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3 Dog Multimedia, Inc. Signs Agreement to Provide CBT Development Licenses to Cisco Systems

SANTA CRUZ, CA (February 5, 1997) 3 Dog Multimedia, Inc., an
Feb 05, 1997

SANTA CRUZ, CA (February 5, 1997) 3 Dog Multimedia, Inc., an award winningdeveloper of interactive computer-based training (CBT) courses, announcedtoday an agreement to license the 3 Dog Courseware Development Engine (CDE)) to Cisco Systems.

The CDE is a development tool created by 3 Dog to simplify the creation ofCBT. It enables novice multimedia developers to create bug-free CBT coursesquickly without any programming experience.

"Cisco needed a CBT authoring tool that would allow its internal CourseDevelopers to quickly and easily produce high-quality, interactive,cross-platform CBT courses. The 3 Dog CDE was the definitive solution,"says Joe Harrell, Manager of Applied Technology for World Wide Training atCisco Systems.

"By using the CDE, Cisco will be able to produce a CBT course, from startto finish, in as few as 12 weeks. This is a dramatic time savings comparedto building courses from scratch," said Mike Billat, President and SeniorSoftware Engineer at 3 Dog.

3 Dog Multimedia, Inc.

3 Dog Multimedia, Inc. is a provider of custom CBT courses and CBTdevelopment tools. The company is setting the standard for excellence inthe CBT field by producing award-winning courses for Windows, UNIX,Macintosh, and the Internet. 3 Dog also provides contract services thatrange from instructional design to video production. For more informationabout 3 Dog, visit the 3 Dog website at

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