709 Using Offshoring to Develop Mobile Learning Quick and Cheap
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wednesday, June 25
Training and content development departments are tasked with developing mobile learning content very rapidly and very cost effectively. This makes mobile projects challenging and represents a problem that will only get worse as technology continues to advance. Many people have not thought about how to utilize off-shore vendors to augment their process and team to assist in creating mobile courses.
In this session you will explore the processes used to produce over 70 hours of mobile learning content using a very small on-shore team augmented by off-shore resources. You will learn practical and easy to implement best practices for developing mobile content quickly and cost effectively. You will discover the benefits of having the larger development tasks off-shored and how this approach saves time and cost.
In this session, you will learn:
- Best practices to develop quality mobile content quickly and cost effectively
- How to augment on-shore teams with off-shore teams
- How to calculate cost savings utilizing off-shore resources
- How to increase team production without compromising quality
- How to utilize project management tools to effectively manage teams in disparate locations
Novice designers, project managers, managers, directors, and VPs.
Technology discussed in this session:
Project management tools and file sharing technologies.
VP of Content and Accreditations
Dr. Matthew Casey has over 10 years' experience in training solution design, implementation, and testing in a variety of business settings. Matt’s background includes training evaluation methods, training program management in both centralized and decentralized environments, technical communications management, instructional design program management, quality assurance, and help desk management.
Senior Director of Content
Michael Schreiner, a senior director of content at Vector Solutions, is a learning and human performance improvement professional with over 20 years of experience managing and directing the functional and strategic activities of learning and development teams. His core strengths are in human performance improvement; instructional design; and people, project, and change management. As a project management professional (PMP) certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI), Michael is intensely focused on delivering quality learning solutions on time, within budget, and within scope. He is adept at aligning performance improvement solutions to a company’s long-term goals and value proposition.