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Datafisher Glossary

Active Content

  • Courses, learning paths, or events that are currently visible and manageable in the admin console and the user portal.

Active Login

  • An active login is a unique user that logs into Datafisher LMS at least once in a given month (with no limit on the number of logins per month)

Active User

  • Active User means an individual with a profile and credentials to log into the Datafisher LMS – usually refers to those that have access to the user portal.

Admin Console

  • The Admin Console is a stand-alone user interface used to manage courses and content, and to customize the user and admin interfaces.


  • An administrator is a person whose job involves helping to organize and supervise the way that an organization or company functions and is those who have access to the Admin Console.

Administrator Level

  • There are there (3) different administrator levels: Global Administrator, Local Administrator and Content Owner, each with different access rights in the admin console.

Archive content

  • Archived content are not accessible to users and are hidden by default in the admin panel but are not deleted.

Assignment or Assign

  • the act of putting yourself or someone else onto the official list of members who participate in an event or who are required to complete the course or learning path.


  • A person who creates a checklist in the admin console.

Block user

  • The act of withholding a user from using a system. In the LMS, a blocked user cannot login to the user portal. A user that does not exist in the purchaser's HR Data upload is automatically blocked. After 12 months of not appearing in the HR Data the blocked user will be deleted permanently.

Cancelled (events)

  • a status for an event. When events are cancelled by the host and can no longer be attended.


  • a list of all content visible to a user in the user portal arranged and grouped by categories and includes both assigned and unassigned content.


  • a division within a system of classification, any of several fundamental and distinct classes to which entities or concepts belong, and is how the Catalog in the User Portal is divided. This is how the content are divided in the User Portal and are defined in the Admin Console. Subcategories can exist under the primary category.


  • an official document that states the course completion has been done by a user, with the relevant information like date of completion, content’s title, user’s name, and descriptions.


  • a list of items, such as names or tasks, for comparison, verification, or other checking purposes. In the LMS, items in a checklist cover a list of instructions to follow.

Checklist Templates

  • a checklist format that can be used several times and can be assigned to different trainees. When using a checklist template, another copy of that checklist will be created and can be modified.

Checklists Items

  • a set of items in a singular checklist that contains instructions to the user for completing the checklist. Each item represents a single step towards completion.

Child Category / Subcategory

  • a category that is a subdivision of a larger category: a secondary category. Many subcategories can be created under one primary category in the Admin Console and shown in the User Portal.

Classroom Events

  • events that are completely hosted and run in a classroom, or another physical location, and attendees are required for participation. It consists of an agenda with single or multiple-track presentation sessions and/or collaborative sessions.


  • content or course completion shows if a course has been completed by a user. The criteria can include meeting an activity's grade level or a manual checking "complete" by either the user and/or admin.


  • information or creative material that has been uploaded into the LMS, either as a course, link, learning path, video, SCORM package, event, or PDF. In the admin console and the user portal, content can be any type of courses, events, and checklists.

Content Assigned

  • Content that has been assigned to a certain user or a group of users by the administrator. When a content is assigned to a user, the content will be available to the user to complete.

Content Statuses

  • there are 3 statuses of content available in the admin console and the user portal: Completed, Incomplete, not attempted, which describes what stage the user is at for that specific course.

Content Types or File Types

  • there are three types of content in the admin console: Event, Learning path and Single content.

Single Content

  • a SCORM package, video, PDF file, or link

Learning Path

  • a collection of multiple single content or events.


  • a physical or virtual (online) event held on a specific date and time. Some events can be held on multiple days.

Content Visited

  • the amount of content visited in a certain time range by users in the user portal.


  • Datafisher LMS uses online courses - A set of instructional experiences using the digital network for interaction, learning and dialogue. An online course does not require any face-to-face meetings in a physical location. Similar courses such as web-centric courses (also called hybrid or blended courses) are like online courses but require regular scheduled face-to-face classes or meetings.

Default trainer

  • A person who is a trainer in checklist unless someone or changes it.

