Gamification is also being used in other industries, including education, healthcare, and government. It helps people learn new skills, improve performance, and engage with others.
Here are some examples of how this works in real life:
There are several ways to use gamification in the workplace. One way is to give employees points or badges for completing certain tasks. This motivates employees because they feel like they’re getting recognition for doing something well. Another way is to make work more fun. Employees might compete against each other to see who can complete the most tasks in a day, week, month, or year. They might play games together to earn points or badges. Or they might compete against an outside entity, such as a company or charity.
The “I’m a Rockstar!” Badge.
A common type of badge is called the “I’M A ROCKSTAR!” badge. It’s awarded when a team member completes a task within a specified timeframe. The badge usually has a picture of a rock star with a guitar and sunglasses.
The “You’re My Hero!” Badge.
This badge was designed to recognize an employee who had completed a project in less than 30 days. The idea behind the badge is to encourage employees to work faster and more efficiently.
The “We’ve Got This!” Badge.
This one comes from a client who wanted to reward their team when they hit certain milestones. The “We've Got This!” badge is a simple way to show appreciation for a job well done. It's also a good reminder to keep things moving forward.
The “You Did Great!” Badge.
Another example of a simple point system is the "You're Awesome!" badge. This one comes with a little more flair, as it shows off the employee's name and photo.