Arcade…

What an epic song is Arcade from Duncan Laurence, a mix between Coldplay and Jaimy Woon in my opinion. This is why we thought we would create a small tribute to the winner of the 2019 Song Festival. With a refrain like “loving you is a losing game” you just have to admit gamification is everywhere! via GIPHY

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Gamification Manifest

After writing three books about gamification and founding the Gamification Academy in 2015, we felt it was time to write a gamification Manifest. It is a draft version that we would like to use as an ‘open’ discussion’ with our network. This is why we share it today, 19-5-2019. Share your thoughts in our Linkedin Group! WHY (we exist) The professional playground is changing…

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How to win the battle for talent?

Recently, the Gamification Academy invited members of our valuable network to experience to power of play through Talent Hold’em and the GameStorm method. We invited 20 Big Bosses to brainstorm on the subject: “How to win the battle for talent”… Through this blog, we will share some of the insights of two teams that played this problem through… The main obstacles that were defined…

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Gamification to uncover talents…

Do you ever compliment you colleague out of the blue because (s)he is so talented? Don’t worry, neither do we. We don’t compliment co-workers out of the blue, we developed a game to support that – as a conversation starter. It is called Talent Hold’em and it works so well, that over 1.000 professionals have used it so far. We developed it for the…

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The Power of Purpose

About the necessary transformation from organizational pyramids to processing power for similar purposes…     I was doing research for my new book ‘Playing on the job’ (working title) when I stumbled upon this picture of how a kingdom worked in the middle ages and concluded that this is actually how a lot of organizations (and countries) still work. Where a pyramid is actually a…

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Gamification TedTalk van Bart Hufen

In November 2016, our founder Bart Hufen did a TedXTalk about game design and gamification. Learn how you can use the basics of game design in your daily life or how you can apply it to your work. We have been doing that for almost a decade. By watching this you will learn which addictive game mechanics make us do things we were not…

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