The grant process is a linear lifecycle that starts at creating the funding opportunity, applying, making award decisions, and successfully awarding the grant. The specific actions along the lifecycle are grouped into three main phases. Each of the three phases has its own page that provides a more detailed look at the process: Pre-Award Phase […]
“Crowdfunding” has gained quite a bit of momentum with the arrival and popularization of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
Blockchain, in simple terms, is a peer-to-peer digital ledger of records, which is distributed and accessible to all nodes that are part of the ecosystem. The nodes may be in any part of the world, and the data shared on the ledger can range from contracts to payments to votes to accounts to transfer […]
The Octalysis Framework is based on human behavior and it is a set of eight ‘cores’ helpful for designing a gamification process. Let’s take a quick look at these cores and see how they are useful when designing a gamification process.
The immense popularity of games such as Angry Birds and Candy Crush hasn’t gone unnoticed by anyone, unless they were living under a rock. Players love to spend hours playing these games with the chance of leveling up, scoring the most points and beating their friends at it. These games have become even more popular […]
Reputation is the sum of all our actions that is reflected by the people around us in the way they treat us or interact with us. It is an indirect result of anything and everything that we do. Successful people have always stressed on the building and maintaining of reputation as a fundamental ingredient to […]