Category Archives: Government

Using Gamification to Solve Problems Within Communities

Gamification is the application of game mechanics and game thinking to drive engagement and solve problems.  Earlier this year Gartner, Inc. stated that by 2015 more than 50% of organisations that manage innovation processes will use gamification and that more … Continue reading

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Playmatics Secures $1 Million For ‘Real-World’ Social Game

Eric Caoili of Gamasutra reports that New York City-based developer Playmatics has raised $1 million from several Swiss-based angel investors to build Shadow Government, a “real world” social game. Shadow Government is “based on the gamification of real countries, systems, … Continue reading

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Australian Government Encourages Industry to “Play With Purpose”

In a post on the Australian Government’s Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Innovation Blog, Miriam Morris encourages both the Public and Private Sectors to investigate gamification as a technique to engage with the public Gamification represents the process of … Continue reading

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Gartner Says By 2015, More Than 50 Percent of Organizations That Manage Innovation Processes Will Gamify Those Processes

By 2015, more than 50 percent of organizations that manage innovation processes will gamify those processes, according to Gartner, Inc. By 2014, a gamified service for consumer goods marketing and customer retention will become as important as Facebook, eBay or … Continue reading

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