So many of our customers are using Recollective in global projects, that we get requests for new languages every week. Chinese has been perhaps the most requested language recently. So, as part of the ongoing effort to localize Recollective into popular languages, we're really delighted to confirm that the platform now fully supports Simplified Chinese.
Today we're releasing an incredible series of upgrades to the core Recollective platform. These upgrades are available to all customers and include:
- Incentives (points and levels)
- Action Log
- Web-Based Notifications
- Email Notification Digests
- Anonymous Access
We've attended several marketing research conferences over the past few years and one consistent topic of conversation at all of them as been "gamification". We've been thinking about how to bring that element into Recollective for quite some time. Gamification, in the general opinion of researchers we spoke with, is a way to stimulate more interactions and quality of response by making the research fun and competitive.
As we considered that, it was clear that gamification had two dimensions:
- The reward of accumulating points, and having effort recognized in the community, is in itself an incentive to stimulate the desired behaviour.
- Points and levels can be used to determine who has earned a traditional monetary incentive in a research community.
To address these elements, we've built the following new features:
Ottawa, Canada – May 6, 2014 Ramius Corporation announced today that Blauw Research has chosen Recollective as one of their preferred platforms to power online research communities and has entered into a strategic partnership agreement to grow its presence across Europe.