DevLearn offered an opportunity to see where some vendors in the RCAT marketplace, perceived the market to be heading. It’s all about forecasting the market and for some, they were way off. Thankfully, there were many more, who weren’t.
There are 124 vendors in the content authoring tool market, and as such new trends are starting to appear.
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Liquid Authoring, is a new SAAS rapid content authoring tool. While it has some great features, it is hurt with poor execution and questionable intangibles.
EasyGenerator is a SaaS based content authoring tool that provides robust features in an easy to use environment, but it suffers from lag time issues and questionable objects. It has the potential to be a masterpiece, but it needs some key mods to make it happen.
While e-learning products and solutions are offering more and more features, they still haven’t focused on the one feature that is essential to their success – user interfaces that are easy to understand and utilize.
My 2010 Rapid Content Authoring Tools Winners, Innovators, plus updated market trends and 2011 competitive needs.
The rapid content authoring tool (RCAT) market has grown significantly in the past two years and will continue to do so. However, what one vendor considers RCAT is different than another, and two trends are noticeably showing up, one good, the other bad.