We have over 25 years of experience creating innovative learning solutions. What sets us apart is our commitment to creating effective learning that meet your business objectives. We are motivated by passion and creativity – and truely love what we do.

We help companies meet the challenges of merging communications and technologies. Our consulting services begin where people, process, and technology converge. We carefully look at your existing programs and help you design, develop, and implement a learning solution that best fits the training needs of your organization.

Our goal is to ensure that your decision to outsource to us accomplishes your project goals as an easy, economical, and efficient part of your everyday business. Our customers select us based on our experience, flexibility, accessibility, quality of work and our total commitment to client satisfaction.

Debbie1Debbie Richards is the president of Creative Interactive Ideas. In that capacity, Debbie serves as a consultant to corporations and organizations, and supports clients in the area of instructional technology.

She works with organizations to design, develop and deliver technology-based adult learning programs with measurable impact. Debbie speaks at national conferences on emerging technologies.


HBJCreative Interactive Ideas (CII) is a pioneer in the delivery of Web-based training, winning recognition as one of the top 25 Houston Web designers by Houston Business Journal. Its innovation has attracted customers–many of them Fortune 500 companies–from a range of businesses, including banking, oil and gas, computing, education, and government.

  • Since 2005, CII has been on the top 25 Houston web and design companies list by the Houston Business Journal.
  • Since 2007, CII has been on the top 25 Houston’s top computer training companies list by the Houston Business Journal.


Now in its seventh year, the latest annual lists of the “Top Ten” most influential people in the corporate e-learning sector – in the World, North America, Europe, the UK and Asia-Pacific – contain the names of 39 people. Of these, 26 are men and 13 are women.

Debbie Richards has risen to fifth in the North America list and has been named on the World list for the first time.  The seventh, annual, Top Ten E-learning Movers and Shakers lists





Debbie Richards maintains an active role in professional, community and service organizations.


Debbie is the 2013 Past President of the Association of Talent Development Houston Chapter (ATD Houston) (http://www.tdhouston.org)

Debbie is also an ATD National Advisor for Chapters (NAC).  The NAC are distinguished ATD chapter past presidents who serve as national volunteer advisors to the chapter services team and chapter leaders. (https://www.td.org/nac)

eLearning Guild

Debbie is an active member of the eLearning Guild community and speaks at eLearning Guild conferences. (http://www.elearningguild.com/)