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Why isn't HR more involved in social collaboration initiatives?

People often talk about why social collaboration initiatives fail, and any organisation on their own collaboration journey will be conscious of the massive pressure to achieve strong levels of adoption of their new technology in order to demonstrate their success. The trouble with this, in my...

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Improving Engagement Through Mobility

At the December Executive Leadership Council (ELC) gathering in Fort Lauderdale, Florida last month, we tackled the subject of mobility, and its growing importance in a world that is trending #BYOD, #ConsumerizationOfIT, and #AppModel (hashtags added for dramatic effect). Mobile applications...

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Don't Screw Up Your Gamification Strategy

"In the past, the only things that companies were really measuring were transactional purchase data. And they were only measuring it from the consumers. But now you have all this other data. Every time somebody shares a link, posts a Facebook status update, buys a video, all that kind of...

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Changing people's behaviour with social gamification

While the term "gamification" itself might make you cringe - and undoubtedly causes many of the same perceived time-wasting issues that "Facebook for the enterprise" does in terms of reassuring senior executives of its value in a business setting - the hype around applying gaming-style...


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The Gamification of ECM and the Role SharePoint Plays

The concept of Gamification has been going on for a long time. I suspect it has been a factor in the oldest profession for a very long time. As much as I don’t like the word “Gamification” I think the time is right to talk about how ECM systems and how the businesses they...

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Insert coin to continue

Gamification is a fun new trend that is merging the benefits of social media with gaming experiences to entice users to share and collaborate more. When it is well implemented, it can make a real difference, at least in the short term, to a platform’s success. But of course there are also...

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Collaboration through Gamification

In a presentation to the Finland SharePoint User Group, Jussi Mori ( @JussiMori ) of Peaches Industries outlined some of the issues surrounding end user adoption and productivity on any collaborative environment, and introduced some of the concepts around gamification as a path to improving...

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Risks of Gamification for the Enterprise

This post was inspired by a discussion I had with Bert Sandie who is the Director of Technical Excellence at Electronic Arts. It seems as though nowadays everyone is talking about “gamification” for the enterprise. For those of you not familiar with the concept, gamification is...

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Gamification - Dumbest made-up word ever?

Warning: This post contains swear words. They're there 'cause they captured my mood at the time I wrote this. I'm all better now, thanks. :-) Of all the buzzwords & acronyms being bandied about out there, “gamification” pisses me off above all others (maybe it...

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“Social Obligation” – The Trouble with “Gamification”

“Social”, in an “inside-the-firewall” perspective, is often related to sharing information, sharing knowledge, as well as creating a greater degree of transparency. This includes, often, having a personal profile, filled with your skills and work-experiences, along with,...

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