Virtual World Presentation

Kapp Notes

Last night I had the pleasure of speaking to a group at the University of Washington Virtual Biodome. And, last night wearing the hat of professor teaching at University of Washington in a Virtual World Certification program. I also met up with some great old virtual world and real world acquaints and made some new virtual friends! I got to speak on the business end of virtual worlds. Jamm'n in the virtual world.

The newest realities of the business world are Augmented & Virtual

QuoDeck

Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality have changed the way corporates look at content dissemination. Running tests in a virtual environment simulates a real world experience without the high costs involved in real life testing. Your employees are placed in the midst of the action and they can interact with objects just like in the real world. They can also be assessed on their learning in the same virtual environment to derive real-time assessment data.

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Virtual Worlds Value Proposition

Clark Quinn

In prepping for tomorrow nights #lrnchat, Marcia Conner was asking about the value proposition of virtual worlds. I ripped out a screed and lobbed it, but thought I’d share it here as well: At core, I believe the essential affordances of the virtual world are 3D/spatial, and social. So, for formal learning in particular domains, virtual environments really make a lot of sense. Tags: mobile social virtual worlds

Virtual Events are Creating a Paradigm Change in eLearning

Web Courseworks

The current trend of running annual meetings virtually has forced association executives to rethink their approaches to teaching and learning and social networking. Executives are discovering that online events are a profitable business initiative.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. of addressing a business need. to solve the business problems that need solving.

4 Tips to Build Sales Relationships and Engagement in a Virtual World

Allego

The business challenge ultimately,” Lotka says, “is that so much of what we do is a face-to-face connection, and converting a face-to-face connection to be equally valid and have an equal amount of power, but not be in the same room as each other.”. 2 Adjusting for Virtual Settings. “I

3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing

Kapp Notes

There are many reasons by I believe that virtual worlds are not dead, dying or disappearing. In fact, I believe that they are gaining momentum and are becoming more and more impactful as the technology gets better and more real world business cases are indicating the value of these environments, in addition there are several initiatives that are examples of the kinds of projects that are are driving virtual worlds. In a 3D virtual world, you are engaged.

Answering Some Virtual World Questions

Kapp Notes

The metrics or measurements we need to use in 3D virtual immersive environments must be the same we use in physical environments. We must tie virtual world training events to real world outcomes and that requires pre- and post-test measuring with a comparison to gage impact of the 3D virtual world intervention. We can’t use paper and pencil assessment to measure virtual world outcomes, instead we must.

PODCAST: EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION IN THE VIRTUAL WORLD

PDG

In each episode, we reach out to thought leaders and deep thinkers in the talent development space to talk about the issues that matter to you and your business. Episode 3: Employee Recognition in the Virtual World. Welcome to Real Impact! , a new podcast series from PDG!

Virtual Worlds: Affordances and Learning

Clark Quinn

I’ve previously posted my thoughts on virtual worlds, but I had a wee bit of a revelation that I want to get clear in my head, and it ties into several things that went on at the conference. Tony talked about his new book with Karl Kapp, Chuck Hamilton spoke on lessons learned through IBM’s invovlement in Virtual Worlds, Koreen Olbrish chaired a panel with a number of great case studies, to name just a few of the great opportunities.

Training Reimagined: How Virtual Reality is Helping Businesses Adapt to a Changing World

Roundtable Learning

The post Training Reimagined: How Virtual Reality is Helping Businesses Adapt to a Changing World appeared first on Roundtable Learning. News Virtual Reality

Why Virtual Reality Has a Bright Future in the eLearning World

Origin Learning

Since we are living in the era of technological revolution, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Virtual Reality (VR for short) has become the most popular buzzword in the eLearning domain. What’s Virtual Reality? The term itself refers to a deeply engaging experience of a world which basically doesn’t exist. On the other hand, VR presents a virtual environment to our senses in a way that we can really experience it as if it was completely real. Virtual Reality

How to Convert Instructor-Led Training in a Virtual World with Shannon Tipton

TechSmith Camtasia

Virtual instructor-led training is becoming more vital than ever. She is the founder of Learning Rebels , has over 15 years experience in corporate learning leadership, and specializes in converting instructor-led training from in-person to virtual environments.

