Illuminating Ideas

Reflections on Adapting to Challenging Times

The team at Illumina Interactive sincerely wishes all of our friends and colleagues well during this time of social distancing and even self-isolation caused by COVID-19. Our thoughts go out to all those who’ve been impacted already. We’re grateful to and appreciate those helping on the front lines – first and foremost, the medical professionals, […]

Goodbye Flash – We Truly Loved Ya!

This article is an update to a blog post by Michael Getz from November 2017 The clock is ticking down and at the end of this December, Adobe Flash – once vital to an incredible cornucopia of creative interactive e-learning and multimedia programs – will become obsolete, and a myriad of Flash programs will no […]

Warm Wishes for the Holidays

One of the joys of the Holiday Season is the opportunity for all of us at Illumina Interactive to reflect on the past year and on those who have helped to shape our business in a most significant way. We value our relationship with you and look forward to working with you in the year […]

Using Partnerships for Better eLearning

Posted by Jim Adelson on Sun., 12/1/2019 – 2:34 When you work with an outside firm on your eLearning efforts, if you (and they) play the cards right, you may get even more than the talents of two organizations. Over the years, Illumina has built a strong set of complementary partnerships, to add capabilities for clients’ benefit. […]

An E-Learning Contract That Helps You Succeed

Posted by Jim Adelson on Sun, 06/30/2019 – 12:26 So you’ve selected an outside vendor to help with your company’s e-learning project – or you’re that vendor who’s just been awarded said e-learning project – everyone’s excited to get to work. But there’s this small matter of getting a contract in place as quickly as possible, without […]

Adaptive Learning Comes of Age

Posted by Hal Stokes on Fri, 06/07/2019 – 16:12 Back in the early days of my career, I was privileged to be involved in something that has lately become a fairly hot topic in today’s eLearning community. I’m talking about what we’re now calling “adaptive learning.” The year was 1991, and in that time there wasn’t such […]

The Nuts & Bolts of Illumina’s Development Process Toolkit

Posted by Michael Getz on Thu, 04/25/2019 – 12:00 A custom eLearning design and development firm like ours uses a diverse blend of creative design, media authoring and programming tools in our business. However, from time to time we get asked about the kinds of tools and applications we use to manage our elearning and blended learning projects, as […]

Things Only Seem Quiet!

Posted by Jim Adelson on Tue, 03/05/2019 – 14:46 It’s been all quiet on the Illumina blog front lately, but everything’s been buzzing due to a super-busy start to 2019. We wanted to let you know we haven’t forgotten about you, our valued readers!  What have we been up to? Our team has been helping out many […]

Season’s Greetings and Happy 2019 from Illumina Interactive!

Posted by Michael Getz on Fri, 12/21/2018 – 11:36 Before we head off to our holidays, we’d like to extend our wishes to our clients and friends for a holiday season full of delights and a new year full of learning and discoveries. On the eve ‘fore the New Year these twelve gifts came to be: 12 […]

Attitude of Gratitude: 2018 Thanksgiving Wishes from Illumina Interactive

Posted by Michael Getz on Thu, 11/22/2018 – 11:53 At Illumina, we regularly count our blessings. Last year we were able to support the work of the Boston Rescue Mission. We thought we’d let you take a glimpse into the other ways we are supporting the individual communities around us. Ashley Shaffer Ashley volunteers for the educational […]