Gamification, decoded

Uncategorised Gamification is simply the application of typical elements of game play, says Grant Morgan, senior marketing manager at Poken by GES. Here are his top tips: 4. Get your objectives in line, and make them realistic Ask yourself what determines success from the customer’s point of view?

Introducing ‘Stroke-by-Stroke’: the App You Want Your Child to Play With

Any parent knows that getting your child to study can be an uphill battle. But fear not, the rise of educational technology has proven effective in en

Why PhonePe CEO Sameer Nigam is expecting exponential growth in UPI-based merchant transactions

Why PhonePe CEO Sameer Nigam is expecting exponential growth in UPI-based merchant transactions – The Financial Express With the advent of Unified Payments Interface (UPI), there is little motivation for consumers to load a wallet, Sameer Nigam, co-founder and chief executive officer of PhonePe, told Shritama Bose.

Digital, People and Data are likely to dominate in 2018: Virtusa CIO Madu Ratnayake – ET CIO

By Madu Ratnayake, CIO & Head – Business Process Excellence, Virtusa Corp In 2017 we witnessed a number of emerging technologies getting an early entrance to enterprises. Artificial intelligence, machine learning, drones, robotics, virtual reality/augmented reality, Internet of Things (IoT), robotics process automation (RPA), cloud and blockchain are some of the disruptive technologies that emerged and became the hot topic of discussion at almost every organization worldwide.

Freelancers, Here Are 9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Boosting Your Productivity

It’s safe to say that we now live in a freelance economy. More and more people are choosing to become freelancers over traditional employment. While there are many benefits to freelancing, there are also struggles. Freelancers must play many different roles and juggle multiple tasks at any given time.

Digital Patient Engagement Solutions Market: Present Scenario and Growth Prospects from 2014 to 2020 – Press Release – Digital Journal

Consulting services is mostly used digital patient engagement solutions services. This service solution ensures that the health organizations are providing effective approaches for patient engagement. Various market players are involved in designing various digital patient engagement solutions equipped with different kind of solutions for consulting services.

Developing an App or a Game? Take a (Retro) Lesson From ‘PAC-MAN.’

Yes, believe it: Retro games are making a big comeback. The Commodore 64 gamer computer, a smash in the 1980s, will soon be providing players with a second round, via the upcoming release of the $70 C64 Mini — a system complete with 64 games, a joystick and easy connectivity to a TV or other peripherals.

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New Report on Next Generation LMS for Higher Education Market CAGR of +26% by 2022- Advanced Technologies, Competitive Analysis, New Developments, Regional Outlook & Key Players like D2L, Docebo, Growth Engineering, INSTRUCTURE, Jenzabar, Blackboard, Edmodo, PowerSchool Learning, N2N Services

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To exercise more, get your game on – Harvard Health Blog

Does exercise sometimes feel like an annoying chore? Adding a little friendly competition and other “gamification” strategies just might help, according to a new study. The six-month-long study included 94 families who tracked their daily step counts with a wearable device or a smartphone.

Gamification in E-Learning Market 2017-2022 Latest Technology Innovations, Size, Growth and Forecasted Report.

This statistical surveying research report on the Global Gamification in E-Learning Market is an all-encompassing study of the industry sectors, up-to-date outlines, industry development, drivers, and restraints. It provides market projections for the coming years. It contains an analysis of late augmentations in innovation, Porter’s five forces analysis and progressive profiles of hand-picked industry competitors.

Gamification in E-Learning Market with an impressive CAGR growth by 2022- New business opportunities and investment research and top manufacturers profiled in detail among others

The research report, titled “Global Gamification in E-Learning Market Report 2022,” offers an unmistakable understanding of the topic. The exploration report tries to appreciate the leading-edge techniques taken by vendors in the overall market to offer product detachment through Porter’s five forces analysis.

Use gaming principles to reach goals

Every year, between Christmas and New Year’s, I get inspired to set goals for the coming year.I am notoriously bad at goal-setting, but there is something magical and fresh about Jan.

What do organisations need to prepare for in 2018?