Resources for Researching Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Recently, a number of individuals have inquired about resources for virtual world research. Journal of Virtual World Research --Great resource. This journal has freely available PDF articles describing the vast amount of work being done in virtual worlds. Recently, the journal featured a number of articles on using virtual worlds in the field of Healthcare. Tags: virtual immersive environment 3D Book 3D worlds

Awesome Virtual World Program: Sign Up Today

Kapp Notes

My friend, Randy Ran Hinrichs, of 2b3d who has a wonderful motto of “Move Photons, Not People” is offering a program that you need to take advantage of if you are involved, interested or curious about 3D virtual worlds. Here is Randy talking about 3D Virtual Worlds with Ron Burns of ProtonMedia. The program offers a Certificate in Virtual Worlds. 3D worlds

Deep diving into strange worlds

E-Learning Provocateur

Not the most exciting topic, I know, but in my opinion a driver of business performance. Somehow I also stole enough time to share my thoughts on virtual reality, journals, games, conferences, and the employee lifecycle. Virtual duality. blogging e-learning capability framework conference data science elearning employee lifecycle games journals virtual reality2017 was a whirlwind for me.

Virtual Reality: It’s The Time To Take Your Business To The Next Level

G-Cube

From touchscreen mobile devices to real-world experiences, virtual reality has paved a new way of working and collaborating across the enterprise. Using Virtual Reality to Reshape Digital Landscape. In today’s digitized learning environment, virtual reality (VR) is poised to become a significant workplace tool. Virtual reality is termed as an interactive 3D program in a multimedia environment that delivers an immersion effect for the viewers.

Random 3D Virtual World Statistics

Kapp Notes

Sitting at my virtual desk gathering statistics. Here are some interesting Virtual World Statistics gathered from a number of different sources. In the fourth quarter of 2009, total registered accounts in the virtual worlds sector reached 803 million. From Virtual world registered accounts reach 800m Check out the great chart while you are there. From Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference - March 12-13 PS.

The Benefits of Virtual Mentoring

Chronus

March 11, 2020, the day the World Health Organization announced a global pandemic, marked a new era for professional life as we knew it. How can companies, businesses, and organizations pivot to survive in the era of coronavirus? What is Virtual Mentoring?

How can Virtual Reality Training change your Business?

CHRP-INDIA

From design to production, and everything in-between, virtual prototyping is being used extensively in industries such as aerospace, real-estate, shipbuilding, and more, ensuring that errors are discovered early, saving on hard-work and associated expenses later on.

8 Easy Ideas for Your (not Boring) Virtual Holiday Event

TLC Media Design

2020 has been a whirlwind for many of us, all over the world. And now, it’s the holiday season and you are faced with determining the best way to get your team together, promote moral, and recognizing the people who grow your business and keep things running smoothly.

15 Best Virtual Selling Blog Posts

Allego

Virtual selling is the only way to overcome the factors that are causing companies to freeze or shrink their budgets. But being a great virtual salesperson doesn’t mean simply conducting every meeting on Zoom. Are You Ready For Virtual Selling?

Volatility in 3D Virtual World Industry

Kapp Notes

There is a great deal of "churn" in the 3D virtual immersive environment space. Microsoft has awarded one of its innovation awards to 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Enterprise provider ProtonMedia. See my analysis of the recognition in What it means that MS LifeScience Award Goes to 3D Virtual Conference Design James A. The University of Washington Virtual World Certificate officially had its first graduation.

Effect Of Virtual Reality On L&D And Business

Wizcabin

Virtual Reality has contributed positively to the way we design learning and the way we learn at large. One of the effects of VR on L&D and business lies in its ability to enhance learners’ retention ability. Now, to the common question, “how can virtual reality impact on L&D and Enterprise?” ” Here are some of the positive effects of VR on L&D and business. With VR, it’s easier to take your learners to any part of the world.

Virtual Worlds #lrnchat

Clark Quinn

In last night’s #lrnchat , the topic was virtual worlds (VWs). This was largely because several of the organizers had recently attended one or another of the SRI/ADL meetings on the topic, but also because one of the organizers ( @KoreenOlbrish ) is majorly active in the business of virtual worlds for learning through her company Tandem Learning. The first question to be addressed was whether virtual worlds had been over or underhyped.

