If you use technology to bolster your understanding of a particular topic, use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to tackle tough questions, or simply collaborate across networks (online and in-person), then you've got some of the skills...
Be Learning’s US based Director Miriam Tassone and Sydney’s own Dimity MacDiarmid travelled all the way to Dallas, Texas to share our knowledge of the industry with many other great names in the learning industry during ASTD 2013.
One of our favourite topics is of course “Loving a Digital Learning Life”, so you can imagine how thrilled we were to share our own experiences! In the digital economy, why is storytelling so powerful for learning? What are the key components of storytelling? Miriam and Dimity provided all the answers. They showed how to translate this into the digital landscape and invited the crowd to imagine the application of digital storytelling in their own workplace. The positive reactions and feedback we received were overwhelming and very inspiring. Here's the presentation.. To know more please visit our website www.belearning.com.au or follow us on Twitter: @BeLearning
B2B marketing games should have serious business purpose
SUMMARY: "Gamified" B2B marketing can offer both recognition and entertainment to potential customers, but programs need to be implemented thoughtfully, writes Jon VanZile. Data.com had to replace real currency with virtual currency in order to scale up a "gamified" promotion that had grown too successful (and expensive) for its own good, for example. Focus on a solid business objective and offer a solution through the game, as IBM did in its "innov8" game, which teaches business process modeling as it raises awareness of IBM's solution.