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Fun, Competition Inspire Better Service And Happier Employees

via Camille Tuutti, fcw.com The federal government is exploring a new way to manage performance and reward valuable behaviors by borrowing from the gaming world. It’s called gamification, and the idea is to take the principles of gaming and apply them to real-world situations. Although gamification has long been used in industry, the public sector is just […]

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Dieting For Dollars (Or Maybe A Movie Ticket)

via Nicole Laporte, nytimes.com BACK in 1999, Michael Paolini, an inventor at I.B.M. in Austin, Tex., was having lunch at a Ruby Tuesday’s with some fellow engineers when the group decided that too many burgers and fries were translating into thicker waistlines. It was time to lose weight.https://engaming.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post-new.php But, being engineers, they weren’t just going […]

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This is Fun! Red Stripe Creates Giant Space Invaders Game Out of Traffic Barriers [Video]

via Yi Chen, psfk.com @PSFK As part of the ‘Make with a Red Stripe’ campaign, street artist Filthy Luker created a large-scale Space Invaders installation that appeared on the Manchester Town Hall in the U.K. Filthy Luker transformed everyday traffic barriers into the iconic pieces of the retro arcade game. The pieces are wired with LED lights […]

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PlayMoolah Wins Innotribe Singapore Startup Challenge

via Playmoolah.com @playmoolah @minxuan @audreytan Just a few hours ago, PlayMoolah won the title of “Top Startup” with innovation in real financial education for children and parents. We’d like to take this chance to send our thanks to the SWIFT community for this amazing opportunity, and our love to everyone who gave us your support! Innotribe, SWIFT’s […]

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Casino Company Gambles On Gamification

Via David F. Carr @carr2n, Informationweek.com “National casino chain Boyd Gaming uses Gigya’s gamification platform to keep players hooked on its loyalty program. Casino developer and operator Boyd Gaming Corp. is betting on social gamification to boost its loyalty program and keep players coming back for more. Boyd has just launched a new version of […]

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