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The Collaboration Frameworks that Power the Conteneo Collaboration Cloud

The Collaboration Frameworks that Power the Conteneo Collaboration Cloud
We know it sounds weird, at first: Playing games to do work. But traditional thinking is just plain wrong. Research shows that human beings have been hard-wired to express themselves and interact with each other through play. Engaging your customers, employees and stakeholders through Innovation Games delivers deeper, more actionable insight than is available through those stodgy brainstorming sessions, online surveys, focus groups or other tools. Understand your customers needsDeliver the right featuresMake better strategy decisionsIncrease empathy for your customers’ experienceImprove the effectiveness of sales and servicesIdentify the most effective marketing messages and sellable featuresUncover breakthrough opportunitiesAnd have serious fun doing serious work! Our mission is to help you understand your customers and your market through game play.

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Serious Play The Method The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method is a facilitated meeting, communication and problem-solving process in which participants are led through a series of questions, probing deeper and deeper into the subject. Each participant builds his or her own 3D LEGO® model in response to the facilitator's questions using specially selected LEGO® elements. These 3D models serve as a basis for group discussion, knowledge sharing, problem solving and decision making. The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method is a technique which improves group problem solving. By utilizing visual, auditory and kinesthetic skills, the Method requires participants to learn and listen, and it provides all participants with a voice.

The 10 Types of Crappy Interviewees All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2015 Matthew Inman. Please don't steal. TheOatmeal.com was lovingly built using CakePHP All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2015 Matthew Inman. Using Speed Boat for Process Improvement A lot of organizations are using Speed Boat for process improvement. That’s a smart approach, as I’ll explain later. However, if you’re not yet using Speed Boat for process improvement, this post should give you the motivation get started. I’ll outline some reasons why Speed Boat is so useful and provide some tips for improving your use of the game for process improvement. Just about every team we’ve met wants to improve their process. Sometimes, the process improvement efforts are direct, in that teams know their process just isn’t working well and they want a fresh perspective on specific issues.

Gamification Platform Matrix Conventional wisdom has it that sales people love competition. They want a challenge, beat their friends and colleagues, and be on top of the leaderboard. And sales managers constantly use carrots and competition, because this is what “motivates" sales agents. But is this true? We know that sales reps have to make money for the company. Ken Schwaber - Wikipedia He is one of the leaders of the agile software development movement. He is a founder of the Agile Alliance, and he is responsible for founding the Scrum Alliance and creating the Certified Scrum Master programs and its derivatives. Ken left the Scrum Alliance in the fall of 2009 after a serious bicycle accident. He then founded Scrum.org. At Scrum.org, he led the development of new courseware, assessments, and partnerships to improve the quality and effectiveness of Scrum.

Edward D. Hess Professor of Business Administration and Batten Executive-in-Residence Hess is a top authority on high-performance businesses, with a focus on organic growth and innovation strategies, systems and processes, and servant leadership. His current research examines how to use the science of learning to create a leading-edge learning organization.

The 6 Crappiest Interview Questions All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2015 Matthew Inman. Please don't steal. TheOatmeal.com was lovingly built using CakePHP All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2015 Matthew Inman. Please don't steal. TheOatmeal.com was lovingly built using CakePHP What is Scrum Scrum is an iterative and incremental process for product development and the organization of teams. Tasks will be achieved faster and with higher quality with the aid of the Scrum-Framework. This is possible because of the high self-motivation of the team, which chooses itself how the tasks will be executed. The customer demands will be iterative prioritized and quickly realized. Scrum in a Nutshell

A Checklist for Evaluating Gamification Platforms Conventional wisdom has it that sales people love competition. They want a challenge, beat their friends and colleagues, and be on top of the leaderboard. And sales managers constantly use carrots and competition, because this is what “motivates" sales agents. But is this true? We know that sales reps have to make money for the company. Depending on the product or service sold, the sales process and effort can vary significantly, from products and services which need a lot of explaining and have long sales cycles, to others that need nearly no explanations and sell quickly. The Founding of the Agile Alliance These are my own personal recollections. I’m probably wrong about some of it. If any of the other folks involved have a clearer memory of the events, please don’t hesitate to comment. In the spring of 2000 Kent Beck called a meeting at the Rogue River Lodge near his home in Medford, Oregon. He called it the .

Your favourite app isn’t native Basecamp’s iPhone app is a PhoneGap-style web view. Native Uber clients use a web view.1 Facebook paid $1.1 billion for Instagram. As of the other day, it is still running a web view for its timeline. I took this screen capture. A quirk somewhere else in Instagram revealed the app uses a web view for its entire timeline. Of course, this could have been implemented better to avoid this issue entirely—that’s not the point.

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