2017 has been a year of highs and lows for the tech industry. Witnessing some of the most aggressive worldwide ransomware attacks in history – Petya and WannaCry to name just a couple – to seeing some of the biggest advancements in areas such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), 5G and the cloud; 2017 truly has been a remarkable year.

Healthcare Gamification Market Size, Share Analysis by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application to 2022

Healthcare Gamification Market research covers market trends, Quantifying market opportunities, challenge and restraints for the key players. Healthcare Gamification Industry reports feature a wealth of standardised and cross-comparable statistics including total market sizes, market share and sales, distribution and industry trends and revenue forecast information.

Walkr and Fortune City Mobile Apps Get Users Physically & Financially Fit for New Year

Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Whether those new year’s resolutions stem from impromptu ideas that somehow enter the mind on New Year’s Eve (Cheers!) or are well-conceived, logical plans of action, most of those resolutions fail to result in life-changing, long-term success stories.

Gamification Menu in Vegas and JBF Angel Award Winners

The #TantalizingTuesday edition of MRM’s Daily Bite features ThinkFoodEntertainment, a division of chef José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup, and Allied Esports, The James Beard Foundation (JBF), Taco John’s, Newk’s Eatery and Morton Salt. Send news items to Barbara Castiglia at

Myntra expects its flagship sale to be 45% bigger than previous edition – ETtech

Fashion portal Myntra is betting on gamification to lure more customers as the company launches its flagship event End of Reason Sale (EORS) which coincides with the end of season sales by brick-and-mortar stores.

Adidas to exit wearable fitness device segment – ET Retail

German sportswear and equipment MNC Adidas announced that it will be closing down its hardware division, and therefore, will stall the production of wearable fitness devices. The announcement is one that has been doing rounds in the past as well, as Adidas had already been shifting focus from hardware development for a while now.

Roundtable Q&A: The Digital Slots Market

By Gambling Insider Peter Causley, Managing Director, Lightning Box Games Erik Gullstrand, Vice President of Business Development, Quickspin Fredrik Elmqvist, Chief Executive Officer, Yggdrasil Gaming Tom Wood, Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Scientific Games Interactive How has 2017 shaped up for the digital slots market compared to 2016?

Joker Wild by PG SOFT released globally

VALLETTA, Malta, Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — PG SOFT has released their latest game, Joker Wild. PG SOFT has injected a new and exciting elements to spruce up five-card poker. It has also provided a handy roadmap and animated gestures. This game promises endless hours of fun and engaging gameplay for all.

Consumers Crave Innovative Customer Loyalty Tactics

Brands employ loyalty programs for a variety of different reasons, but it’s always important when they learn how consumers views these offerings.

How AR will impact our daily lives in 2018

Don’t know how to change a tire when you desperately need to? No problem. What if all you needed was a set of glasses and an expert technician would virtually come to wherever you are and walk you through the necessary steps?

Digi launches sign language mobile app – Tech News | The Star Online

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd unveiled Eddy, a sign language mobile app designed for the deaf community and anyone looking to learn Malaysian Sign Language (MSL), the result of a collaboration with BAXS Technology.

Meed Partners with Jumio to Improve Remote Identity Verification, KYC Compliance and Coverage for Its Global RolloutInnovative fintech firm views partnership as key to reach new markets, delivering…

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jumio, the creator of Netverify® identity verification solutions, announced a partnership with Meed, a GlobeOne Company and Santa Monica-based fintech organization. Jumio will provide Meed with accurate, remote ID verification services for its package of financial services, maintained by Meed’s digital banking partners around the world.

Chase Card Users To Find Pay Apps Rewarding – PaymentsJournal

Chase credit cardholders will ring in the New Year with an expanded, but temporary, incentive program when making mobile payments. As the following article describes, Chase is offering cash back not only on its Chase Pay app transactions, but also when using its Freedom card as part of a smartphone mobile wallet.

GamingGrids and Partner to Prove That Learning is Fun – CoinSpeaker

Partnering with tournament gaming technology firm GamingGrids, aims to gamificate learning process inspiring its users to share knowledge in exchange for new Knowledge tokens. Gamified learning platform has announced a pre-sale of its Knowledge Tokens to take place on January 15 th , 2018.

