Author Archives: Ron Edwards

The SAIC Purchase of Forterra is Good News

Today SAIC (Scientific Applications International Corporation, a scientific, engineering, and technology applications company with sales of US$10 Billion in 2009) announced its acquisition of Forterra Systems, creators of the OLIVE enterprise virtual world platform. We will continue to distribute, support … Continue reading

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Slides from my talk on Collaboration and Virtual Worlds

I presented an overview at the Serious Games Institute this week of the key drivers which I believe are fueling the renewed interest in collaboration tools and how virtual worlds provide a unique and powerful capability to provide a sense … Continue reading

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A minute on Enterprise Virtual Worlds

Nigel Paine (his blog and Twitter feed) and I were discussing how easy it has become to share knowledge in real time across the world using mobile social media tools… and he suggested we create a minute on virtual worlds … Continue reading

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Serious Vitual Worlds Conference Video Archive Up

You can view the video and slide archive of the full conference (and the last two years) here (note you need latest java and win media plugins for Firefox, easier to use IE. Quicktime video is not live yet. The … Continue reading

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Serious Virtual Worlds Conference 17 September Update

The 3rd Annual Serious Virtual Worlds conference to be held at the Serious Games Institute in Coventry is nearly sold out. The Introduction to Enterprise Virtual Worlds workshop we are running the day before there is fully booked but if … Continue reading

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