Not everyone is passionate about their work but everyone loves a good game.
When sales are a game and customers are players, this Boston-based company wins big.
Take It From The Pros
Gamification can unlock your company's potential across all employees, job titles and departments.
The hand-sized device incorporates radio frequency sensors to measure sleep patterns and report back to users with analytic graphs.
Incentivizing users with rewards can keep them coming back and spreading the word, but only if you set it up correctly.
BetterWorks, which just raised a $15.5 million Series A round, merges the concepts of game mechanics and the quantified self to motivate and manage employees' goals.
Turning business processes into games -- the idea behind the trendy buzzword "gamification" -- encourages frequent participation and makes mundane tasks entertaining.
Stephen Gillett, Symantec's chief operating officer and former Starbucks CIO, says the skills he learned playing the online game have helped him professionally.
By tapping into employees sweet spot of challenge and reward, they'll feel more motivated to get things done.
The Merriam-Webster dictionary has added 150 new words, many of which have been around for a surprisingly long time.
Inspiring Your Team
The approach nets more engaged applications when integrated into a challenge-based hiring process.
New technology tools could provide an education method that can prepare us for any future.
Business Moving Forward
From more education apps to iBeacons exploding on the market, 2014 will be a year where mobile will see massive disruption. Here are 10 predictions.
The Seattle-based tech giant has scooped up Irvine, Calif.-based Double Helix Games.
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