services, virtual reality, video games and simulations, wearables, and the Internet of Things."

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