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Mayfield Fund’s Chang Peers Into Gamification Crystal Ball

The San Francisco Gamification Summit came to a close Thursday.  Backer of gamification startups, Tim Chang, shares his top 5 inisights regarding opportunities and threats in this field. via Matthew Wong, blogs.wsj.com Mayfield Fund Managing Partner Tim Chang is not new to the growing field of gamification. In the past couple of years, Chang has […]

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Gamification Just A Fad? Not So, Says Expert

In case you needed further confirmation that gamification has become a major trend that’s here to stay, check out this Q&A with Gabe Zichermann at the San Francisco Gamification Summit. via Lizette Chapman @zettewil with Gabe Zichermann @gzicherm, blogs.wsj.com Gamification is serious business. More than 600 people are attending the three-day Gamification Summit in San […]

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Gamification: Just Another Step Towards The Post-Digital Business World

We seem to be hustling towards a post-digital world, where technologies are fully integrated into everything we do (if we’re not yet already there).  Gamification will likely piggyback along for the ride, and become just as integral to the future of both b2b and b2c relationships. via Matthew Buckland @matthewbuckland, memeburn.com Gamification. Stop thinking twelve […]

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Pew Report On The Future Of Gamification

What will the future of gamification look like? A recent Pew Research Center study marks it as a strong and continuing trend.  What do you think? via David Miller with Pew Internet @pewinternet, purplepawn.com “Gamification” is a term used to describe the application of game mechanics to drive real-world action. It’s a hot topic among […]

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Will It Always Be Fun And Gamification?

via Mikal E. Belicove @belicove, entrepreneur.com Whether or not you realize it, “gamification” has been a part of your life since childhood. You might recall, for instance, receiving rewards or prizes from your childhood dentist after each visit. For me, prizes were based on challenge-response behaviors. If I remained cavity-free (the challenge), I got to […]

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In The Future, You’ll Game Without Knowing It

via Winda Benedetti @WindaBenedetti, ingame.msnbc.msn.com Imagine a future in which you earn badges and achievements at every turn. Meanwhile, companies are constantly encouraging you to level up your life as a way to draw you in. Perhaps you earn a special badge as you run the treadmill at the gym or you level up when you buy so many […]

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The Future Of Gamification

  via Janna Anderson and Lee Rainie, pewinternet.org Overview Tech stakeholders and analysts generally believe the use of game mechanics, feedback loops, and rewards will become more embedded in daily life by 2020, but they are split about how widely the trend will extend. Some say the move to implement more game elements in networked […]

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