Gamification and Rewards Programs Utilizing the IoT
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Most people haven't heard the word, "gamification," even though they
probably, and perhaps unwittingly, participate in it every day.
Gamification is "the process of adding games or game-like elements to
something (as a task) so as to encourage participation." Further,
gamification is about bringing game mechanics - rules, constructs, processes,
and methods - into the real world in an effort to engage people.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robert Endo, owner and engagement manager of
Intrepid Data, discussed how wearables, analytics, and geospatial
technologies can be combined to transform the world into the ultimate game
board. Organizations can grasp consumer, employee, or client intrinsic
interest by setting up cool, collaborative, and rewarding systems using the
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GovIT at Cloud Expo
June 23, 2009 - During this morning’s IAC breakfast, discussing
“Transparency, Collaboration and Web 2.0”, a panelist made a very
interesting point. While the US Federal Government’s use of Internet social
media services and cloud-based information-sharing applications is well
underway, albeit at the very earliest of stages (mainly due to significant
policy, privacy, security and simple “newness” issues), by far one of the
major risks lies with accountability.
Accountability in collaboration and information-sharing environments is
typically achieved to some d... (more)
Do you need it or not?
Most socialites using twitter would quickly tell you that repeated messages
from the same user is quite annoying. The average business person is
thinking, How do i get one and which one is the best for my company. To fully
understand the answer you would have to define your objectives. Twitter has a
nifty search feature which allows you to not only search for basic market
segments but further allows for an advance target demographic down to a
particular city, country, person. If you're business needs to find out if a
product could be sold in london england... (more)
Award-winning NSDesign is celebrating 10 years in business with ambitious
plans to see the company expand further over the next decade.
Managing Director Gary Ennis believes that surviving the original dot.com
bust has stood him in good stead for facing the challenges of the year ahead.
Speaking at the company’s 10th birthday celebrations Gary paid tribute to
the team at NSDesign and told why he believes the firm would continue with
its success despite the current recession.
“For a small company like NSDesign, reaching a decade in business is a real
milestone. I have no doub... (more)
A common question small business owners ask themselves is when their business
is ready to implement an ERP software application that will replace their
existing small business software. Fortunately for the small business owner,
there are a number of small business ERP software solutions on the market
today that serve as a viable replacement for QuickBooks, Peachtree, and other
small business accounting software packages. In my experience, there are
three telling signs of when a small business is ready to migrate from its
existing small business software to a more sophisticated ER... (more)
The search engines such as Google and Yahoo! provide millions of potential
customers every year for most industries. Taking advantage of this is a must
for any budding online business. But what if you just service a small local
area? Can the search engines be of advantage to you?
Of course they can. And a great way to take advantage of that is Paid
Placements or Pay Per Click advertising.
This way of using Pay Per Click ads below guarantees no wasted clicks and no
wasted money. Just the people you’re wanting to see your ad and website, in
just the right area.
Here’s how to do it: