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Actionable Gamification - Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards

Actionable Gamification - Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards


Book Overview: Actionable Gamification - Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards

The new era of Gamification and Human-Focused Design optimizes for motivation and engagement over traditional Function-Focused Design. Within the industry, studies on game mechanics and behavioral psychology have become proliferate. However, few people understand how to merge the two fields into experience designs that reliably increases business metrics and generates a return on investment. Gamification Pioneer Yu-kai Chou takes reader on a journey to learn his twelve years of obsessive research in creating the Octalysis Framework, and how to apply the framework to create engaging and successful experiences in their product, workplace, marketing, and personal lives.

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PublisherCreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformYu-Kai Chou
Publication Date2015-04-142017-04-01
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"Yu-kai is at the cutting edge of the field of behavior design." -Nir Eyal, Best Selling Author of Hooked: How to Design Habit-Forming Products

"Yu-kai's Octalysis framework brilliantly explains the intricate relationships between human behaviors and their inner drives. Accompanied by numerous application examples, Octalysis is the turnkey for gamification in any product and service design." -Dr. Jianming Dong, Chief User Experience Architect, Huawei

"I've been following Yu-kai's work on gamification for years and have enjoyed his deep insights and actionable recommendations. Octalysis is a powerful and pragmatic framework to understand human nature and positive motivators that encourage people to do their best work. It's great that Yu-kai was able to capture his thoughts into this framework and can share it with others through this book. It should be required reading for anyone building, managing, or collaborating with a team, community, or ecosystem." -Susie Wee, VP and CTO of Networked Experiences at Cisco Systems

"Yu-Kai is the real deal. His experience, expertise and passion make this a must read for those looking to grasp the possibilities available through applied gamification." -Jeff Gates, former counsel to U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and author of The Ownership Solution, Democracy at Risk, Guilt By Association.

"Yu-kai's Insights were instrumental in helping Lucky Diem supercharge our client La Quinta's bookings per user by 206% and incremental revenue per user by $157 (132% Lift) against the control group. Being able to achieve a viral coefficient of 530%, I would recommend any business to work with Yu-kai and learn his Octalysis Framework." -Andrew Landis, Founder & CEO of Lucky Diem

"Yu-kai's reputation precedes him in the field of gamification. His Octalysis framework is both elegantly simple and intricately complex. His book is not only extrinsically rewarding to read, but intrinsically motivating to apply; it's wickedly effective, and yet divinely true. Octalysis brilliantly unified all these seemingly conflicting aspects of gamification into a single cohesive framework with a hidden twist in the middle of it it s sensational." -Michael Wu, Chief Scientist of Lithium

Yu-Kai Chou is a globally recognized figure in gamification and behavioral design, celebrated for his contributions to augmenting organizational productivity and personal growth. He successfully devised the Octalysis Framework, an innovative approach that amalgamates science and technology, driving customer engagement across businesses. As a prolific keynote speaker, he enlightens worldwide audiences on the power of gamification in transforming human focus, motivation, and interaction. Chou's work journey includes serving high-profile clientele such as Google, LEGO, and Tesla enhancing their user experience and engagement. Already a best-selling author, he penned "Actionable Gamification - Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards" that won international acclaim for its revolutionary perspective on customer engagement strategies. Equipped with a dynamic personality and compelling insights, Yu-Kai Chou continues to influence businesses and individuals alike. He is an international thought leader redefining productivity and engagement, setting new standards in the world of behavioral design and gamification.

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