The recent uptick in gamification might have, more than you think, to do with keywords. The ill-defined, yet popular term has come to encompass serious games, screen and computer-based games, game elements, and a variety of permutations of the same. It’s popularity has fed a growing debate about it’s effectiveness. A body of research has evolved
As we’ve covered in previous posts, interactive training games and game based elearning have enormous application in various business processes – sales training, leadership development and even onboarding. But what exactly are these and how can they be leveraged to create a better training experience? The answer lies in one key word: analytics. It has
With the rising importance of gamification and game based learning in Learning and Development departments of companies around the world, new applications for game based learning are being discovered all the time and are being used to great effect. One such application is onboarding and induction. With the current amounts of time and energy being
For the first time in history we have a generation of digital natives – these folks have grown up immersed in the use of information technologies. Unlike generations past, they are comfortable with technology and easily adapt and integrate new functionality from smart phones, laptop computers, MP3 players, game stations, and virtual reality worlds.