Gamification and Innovation: iWorker, Em’play’ee, and Col’laborer

October 16, 2014
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: Gamification. Who in the workforce is driving the uptake of gamification in business? These ‘emPLAYees’ are Millennials. For them, work is about self-fulfillment, not just salary – and success is defined not by rank or seniority, but by personal matters. For your organization, gamification is not about serving managers and companies, it’s what interests employees. The silver lining: When games create an environment for creativity and innovation, everyone wins. The experts speak. Gopal RajGuru, Innovate+Grow: “Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity” (Gen. George Patton). Mario Herger, Enterprise Gamification Consultancy: “Gamification is big data on employees and will transform the way companies select, evaluate, and promote employees.” Tonja Erismann, SAP: “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun” (Mary Poppins). Join us for Gamification and Innovation: iWorker, Em’play’ee, Col’laborer.

Innovating Innovation with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

Innovating Innovation with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

Thursday at 7 AM Pacific/10 AM Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

The pace of technological advance is constantly increasing and puts pressure on companies to be more effective in innovation.

At the same time, most businesses do not fully leverage the innovation potential of their employees and partners, due to a lack of communication – and ideas that are still kept in organizational silos.

Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional coffee break with game-changers for our special series on a glimpse into tomorrow’s hot business and industry trends around Innovation Management - and how to “innovate innovation” within your company.

Learn how you can become the savvy Transformation Leader who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of business.

Innovating Innovation with Game Changers, presented by SAP, live on Thursdays at 7 AM Pacific Time / 10 AM Eastern Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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