At a recent meeting, we were asked what typically makes the production process move smoothly in e-learning courses development. The majority polled answer was working with subject matter experts. This makes more sense as SMEs have more domain knowledge and is the right person to answer subject-related queries as well for review of elearning modules. But, the biggest challenge is that these experts often have less time or no time and little interest in developing an e-learning course. So, what should be the common goal of SMEs and Developers to make the elearning development process smoother?