Ad agency reveals 'How to Explain Gamification To Your Boss'

Summary:File this one under “useful information for your next gamification pitch meeting.” Advertising agency M.

File this one under “useful information for your next gamification pitch meeting.” Advertising agency M.J. Brunner Inc. has focused some attention and resources on gamification through its offshoot project BHiveLab, which is described as “an idea incubator focused on inventing new ways to engage people on-the-go.”

The most interesting thing we’ve seen on the BHiveLab website so far is a clever slideshow titled “How to Explain Gamification to your Boss.” There’s a lot of corporate marketing speak about customer retention, website engagement, and strategic planning, but also some pretty straightforward explanations, such as, “Game mechanics satisfy human desires.”

You can view the entire presentation at slideshare.net, and here are a few of the more interesting slides below. http://www.bhivelab.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/explained1.png

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Topics: Software Development, Browser

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Texas native Libe Goad resides in New York City and has spent the past decade covering technology and video games for publications including Blender, PC Magazine, Bust, Seventeen and Sync. Libe is currently the Editor-in-Chief of AOL's award-winning Games.com group, covering the growing social and casual games industry. Previously, she... Full Bio

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