How I Became a Spaceship Commander by Tomasz Borowski
How I Became a Spaceship Commander
A few words about me
For some time I have been exploring the uses of gamification, in particular the gaming solution I deployed some time ago in my workplace.
I took part in the Agile by Example conference in 2011. It was then that a few speakers inspired me to undertake some specific actions within the area. So far I have managed to implement gamification in a 20-man Software Development House: Selleo. I can share my personal experience gained in the undertaking, especially what I have found out about the risks and benefits associated with workplace gamification.
Everyday at work we use myYouGame application. By sorting out their daily tasks and duties our developers (players) cooperate with each other to create human settlements in the most remote corners of the universe. The aim of this application is to grow engagement, promote best practices (e.g. proper task granulation, continuous progress updates, work planning and sharing the knowledge, etc.) and of course to add some fun to the workday. :-)
I participate inMikstura.it Web & Mobile meetings and events, where I give speeches on a regular basis. I would like to invite you to visit mywebsite, where you can find some social media links and presentations videos connected with my professional activity.
You may also watch a short movie aboutYouGame on YouTube.
My talk will be about the basics of gamification in working contexts and will feature a case study of a pragmatic implementation of the concept.
Title of talk: How I Became a Spaceship Commander
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I would like to deliver an interactive presentation, whereby I would attempt to provide a live example of how gamification (YouGame) works in practice. During the talk the audience would be able to submit their questions that would be filed as tasks in my YouTrack account. After the presentation, i.e. in the Questions & Discussion time, I would take the tasks from the backlog and answer the questions or discuss the issues submitted. When a task is completed I will score points and minerals, which will be visible in theYouGame dashboard.
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