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Gamification stories

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AppLovin's 2024 Ad Trends report reveals role of Gen AI
This month
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creative technologies
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ai
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gamification
AppLovin's 2024 Ad Trends report reveals the transformative role of Generative AI, employed by its in-house creative agency SparkLabs, in innovating mobile and gaming ad creativity.
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Property Council of Australia boosts e-learning with D2L's Brightspace platform
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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digital transformation
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gamification
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online courses
The Property Council of Australia embarks on a digital transformation, enhancing e-learning through D2L's Brightspace platform.
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CYPHER Learning introduces AI 360 for course creation
Fri, 3rd Nov 2023
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e-learning
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creative technologies
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content creation
CYPHER Learning unveils AI 360, an AI-aided suite for swift, personalised course creation for schools and businesses.
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Trustwave to use gamification to train cybersecurity professionals
Fri, 25th Nov 2022
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it training
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cybersecurity
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recruitment
The initiative aims to elevate skillsets, build camaraderie among cybersecurity teams, and attract new and diverse talent to the field.
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Game-based learning to become $55 billion industry in next eight years
Wed, 12th Oct 2022
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e-learning
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vr
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ai
Game-based learning market expected to reach $55.80 billion by 2030, driven by demand for VR, AR, and AL in education and on-the-job training.
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Komo appoints Leilani Vakaahi as Partnerships Manager
Fri, 25th Mar 2022
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partner programmes
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relationships
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gamification
Komo, the digital marketing software company, appoints Leilani Vakaahi as new Partnerships Manager to support expansion plans with her experience.
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Gamifying cybersecurity key to preventing attacks
Thu, 8th Jul 2021
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cybersecurity
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gamification
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cyber attacks
Gamifying cybersecurity is key to preventing attacks, with Balbix reporting that most incidents are due to individual user behaviour.
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NZ car retailers bringing test drives to a whole new level
Fri, 8th Nov 2019
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gaming
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cartech
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technology gifts
NZ car retailers mix gaming with test drives.
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Game on: Injecting retro fun back into channel promotions
Wed, 3rd Jul 2019
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network infrastructure
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gamification
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channel rewards
Ingram Micro and Dell Technologies have come up with the perfect reason for resellers to play retro arcade games at work.
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Govt & Canterbury Uni pour $7m into gaming research
Fri, 17th May 2019
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gaming
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technology gifts
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university of canterbury
NZ's Uni of Canterbury invests £4.5m in 'immersive' gaming with govt aid.
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Could gamers be the best contenders for cybersecurity roles?
Mon, 9th Apr 2018
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casb
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cybersecurity
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mcafee
Gamers in the workforce could level up cybersecurity, as McAfee study reveals their critical role.
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Social enterprise develops game for learning sign language
Wed, 14th Mar 2018
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gaming
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technology gifts
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callaghan innovation
The game has passed the prototype stage, and SeeCom are currently doing research to produce the full game version.
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Bored of health and safety? Vodafone now educates staff by gaming
Thu, 28th Sep 2017
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gaming
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it in healthcare
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technology gifts
H&S education is often put on the same ‘boring level’ as watching paint dry and the deliberations of the NZ election - but now it's in a game.
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Fun for all ages: New study says yep, videogames are good for all Kiwis
Mon, 14th Aug 2017
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gaming
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technology gifts
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igea
A new report has dealt a blow to those in the anti-videogame club, showing that video and computer games have positive effects on the way Kiwis learn.
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Google launches gamified digital citizenship programme
Fri, 9th Jun 2017
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online safety
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gamification
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google
Google unveils Be Internet Awesome, a free, fun game-based programme to teach safe digital navigation to children.
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Schneider Electric: Enhancing data center performance, gamefully
Sun, 4th Jun 2017
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colocation
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
Schneider Electric pioneers data centre gamification, promising efficiency gains and cost savings with innovative management tools.
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Gamification: Cybersecurity's secret spice for effective employee training
Tue, 23rd May 2017
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firewall
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network management
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it training
Organisations can reduce their cybersecurity risks by engaging employees through gamification, according to Palo Alto Networks.
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Recharging robots with stories and teamwork in term 2
Mon, 22nd May 2017
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e-learning
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edtech
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technology in the classroom
A chance to try a new gamification tool that encourages collaboration. Can you save the droid before his power cells are permanently drained?.
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Kiwi company takes exergaming to new heights
Mon, 16th May 2016
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gaming
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technology gifts
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gamification
Childhood obesity is the focus of new Kiwi trampoline innovation designed to get children more active through fun games.
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Cloud Distribution offers up security training
Thu, 30th Jul 2015
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edutech
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firewall
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storage
Cloud Distribution launches online security training program with Security Mentor to enable resellers to address customer education needs.
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New Zealand companies need more scale, says Infosys co-founder
Mon, 16th Mar 2015
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gamification
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fta
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nz
Nilekani says what struck him about Kiwi companies was they weren't used to dealing with scale because of the country's small population.
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CORRECT: Telogis seeks to double workers in NZ after opening bigger R&D hub in Christchurch
Thu, 6th Nov 2014
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fleet management
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venture capital
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r&d
Telogis, whose cloud-based location intelligence software is used in more than 100 countries, is kicking off a delayed job recruitment drive in New.