Gamification

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Virtual reality needs U.S. gov't backing

As virtual reality and augmented reality gain popularity with consumers, attention is turning to ways these immersive technologies can be used in U.S. schools and in the work force.

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Pokémon Go craze shows Apple an augmented reality future

Because of the integration among its hardware, OS and apps, Apple is in a great spot to drive the A.R. future, observers say.

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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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