Tag: gamification

27 March 2014 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
Announcing our 2nd session on the #WisP14 program

We are very proud to announce our second facilitator, Victor Manrique, who will be facilitating the session "From games to gamification: The secret formula of engagement".  Have a look at what Victor has in mind for us: ¿Do you think that designing a gamified experience can be turned into a game? Games are all about learning and every time we start a new game, it keeps on teaching...

20 March 2014 / Agile & Scrum
Work = Play: Activating fun through work

I have received quite some questions and remarks about the theme for this year's Work = Play conference. The theme is activating fun through work and a lot of people ask me: "Shouldn't it be the other way around, Activating work through fun?" And this is exactly what we want to counter with this year's conference. I have seen quite a few organisations where they...

12 February 2014 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
First gamestorming retreat in our own training room

In case I didn't talk to you before now: Happy new year. I hope 2014 may bring you much learning and collaboration. During our first gamestorming retreat of 2014 we experimented with several different gamestorming techniques:  How-Now-Wow matrix A different version of Dot Voting to try to avoid the influencing (more about that later) Code of conduct Job or joy 20/20 vision (Innovation games®) The anti...

12 August 2013 / Agile & Scrum
A sharing economy business idea for you

Too many ideas, not enough time! A sentence many of us know, many of us feel, and many of us are sometimes frustrated about. One of those fine ideas I had when going through a Gamification track was related to what is known as collaborative consumption or a sharing economy. At the time I explored the idea, I was very charmed by the thoughts behind...

5 August 2013 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
Proofing the benefits of Gamification

A while ago, I was contacted by Andrew Hunt, who shared his work detailing the benefits of Gamification proofing through 3 organizations that used such methods to boost their brand and business. The metrics within his infographic do not need any explanation and I'm happy that we can share them through our blog. Lots of people do not understand the true value of Gamification and,...

3 June 2013 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
Benefits of playing games at work.

Why play games at work? We get this question a lot of times when we guide entrepreneurs, small and large enterprise organizations. Or a plain remark: “Pfff, playing games?! That’s not work!”. So what is the answer? Why would we like to use games to do serious work? We encounter a lot of organizations that struggle to keep people motivated and engaged in their change projects,...