These two videos highlight various aspects of the uses of gamification that may be applicable to HR leaders.
Gabe Zichermann on Gamification
While Gabe Zichermann's video interview is broader than just HR issues, many of the principles may still be of interest to HR executives.
Zichermann is the chair of the Gamification Summit, where top thought leaders in the industry gather to share knowledge and insight. He is also an author, speaker and entrepreneur whose best-selling book Gamification by Design looks at the technical and architectural considerations for designing engagement using games concepts.
His previous book Game-Based Marketing achieved acclaim for its detailed look at innovators who blend the power of games with brand strategy.
Using Gamification for Learning
In this video, Epic ELearning's Director of Learning Imogen Casebourne and Barclaycard's eLearning Manager Sam Taylor explore the theory behind a new mobile learning game currently in development.
In addition to showcasing the design of the game, they discuss the unique benefits of games-based learning.