StartupNation.com is one of my favorite reads and one of the regular sites that I frequent for news and ideas when it comes to helping small and emerging businesses, like my own. They are sporting a new look that makes it easier to read and keep up with the latest topics on my iPad.
Sections I enjoy are Getting More Sales, Leverage Business Technology and the general spirit of entrepreneurship that StartupNation.com promotes. You'll never get rich working for someone else, so start and build your business around something you love to do and take the advice of other business owners that have traveled the same roads.
A little insight might just make the difference between being successful or making a costly mistake.
Great java script library at DHTMLX.com - editable grid for web applications, impressive charts. Build anything with it, even time-lines like an MS Project sheet in a web browser.
I'll be setting up a sample version here soon and how to install it with DotNetNuke for anyone interested.
Gamification is the process of making an application fun and rewarding to use.
Subtle psychological reinforcement develops bonds with users and in studies shows more hours using an app and enjoying the time spent.
Considering the up and coming generation of users have grown up with technology, it makes perfect sense to speak the same language. Most 15 year olds have been though 3 or 4 versions of a game app and fluent with MS office.
Want more on gamification? Check out this wiki. Even Al Gore's bloviating. But to see the real world example of how gamification relates in the work place, here's a follow up from Applebee's