Tag: gamification

Written by Yu-kai Chou. This post is a high-level introduction to Octalysis, the Gamification Framework I created after more than 10 years of Gamification research and study. Within a year of publication, Octalysis was organically translated into 9 languages and became required literature in Gamification instruction worldwide. Gamification is design that places the most emphasis on human motivation in the process. In

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Is our strange fascination for mobile games and augmented reality something we are authentically pursuing as disciplined consumers — or are we actually being consumed? We like to think we’re disciplined consumers but if we don’t find time to unplug and look around, we may wake up and realize we’ve become victims of an extremely addictive and lucrative game. Pokémon GO has

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Written by Molly Kittle, Vice President, Strategic Services, Bunchball The 5 Key Intrinsic Motivators of Employee Engagement from Bunchball   Every manager craves a highly committed, motivated workforce. When workers are engaged, business performance is better, customer satisfaction scores rise and ultimately, revenues increase. But keeping employees engaged isn’t easy – particularly in today’s distracted and fragmented workplace. Boilerplate training

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Written by: Matt Manning, Inward Strategic Consulting In 1996, Nintendo released a role-playing game for their handheld Game Boy system called Pokémon, short for “pocket monsters”. In this game, “trainers” explored a world filled with animal-like characters called Pokémon. The goal was to catch Pokémon in a ball, and then train them by battling other Pokémon. As you gained experience,

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Written by: Christie Wroten 1. Failing to personalize the training experience. When you’re using gamification for mandatory online training, consider your learner’s preferences. Even though gamification is the current trend—and has tons of success—not all employees will want to participate. Make gamification a choice. An article I read in Chief Learning Officer points out that “there are some segments of

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