Luxury cosmetic brand Giorgio Armani Beauty to Join Tmall |

Giorgio Armani Beauty will launch a flagship store on Alibaba-owned B2C shopping platform Tmall next month as part of the brand’s latest campaign to capture China’s fast growing appetite for high-end beauty products, Alibaba said Monday.

New Augmented Reality Engine To Be Demonstrated at CES in Las Vegas

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ePlay Digital Inc. (CSE:EPY) (Frankfurt: 2NY2) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Mobovivo today announce that they will be demonstrating the latest version of its Augmented Reality (AR) Game Engine at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas next month.

Trust Exchange Named a 2017 Top 50 Global Regulatory Compliance Solution by RT Markets – Press Release – Digital Journal

Industry Leader Recognized for Reducing Compliance Costs via Collaborative Compliance

EDUdigital, New Official Moodle Partner In Portugal And The Nation’s Innovation Network

A press release on the official Moodle blog announces the designation of EDUdigital as a certified Moodle partner in Portugal, the second of its kind, bringing the tally to 94 worldwide. Founded in 2008, EDUdigital offers deployment, development, training, and gamification, among other Moodle-centered services.

Crypto Learning Academy

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Facebook’s “Explore Feed” creates new challenges for publishers – Talking New Media

Guest column: David Speer, Industry Consultant of Media and Publishing, North America, of MPP Global, says the main problem is Facebook’s control of readership data Competing for the best possible subscribers’ attention becomes more challenging by the day. Facebook, arguably the strongest social media and …

5 hot topics you should take seriously in 2018

In the marketing calendar, December is a time for reflecting on the year that’s been and working out priorities for the next. Here’s my take on five hot topics that agencies and clients need to be giving time to in 2018.

EdTech trends 2018: AR, VR and adaptive learning to influence education sector

EdTech trends 2018: The revolution underway in the K-12 sector has brought a shift in the approach of learners from just clearing exams towards a more quality-driven education. The tremendous growth we have witnessed in the last couple of years and are also about to experience in the next couple of years could be attributed to this shift in approach and mindset.

Safe’s app answers the question ‘Have you been tested for STDs?’

The idea for Safe Group, a new Los Angeles company that’s developed a mobile app to track and verify a user’s sexual health, started on the Playa at Burning Man. The company’s chief executive and co-founder Ken Mayer was dating someone at the time who demanded to see the results of a recent STD test before agreeing to have sex.

Reclaiming audience interaction from social networks

“Even if our solutions were very simple, we could not have implemented them on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. It asserts an unfakeable truth of civic responsibility: If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.”

Jobable’s Human Capital Analytics Creates Smart Visualizations and Gives Critical Insights

China’s leading job posting and recruitment portal, Jobable, has launched a brand new solution to help organizations uncover vital insights into hiring trends, gaps, and opportunities. Human Capital Analytics is the newest in a series of advanced tech updates from Jobable – their gamification-based skill gap identification tool called ‘CV Fighter’ also gained traction recently.

Highlights From a Year of Tracking Future Trends in Education – EdSurge News

Join the professional network for digital learning leaders Sign up now! If we look back on 2017 in educational technology, some of the biggest surprises were political and cultural. The first is the spread of free public-university tuition programs in American cities and states.

Loomia Announces Partnership With L.L. Bean – Coinjournal

Loomia has announced a partnership with L.L. Bean, bringing their blockchain powered smart textile technology to the century-old outdoor clothing company. Loomia ‘s blockchain powered smart textile technology can enable companies to gather information on how their products are used, while also ensuring that the user’s information is shared securely and anonymously.

Healthcare Blockchain Startup Mint Health Unveils White Paper Vidamint Tokens

MintHealth, a global decentralized health platform with a portable, secure, and self-sovereign personal health record (PHR) built on blockchain technology and designed to drive healthy patient behavior through the Vidamint™ token. MintHealth announces the immediate availability of the associated white paper behind a planned Vidamint (VIDA) token sale in Q1 of 2018.

