Gamification

News and Articles About Gamification

What This Business Owner Did to Get His Team Out of a Sales Rut
Gamification

What This Business Owner Did to Get His Team Out of a Sales Rut

A little friendly competition translated into a big jump in sales.
Why You Should Supercharge Your Workplace With Gamification
Gamification

Why You Should Supercharge Your Workplace With Gamification

Not everyone is passionate about their work but everyone loves a good game.
Aaron Orendorff
How a Marketing Firm Hit the Gamification Bull's-Eye
Gamification

How a Marketing Firm Hit the Gamification Bull's-Eye

When sales are a game and customers are players, this Boston-based company wins big.
How to Make Gamification Fun for Everyone at Work
Gamification

How to Make Gamification Fun for Everyone at Work

Gamification can unlock your company's potential across all employees, job titles and departments.
Nintendo Unveils First 'Quality of Life' Device: a Non-Wearable Sleep Tracker
Personal Health

Nintendo Unveils First 'Quality of Life' Device: a Non-Wearable Sleep Tracker

The hand-sized device incorporates radio frequency sensors to measure sleep patterns and report back to users with analytic graphs.
Geoff Weiss
6 Techniques to Effectively Gamify a Mobile App
Mobile Apps

6 Techniques to Effectively Gamify a Mobile App

Incentivizing users with rewards can keep them coming back and spreading the word, but only if you set it up correctly.
Rahul Varshneya
This Company Thinks It's Unlocked the Secret to Employee Engagement and Productivity
Employee Engagement

This Company Thinks It's Unlocked the Secret to Employee Engagement and Productivity

BetterWorks, which just raised a $15.5 million Series A round, merges the concepts of game mechanics and the quantified self to motivate and manage employees' goals.
Laura Entis
Your Answer to Lackluster Customer and Employee Engagement: Add Fun.
Infographics

Your Answer to Lackluster Customer and Employee Engagement: Add Fun.

Turning business processes into games -- the idea behind the trendy buzzword "gamification" -- encourages frequent participation and makes mundane tasks entertaining.
Catherine Clifford
Great at World of Warcraft? Put It on Your Resume.
Video Games

Great at World of Warcraft? Put It on Your Resume.

Stephen Gillett, Symantec's chief operating officer and former Starbucks CIO, says the skills he learned playing the online game have helped him professionally.
Laura Entis
Productivity

Let It Flow: Unleash Hidden Streams of Productivity

By tapping into employees sweet spot of challenge and reward, they'll feel more motivated to get things done.
Stefan Groschupf
Just How Long Has 'Selfie' Been Around, Anyway?
Culture

Just How Long Has 'Selfie' Been Around, Anyway?

The Merriam-Webster dictionary has added 150 new words, many of which have been around for a surprisingly long time.
Nina Zipkin
Gamification Tapped by Some Employers to Recruit Candidates
Human Resources

Gamification Tapped by Some Employers to Recruit Candidates

The approach nets more engaged applications when integrated into a challenge-based hiring process.
Rocco Sannelli
Will Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs Learn With Virtual Reality?
Education

Will Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs Learn With Virtual Reality?

New technology tools could provide an education method that can prepare us for any future.
Ben Lamm
Life Coaches, Gamification and Augmented Reality: What to Expect in Mobile This Year
Mobile

Life Coaches, Gamification and Augmented Reality: What to Expect in Mobile This Year

From more education apps to iBeacons exploding on the market, 2014 will be a year where mobile will see massive disruption. Here are 10 predictions.
Rishu Mandolia