feedback systems

feedback systems

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App Maker Kidaptive Debuts "Parent's Pad," A New Way To Track A Child's Educational Development On iPad

Shame on us? Why the power of social media must be used wisely

gigaom.com
Looking back on the nearly 20 years since we’ve embraced the World Wide Web, the social media revolution is probably the most important thing that’s emerged from the medium. However, it’s pretty clear that we are not sure to handle the power that revolution can allow us to wield. We...
Shame on us? Why the power of social media must be used wisely

Use Twitter to Collect Micro-Feedback

blogs.hbr.org
"Ugh," you may sigh to yourself when you receive a colleague's request to fill out a 360-degree feedback instrument with 150 items. Of course you're lucky if you only get one; you may get a half dozen requests or more if other colleagues attend the same development program. Feedback is...
Use Twitter to Collect Micro-Feedback
Apple investigating multi-tiered haptics system for iPhone

IBM Just Bought This Cool Little Company (IBM)

www.businessinsider.com
IBM today bought Varicent, a small Toronto company that makes software to analyze how commissioned salespeople are performing. Varicent has got a laundry list of 180 customers including Waste Management, Robert Half, Farmer's Insurance and Bank of the West. It's hard to believe that IBM, the folks who invented the smartest...
IBM Just Bought This Cool Little Company (IBM)

Bill Gates calls for better ways to give teachers feedback; here's how tech can help

gigaom.com
Through his foundation, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates is taking on a range of issues in education. But in his annual letter released Wednesday, he zeroed in on one area in particular: measuring and improving teacher progress. The big theme of the letter was innovation in measurement and the value of...
Bill Gates calls for better ways to give teachers feedback; here's how tech can help
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