Why customer care matters most around holidays

Corporate America is teeming at this time of year with seasonal employees and temps who handle anything from annual benefits enrollment tasks in call centers to filling holiday shopping orders as Santa’s little helpers. These contingent workforces aim to provide callers with satisfying customer-service experiences from afar, but that’s not always the case.

Big Data Brings Big Responsibility for Brands Seeking Enduring Consumer Relationships – Adotas

The data at our disposal enables us to transform increasingly pervasive tools into highly persuasive consumer experiences. The more these data-driven experiences serve the individual, the better they will serve the brand. By 2025, there’ll be 180 trillion gigabytes of data, and data monetization will become a major source of revenue.

Adopt new tech on time to boost innovation at work – Times of India

By Sujaya Banerjee Few modern companies remain untouched by the urgency of innovation. When it comes to strategising for a technological revolution, the question ‘whether’ often drowns out the question of ‘when’. Unfortunately, it can be devastating to get the ‘whether’ right and the ‘when’ wrong.

Next Einstein Forum Announces Its Ambassadors, Champions Of Science And Technology Across Africa

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) today announces its second Ambassadors Class, 45 scientists and tech champions across Africa, all under 42 years of age, who are solving Africa’s and the world’s challenges. An initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with the

As Diageo P L C (DEO) Stock Rose, St James Investment Company Decreased Position; Microchip Technology (MCHP) Stock Value Rose While Syntal Capital Partners Trimmed Stake – Bibey Post

St James Investment Company Llc decreased its stake in Diageo P L C (DEO) by 41.43% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. St James Investment Company Llc sold 139,299 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.26% with the market. The institutional investor held 196,956 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) …

If exercise feels like work, make it more like a game – Harvard Health

If you’re one of those people who meet their goal of 10,000 steps on most days, good for you. If you’re not – and if exercising feels like a chore – maybe you just need to get your game on.

Motivating Casual Dining Workers Through Meaningful Programs

Too often, managers at casual dining restaurants face the challenge of wait staff retention. Despite changing KPIs to reflect the “value” of hours vs. just hours, making sure high performers are recognized and rewarded with the best shifts and best tables – high performing servers who train and excel at casual dining establishments often leave for higher-echelon restaurants.

Healthcare Gamification Market Present Scenario and Growth Prospects to grow at a CAGR of + 55.1% during the forecast period 2017-2022 |

Numerous enterprises are effectively applying gaming components in non-diversion settings utilizing a strategy called gamification. It has been broadly utilized as a part of fields like training and military for quite a long time. In any case, the idea of gamification began to create enthusiasm for the healthcare business just over the most recent couple of years.

For quality education

Prime Minister NarendraModi in a recent programme stated that the focus needs to shift from quantity to quality of education. Using this as a premise, technology can be a significant driver of quality education, so that increasing number of schools can provide a holistic and interactive learning experience to make our students future ready.

Azuga Launches Azuga FleetMobile: Standalone Smartphone Edition

With Azuga FleetMobile: Smartphone Standalone Edition, we’re making it easy and affordable for fleet managers who have already invested in mobile devices to monitor their vehicles’ location and driver behavior. SAN JOSE, Calif. December 18, 2017 Azuga, the leading provider of connected vehicle and fleet technologies, today launched Azuga FleetMobile: Standalone Smartphone Edition (SSE), a…

How to Boost Sales Team Morale Before Year-End

It’s crunch time! Barely a month before the year ends, the pressure is on to reach targets and make quotas. Morale naturally dips, especially for team members lagging behind. And, as manager, this is not what you want. Morale is a crucial differentiator when it comes to successful organizations.

GamEffective Announces Engagement Automation: A Set of Features to Create and Foster an Engaging, Next Generation Conversation with Employees

Just like marketing automation is used to automate marketing – personalize and make it contextual – engagement automation is about better management and communication with employees for performance management or learning NEW YORK December 18, 2017 GamEffective, an award-winning eLearning and performance enterprise gamification company, announced today a set of features that enable “engagement automation”….

