Could blockchain be the next big thing in gaming?

Virtually every sector is exploring an array of possible applications for blockchain technology. Since its inception ten years ago as the platform on which cryptocurrency was built, the blockchain has made waves in the financial, insurance, legal and logistics sector...

Businesses aren’t playing around with gamification

It sounds far-fetched, but growing trend among businesses that aim to benefit fully from next-generation technology is to exploit the application of game mechanics and drive up loyalty. In a market that is continuously focused on customer experience and CX, the...

Play Minecraft to prevent robots taking your job

Technology has deeply embedded itself within the modern workplace, enabling companies of all sizes to use innovation to disrupt the market, tackle challenges, take up opportunities and create demand for their offerings. Moreover, newer technology trends such as...

The business case for gamification

Over the past several years, gamification, the concept of applying game mechanics and game design techniques to engage and motivate people, has found its way into the corporate lexicon, with companies scrambling to ‘gamify’ elements of their business...

Students play their way to the top …

An exciting new career sector – gaming – has been quietly growing in the country in the past few years, and has now taken off with gusto as heavyweight degree courses come onto the market to provide professionals for the industry. While in the past gamers were...

Gaming appeals to people with Asperger’s Syndrome

The Really Awesome Gaming Expo (rAge) will host the Start Up organisation as an exhibitor at this year’s expo. This organisation assists individuals diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) in finding and maintaining high-end employment opportunities as...