News and Updates


The Three-E Triangle – Training Tradeoffs

Reza Jalaeian discusses common challenges instructional designers face when creating effective, efficient, and engaging instruction and how the ShadowBox method can aid in attaining all three.

Scenario of the Month

Film at Eleven

This month’s featured ShadowBox scenario a re-purposed Tactical Decision Game (TDG). TDGs were popularized in the Marine Corps in the 1990s as a way to improve tactical skill and decision making ability. As one of the earliest TDGs, it long predates the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, although it has generated valuable discussions with applicability to both conflicts.


Re-thinking training: Just-in-Time (JIT) Training

In part three of this four-part series, Gary Klein considers the sustainability and efficacy of traditional training approaches during events such as the COVID-19 pandemic, where conditions are rapidly changing and information is shared in unconventional ways.

Scenario of the Month

The Water Stripper Tower

This month we feature a scenario from our work in the petrochemical industry.


ShadowBox Training is now SCORM-Compliant

ShadowBox now offers exportable SCORM-compliant modules (i.e. ShadowBox training scenarios) that can be integrated seamlessly into your organization’s learning management system.

Scenario of the Month Video

Video Scenario – Covid-19 Risk

This video-based Scenario of the Month demonstrates the versatility of ShadowBox. We developed an informative, yet fun, video around an emerging topic.