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Game on: 3 Ways to Make Money with Gamification

via Chris Kenny, Nashville Business, bizjournals.com | Source Image:Link With people spending three billion hours a week playing online games, we’ve certainly come a long way since Joshua (the computer in “WarGames“) ominously asked:“Shall we play a game?” From fitness to fast food to life insurance, today more brands are using online “gamification” strategies to drive participation, engagement and loyalty. In […]

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“Gamifying” Training [With The Cheesecake Factory]

The Cheesecake Factory is using leaderboards to encourage sharing of problems and solutions between employees.  It also has an iPhone app for learning how to make “glamburgers.” via hreonline.com The Cheesecake Factory, a well-known national chain of high-value restaurants, set out to “gamify” its operational training over the last two years. The concept was to […]

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EliNext Gamification Services Help Companies Promote Products, Engage Customers, And Train Employees

EliNext is taking a more serious stab at gamification, after holding a special meeting devoted to its use. With successful fores into gamification of apps, the company is now setting its sights on using game mechanics in recruiting, HR management, and training. via prweb.com To reinforce the ongoing commitment to customer demands, EliNext Senior Managers […]

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Gamifying The Executive

Deloitte Leadership Academy (DLA) is leveraging gamification to train executives. Even using a Badgeville framework, DLA is learning that gamification in this setting has its own challenges including some backlash. via Antone Gonsalves @antoneg, readwriteweb.com It’s easy to think of gaming as kids stuff, and the behavior-driving techniques honed by the gaming industry limited to […]

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[Gamification & Training] 4 Ways To Supercharge IT Training

via Cindy Waxer, informationweek.com Faced with tighter training budgets, many IT leaders are looking for new ways to develop their workforces. However, many businesses are realizing that “the old training methods just don’t work anymore,” said Tom Graunke, founder and chief storyteller at Arizona-based IT training firm StormWind. Forget about courses that drag on for […]

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Gamified: Deloitte Digital Gamifies Executive Training with Badgeville

via marketwatch.com, PR Newswire Delivers global engagement and adoption of world-class digital learning systems MENLO PARK, Calif., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Badgeville, The Behavior Platform, today announced that Deloitte Leadership Academy, an innovative digital executive training program for more than 10,000 senior executives at over 150 companies around the world, added Badgeville’s […]

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