Blog | 08/26/2009

The multi-purpose game

by Alissa Hennen

The multi-purpose game

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Industry Insights | 04/05/2011

From IBM Leadership About CityOne

IBM's CityOne paved a new road in the serious game landscape. This video features IBM leadership as they discuss the development of the game and their strategy for helping to solve complex business problems.

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Industry Insights | 04/07/2011

From Gamasutra About IBM’s CityOne

Serious games help people learn about processes and systems reflective of the real world. CityOne, an urban crisis simulation game, creates greater awareness for and educates the public about protecting human health and the environment. Its engaging interactive features give audiences from business...

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Industry Insights | 04/05/2011

From Environmental Leader About CityOne

IBM positioned itself as an environmental thought leader since the launch of CityOne. By asking players to balance a city’s financial, environmental and sociological interests, they’re challenged to solve tough environmental problems with a limited budget.

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Industry Insights | 10/24/2011

On IBM Embracing Gaming

CityOne is over a year old — and INN0V8 is pushing 3 — yet they are still making news for being as ground-breaking as they were when they were launched...

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Industry Insights | 04/07/2011

From GamesBeat on CityOne

"The point is to use simulation to educate people quickly and succinctly. The military frequently uses 'war game' simulations to practice, and businesses should do more of it. Other big companies such as Cisco have been creating 'serious games' to expand strategic thinking in education, business, a...

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Industry Insights | 04/07/2011

From Sustainable Cities Collective About CityOne

CityOne concept creator/IBMer Phaedra Boinodiris sees serious games doing some of the work that PowerPoint presentations are used for but aren’t really right for. “The systems of the world are so complex now,” she says. ”There is no PowerPoint or white paper or sales person who can explain ...

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Blog | 05/19/2007

Fun and Games with BPM

by John Lane

Fun and Games with BPM

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Industry Insights | 04/05/2011

From News & Observer About CityOne

"IBM's Smarter Planet program and the accompanying advertising campaign push the notion that technology - especially IBM's - can solve many of the world's problems."

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Blog | 05/23/2007

INN0V8 in the News

by Jodi Schwartz

INN0V8 in the News

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Industry Insights | 04/07/2011

On Games & Thought Leadership Marketing

Games take complex messages, break them into digestible chunks and then drop them into the center of user experience. Serious games can make seemingly complex B2B services explainable through a visual, visceral demonstration.

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Industry Insights | 04/05/2011

From Government Technology About CityOne

"A major objective of the game is inducing users to harness new technologies — like cloud computing and online collaborative technologies — to drive innovation in city management. Ultimately the game affords users the opportunity to prepare for future urban problems by making smart investment d...

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Project Spotlight

IBM CityOne

Industry Insights | 04/20/2011

On Serious Games as the New Frontier of Online Marketing

Serious games can provide the powerful tool needed to market paradigm-shifting technology. New combinations of hardware + software + services need to be experienced (or test driven) to be fully understood. Games like CityOne and INN0V8 are built for that reason.

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Industry Insights | 04/12/2011

From Fast Company | IBM Named A Top Company for Gaming Innovation

In commending IBM for "its audacious move into serious games," Fast Company gave two examples: CityOne and INN0V8. Both of those were written, designed and developed by Centerline. We're excited to have helped IBM gain that kind of recognition.

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Blog | 05/06/2010

IBM and Centerline launch CityOne at IMPACT

by John Lane

IBM and Centerline launch CityOne at IMPACT

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Industry Insights | 04/07/2011

On Serious Games

The average American kid will have spent 10,000 hours playing online games by the time they turn 21. Talk about a gaming market. Here, NPR asks the question, "Can gaming be good for you?" Jane McGonigal answers with some compelling reasons as to how serious games can help us solve some of the world...

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Industry Insights | 04/07/2011

From Fast Company on CityOne

"Serious gaming is becoming the rage among a certain set of socially minded game designers. The ultimate aim for this "serious game" [CityOne] is to teach laypeople how to better cope with complex modern problems by showing them the forest of solutions that have to be brought to bear, ranging from ...

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Industry Insights | 09/23/2011

IBM Innov8 & CityOne Serious Games Overview Video

Phaedra gives a guided tour of INN0V8 and CityOne — two serious games made by Centerline and IBM — detailing how the simulation experiences drive deeper understanding of tech and real-world effect.

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Blog | 11/14/2007

INN0V8 in the News…Again

by John Lane

INN0V8 in the News…Again

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Industry Insights | 04/07/2011

From Serious Games Market on CityOne

"Simulation gaming has been used extensively in the military, by athletes and by scientists to discover effective new strategies and techniques and develop the skills needed to implement them. Businesses have realized the value of this and are deploying their own games to create life-like simulatio...

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Industry Insights | 04/07/2011

On the Influence of Games

Can games solve the world's problems? While they can't directly fix global warming or bring food to the hungry, they can help thought leaders identify next steps and test solutions to start chiseling away at those problems. More than an awareness tool, games promote strategic thinking. In this TED...

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Industry Insights | 04/05/2011

On Serious Games

The gaming industry has evolved far beyond entertainment. Serious games are used for brand awareness, learning, professional development and lead generation, to name a few. Here, a thought leader in the game development arena gives a TED talk on the evolution of the gaming industry and how it promo...

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Industry Insights | 04/07/2011

From Federal Computer Week on IBM’s CityOne

"Just 24 hours after its release, 8,000 people registered to play CityOne....Players can explore more than 100 simulated crisis scenarios in CityOne. The solutions must balance various financial, environmental, social and budgetary goals."

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Industry Insights | 04/07/2011

On Serious Games & Social Consciousness

Serious games are described as a "new movement in gaming" with a purpose is to raise awareness, cultivate a generation of good citizens and create new business models. Here are just a few examples of some games designed to foster information skills and encourage people to participate in social chan...

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