Roll your own solution(using onboarding documentation)Use plugin for an existing system(plugins available for most major platforms/systems)Third-party issuing platform(URLs in metadata point to their servers)3 main ways to issue badges:
Use plugin for an existing system(plugins available for most major platforms/systems)
Federation of badge backpacksComing soon...Image CC BY IsaacMao
Endorsement (3rd-party signing of badges)Federation of badge backpacksComing soon...Images CC BY IsaacMao & SeattleClouds.com
SOME IDEASto get you started• Play! Experiment! Earn your first badge atopenbadges.org to see how they work.• Think up some criteria and issue a badgeto someone using badg.us• Join the Open Badges community. Askquestions!• Launch a pilot. What behaviours/skills/understanding are you trying to promote?
Conclusion• Open Badges = metadata-infusedcredentials• We’re now at v1.0 of the OBI• Lots of organisations are alreadyusing badges• We’re going to get started right now!
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