Digital Badges are gaining wider acceptance. They are clearly here to stay.
I'm a fan of digital badges. I believe they are going to become a widely accepted part of the educational landscape in both K-12 and higher education.
I also believe that for this to happen, the business community needs to embrace them. This has already started to happen, with companies like IBM, Salesforce, and Ernst & Young developing their own badging initiatives. We've seen municipalities embrace them as well.
If you've been paying attention to the evolution of digital badging you know that it has been on a steady upward trajectory for over a decade or so now…