Delete user

  • the act of removing a user from the system permanently. In the LMS, a deleted user cannot login to the user portal and any data of a deleted user will be removed.

Deleted content

– removing content permanently from the LMS. After deleting content, it will no longer be available in the admin console or the user portal.


  • the time duration of the content and the time it takes to complete it.

Enrollment (events)

  • the act of putting yourself or someone else onto the official list of members who participate in an event.


  • An entity is any singular, identifiable, and separate object. It refers to individuals, organizations, systems, bits of data or even distinct system components that are considered significant in and of themselves.


  • an online or physical meeting of a group of people that can be organized and detailed in the LMS through adding an Event through the Content tab.

External User

  • An external user is not an employee or a contingent work of the company. A typical external user is someone who is part of the company's extended enterprise (i.e. partner, customer, supplier, etc.)

Global Admin

  • Global Admin can access and control most data in the admin console and is one of the highest admin levels in the LMS and is thus restricted to only necessary persons.

Guided Training

  • a term that refers to a process in which trainees initiate and advance their learning guided by more experienced trainers and socially derived sources, such as tools, text, and/or other artifacts. ... The exercise of learner agency is a defining quality of guided learning.


  • A person or a company that provides services and/or resources for a course or an event.


  • content or course that has been started by the user and in progress.

Internal User

  • An internal user is an employee or contingent worker of the company.


  • means Learning Management System. A learning management system is a digital learning environment that manages all aspects of a company's various training efforts. It also manages user information for personalized delivery including their user profile, job functions and preferences.

Local Admin

  • Local Admin can access and control some of the data in the admin console and can be create a new.

Login SSO

  • Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication method that enables users to securely authenticate with multiple applications and websites by using just one set of credentials.


  • one whose oversees trainees and trainers and manages the content done by them.

Manager approval

  • refers to the workflows where a user completes any type of content, and the content goes back to the manager to approve the completion.


  • the equipment necessary for a particular activity, materials can be added in the admin console and can be viewed by the user in the user portal in the course/event page.

Not attempted

  • content that has not been started yet by the user.


– The main goal of the content, what should the user know after completing this content/training? What is the main objective? Please write a short sentence or a key point to highlight the main goal of the content/training.

Online events

  • events that are completely hosted and run online with the potential for attendees to view or participate from anywhere in the world. Online events typically consist of an agenda with single or multiple-track presentation sessions and/or collaborative sessions. These sessions are all streamed online.

Parent Category

  • Your primary category should be the one that best describes the main function or subject matter of your app. Where users naturally look for an app like yours.


  • the group of people attend an event.


  • a word or other string of characters, sometimes kept secret or confidential, that must be supplied by a user to gain full or partial access to a computer, computer system, or electronic device.


  • authorization granted to do something, a formal consent, what a person has access to something specific in the admin console.

Red flags

  • uses to let the managers follow up with their team and the completion of the team’s content.

SCORM Packages

  • SCORM means Shareable Content Object Reference Model. It is an international standard for e-courses. If your course is published in the SCORM format, you can be sure that almost any learning management system (LMS) will recognize it.


  • an official valuation of content, made by the user in the user portal and visible to a manager in the manager view.

Sign off

  • personal approval or authorization for a checklist.

Target Group

  • group of users that a content is available to.

Topic Owner

  • an Admin that can access and control some of the data in the admin console and can be create a new.


  • one who participates in a training session.


  • a person who guides or instructs people (trainees).


  • A unique identifier (UID) is a numeric or alphanumeric string that is associated with a single entity within a given system. UIDs make it possible to address that entity, so that it can be accessed and interacted with.


  • a person who uses a computer, device, or application. The user portal is a platform where the user can interact with the content uploaded from the admin console.

User Portal

  • a web-based platform that collects information from the admin console into a single user interface and presents users with the most relevant information for their context.


  • The accessibility of to the content in the user portal.

Waiting list (events)

  • a list of users waiting for admission to an event or a status of an event where there are no spots available to participate in that event.