More and more companies are turning to cloud technologies to build private, public and hybrid cloud solutions. However, many are finding that managing those silos of services is becoming an impossibility, surrounded by incompatibilities, complex dashboards, and differing standards.
BigDoor is a small company on a mission to send you on a mission. Along with other gamification platform startups like Bunchball and Badgeville (is there a rule all the names have to start with "B"?), BigDoor wants to provide services other websites can embed to create more fun and engaging experiences that keep people coming back.
Gamification is growing up. First it got its own conference, a new certification program and now consolidation. BigDoor, a gamified loyalty platform, is announcing it’s buying up web check-in rewards provider OneTrueFan.
Walking into a jewelry store or high-end watch department can be an intimidating experience: The timepieces are under glass. The room is hushed. The security guard is staring at you. No wonder so many Americans these days are shopping for luxury watches at wholesale clubs or on the Internet, where they can avoid stuffy attitudes, compare brands and maybe even find a lower price.