Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Authorware merged with MacroMind/Paracomp to become Macromedia, which was later acquired by Adobe. I so admire the creativity, innovation, technology, and business success of Disney. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W. ALLEN (CEO and Chairman, Allen Interactions Inc.). Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises.



Authorware merged with MacroMind/Paracomp to become Macromedia, which was later acquired by Adobe. I so admire the creativity, innovation, technology, and business success of Disney. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W. ALLEN (CEO and Chairman, Allen Interactions Inc.).

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Michael Allen describes the future of authoring systems

Jay Cross

In case you didn’t know, Michael was chief architect of Authorware, the precursor to Macromedia and granddaddy of digital authoring systems.). I’ll let Michael tell you what he’s got: Tags: The Learning Business

My life…in elearning

Learning Visions

We flirted with creating early knowledge management systems and went out of business the next year. We had moved away from proprietary and were now using Macromedia Director. 20 years ago I was a struggling recent college graduate who had moved to Boston in the middle of a recession.

The Content Conversion Cause - Abhijit Kadle


The longer your company has been in business, the more you’ve been creating training material, which has resulted in large libraries of content in various forms. L&D leaders must determine which of those libraries holds value and which training content is vital to business success.

Macrodobe or AdobeMedia?

The Learning Circuits

With the acquistion of MacroMedia it looks like Adobe will be leaping into the collaboration space even more quickly. The statement from the Adobe press release this morning says "The combination of Adobe and Macromedia strengthens our mission of helping people and organizations communicate better. It also looks like Adobe has acquired MacroMedia to enable them to expand more rapidly into the market for audio and video applications for handhelds and other gadgets.

My daughter, poster child for 21st Century learning

Allison Rossett

Ken is a 27 year veteran in animation, 2D/3D entertainment, business games and simulations. He has been a speaker at Macromedia/Adobe User Conventions, NASA and the East Coast Games Conference; and was the 2011 recipient of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Immersive Learning Award. Ken is currently researching advanced techniques for business education at Ingersoll Rand, leveraging games and learning technologies to promote innovation and leadership.

The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.

mLearning Revolution

My mission as she said is to apply everything I’ve learned about Social Media to grow the business and drive traffic the store and web site. First and foremost, Happy New Year!

Adobe 202

The Year in Learning: 2019 Edition

The Learning Dispatch

The Ottawa Business Journal interviews her and the team with which she works on the importance of online accessibility. According to Gideon Blumstein at the Harvard Business Review , there are times when virtual reality training is. that is, Macromedia Flash.).

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

If a RCAT vendor tells you they have been in business for over 10 years, they are somewhat misleading, since WBT courses really didn’t start to hit the mark until 2000 and then you have limited choices on how to build. Macromedia Authorware and similar products. Macromedia Director. The Macromedia set typically would toss in Director, which created an equally impressive array of course capabilities, but a deep learning curve.

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know


In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. The steps below will help you start working on a migration strategy based on your business needs and goals: Assess your Flash content.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. Like any corporate initiative, the training program should have a stated mission and a set of business objectives that are well defined. The plan will also need to include a business analysis that identifies the costs and benefits of the training program. Your initial plan should include the following: Identify and define the business goals.

O Collaboration - Where Art Thou?

The Learning Circuits

as an aside I was recently talking to a generic courseware provider and expressing amazement that they were still in business given that no one has ever wanted a generic course but a solution to a specifc problem and he replied that they may be a dinosaur but that dinosaurs survived for thousands of years and it took a meteor hit to wipe them out - good point!) Macromedia - stop asking for my mailing address when I go to view the archive.

Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets


Adobe CS and CS2 was about the time Adobe acquired Macromedia and Flash didn’t get its next version upgrade until CS3. My plan was to finish both parts and publish them together, but Summertime schedules have got me way busy!

Breakthrough eLearning: Time = Money: The Driver for Rapid eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning

The drivers to produce more quality eLearning more quickly are things like shorter product life cycles,very quick and frequent business process changes, time-mandated compliance in a number of areas, etc. Some traditional means of eLearning development do not accommodate these immediate demands and business pains quickly enough. Authoring software such as Macromedia Breeze, Lectora (by Trivantis), or Articulate Presenter make it easier for non-technical people to produce eLearning.

Future Trends in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

The new workforce will want a more flexible workplace and may prefer flexibility to higher salary The use of gaming in training or "Nintendo meets Macromedia" is not that far in the future. Videogames can be a powerful way to instill real-world skills," says Geoffrey James in Business 2.0. What business strategies is my company undertaking this year? Trend #2: e-Learning will be tightly integrated with mission-critical business processes.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Corporate training professionals, educators, instructional designers, and all types of business users with limited programming capabilities who want to create product demos, application simulations, soft skill and compliance training, and mobile learning. Users of Macromedia Captivate, or Adobe Captivate 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5.5, I am a small business owner and want to distribute subscription edition products to my employees. On this page. Basics.

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