Delivering Personalized Experiences to the Masses – PaymentsJournal

Tying mobile wallet payment functionality with loyalty programs and gamification of reward earning serve to increase consumer interest, and the merchant interest in acceptance to access the associated data. Take-up may still be low, but the buzz around these solutions has made consumers realise that paying by mobile is the inevitable future.

Get more out of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ with these toys, tips and apps

With critical acclaim and unparalleled hype, the latest entry in the Luke Skywalker saga has arrived in theaters. If you just can’t get enough “Star Wars,” AppleInsider has you covered, with some of the coolest toys, best apps, games and more.

Future Fit: Four Of The Biggest Shifts In Fitness

The purpose of exercise and fitness has always been to maintain both physiological and psychological wellbeing. Although this hasn’t changed, the more scientific advances we make in understanding how our bodies work, the more we recognize the aspects to exercise that can help us to achieve optimal health. What shifts

5 Workplace Tech Tools Every Office Should Use in 2018

Throughout the ages, business leaders have searched for the right formula to get the best work out of their employees, trying every which way to inspire teamwork. And it has certainly been a process.

IoT and your next checkup

Next time you get your annual physical, will the internet of things play a role in that checkup? Maybe. But what could that look like? IoT plays a role in a multitude of industries and verticals, we have heard how IoT will impact how John Deere helps farmers, how it impacts the way GE and Rolls-Royce manage their fleets of planes, and how ExxonMobile is using IoT to remotely monitor its facilities.

Real Time Feedback Platform Pay Compliment Find That Coaching Conversations Don’t Happen Without Regular Nudges, Releasing More Features to Help Create Feedback Habits

Using almost 3 years of feedback data, real time performance management provider Pay Compliment has found that workers, and particularly managers, need constant reminders before frequently sharing feedback becomes a regular habit. The good news is that technology can help to measure and manage what’s really happening inside your coaching culture.

Sharyland native helps launch innovative civic engagement app

MISSION, RGV – Alberto ‘Beto” Altamirano, a Sharyland native and co-founder of Cityflag, a civic engagement app, was recently on a tour of Europe to promote the concept of smart cities. In Paris, he participated in a conference with mayors from all over world who spoke about the big plans they have to make their municipalities smart cities.

PSX 2017 Blood and Truth Preview – True VR Action

Some of the most immersive experiences in VR are due to the the simplest things. The ability to smoke a virtual cigar. Twirling a gun around your finger while riding an elevator. Pulling yourself up a ladder with your hands.


by Justin Reynolds Visions of a great civilisation enjoying ‘peace under heaven’ have haunted the Chinese imagination from the time of the sages to today, when President Xi Jingping’s ‘China Dream’ of a prosperous ordered nation is propagated ceaselessly by the state-controlled media. Here hypermodernity is filtered through ancient virtues.

Mental Health and Safety Start up Raises Capital to Extend Nationally and Beyond

Mental Health and Safety Start up Raises Capital to Extend Nationally and Beyond

Mobile + Rich Media is a match made in heaven for marketers – so why aren’t more taking advantage? – Fourth Source

There’s no denying it: smartphones and tablets have transformed our world. Over the past decade, mobile devices have massively altered the ways in which we communicate, collaborate and transact with each other. What’s more, the way we, as humans, interact with our mobile devices is not like anything that has come before.

Tech Chats: EY’s Des O’Connor on digital selling and the opportunities for startups

I spoke to Des O’Connor about digital selling and the opportunities and challenges for technology startups in the UK. Just to start off, and to give the interview a little bit of context, can you tell me a little bit more about what you do at EY? Yeah, sure.

How many millennials does it take to carve a turkey? The internet has your answer.

The turkey was oven roasted to perfection. The mashed potatoes were buttery and fluffy. There was pie, lots of pie. But something was awry. Fifteen people …

8 Tips for Mobile Learning

Providing timely, useful and relevant content, tailored to the needs of your audience is the most important aspect of designing a mobile learning programme. To achieves these outcomes there are many other factors to consider. Here are 8 tips for delivering sucessful mobile learning programmes: 1.

