Gamification is the usage of elements that are typical for games, such as points, badges, levels and leader boards, in non-game contexts. This can be in business software, any other software (e.g. educational software) or in real life contexts (e.g. if your kids refuse to brush their teeth you can turn it into a contest). […]
The Design & Co-Innovation Center (DCC) is only the newest chapter in SAP’s long history of design. As the saying goes, we are “standing on the shoulders of giants” and our successes are only possible through the focused design efforts happening throughout the company. There is no longer a fight between profitability and creativity, rather […]
SAP is known for its enterprise solutions but is only starting to be known also for its User Experience (UX) design services. “Welcome to the new SAP” was part of the message behind “Gamification at Work with Janaki Kumar and Q&A with Don Norman”.
We all like to play, and games have been around for a very long time. Yet, it is only recently that the idea of applying game like qualities into work has taken hold of our collective consciousness. Why now? This article examines the three main drivers behind the increase in the interest in gamification in today’s business community.