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Knowledge Doesn’t Change People’s Behavior – Great Leaders Do

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The act of managing should have consequences. Either you should change your behavior or make a conscious decision to carry on your work in the same way as before. You need knowledge to understand, which direction you should manage the behaviors. But don’t believe in the illusion that you could actually manage or lead with knowledge.

Motivate People Through Data

"Gamification is about motivating people through data." Above all gamification is about how you can use game elements to affect people’s behavior. In other words, how you can motivate people to act according to the set goals. Data is needed because a) data is the only reliable source to find out what behaviors need to be changed to reach the goals and b) making data transparent is an effective way to motivate.

Gamification is Efficient Tool to Manage Behavior

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According to a number of market analysts, consultancies and technology vendors, Gamification is a rising trend and also entering the world of business. Like with any rising trend, enthusiasm towards gamification can at times be overwhelming. But as with most trends, they have a certain strong and sustainable core – a reason that justifies the existence of the trend. At Cloudriven we believe that using gamification for behavior management is such a core.

What Is Gamification?

Because gamification is a difficult concept and a tricky word, I thought I’d gather up some definitions of the concept I’ve come across in the web. Lastly, I briefly open up what we at Cloudriven consider gamification to be.