Top ten authoring tools for building courses and content for 2017.
You don’t need a magic 8 ball to tell you what is happening in the authoring tool space and where it is going.
It is an exciting time to be in the e-learning space, because what I am seeing and hearing in just the past six weeks shows promise for all involved. Yet, with all the good there is bad.
Okay, the first day of ASTD TK13 has wrapped up – at least from the expo side of the house.
Too many authoring tool vendors are forgetting that you are the customer and not them. They ignore Mac OS, Windows 8, support and trials. They ignore the fact that people want to know pricing up front. They still believe it is 2000 and you will want to chat. Guess what? They are wrong.
I know its not yet Halloween but its never too late to explore real fears that are facing the authoring tool market.
When you think of course authoring tools the biggest names come to mind – Articulate, Captive and Lectora. But just because they are well known doesn’t mean that they don’t have faults.
Rapid Course Authoring Tools have grown in the past few years, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t products for the developers. They just have to dig deeper. The problem is that some tools are trying to hit both markets and guess what, they are failing.
The e-learning world as a whole is turning into faux perception, with the assumption that what we are seeing is actually the case. It isn’t.
Articulate Storyline is a robust, feature rich product that is the first blockbuster this summer. It is a must have in any e-learning developer’s arsenal and a must for anyone who is ready to take courses to the next level.