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IBM’s New Version Of BPM Serious Game

Via: I’m Serious Net- IBM Continues To "Innovate"

IBM announced on Thursday the launch of INNOV8 2.0, a new version of their Business Process Management (BPM) Serious Game. (Please find also my previous post Serious Games For Improving Business Process Management).

Here is the video promo: Smart SOA for a Smarter Planet

INNOV8 is an interactive, 3-D business simulator designed to teach the fundamentals of business process management and bridge the gaps in understanding between business leaders and IT teams in an organization.
The first version started when MBA students were stuck with figuring out the best way to train people in business and technology skills. The answer they came up with was Serious Gaming.

“One can teach an entire semester based on the concepts of the game,” said Sandy Carter, IBM Vice President of SOA, BPM and WebSphere. “We can help businesses get ready for future scenarios.”

Among the changes from version 1.0 are new scenarios and easier ways to communicat…