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Stimulation through Gamification

As creative thinkers we are always finding new ways to stimulate and engage our audience within our products.

Our design team has a combined total of over 10 years’ experience working with the E-Learning sector, and we have found that using Gamification within digital training significantly improves the learning rate and screen engagement over a longer length of time.

To explain: Gamification is the concept of applying game based mechanics to non-game applications, making them more engaging and interactive. Gamification motivates the user throughout their training, encouraging them to achieve their goals and training objectives. This is done by tapping into the desires to succeed.

It is important to monitor the performance of the user to ensure they achieve the results and objectives required to successfully complete the training. This can be done by creating a personal account for the user, where they can collect awards and achievements on their learning. By giving the user the chance to earn rewards, they show increased signs of performance and engagement throughout the game.

The activities and content around Gamification can vary depending on the application.

RecycleBank is an online learning library with E-learning courses to educate, inspire and rewards users upon sustainable living and recycling. Each user is rewarded with points be completing the training course, which can be exchanged for discounts through E-commerce websites or local stores. Rewarding the user encourages progression and development naturally, while maintaining more focus and engagement throughout.

 https://www.recyclebank.com/ – 2015

Foldit is an online puzzle game, part of an experimental research project developed by the University of Washington’s Centre for Game Science. The objective of the game is to fold the structure of specific proteins using the tools within the game. The game allows people from all over the world to play and complete in solving tasks, which helps gather research and information used towards fighting AIDS. A major breakthrough was found in 2011, when a solution to the M-PMV virus was found by deciphering the crystal structure in 10 days. This game is more interactive than a simple ‘click and tell’ E-learning course, but is still based around the user earning a high score, and competing with other users to achieve the best results.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGYJyur4FUA – 2015

Both of these examples show how Gamification can strengthen E-learning and big data. It has been predicted that by 2015, over 70% of the Global 2000 organizations will have one or more Gamification based application and over 71% of companies are expecting big data to create a significant increase on sales and revenue over the next 12 months.

We are continuing to create new game based applications and Digital Training courses that benefit our customers and fulfils there big data needs. Over the coming months we have been given the opportunity to experiment and develop applications using new technology including virtual reality. This technology is rapidly becoming available to many companies, and could open new doors to training and Gamification.

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72 Infographics about big data

Guest blog post by Mirko Krivanek

From BigData-Startups. The infographics below is just one of them.

Here's the list:

  1. How The USA Federal Government Thinks Big With Data
  2. Are You Ready For The Future of the Internet of Things?
  3. How Big Data Centers Impact the Environment
  4. A Look Into How Data Centers Actually Work
  5. How Big Data Gives Retailers a Competitive Edge and Boosts Growth
  6. How We Are Heading Towards a Smart Planet with The Internet of Things
  7. How Data Disasters Can Seriously Harm Your Company
  8. How Data Mining & Decision Support Systems Can Create A Powerful Marketing Strategy
  9. Five Myths Marketers Believe About Big Data
  10. The Explosion of the Internet of Things
  11. What Are The Trends: A Big Data Survey
  12. How The Internet of Things Will Make Our World Smart- Infographic
  13. Big Data Analytics Trends for 2014
  14. How Big Data Will Improve Decision Making in Your Organisation
  15. How M2M Data Will Have a Major Impact by 2020
  16. The World’s Most Unusual Data Centers
  17. 7 Ways Big Data Could Revolutionize Our Lives by 2020
  18. 5 Ways To Become Extinct As Big Data Evolves
  19. Why Marketers Should Stop Worrying And Start Loving Big Data
  20. In The World Of Digital Storage, Size Does Matter
  21. Maximize Online Sales With Product Recommendations
  22. Understanding The Various Sources of Big Data
  23. The Who, What and Why of Big Data
  24. Customers Sharing Their Personal Data Should Be Cared For
  25. Is Bad Data A Hazard For Your Customer Experience
  26. What The Consumer Really Thinks Of Data Privacy
  27. Financial Services Firms Leveraging Big Data
  28. A Reality Gap Exists With Big Data Initiatives
  29. Smart Cities Turn Big Data Into Insight
  30. Using Big Data To Predict Dengue Fever And Malaria Outbreaks
  31. Keeping Track Of The People Keeping Track Of You
  32. Are European Companies Ready For Big Data?
  33. How Are Companies Organising Their Big Data Initiatives
  34. 10 Greatest Challenges Preventing Businesses From Capitalizing On Big Data
  35. What Will The World Look Like When We Connect The Unconnected
  36. What Is The Value Of The Internet Of Things
  37. What Are The Real Costs Of A Data Breach
  38. How Google Applies Big Data To Know You
  39. How To Put Big Data To Work
  40. How To Become More Competitive With Big Data
  41. How Big Data Can Help To Minimize Attacks On Your Digital Assets
  42. How Can Big Data Improve Education
  43. A Closer Look Into The Future Big Data Ecosystem
  44. Data Lovers vs. Data Haters
  45. How The Internet Of Things Will Create A Smart World
  46. 8 Industries That Could Benefit From Big Data
  47. Five Steps To Data-Driven Marketing
  48. Big Data is Big Business in Banking
  49. The body as a source of big data
  50. Is your data secure?
  51. The viability of big data
  52. A visualization of the world’s largest data breaches
  53. The long road to become a big data scientist
  54. The illustrious big data scientist
  55. What data do the five largest tech companies collect
  56. Getting sales and marketing aligned with big data
  57. Big Data in the Supply Chain
  58. The promise of big personalization
  59. Understanding the growing world of bytes
  60. The history of predictive analytics
  61. The Big Data Industry Atlas
  62. CIOs and Big Data
  63. How retailers can deal with big data
  64. The importance of Big Data Governance
  65. Big Data and the possibilities with Hadoop
  66. Big Data brings big benefits, but what are the costs of too much data?
  67. Giving employees access to big data has big potential
  68. Big Data will transform healthcare
  69. Five opportunities to effectively and efficiently analyze big data
  70. Challenging the traditional RDBMS Status Quo
  71. Big data is Big News
  72. Big Data Snapshot

View infographics at http://www.bigdata-startups.com/big-data-infographics/

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