Virtual Worlds Bring Added Value to Business Resources

A Meeting Using the OLIVE PlatformIn the current economy, businesses are wise to seek new and improved ways to stretch their dollars. For those with the capital to invest, virtual worlds offer an incredible resource for real-time collaboration beyond local office space and international borders.

The three-dimensional environments bring workers together virtually, allowing them to share and collaborate as if they literally sat across from each other. Though the technology continues to be fine-tuned, the potential of virtual worlds for businesses goes as far as the mind can reach.

As virtual worlds expert Nick Wilson explained to Game Forward, the main value of these meeting spaces is to complement real-world business by reducing costs and increasing productivity, reach and organizational effectiveness. But before a company decides to jump into virtual world technology, several important factors must be considered, as each world available on the market offers its own set of benefits and drawbacks. Read More...