TXchange opens office in ‘the Garden’

TXchange opens their offices in ‘the Garden’; a new facility on the High Tech Systems Park (HTSP) in Hengelo, Twente, Netherlands. Starting point in the development of ‘the Garden’ building are meeting, inspiration en innovation to stimulate innovative businesses, growth and knowledge exchange. Take a virtual tour in ‘the Garden’ on www.gebouw-n.nl TXchange new address: […]

Serious games voor professionalisering

DATA2GAME, EEN SERIOUS GAMING PROJECT UIT EEN SAMENWERKINGSVERBAND TUSSEN DE UNIVERSITEIT TWENTE, THALES/T-XCHANGE, BRANDWEER TWENTE EN TILBURG UNIVERSITY, KRIJGT FINANCIERING VAN NWO. Wetenschapsfinancier NWO honoreerde binnen de recente ronde ‘Human Capital: Professional Games for Professional Skills’ vier onderzoeksaanvragen naar het leren van professionele vaardigheden door serious gaming. Een van de gehonoreerde aanvragen is Data2Game. Het project […]

Hoe burgemeesters in evenementencultuur met risico’s gamen

T-Xchange in het nieuws – Breda verkoopt zichzelf als ‘evenementenstad’, want dat is goed voor de ‘beleveniseconomie’. Dit jaar hebben ze 300 evenementen. Met de burgemeestersgame van T-Xchange wordt in een virtuele wereld geoefend met het maken van snelle beslissingen voor verschillende (ramp)scenario’s bij één van de vele evenementen.  In de Volkskrant van maandag 19 september […]

SimFish – Innovative interdisciplinary learning in fisheries and aquaculture

Key-words: active learning; games; blended learning; ICT enhanced education; interdisciplinarity; problem-based learning; research-based education; role-playing games; simulations; student-centered teaching and learning; quintuple helix of innovation. Creative solutions to the increasingly complex problems of the world require the intersection of diverse expertise, thus, interdisciplinarity has become a major topic in academic and policy oriented discourse on knowledge […]

Games Can Make You a Better Strategist

Very interesting article in Harvard Business Review. “If HBR has published this, then the fields of gamification, serious games, and simulations must be legitimate….really! Find the article here.   Games Can Make You a Better Strategist Martin Reeves Georg Wittenburg SEPTEMBER 07, 2015 Play has long infused the language of business: we talk of players, moves, […]

Urban planning game also in Philippines

The Urban Planning Game is specifically designed to create a safe space where representatives of local authorities and other stakeholders, such as community representatives, can sit down together and debate these issues. It is important that there is a political will from all sides to join the table. In the game stakeholders discover that only […]