There’s an abundance of information published on using gamification in corporate learning environments, and companies now believe that it can add significant value to their learning initiatives. But many implementations could be falling short of their promise. In 2012, Gartner Research predicted that by 2014, 80 percent of gamified applications would fail to meet business objectives, primarily due to poor design. The challenge has been that hard data regarding the effectiveness of specific gamification elements has been scarce. Until now.

In this session you will learn how every day, hundreds of thousands of employees from world-class organizations like Walmart, Toys”R”Us, and J&J interact with the gamification elements, generating more than 50 million discrete interactions per year. You will explore how the learning results compare against corporate key-performance indicators. You will leave this session understanding the value of gamification and what key elements make gamification so successful.

In this session, you will learn:

  • What three key components you must embed in a learning game to make it popular with learners, and why
  • Why game play variety is critical
  • What key element drives competition and community
  • What kinds of rewards are key to participation
  • Why learners want to review their own report card, and how many of them are doing it
  • How people use social connectivity in learning, and what’s driving that

Novice to advanced designers, developers, project managers, and managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Axonify eLearning platform.