xAPI + BI: Analyzing xAPI Data With Business Intelligence Tools

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xAPI + BI: Analyzing xAPI Data With Business Intelligence Tools

Some LRSs are built with front-end visualization and data exploration tools but sometimes that is not enough for your specific metrics or questions. But since xAPI is portable you can move it into any other platform; any Business Intelligence (BI) platform, data visualization tool, query engine, statistical modeling software, anything! xAPI can be seamlessly integrated into your already defined BI workflows as well. Gone are the days that data lived within a large enterprise platform where you are forced into one view of the data unable to manipulate or pull the data out of their black box. To paraphrase a popular advertisement, "it's your data, use it where you need it!"

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