The Top 5 Virtual Instructor-Led Training Platforms For 2021

Roundtable Learning

When you think of virtual meetings or online conferencing, what platforms come to mind? Well, in addition to these two major players in the virtual instructor-led training (VILT) realm, there are other virtual training platforms to consider. . Virtual backgrounds.

Virtual World Brainstorming Session

Kapp Notes

One of the great things about what I do is getting to meet and work with really thoughtful and creative people and the other day, I got a chance to brainstorm with a group of great people on the topic of Virtual World Implementations. We discussed the need to create a collaborative community within the virtual world and how to overcome hurdles associated with a first-time user's experience in a virtual world. Tags: Second Life 3D worlds

Onboard New Employees Virtually

PSB

Effective online onboarding can also encourage virtual workers, which reduces office space costs and allows you to select top talent to increase productivity. Online onboarding can help your team be more productive and achieve business goals faster and reduce costs for your business.

ProtoMedia/Kaplan EduNeering Big Virtual World Announcement

Kapp Notes

ProtonMedia will use the funds to extend its leadership position within life sciences by further integrating its ProtoSphere virtual collaboration environment with ComplianceWire®, Kaplan EduNeering’s validated cloud-based learning management system. “ProtoSphere is powerful online business software that improves learning and retention of business-critical information, all at a lower cost,&# said Jason Palmer, Senior Vice President of Kaplan Ventures.

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Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

Image from a virtual world created by Forterra. Considering the implementation of a virtual world? Below are a few tips from a interesting whitepaper by Forterra Systems , a company that provides private, virtual world technology for the corporate, healthcare, government, education, and the entertainment industry. The main product of Forterra is OLIVE™ (On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment). Tags: 3D worlds

Transitioning Your In-Person Training to Virtual Instructor-Led Training

Dashe & Thomson

Over the past year, we’ve seen the creation of a “new normal” in the business world. More and more communication is taking place online and in virtual environments, and corporations and their employees are beginning to understand that this reality is here to stay. Having extensive experience in the virtual training field, we have put together a process for creating training solutions in a virtual environment without breaking the bank.

Cost and Effect: Virtual Worlds and Training Budgets

Bottom-Line Performance

Virtual worlds do not fit into this particular trend. However, this does not mean that virtual worlds can’t be the most cost effective solution for a particular training project. Along with other complex simulations or learning games, virtual world learning solutions can be the most effective solution in a variety of situations. A l ot of business have explored sales training in virtual worlds.

10 Essentials for Developing Virtual Leaders

Infopro Learning

The number of virtual teams is growing in every organization as technology and communication make it easier for team members to collaborate and work together across regions, diverse geographies and time zones. There is a strong business case for augmenting your leadership development programs with training targeted for virtual team leaders because of the special challenges they face. In creating a virtual leadership curriculum, we advocate these 10 essentials: 1.

Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space. Aggressive and Targeted Integration with enterprisewide applications: Teleplace just announced that it is now fully integrated with MS SharePoint and now joins ProtoSphere as players looking to meld enterprise applications with virtual immersive environments. Market Research Media in its recent research report “Virtual Conference & Trade Show Market Forecast 2010-2015“.

eBook Release: Engage Virtual Workers With A Culture Of Learning

Dan Keckan

How do you meet the challenges of a post-pandemic world and keep your team intact? Discover 3 cost-effective solutions to help you overcome your current business challenges by creating a strong culture of learning.

How to build the business case for Virtual Reality

STRIVR

It’s no surprise that 97% of B2B technology buyers build a business case for purchase decisions. A business case is the best way to organize many stakeholders from various functional areas around objectives, expectations, and return on investment (ROI).

Virtual Performance Management —CoreAcademy

Coreaxis

Performance management can be challenging in person and now that we live in a virtual world, it brings even more challenges but it is not impossible. You are asked to be highly resilient and bring the best out of each other by: Getting aligned to shift business priorities Prioritizing work that delivers the most value Focusing on employee engagement and support. 6 Best Practices For Virtual Performance Management. Why is performance management always a hot topic?