WHAT IF WE MADE WORK BETTER THROUGH GAMES?
IF YOU HAVE TO TEACH SOMEONE SOMETHING YOU HAVE TO LEARN IT REALLY WELL YOURSELF
Richard Freeman’s special guest this week is Pete Jenkins.
Pete Jenkins is an international speaker, adviser and trainer in Gamification, topping the world rankings of Gamification influencers in 2016.
Pete founded his company GAMIFICATION+ in 2000, although it was a far more straight-forward IT company to begin with. He has since advised and trained companies of all sizes, both in the UK and internationally, on the use of Gamification.
Pete is Chair of the International Gamification Confederation and has been Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Brighton for 8 years. As well as researching gamification for HR at CROME (the University’s Centre for Research on Management and Employment), he lectures on gamification and entrepreneurship at undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
Pete is also Practice Director (Gamification) at Intelestream Inc. in Chicago, a strategic advisory company in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and digital product development.
We spoke in November 2018 about the fundamentals of games, the ethics of play as way to drive the behaviours of others and why everyone should spend a bit more time using Lego.
Lego Serious Play methodology (Wiki)
Richard Thaler (Wiki)
Michael Lewis – The Undoing Project, 2016
Ideas Street – Gamification for the Public Good at the DWP
https://www.theguardian.com/government-computing-network/2011/jun/27/gamification-principles-public-services-dwp (The Guardian, 2011)
Official Minecraft wiki
Grend Theft Auto wiki
Lego video games wiki
Pokemon Go wiki
Superbetter gamified app
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