How Competition and Gamification Can Spur Innovation

The concept of gamification is increasingly popular as a means of motivating employees, increasing productivity, and moving ideas forward. This trend is one driving force behind the proliferation of innovation competitions around the world, but it’s also true that these kinds of competitions aren’t anything new. The concept dates back to the 1700s when governments […]

using gamification to create breakthrough innovations

If Playing Fuels Creativity Then When Is The Last Time You Played?

In today’s busy world it can be hard to carve time out of a daily routine, especially for activities whose benefits don’t seem immediately obvious.  However, an exception should be made for playing.  Commonly seen as the domain of children, playing has benefits for everyone, including adult professionals.  Playing, whether with words, ideas, art, or […]

playing fuels creativity