Project Management Gamification – An Overview
By Kelly Smith
The recent talk of the town in the project management scene is gamification. This new trend is increasingly popular within enterprises that seek new methods to motivate their workforce. What exactly is gamification? It’s simply the process of applying game mechanics to non-gaming contexts and functions, such as training programs and community activities aimed at psychological motivation of employees. Below, you can find a comprehensive overview of everything you should know about gamification in project management.
Gamification – benefits
We all enjoy games because of their inherent challenge and recreational aspects. These two features can be easily translated into the environment of project management and applied to stimulate the mind of employees who will have what psychologists call ‘cognitive surplus’ in their gamified tasks. Gamification brings about a sense of excitement because of its novelty – the change of pace itself will have a positive impact on the employee motivation. Read the Complete Article