Combating Disengagement and the Science Behind it

We talk to many companies about how to combat disengagement and better connect with employees, peers and their work, managers and executives. Studies have shown that tapping into what intrinsically motivates people combats disengagement longer term. Here are some best practices we use. Underlying these practices are psychological, neuroscience and behavioral research in the workplace, which are…

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Addressing the Employee Engagement Crisis

Did you know that 63% of global workers are not engaged in the workplace? That represents $500B in lost productivity and higher attrition! HR and line of business teams are looking for new strategies to improve employee engagement and collaboration. Gartner estimates that gamification will soon become the operational improvement strategy of choice for 40% of…

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Behavior Management for Long Term Success

Behavior Management for Long Term Success One of the most common behavior management misunderstandings is the assumption that Gamification is best-suited for promotions or short-term events. Fortunately, this just isn’t true. Successful behavior management is a long-term investment between company and employee that only grows stronger as time goes on. They key to long term…

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Destination Gamification [Part 3/4]

Workplace Gamification: 4 Roads, 4 Destinations Destination Gamification Thanks for reading this continuing series that summarizes my observations of the current state of gamification as a workplace strategy.  While organizations can become myopic and may “feed” off their own ideas and understanding, my role affords me some opportunity to remain detached from any myopia.  I…

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Sales Motivation: Analytics and the Sales Professional

Sales Motivation: Analytics and the Sales Professional Driving sales professionals’ behavior can be a challenge. They’re already expected to do so much: sell, sell, sell, follow up with leads, find new leads, close deals, fill out details in the CRM, and so on! An engagement platform like Badgeville can drive the behaviors you need to…

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Native Event Gamification [Part 2/4]

Workplace Gamification: 4 Roads, 4 Destinations Native Application Gamification This is the second of what I have observed to be the four common and distinct paths in workplace gamification today.  The first and most mature of the four is what I call Learning Event Gamification which was defined and discussed here.  The second is what…

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What’s Missing in Your Channel Sales Approach – Digital Motivation?

What’s Missing in Your Channel Sales Approach – Digital Motivation? Today’s successful channel programs need to address a number of partner needs, including: Onboarding Product Mastery Self Service Content Discovery Leveraging Wisdom of the Community Driving Qualified Leads Driving Customer Advocacy Partner Certification Supporting Deals Recognition of top performers and rising stars   To address…

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In case you missed it: Taking Customer Engagement to the Next Level

In case you missed it, earlier this month Badgeville hosted a webinar alongside customer Melbourne Storm, an Australian rugby team in the NRL. Melbourne Storm’s Chief Commercial Officer, Ben Dunn, joined us and discussed how they integrated gamification into their marketing strategy, to generate 91% additional growth in pregame spend per user! The webinar featured…

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Learning Event Gamification [Part 1/4]

Workplace Gamification: 4 Roads, 4 Destinations Learning Event Gamification Thanks for reading my first post introducing a market assessment of how companies are approaching gamification as an employee engagement strategy.  I consistently observe four paths on which companies embark and the first of those four is what I call “Learning Event Gamification”.   This is the…

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