john.tibbetts@kinexis.com    (415) 846-5898

 
 
 
Design, implementations, and standards for educational interoperability
 
 

TOOL-PROVIDER WORK

Built integration hubs for CourseSmart/VitalSource, enabling quick linkages to client institutions, including Case Western (CAS), WGU (OpenSSO-SAML), University of Michigan (LTI), UC Riverside (Shibboleth), Purdue (LTI), and Indiana University (LTI).

Built the tool side of the widely-used Blackboard building block.

 

 

STANDARDS WORK

LTI Core: Co-author and evangelist for LTI2; First implementatio of LTI2 tool provider.

LTI Add-ons: Outcomes Management, v2; Roster, Content Message Types

CBE (Competency-Based Education) Project Architect, working in partnership with WGU, Cappella University, Blackboard, and University of Maryland, and others.

WC3 Open Credentials Group, a new initiative for Internet security using credential-based identity management, adequate for high-value assets such as transcripts and Web payments.

 

 

 

BACKGROUND

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Decades as a leading enterprise architect--consulting on, designing, and directing the implementation teams for IBM, Cisco, FDIC, DTE Energy, CSAA, and many more