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Get Ready to Play Games at Work

…for a meeting on time or complete an assignment?  You get a badge. I also think Jane McGonigal, who directs game R&D at the Institute for the Future, had some great things to say at a TED talk recently. She discusses how gaming can solve some of the world’s biggest problems.  Worth the time to watch! @kindlevixen: “TED: Gaming to make the world a better place http://t.co/wXziZJE“ Here is Jane’s site if you want more information…

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Workplace Web Browsing: Do Employees Put You At Risk?

…ock web browsing. You may think your current web browsing policy is sufficient. After all, you have all the necessary restrictions in place, like no access to risky (or risqué) sites, limited or no access to social media and gaming sites, etc. Realistically, though, you can’t control your employees’ Internet use 100 percent of the time. For example, according to the Wasting Time at Work Survey by AOL and Salary.com, 22 percent of employees waste…

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Extend your Wireless Range for Whole Home Coverage

…N Range Extender So you have a wireless network in your home but you have found that you can’t sip on lemonade from the backyard while surfing the internet,  you can’t send the kids down to the basement for their daily video gaming tournment to get some peace and quiet and tranforming all that space in the attic into your dream home office seems impossible because your wireless signal won’t reach.  Well that is all about to change with the new…

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Cisco Partners Build Secure Data Center for Vegas-Based Global Cash Access

Any trip to Las Vegas would be incomplete without at least one pull of the lever on a slot machine—after all, gaming forms the core of the Las Vegas experience. But what about all that money changing hands? It has to be managed by someone. That someone is Global Cash Access (GCA), which processes US$24 million per day globally, making it the second-largest transaction processor in the world. GCA’s products and services provide gaming

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Cisco Global Events Wants to Know, Do You Game?

…integrate into the overall program goals, traditional marketing channels, and centralized online websites or communities. This week at the conference, attendees have been able to network with others, participate in built in gaming and geo-tagging “check ins”, and reference agenda and program details, all within the app. This ability to combine gamification, geo-tagging, social media, networking, and traditional event activities all into a…

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