Blog of Virtonomics (online business simulation game)
Vilnius, May 22nd. On May 19, 2015, Virtonomics hosted the 1st ever Baltic conference: "Improving Study processes by integrating business simulations" organized by the Lithuanian Association for Quality Management and Innovations. The conference was held at the National Open Access Scholarly Communication and Information Center in Vilnius, Lithuania. The event showcased the value, economic impact, and contribution of Virtonomics to education.
Vienna, April 29th. The 2nd Annual Gamification in HR Summit was held on 27-29 April 2015, at Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna.
After spending time and practicing business skills in virtual economy, students had an opportunity to meet the representatives from famous business brands in Lithuania. The event was held in Vilnius University together with the HR, Marketing, and Business development specialists from four business companies. These specialists played the role of inverstors and business angels.
"70% of Global 2000 organizations will have at least one gamified application by 2015".
Before internet the only option to play business games were the board games. It was and sometimes still is a popular way to spend time with friends, showing off your entrepreneurship skills. With each playthrough you get better at the game. Sure - playing them was lots of fun, but were they beneficial? That’s debatable.
Information is becoming the most valuable asset. People set challenging goals for themselves and achieve them, while in the process they are accumulating experience and improving their talents. There’s an upward intellectual trend in global community, that’s constantly hungry for clever media sources. Popular video authors are mostly driven by the idea of enlightening the masses with interesting and useful information, popularising science and in the process of doing so changing the the industry for the better. Nowadays everyone strives to produce materials that are smart, unique and fun.
Dear friends and players, that there were some blog topics regarding start-ups and the scary statistics regarding their survival rate. You see, our team strongly believes, that start-ups are very important, both regarding the influence on economy and technological progress.
There are many proven benefits of gaming. Not only it’s fun, but it helps to improve various personal traits and skills. Depending on the preferences of games, a player in a period of time can develop his concentration, memory, reaction, logical thinking, problem solving, patience, become a better part of a team and so on. The industry of gaming is booming and there’s a growing supply of games and tools specifically developed to improve a specific attribute.