Immersive Internet

December 3, 2008

ThinkBalm is a blog focusing on the concept of immersive internet. Virtual worlds and other tools provide “A combination of these technologies and an emerging culture with roots in gaming is opening up new dimensions in collaboration, engagement, and context.” In a work context, they propose the following value propositions:

  • Minimizing costs
  • going green
  • Recruiting and retaining employees
  • Creating a culture of bottom-up innovation

Are they overpromising? Maybe, but the exploration of these technologies including in health care workplaces, need further exploration.

Also, check out the new post on the appropriateness of anonymity in the work place.

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