Round-the-clock computer tuition

Donovan, Tristan
June 2003
IT Training;Jun2003, p24
Trade Publication
In a world where most electronic learning courses are out of date within a year, snack-food giant Golden Wonder's venture into computerized training is unusual. It rolled out its computer-based training project in 1997, but with cost savings totaling pounds 1.5 million to date, and with years of use still ahead of it, the program is achieving business goals that many other firms can only dream of. The project's genesis dates back to 1997 when Golden Wonder decided to upgrade the machinery at its factory in Corby, Northamptonshire, England. The development process took six months from start to finish, and the material was created using Macromedia Director, 3-D Studio Max and Media 100 in order to make the most of multimedia features such as text, audio, 2-D and 3-D animation, photography and video. INSET: Profile.


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