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Shadow Factory adopts first-of-a-kind “Work from Metaverse”
Tue, 4th Apr 2023

Shadow Factory, a provider of frontier technology, has announced its new “Work from Metaverse” (WFM) policy. The WFM policy is designed to harness the power of this technology to foster increased productivity, collaboration, and creativity among employees while maintaining a solid commitment to providing a safe, inclusive, and supportive work environment for all.

“As the first company in the world to fully embrace this innovative approach, Shadow Factory is setting the stage for the future of work, enabling employees to collaborate, create, and innovate in an immersive and virtual environment. Rapid advancements in Metaverse technology have made it possible for Shadow Factory to take this bold step toward an exciting new era of work,” says Roger De Leon, Managing Director at Shadow Factory.

“We are excited to offer our employees the opportunity to work from the Metaverse, which will enable us to stay ahead of frontier technology and provide our customers with the best solutions. By collaborating more effectively with our global team in the Metaverse and encouraging innovation in our business, we believe this initiative will unlock new levels of creativity and productivity. We look forward to the positive impact this policy will have on our business and to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the Metaverse.” 

The company says that working from the Metaverse has numerous advantages for Shadow Factory and its employees. 

The Metaverse enables greater focus and efficiency by allowing employees in a distraction-free, customisable environment.

The Metaverse facilitates seamless communication and collaboration among team members, regardless of their physical location.

The immersive nature of the Metaverse empowers employees to explore new ideas and experiment with innovative solutions in a risk-free virtual space.

With fewer employees commuting to a physical office, the WFM policy supports a more sustainable and eco-friendly future.

“Shadow Factory recognises that adopting a WFM policy comes with potential concerns and challenges. The company is actively working to improve the workplace to provide the best possible experience for its employees," adds De Leon.

“We recognise the importance of balance. As such, there is a need to implement clear guidelines and boundaries to help employees manage their time in the Metaverse and avoid digital burnout. In addition, safeguarding employees' and clients' data is a top priority. Working with leading cybersecurity experts, the company ensures that the Metaverse infrastructure meets the highest security and privacy standards. We are also committed to providing an inclusive and supportive work environment for all employees. This includes making sure that the Metaverse platform is accessible to all individuals and supports diverse and equitable participation.”

Shadow Factory is a group of companies leading production for indescribable content and experiential storytelling. As a full-service digital creative agency and gaming studio, it specialises in developing interactive media, VR/AR content, Metaverse solutions, NFT projects, and blockchain solutions. 

The company’s proprietary software, Lucid, is a Metaverse-as-a-Service platform that empowers brands and individuals to create unique worlds. "With a focus on accessibility and ease, Lucid makes it simpler than ever to navigate the Metaverse," concludes De Leon.