I’m not a big fan of a long draggy meetings myself. Look at how technology can solve that problem. Interesting article to show the difference in mentality between the 20-somethings CEO and the 50-somethings CEO.
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As we are about to launch a local SL contest – McKinsey have released theirs, I know ours will be more creative and fun, but here are the details of the Mckinsey Contest… stayed tuned for when we release ours…
Consultants McKinsey & Co. have launched a Virtual Venture Competition in the virtual world of Second Life. [Via Sebastian Kupers, who also provided the image above.] The competition is open to students and young professionals no more than 32 years old, and first prize is US$20,000 in training and career counselling. Teams get 45 days to build a business, but there’s no fixed start or end date, you can apparently jump in at any time. Only a limited number of teams will receive initial funding, however. Speaking of funding, McKinsey is so adamant that no outside funding be used that it will be monitoring account balances during the competition (see the FAQ), so if you want to play, you’ll have to roll a new alt for the purpose. I actually think this sounds like a great project; it should attract young people who aren’t necessarily SL residents already, and it’s a nice vote of confidence that SL is a place with real lessons to be learned. The build looks pretty nice too. Check out McKinsey’s »orientation island« and its »Infocenter«.
Services to be delivered include comprehensive integrated marketing campaigns incorporating new media channels such as Second Life and development of strategic business relationships with organizations and groups in the computer graphics and animation sector in the Asia-Pacific Region.
Intense Animation Studio today announced that it will tap the expertise of The Pacific West Communications to drive its marketing communications initiatives across the Asia-Pacific region.
The Pacific West Communications will develop comprehensive, integrated marketing campaigns to drive awareness and lead-generation of Intense Animation Studio’s services.
“We are pleased to select The Pacific West Communications as our agency of record to assist us in developing our marketing initiatives for the region.” said Tony Sealy, Managing Director, Intense Animation Studio. “We look forward to a fruitful partnership that will see The Pacific West Communications employ various innovative new media marketing strategies.”
“We will leverage the power of new media channels including Second Life to assist Intense Animation Studio in developing important regional communities.” said Andrew Peters, Asia-Pacific Regional Director, The Pacific West Communications. “This will help raise awareness of the Intense Animation Studio brand of services.”