Gamification

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How businesses can use Pokemon Go to succeed

Pokemon Go has been a phenomenon since its launch and its location-based, augmented reality nature could make it a boon for small businesses.

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7 reasons to gamify your cybersecurity strategy

Thanks to gamification, organizations are finding new ways to educate employees on the importance of cybersecurity, through gaming elements like one-on-one competitions, rewards programs and more.

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How Applebee's uses gamification to retain staff, boost sales

One of the restaurant chain's largest franchise owners was suffering from high staff turnover rates, so it launched a custom gamification system that uses competition, recognition and awards to motivate its staff.

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Gamification tools motivate workers — but not as much as money

A new report indicates that gamification tools effectively motivate and engage employees at work, but money and promotions are still the most effective rewards.

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6 IT leaders share tips to drive collaboration

Collaboration tools are destined to fail when IT leaders look to solve problems that don’t exist. Here’s how CIOs and IT managers ensure their collaborative platform efforts aren’t futile.

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3 enterprise gamification success stories

Xerox, Allstate and Hyatt Hotels use gamification to train employees, improve productivity and increase sales. Here’s how they achieved success.

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Emerging Enterprise Techs to Watch

The latest batch includes quantum computing, gamification, reactive programming, augmented reality, transient electronics and Named Data Networking.

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How DirecTV Used Gamification to Overcome the Fear of Failure

When an IT project derailed, DirecTV built a gamification tool to boost morale and educate the tech staff on new policies and procedures. The tool was so successful that other business units are now looking to roll it out to their...

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Gamification Pitfalls and How Companies are Avoiding Them

Organizations are expanding their use of gamification to reap additional benefits.

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7 Ways You Can Help Your Sales Team Be More Effective

From CRM to gamification, sales and marketing experts share strategies and tools that can help salespeople be more productive and close more deals.

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Gamification Helps Utility Companies Change Customer Behavior

ComEd, National Grid and other utilities use analytics to get consumers to compete with neighbors and encourage whole towns to conserve -- and earn rewards.

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Booz Allen Takes Data Science Training Online

Aiming to make data science training more accessible, Booz Allen Hamilton introduces a hands-on online training course complete with gamification elements.

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