Gamification The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Gamification en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:45:00 GMT 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. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:09:00 GMT Laura Entis 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. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT Stefan Groschupf 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. Tue, 20 May 2014 18:13:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Gamification Tapped by Some Employers to Recruit Candidates The approach nets more engaged applications when integrated into a challenge-based hiring process. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:30:00 GMT Rocco Sannelli Will Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs Learn With Virtual Reality? New technology tools could provide an education method that can prepare us for any future. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:30:00 GMT Ben Lamm 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. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:00:00 GMT Rishu Mandolia Amazon Just Bought a Video-Game Company The Seattle-based tech giant has scooped up Irvine, Calif.-based Double Helix Games. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 17:47:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Why Your Business Should Get in on the Gamification Trend Gamification, a principle for applying gameplay mechanics and theories to everyday problems, is growing in popularity. Here's how your small business can start playing. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:00:00 GMT Jason Ankeny Using Gamification to Boost Staff Morale In addition to helping business owners solve problems around customer engagement and retention, gamification can enhance staff relations. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:00:00 GMT Jason Ankeny Company Turns 'Unsexy' Corporate Compliance Training on Its Head True Office gamifies the way companies train their employees, with its founder insisting it's cheaper and more fun than hiring an expert. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT Laura Entis 5 Secrets to Increasing Customer Retention -- and Profits One-time customers aren't going to fuel the continued growth of your business. Retaining customers is crucial to your long-term success. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 14:00:00 GMT Brian Honigman The Startup Bringing Video Games into the Real World The video game of the future just might remind you of toys of the past. Sifteo cubes give tactile appeal to technology. Tue, 21 May 2013 09:26:00 GMT Tracy Stapp Herold Online Marketing 101: Are You Prone to Shiny Object Syndrome? It's hard to resist the latest digital marketing craze -- from Facebook to gamification to Vine. Before launching into a new online marketing tactic, figure out if it's the right strategy for you. Here's how. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT Adam Kleinberg Atari Co-Founder Nolan Bushnell on Gaming and Business Growth The video-game pioneer recounts his startup story, pointing out common pitfalls of aspiring entrepreneurs. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 06:30:00 GMT Bryan Elliott 10 Online Marketing Trends for 2013 From gamification to local to analytics, a look at what's going to move the needle in marketing this year. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 08:30:00 GMT Joanna Lord Entrepreneur's Most Popular '60-Second Solutions' of 2012 The appeal of gamification, how to avoid legal pitfalls, search engine optimization, and more top our list of your favorite videos offering fast fixes to your business challenges. Thu, 27 Dec 2012 07:01:00 GMT Hiten Samtani How Gamification Can Create Social Media Buzz Expert Gabe Zicherman on how 'gaming features' can increase engagement on the social web. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 08:00:00 GMT Gabe Zichermann Tech-Savvy and Fashion-Forward: A Look at Today's Stylish Startups Making it big in the fashion world has always been a tall task. Here's a look at how three startups are using technology to find an 'in' with customers and brands. Thu, 25 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT Lambeth Hochwald How Gamification Can Improve Customer Loyalty Programs Expert Gabe Zichermann on how 'gamified' programs can be better than standard rewards-based strategies. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 08:00:00 GMT Gabe Zichermann