Student entrepreneurs share why ‘nothing is ever a failure’ | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Success in entrepreneurship is often preceded by stories of innovation, persistence, and lessons learned. These themes held true in the words shared by student entrepreneurs during a recent class in Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST).

Tinder Is Introducing A News Feed To Remind You Of Those Forgotten Matches

Tinder has announced it’s trialling a new update that could see you spend even more time swiping through the app, as you continue your quest for true love, a breezy hook-up, or the complicated grey area in between.

The rise of the Arab MOOCs. Will education in the Arab world ever be the same?

In the past 10 years alone, tech invaded classrooms and played a crucial role in disrupting the way knowledge is consumed worldwide. Benchmarking this with what’s happening in the edtech scene regionally, Arab innovators and educators are not standing still one bit.

Ad of the Day: Nike, BBH Singapore and Google follow up Cannes-winning Manila ad with digital content-powered basketball court

Nike has created a basketball court in Manila, Philippines, that allows players to download training content and advice about basketball stars such as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving. The Hyper Court allows people to download the content data-free, such as drill videos from coaches and gamification elements and scoring, creating tools within the court to help them improve their game.

Ad of the Day: Nike, BBH Singapore and Google follow up Cannes-winning Manila ad with digital content-powered basketball court

Nike has created a basketball court in Manila, Philippines, that allows players to download training content and advice about basketball stars such as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving. The Hyper Court allows people to download the content data-free, such as drill videos from coaches and gamification elements and scoring, creating tools within the court to help them improve their game.

Ad of the Day: Nike, BBH Singapore and Google follow up Cannes-winning Manila ad with digital content-powered basketball court

Nike has created a basketball court in Manila, Philippines, that allows players to download training content and advice about basketball stars such as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving. The Hyper Court allows people to download the content data-free, such as drill videos from coaches and gamification elements and scoring, creating tools within the court to help them improve their game.

Ad of the Day: Nike, BBH Singapore and Google follow up Cannes-winning Manila ad with digital content-powered basketball court

Nike has created a basketball court in Manila, Philippines, that allows players to download training content and advice about basketball stars such as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving. The Hyper Court allows people to download the content data-free, such as drill videos from coaches and gamification elements and scoring, creating tools within the court to help them improve their game.

Ad of the Day: Nike, BBH Singapore and Google follow up Cannes-winning Manila ad with digital content-powered basketball court

Nike has created a basketball court in Manila, Philippines, that allows players to download training content and advice about basketball stars such as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving. The Hyper Court allows people to download the content data-free, such as drill videos from coaches and gamification elements and scoring, creating tools within the court to help them improve their game.

How Direct Line improved young drivers’ behaviour on a shoestring budget

Being brave is the best way to create change, according to insurer Direct Line, which set out to reframe what good driving looks like for young people, all on a shoestring advertising budget.

Hyderabad-based IndigoLearn to tap opportunities in finance, accounting

By | Published: 12:05 am 12:15 am Hyderabad: Hyderabad-based edutech startup IndigoLearn which focuses on accounting and finance is planning to raise $10-15 million in the next three years to expand its operations. The company which is seeing a surge in digital adoption finds the e-learning space attractive.

‘Colleges that fail to place digital technology at their core must prepare to fail’

The government has put the further education sector at the forefront of a drive to equip students with knowledge and experience they will need in the workplace and to deliver relevant courses that will help close the UK’s technical skills gap.

CuroGens Learning Announces Partnership with Gravity Board Games

It’s very exciting to find a company like Gravity Board Games, which shares the same learning beliefs that student and teacher engagement and empowerment mean a better outcome not just academically, but socially as well. Carmel, Ind. December 13, 2017 Educational design and technology company CuroGens Learning today announced a digital partnership with Gravity Board…

MindTickle raises $27 mn in Series B round from Canaan Partners, others

MindTickle Interactive Media Pvt. Ltd, which runs a gamification platform designed to train salespeople, has raised $27 million (Rs 174 crore) in a Series B funding round led by venture capital investor Canaan Partners. The company’s existing investors, Accel Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Qualcomm Ventures, too, participated in this round.

