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Learning about the game design process from an exhibition in the V&A museum in London

  12th September, 2018 By An Coppens

The Victoria and Albert Museum is hosting a videogames exhibition to give an insight into the design process behind the making of some known and lesser known games. I took some time to visit the exhibition and I found it inspiring to see how

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Will incentives increase motivation?

  7th September, 2018 By An Coppens

When we talk about gamification for behaviour change, we regularly receive the question will incentives increase motivation? The answer really depends on the situation and the individual. When I think back to deciding to run the London and New York marathons, it was my personal goal and motivatio

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Being memorable is easier with a story

  5th September, 2018 By An Coppens

Did you know, that being memorable is easier with a story? In fact, people are 22 times more likely to remember a story instead of remembering a fact or statistic. Great to start a story with a fact in that case, don't you think. But that was really to grab your attention. I love stories and I ha

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Learning is physiological and what it means for gamification

  3rd September, 2018 By An Coppens

With more and more research in neuroscience appearing, one of the premises already existing for some time is that learning is physiological, namely combining the wisdom of both body and mind. In gamification, we have the choice of designing with several tools and I think this lends itself ideally to

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Is learning a finite or infinite game?

  24th August, 2018 By An Coppens

Is learning a finite or infinite game? Well, the answer depends on the reasons for learning. Most of us are learning new things all the time, often subconsciously and without realising as well as purposefully for a reason. It is the latter I want to focus on, to keep it relevant to our question.

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Improving your recruitment with a game or gamification

  22nd August, 2018 By An Coppens

To improve your recruitment process with a game or gamification is becoming a regular request we deal with at Gamification Nation. Often the recruitment team has identified stumbling blocks in their process, drop off points or simply isn't attracting enough of the right candidates and they are looki

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What do you need to develop a corporate boardgames for communication and education purposes?

  16th August, 2018 By An Coppens

Boardgames can provide an ideal launchpad for a new corporate strategy, a behaviour you want to nurture or educate your people about in the organisation. Whether it is sales, leadership, strategy or culture related topics, there will be a board game that can be designed to encourage what you would l

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Gamification of the blockchain

  14th August, 2018 By An Coppens

Gamification of the blockchain and businesses using blockchain technology is increasing. I saw it as a good way to reinforce educational credentials. Like with all new technologies someone will have found a way of making

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What should a call centre focus on in gamification for their employees?

  9th August, 2018 By An Coppens

Call centres have been relatively early adopters of gamification to motivate their employees. I would even say from my experience in my student days in technical support and subsequent coaching and training businesses, that some call centres already differentiated themselves in the positive by looki

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Holidays, challenges, meditation and other random good stuff

  6th August, 2018 By An Coppens

Most people in business have probably experienced the mad dash of client requests when they hear you are taking holidays. When you run your own business, you have the added bonus of ensuring that ongoing work remains ongoing, people have the explanations they need to get one with things and enough b

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