IBM embraces gaming to train, develop employees
The business technology consulting firm is turning to games for employee training and inter-departmental communication.
Businesspeople often talk about working hard and playing hard. At IBM, they're becoming one and the same. People have "an inherent playfulness," says Chuck Hamilton, virtual learning leader for IBM@Play, the division behind creating games for talent development and growth. For a few years, IBM has worked on tapping that playfulness to teach complex ideas. This year, IBM unveiled the Smart Play framework , which an introductory video calls "a platform for read more...
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