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What Game Will Engage Your Customers?

Gamification is the use of game methods and game thinking in order to engage users or solve problems. It is an innovative crowdsourcing technique which is gaining increasingly widespread acceptance in business, education and research. For example Cancer Research UK has launched GeneGame..

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10 Emerging Educational Technologies & How They Are Being Used Across the Globe

For over a decade, the New Media Consortium (NMC) has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale. The NMC’s advisory board includes 750 technology experts and faculty members from colleges and universities in 40 countries, and is supported by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). The NMC’s latest research efforts were released this spring...

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Pro-Am is the New Entrepreneurship

The Pro-Am term – a contraction of Professional and Amateur – was originally coined to refer to sport competition mixing professionals and amateurs or to players evolving in an intermediate status between those two categories. Today Pro-Am has become a major socio-economic trend..

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Valuable online innovation communities: Create the innovation tornado

Starting and growing a community for your employees, clients or suppliers for innovation is not as easy as “just setting up a forum-like website and communicating the website-location to the participants”. Online communities are not simply tools that you can switch ON and then wait for the ‘all important’ knowledge-sharing to happen. Fortunately, there are only two basic principles that need to be covered.

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