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Play Is a Game Changer for the WorkPlace

…ed it among the top CIO trends to watch and predicted that more than half of organizations wanting to encourage innovation would ‘gamify’ their supporting processes by 2015. Games are “proven to change behavior,” says Shaun Quigley, SVP of Digital at Brunner. According to author Traci Sitzmann, “One of the advantages of games is that they are intrinsically motivating, resulting in employees choosing to repeatedly eng…

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Innovate on the Cheap

Innovation is inextricably linked with the old adage “If at first you don’t succeed, try, and try again!”  Great entrepreneurs concur that in order to drive real innovation, corporations must cultivate originality by giving employees the freedom and resources to introduce new ideas, methods and processes. So I began to wonder, what are some great ways that an enterprise can balance the hard costs and the opportunity costs of fostering innovation

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The Network as an Innovation Engine: Join us for Customer Roundtable featuring Tesco & the Columbus Regional Airport Authority

…of Global Enterprise Markets. In addition from hearing from these customers on how they use their network as an innovation engine to drive their business, there will also be live Q&A. Please join us and submit your questions for the panel. Broadcast Details Date: Wednesday 15th June 2011 Time: 08.00 PT / 11.00 ET / 16.00 UK Time / 17.00 CET Link: Please go here to register. If you cannot attend the live broadcast, a replay will be available…

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How Do You Balance Network Innovation with Standards?

…matter of moments. Suffice it to say, technology has advanced the method and speed at which we communicate. But innovation hasn’t happened in a vacuum; the standards governing the technology industry have evolved, too. Just imagine what your digital life would be like if we didn’t create standards. Would you want to put postage stamps on your email messages? Of course, the question is, how do you balance innovation with standards? Wit…

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Creating a Digital Business Ecosystem

…services. The following are some noteworthy examples: Technology Strategy Board — the UK’s national innovation agency. Their goal is to accelerate economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation. National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts — NESTA is the UK’s foremost independent expert on how innovation can solve some of the country’s major economic and social challenges. UK Trade an…

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