Gamification at work

Introducing some game techniques to have fun at work

What is Gamification?

Gamification consists of making a game from a process that is not a game is. Normally, a gamified process can be identified because it contains a few common elements like points, badges and leaderboards. Proper gamification has much more than that behind those elements, but it’s an easy way to describe them in general.

One of the key concepts is that Gamification works better around tasks that are usually boring or repetitive. Quboo has been created by developers so they know that fixing old, ugly code is not cool. It is actually painful. Quboo tries to help create a process in which fixing legacy code and increase code coverage can be a bit more enjoyable. You can compete with other teams and get “symbolic rewards” every month. A nice t-shirt? You decide.

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