By far and away, one of the most common questions I’m asked by Essentials LRS users is about launching xAPI courses from their Moodle websites. Generally, people who ask me this have installed the xAPI launch plugin, but are having difficulty getting it to work.Read More >
In a perfect world, data is always clean and there is no need to edit data once it’s in Watershed. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world. Data inconsistencies, bugs, and changes can mean that you sometimes end up with duplicate data, and cleanup can be a huge headache. We're excited to release our new feature, Activity & Verb Aliasing, which allows multiple identifiers to appear as one activity or verb.Read More >
We navigate our world through mental “maps,” which give us a way to think about concepts and the relationships among them. The better our mental maps, the better we are able to understand cause-and-effect relationships, predict outcomes, and apply our knowledge to reality. With that in mind, this three-part Dev Delve series is about one such mental map that can guide how we think about accessing data and unlocking its value. Specifically, we’ll look at two key factors in data: shape and interface. And, once we define these concepts, we can think about the relationship between them.Read More >
Filtering people, activities, and verbs out of reports is the most common use of Advanced Configuration. Since it’s so common, we’ve made it easier to filter data out of reports by introducing new Exclude Filters (a.k.a. “Not” Filters) to Explore, Dashboard Quick Filters, and Report Quick Filters.Read More >
Dashboard Quick Filters allow users to filter multiple reports without needing to access Explore, Watershed’s report creation tool. These filters, which aren’t saved, are easy to use and perfect for providing limited control to users who aren’t familiar with Watershed.