With the digital age comes piracy. One
of the strongest reasons for publishing
houses not to take advantage of
technology is piracy. For a very large
medical journal publishing house in UK
this was a stumbling block that had to
be overcome to ensure their publications
Though there are several technologies to
protect the application in the CD, there
are none to protect different media
files like Acrobat PDF, Video, Audio and
slide show files. When it comes to
Medical publications, these are the most
critical aspects that need to be
The multimedia team’s approach to the
situation was true to Swathi’s policy of
providing “Solutions beyond Technology”.
Through a path breaking approach,
various types of media files where
encrypted suitably and integrated to an
application that decrypts on the fly
while playing in the end user's system.
The two stage approach uses applications
that protect the media file and other
existing mechanisms to protect the
Nestle is a
multinational known for its wide range
of food products and consumer goods. The
organization needed a centralized
learning system for its top &
middle-management segments in Demand & Supply Planning
The solution needed to be light yet
effective. Also it had to be developed
fast and needed to be cost effective.
Swathi gave the customer a custom made
LMS that fulfilled their needs while
remaining cost-efficient. The solution
had to take care of exhaustive contents.
Swathi worked with experts in the
subject to enrich the content neatly
classified under various heads and
approach to the solution:
After doing a thorough needs analysis, Swathi’s team first gained clarity on the organizational objectives, learning objectives and target audience profile. What followed then was an in-depth analysis of the technical needs of the project. Through frequent interactions with the experts on the subject, inputs in the form of interviews, written text and the existing content was collected by Swathi.
Swathi’s team then used the Instructional Design process to analyze needs, outline content, create mission statements and interface design before proceeding with production and testing.
Swathi’s team made sure that each stage
of the project ensured a learner-centric
approach to achieve capability building.
support & maintenance:
Swathi’s relationship with the customer
extends much beyond delivery. The
maintenance team at Swathi provides
support to the learning administrators,
the facilitators and the learners at the
client’s place to ensure a smooth
transition. Nestle is already
experiencing a reduction in costs and
they are satisfied with the efficiency
of the solution developed by Swathi.