RE: Alternative tool for creating & maintaining PowerPoint training decks?

Subject: RE: Alternative tool for creating & maintaining PowerPoint training decks?
From: "Sweet, Gregory (HEALTH)" <gregory -dot- sweet -at- health -dot- ny -dot- gov>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:03:21 +0000

Captivate output is typically Flash, but the latest versions are offering HTML5.

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> decks?
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> What output format do people use for training materials in Captivate?
>
> Having the output in PowerPoint is probably a requirement. That's the basic
> problem here: PowerPoint is the lowest common denominator, and it's
> really, really low.
>
> On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 5:27 AM, Sweet, Gregory (HEALTH)
> <gregory -dot- sweet -at- health -dot- ny -dot- gov> wrote:
> > Does output have to be in powerpoint?
> >
> > If not have a look at http://www.xerte.org.uk/
> >
> > You could use a blend of the desktop and online toolkits to possibly
> accomplish what you want.
> >
> > It sounds to me like what you are looking for is the age old promise of a
> functioning SCORM setup. The idea is that every piece of training can be
> boiled down into SCOs (Shareable Content Objects) so that various training
> courses can be quickly and easily assembled out of the SCOs you've got lying
> about.
> >
> > In practice, most systems see complete packages output from Captivate,
> Camtasia, PPT, and such uploaded into the SCORM system leaving the whole
> idea of sharable left behind.
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