Feature 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.
Feature A new survey suggests millennial workers respect their bosses, look to them for motivation and want to become leaders themselves, but salary, workplace perks and high-end technology are more important to them than to older generations.
Feature Recent policies that restrict social media use by collegiate athletes raise questions about students' right to freedom of speech and the authority of their teams and schools. What can companies learn from academia's hits and misses?
How-To Snapchat geofilters are a fun way to show your location through your photos and videos. But what if no geofilters are available for your favorite neighborhood, town or landmark (or you just want to add your own)? It’s easy to create a geofilter. Here’s how.
Feature The 2015 New York Fashion Week featured new collections from many top designers, and some savvy companies set their products apart by building cutting edge technology into clothing and accessories.
Feature Savvy sports organizations, including the Los Angeles Dodgers and Cleveland Cavaliers, increasingly look to the startup community for technologies that can enhance the fan experience and improve business operations, on and off the field.
Feature The modern football experience isn't complete without a set of mobile apps to help keep tabs on news, statistics, injury updates and more for your favorite teams and players. These 10 mobile apps all deserve a home on every NFL fan's phone.
News Analysis The tragic killing of two reporters during a newscast last week played out live on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The alleged shooter's use of social media raises questions about how popular social services manage auto-play video.
News Analysis The nonprofit uses a homegrown mobile fundraising app to take credit card donations at events and develop ongoing relationships with supporters.rnrn
Feature A new survey suggests millennials seeking IT jobs are willing to accept less money and relocate in exchange for positions they're passionate about, but they also aren't afraid to quickly move on if they are dissatisfied with current employers.
Feature A new report indicates that gamification tools effectively motivate and engage employees at work, but money and promotions are still the most effective rewards.
News During this year's PGA Championship, golf fans can create data visualizations based on statistics on their favorite players and receive real-time updates via beacons and live feeds, thanks to a number of innovative technology enhancements.
Opinion There's a lot to love about Instagram, including its funky retro filters and simple photo-sharing and editing options, but the company could dramatically improve its service if it addressed these four pain points.
Feature Millennials say they don't care about money, legacy or hierarchy, and instead aspire to be collaborative, empowering and transformational leaders. However, many millennials also say their organizations lack the necessary corporate training programs to get them there.
Feature Companies with physical, tangible products are prime candidates for an image-driven social media site like Pinterest. But brands with more abstract products and services can find a place on the site, too – it just takes a bit more creativity.
Analysis Large, established banks and financial institutions are moving away from physical branch locations and toward technologies such as mobile payments, wearables, social media and gamification to enable remote interactions.
Feature Traditional corporate mentorships just don't cut it for today's millennial workers. Younger employees seek meaningful and time-efficient relationships with senior colleagues. These six expert tips can help organizations understand millennial wants and needs, and create more effective mentor programs.
Feature Millennials use loyalty programs, including paid plans, more than other generations, according to a recent survey, but Gen Xers and Boomers are also starting to see value in premium programs such as Amazon Prime.
Feature Today's savvy fashion marketers use 'Internet influencers' and 'affiliate networks' to pitch their products in less invasive (sometimes deceptive) ways. Such initiatives are usually low-cost, low-risk marketing tactics, but the jury is still out on whether or not they deliver significant sales.