Is Trump a Twitter addict?

The president of the United States cannot seem to stop tweeting. Despite stern advice from his advisors and opprobrium from the world, not a day goes by that POTUS doesn’t escalate some tension in 140 280 characters.

China’s New Credit Rating System Signals Gamification of Life – The News Lens International Edition

In 2014, the Chinese government announced the creation of a “social credit rating system” to be instituted in 2020. The coming social credit system has its roots in a general fear that public morale is in decline and a wish to facilitate a shift away from personalized trust to an institutionalized trust expressed in a simple credit score.

MilTech has added Global Methanol Market Research Report 2017. The study document titled Global Methanol industry gives helpful observations into the general trends as well as the points that propel this World-wide market. This industry examine completely covers the salient highlights of the Global Methanol market regarding the industry structure and even landscape designs, difficulties and desire ideas, along with projected current market effectiveness .

Online Gambling and Betting Market Technological Advancements, Evolving Industry 2016 – 2024

William Hill PLC, Playtech PLC, and Paddy Power Betfair PLC were the dominant players in the global online gambling and betting market for 2015. The market had also seen the names Amaya, Inc., and Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC marked as highly promising players expected to generate larger shares for themselves over the coming years.

Startup Of The Week: Long Game

Meet Lindsay Holden, the co-founder & CEO of Long Game, a personal finance app that uses gamification and variable reward cash prizes to motivate users to make smart financial decisions. Long Game helps users achieve financial well-being by turning managing their money into an engaging adventure game.

Education Gamification 2017 Global Market Expected to Grow at CAGR 64.34% and Forecast to 2021

New York, NY – (SBWIRE) – 12/08/2017 – About gamification Gamification is the process of implementing game mechanics into non-gaming context to engage users and solve problems. Points, badges, a leaderboard, challenges, and rewards are examples of game mechanics. Gamification does not create real games but uses game techniques to engage students toward comprehensive learning.

AI, chatbots, gamification and 4 other marketing trends startups are embracing

Startup marketing has become an interesting subject matter for many academicians and investors across the world. Some startups invest in marketing from the get-go; others wait until the time is right and they’ve received multiple rounds of funding.

Heinemann Duty Free drives ‘VR gamification’ in Berlin | Travel Retail Business

The Augmented Reality (AR) app-based promotion runs till 24 December. Passengers at Berlin Schönefeld Airport are in with the chance of winning a discount of up to 20% off their purchases in Heinemann Duty Free as part of a festive promotion.

The Fun is Over, We Have to Get Serious about Games

Players emulate what they play into the community: when games don’t take violence and trauma seriously, they become joke subjects. We need games that encourage players to think and reflect on actions, but it can be hard when the environment fights change.

The future of financial education – Money Marketing

Many in the financial services industry would like to see similar initiatives to drive up standards of personal finance education as well. For many years those concerned about poor standards of financial education in the UK have been focused on getting this subject onto the school curriculum.

Search Engine Optimization for 2018 – Things to Keep in Mind – Press Release – Digital Journal

If you look back 10 years, Search Engine Optimization has changed dramatically; for the most part, mechanisms have been put in place making it harder to manipulate, with favor being put on doing SEO honestly – writing good content, linking from relevant, authoritative sites, etc. Don’t take shortcuts or cut corners.

Interview: Ashley Turing, LiveTree ADEPT

“Five to ten years from now people will look back on this time and say ‘that’s when things started to change’.” Ashley Turing, founder and Chief Executive of LiveTree ADEPT, sees a paradigm shift happening towards decentralisation and a redistribution of wealth, with the film and TV industry playing a key role in this evolution.

DHL gamifies research for better results | WARC

BERLIN: Market research is facing problems around participation and data quality but tweaking traditional research methods can make a significant difference to engagement and response rates. Alex Wheatley, research innovator at Lightspeed, discussed this topic at the recent MRMW Europe conference in Berlin, where he outlined how simply asking questions in a more appealing way had paid dividends for logistics firm DHL.

