I first used Slack with friends in a mastermind. Later, I created my own group to give and receive one-on-one feedback with other writers. In the mastermind case, I downloaded Slack thanks to Core Drive 5: Social Influence & Relatedness (my friend sending the invite) with the aim of improving our group’s ability to stay … Continue reading Gamification Analysis of Slack (Octalysis Level I)
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Author: Erik Mechelen
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If you’re like most technology professionals you’ve become familiar with the concept of gamification since it gained popularity a few years ago. You may have even been a participant in one of your organization’s programs. Maybe it was a positive experience — or maybe, like many attempts at gamifying user behavior, it was hard to see the tangible benefit to you and the general user population.
Author: Mona Hall
Source: http://www.bunchball.com/blog/post/1811/behind-scenes-bluewolf-how-we-do-gamification… Read the rest
Come party with us and Playcrafting at the G4C Festival! Come meet and celebrate with the Games for Change community! The opening night party on June 23 is a chance … Read more
Author: Andrew Scariati
Source: http://www.gamesforchange.org/2016/06/celebrate-with-us-at-the-g4c-awards-opening-night-party-co-hosted-by-playcrafting/… Read the rest
Gamifying Compliance Training for Corporate Employees with Morf Media
The subject of compliance with government regulations and ethics is a serious one for businesses. The consequences of being caught violating the law, even inadvertently, are more severe than ever. The Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission and other federal agencies are waiting to catch rule-breakers. Thanks to the Internet and social media, the news of violations spreads around the world immediately. One misstep wipes out years of patiently building a great reputation with consumers.
However, the law, applicable federal regulations and how the history of … Read the rest
Fleet Management Software Telogis Coach Curbs Engine Idling Through Gamification
In the transportation business, you’re only making money when you’re moving something, either products or people. But transportation companies know all too well that for much of the time, engines are running when vehicles aren’t moving, either because the vehicle is stuck in traffic or it’s left on while parked. Traffic congestion is inevitable. But idling during delivery stops should not be. Telogis Coach turns engine idling management into a game.
Idling here and there may seem inconsequential, but it adds up. Running the engine when a vehicle isn’t moving … Read the rest
You Want To, But You Won’t Anti Core Drives are the motivational pulls away from a Desired Action. Oftentimes, an Anti Core Drive opposes a Core Drive enough to entice a user to make an Undesired Action. For several years, my brother Mark has contemplated leaving work as a risk manager and crude analyst for an … Continue reading Anti Core Drives: What Pulls Us Away From a Desired Actions
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Author: Erik Mechelen
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Discover How Serious Games Can Have An Impact on Society at the Games For Change Festival
If you are interested in how serious games can solve problems around the world, you will want to check out a festival designed to highlight the impact games can have across many different industries. Every year the Games for Change Festival showcases cutting edge games that target areas of concern in healthcare, environmental impact, research, human rights, economics, education and many other major issues.
This year, the Games for Change Festival will take place June 23rd and 24th at the New School’s Parson’s School of Design … Read the rest
APOD: 2016 June 9 – Pluto at Night
Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
2016 June 9
Explanation: The night side of Pluto spans this shadowy scene. The spacebased view with the Sun behind the distant world was captured by New Horizons last July. The spacecraft was at a range of over 21,000 kilometers, about 19 minutes after its closest approach. A denizen of the Kuiper Belt in dramatic silhouette, the image also reveals Pluto’s tenuous, surprisingly complex … Read the rest