Designing Digitally, Inc. Wins Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Excellence - The Best Use of Games for Learning

Designing Digitally


Designing Digitally, Inc. in partnership with Barron Associates, Inc. won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Excellence in the Best Use of Games for Learning category. Barron Associates, Inc. and Designing Digitally, Inc. created a 3D motion tracking training game called Virtual Occupational Therapy Assistant (VOTA). The VOTA project win was announced on September 26th and the winners are listed at:

The President of Barron Associates, Inc., Dr. Eugene Parker commented, "We are extremely excited about this award and the success of our partnership with Designing Digitally, Inc. on the development of VOTA. The VOTA system represents an emerging nexus between computer-based games and health care applications -- one that we look forward to continuing to pursue in earnest with our partners." 

The President of Designing Digitally, Inc., Andrew Hughes stated, "We are honored to be awarded a Silver Brandon Hall Award and will continue to improve our development approach in the years to come. We especially wish to acknowledge the partnership between Designing Digitally, Inc. and Barron Associates, Inc. for this effort. Both organizations worked hand in hand to ensure this project produced great results. The partnership was extremely successful, which is apparent when you see how innovative the VOTA project is." For more information on the VOTA project, please see the video here.

The entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group Sr. Analysts and Executive Leadership based upon the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits.

"We are extremely proud to honor our 2013 award-winning organizations for their remarkable achievements," said Mike Cooke, Chief Executive Officer of Brandon Hall Group, Inc. "This elite group of organizations excelled in developing measurable, sustainable programs that produced outstanding business results."

About Barron Associates, Inc.
Barron Associates, Inc., Charlottesville, VA, is a small research and development company dedicated to developing novel solutions to demanding aerospace and healthcare challenges. These solutions frequently employ intelligent and adaptive technologies to measure, model, predict and control complex systems, resulting in improved performance, safety, and efficiency.

About Designing Digitally, Inc.
Designing Digitally, Inc. is an award-winning full-service eLearning development firm and serious game developer. Located in Franklin, Ohio, Designing Digitally, Inc. has developed a number of serious games and simulations, virtual worlds, and eLearning solutions for companies around the country and the globe. Designing Digitally, Inc.'s overall goal is to add value to the clients that they serve by creating engaging, educational, and entertaining learning solutions.