10 Trends in Online Promotions that will Dominate 2018

TORONTO (PRWEB) December 08, 2017 Easypromos has prepared a forecast of the top 10 booming trends that will dominate promotional marketing in 2018. Periodic lead capture contests connected with CRM and DMP to define user profiles. Instagram giveaways to grow community flourish; on Facebook, creative sweepstakes are used to activate the community.

Learning Management System Industry – Global Market Size, Share, Trends, Competitive Analysis and 2025 Forecasts

The Insight Partners Learning Management system (LMS) is a web based application which is used for e-learning programs like administration, tracking, reporting, delivery courses and training content. LMS is an extension of classical forms of learning. It act as a framework which is used to handle all aspects of learning process.

CryptoKitties: The Ethereum-based Tamagotchis of 2017 | BTCMANAGER

What are CryptoKitties and why has the Ethereum network begun to obsess about them? CryptoKitties are the breedable, lovable, interactive smart contracts for Ethereum designed by AxiomZen, a design studio based in San Francisco and Vancounver. Essentially, you now have the choice to have fun when you buy and sell ETH, as opposed to just staring at a boring exchange terminal.

Most older adults willing to play game to monitor vision

(HealthDay)-Many older patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) use personal electronic devices, and most are willing to play a game to monitor vision, according to a study published online Nov. 13 in Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology.

Work Out Like A Celebrity With F45 Training

The Most Intense 45 Minutes Of Your Life Is Well Worth The Gruelling Effort With the plethora of celebrity fitness routines out there to target every muscle group and to suit different fitness goals, choosing the perfect workout can be quite overwhelming.

Leveraging iBeacon Technology For Event Management | BCW

Following the upsurge of the Internet of Things, the technology that has been making its way into people’s lives today is indeed the iBeacon Technology. Beacons have been successful in captivating the interest of the tech industry ever since it was introduced by Apple in the year 2013.

This Game Is Perfect for Those Who Love Cats and Cryptocurrencies

Remember the exciting days of collecting Yu-Gi-Oh cards? Or, maybe you were more of a Pokemon game fan? Well, if you have a desire to rekindle your nostalgic “Gotta Catch ‘Em All” attitude and are interested in cryptocurrency, today you are in luck. Enter the world of CryptoKitties.

How Technology Will Shape the Future of Education

Although I have not been a teacher since 2005, I still have fond memories of my former career and I keep a watch on how education has been adapting over the years. One aspect that I am glad has been changing is the perception of how technology has been thought of as a disruptive influence in the classroom; thankfully, that is changing.

Design your creative team like a game

Creative people just want to perform at their best and see the team succeed in finding the best solutions to the problems at hand. Formulate the rules of evaluation of the propositions as clearly as you would explain the rules of a game.

More than 300 applicants pitch smart city ideas in Mayors Challenge

The competition is expected to catalyze smart city projects around the country, concluding with a $5 million grand prize. (Getty Images) With millions of dollars in smart city funding at stake, 324 cities have submitted projects to win this year’s Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge.

Games, gift cards, virtual branches: B of A’s new digital wrinkles

Bank of America is rolling out a few updates to its mobile app and related digital-banking services this week. Some are seasonal, and others are meant to get customers more engaged with the bank’s app, which has 24 million users. It’s also setting up digital-only “Advanced Centers” where the only interaction with humans is through a video link.

5 Innovative Ways to Connect with Customers Digitally

Leading brands know that running a successful business is more than selling and making a profit; long-term success is defined by a brand’s ability to form a lasting connection with its customers. In addition, customers are increasingly looking to humanize the brands they do business with.

Fintech innovation, fads, & the future of investing

For decades, technology trends have come and gone in the financial industry, but this time, the innovation feels different. Passive strategies, robo-advice, and regulatory scrutiny are bringing technological changes to how advisers construct portfolios and manage client assets. Some trends will turn out to be fads, but others could permanently change the industry.

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