Vivagogy

Changing the way we live, learn, invest and do business for a better social impact.

‘The current industrial revolution, or 4IR, is happening, 10 times faster and having 300 times as much impact as the first’.

– mckinsey

What does this mean?

 

Speed of change and changing social opinion is obliging us to accept that social interaction and non-financial goals are now an important part of the business landscape.

We need to understand uncertainty and ‘fluidity’. Nothing lasts as long as it did. Jobs, business models, systems and people’s competencies have a short life so we must to accept uncertainty as a concept and adapt faster and constantly.

Organisations and people, have to be more ‘fluid’ and businesses need to be aware that non-financial goals and a social impact profile is going to make them appealing to investors and customers.

Business models need to be built into eco-systems which reduce their supply chains so they can anticipate and react faster to market changes. ‘The competitive asset is people and how fast they learn’ BCG

People need to understand their competencies and what they need to do to upskill them because it is a constant and vital process.

Investors need to have tools that will measure social impact a new investment criteria so that they can improve their risks of investing in an unknown area.

 

What are we doing?

 

 

We understand that the world has to change and to change fast and we can support the transition towards a fluid mindset so we are building tools to support the changes needed. 

Vivagogy wants to support beneficial social changes by creating innovative business models with intelligent technology by applying the expertise and knowledge of our team.

We are applying blockchain, second-generation AI and, social benefit principles to create added value and supply chain savings in the use of property, the measurement of people and the way organisations behave and invest. 

 

 

Products

Measuring People

We are building a Quantum Data Engine (QDE), which will be able to measure learning of all types, formal, informal and incidental. It will define people by more than what they know and show us what they can do with their knowledge and competencies.

Individuals will be able to learn free for specific purposes and job competencies.

They will learn life-long and this data will be retained in secure competency profiles.

With individual permissions, a business will be able to use tools to measure the right people to reduce the cost of recruitment by 70%, develop better leadership and cultures and make themselves more competitive by putting their people on the balance sheet.

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Total Societal Impact

Social impact investment is growing exponentially with about $50 Trillion invested currently.

It is widely accepted that the business investing in financial as well as non-financial goals perform better.

Despite this, there is no quantitative risk assessment, audit or measurement for this investment sector.

Using the QDE analysis engine we will be able to gather data and provide measurements of the UN sustainability goals, social impact and, financial data to produce for the first time granular Total Societal Impact Investment tools which will make detailed historic audits and meaningful predictions.

The implication of increasing the investment flow into business which behaves in a globally sustainable way will be seismic.

 

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Property Usage

The global real estate industry is valued at $217 trillion.

Property is a traditional industry but recent research suggests a decline in growth which can be partly attributed to a societal shift against physical assets in favour of crypto alternatives.

Historically these assets aren’t liquid which makes the market inefficient and disenfranchises an increasing number of people from owning their own properties.

We are building tools, financial products and blockchain technology  to tokenise property assets making them more fluid and adding efficiencies to allow more people to participate.

The tokenisation of property has great beneficial societal effects enfranchising people and creating a more efficient value chain with more secure processes.  

 

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Consultancy

  • Property Development
  • Property Sales
  • Software Development – Blockchain, AI, Online Security, Tokenisation of Assets
  • Learning Assessment
  • Developing ediGogy
  • Performance Development
  • Training
  • Culture Change
  • Leadership Development
  • fluidCulture
  • fluidProject
  • fluidProcess
  • fluidLeadership
  • Total Societal Impact Investment

Our People

Wim Froon

Wim Froon

Co-Founder and Property Guru

At the age of 6 years, Wim wanted to create a knowledge exchange process, from seniors to juniors.

He has had to wait until retirement to achieve this. Leaving school at 16 he was completely self-taught when he went alone to the US in 1978 to discover the world. By the age of 28, he was managing six hundred staff. Then as CEO of INTERVAL INTERNATIONAL from 1988-2002, he managed global development in 65 countries with more than 1,600 employees.

Now he’s using his global property management experience, knowledge of finance and his passion for creating communities for learning and social development impact, to improve the world.

Chris Heron

Chris Heron

Co-Founder and Catalyst

 

Chris is a passionate reformer and teacher of 12 years. School lost interest for him at 16 and thanks to a rugby career he was lucky to find an understanding company that employed him!

13 years ago he wanted to become involved in e-learning and to understand learning better he qualified as a teacher, eventually lecturing in business studies and economics at a business school in Cambridge, UK.

The mix of his entrepreneurship, business and divergent thinking skills, knowledge of technology, and his education background make him the ideal disrupter in search of markets to disrupt to bring more fairness to the world!

Steve Cushing

Steve Cushing

Co-Founder and '42'

Steve is an addicted lifelong learner, author, teacher, education consultant, and DJ. With over 800 education books published, Steve has been involved in writing curriculum, assessment programs and educational TV programs around the world and has more recently been designing and developing QDE, our data engine.

He is also an acknowledged expert in test psychometrics and test validity, and he has worked on large-scale projects on assessment, skills development, and curriculum development in the UK, USA, and Gibraltar.

His job title is 42 because he is the answer to everything!

Media

Formal And Non-Formal Learning

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Education Revolution

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What is a Transversal Competency?

  Transversal Competencies are competencies that are transferable between jobs. They are the ones that people used to call experience, some people have called them 'soft skills' or 'emotional intelligence'. They are not job and sector-specific skills. The acquisition...

Transversal Competencies

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4th Industrial Revolution and the Skills Gap

Executive Summary   The Fourth Industrial Revolution is different to previous revolutions due to the unprecedented rate of change and increased complexity of related issues. There is a recognised gap between the skills being...

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