If your organization is creating CME e-learning content, are you using cloud-based authoring tools yet? Cloud-based authoring tools allow you to create courses in your browser rather than using a desktop application. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits and risks of using cloud-based tools for CME e-learning.What are the benefits of cloud-based authoring tools for CME e-learning?
Cloud-based e-learning tools (also known as authoring tools or authorware) offer major advantages over installed desktop software. When services are hosted in the cloud, content creators can use any kind of device to log into the tool and develop or update training materials. For example, you can use Apple, Linux, and Windows computers to create or update content. You can even work from a tablet.
Several authors can collaborate on the same content in a cloud-based environment. For example, a subject matter expert, a designer, and an writer can all work on the same project at the same time. There is no need to email files back and forth or concern about version control.
A physician reviewer or CME committee outside of the content team can be added without the friction of having to download and publish to a...