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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Profitable Growth – The $ and Cents of Growing a Healthy Studio
Speaker(s): Guha Bala, Karthik Bala
Company Name(s): Vicarious Visions, Inc., VICARIOUS VISIONS
Track / Format: Business and Management

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Overview: A healthy studio is more than just fast code, and cool shaders. Its a demanding business with customers, cash flows, and creditors. Sustainable, profitable growth comes from great sales, marketing, human resources, and finance in addition to product development. A set of financial tools for game development can lead to some of the best decisions a studio can make for products, people, and customers. In this lecture we look at the dollars and cents of it all, and how to design financial management tools that will help you build a great studio.

GDC 2006

Guha Bala

Vicarious Visions, Inc.

Karthik Bala


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Business and Management

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