Improving Recommender Systems with Gamification

    Author:  Jordi Moretón Galí >> @jordimgali Spanish version / Versión en castellano: Descarga Recommender Systems Problems and Strategies The fundamental purpose of any recommendation system is to filter information according to user preferences. In the context of the project eTUR2020: Tourism & Retail, it is about offering the most relevant products and services to the user […]

Gamification in the Workplace: GAMeeP Project

    Author:  Jordi Moretón Galí >> @jordimgali Spanish version / Versión en castellano: Descarga In 2015 we started the project GAMeeP for which we have been contracted by Compartia to support in tasks related to gamification in the workplace design, player profiling & dynamic Gamification engines design and development and finally for the experimental design and analysis […]

Tourism Gamification and Sustainability

Author:  Jordi Moretón Galí >> @jordimgali Spanish version / Versión en castellano: Descarga eTUR2020 and Tourism Gamification In 2015 project eTUR2020 began, for which we have been subcontracted by Compartia to provide support in analizing gamification in the tourism sector, in designing gamification strategies and in researching emergent gamification standards in the sector. The first project deliverable […]

3DWire 2015: Gamification Results

Authors: Flavio Escribano >> @ludictador & Jordi Moretón Galí >> @jordimgali Spanish version / Versión en castellano: Descarga Gamifying 3DWire 3DWire is an annual event for animation and digital audiovisual production (New Media, ICT and Videogames) held in Segovia (Spain) that brings together lots of professionals, both national and international. The creator and organizer of the event is Paramotion Films, a production […]

Research & Innovation Experience in BadgeCulture

Spanish version here In 2013, Gecon.es was contracted by Compartia to participate in Badgeculture innovation project, an initiative in which Marinva also has participated, supported by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism of the Spanish Government through the Acción Estratégica Economía y Sociedad Digital (AEESD) funding programme. It’s important to highlight that the objective […]

Normification: Social Norms and Competitive Gamification

Author: Jordi Moretón Galí >> @jordimgali Spanish Version / Versión en Castellano: Descarga As in an old article we wrote circa 2013 we talked about motivation theories (link), in this one we’ll focus on theories about social norms, captivated by the lecture of an interesting article and an example of an engagement platform which exploits these norms. Social […]

Gamification: Evidence on its Effectiveness After the Hype

    Author: Jordi Moretón Galí >> @jordimgali Spanish Version / Versión en Castellano: Descarga The hype that surrounded Gamification visually materialized in 2011 when it appeared for the first time in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. In 2013 was already in the Peak of Inflated Expectations zone and this year 2014 it’s in the Trough of […]

Game Over and Gamification

    Author: Jordi Moretón Galí >> @jordimgali Revision: Flavio Escribano >> @ludictador Spanish Version / Versión en Castellano: Descarga A few months ago and during a game design session we got to the point where we should define what would happen if the player did not solve the proposed challenge. The responses were diverse, among them […]

Stop the Clock! Time in Games and Gamification

Author: Jordi Moretón Galí Spanish Version / Versión en Castellano: Descarga Stop the clock! Time in games This is the first in a series of posts “Arcade Room” in which, inspired by classic video games, we will review gamification mechanics and other fundamental game elements, in this case the time. A few days ago we […]

Reseña Barcelona Citizen Science Day

Autores: Jordi Moretón y Flavio Escribano [Google+] Como esto de innovar no trata solamente de hincar los codos, leer papers y redactar documentos uno tras otro y requiere un poco de inspiración “presencial”, el pasado día 11 acudimos a las charlas que varios investigadores dieron en el Barcelona Citizen Science Day. Mark Nieuwenhujisen, del Centro de Epidemiología […]