Going from MVP to a product based on GetBadges

In January 2016, Krzysztof, our CTO, took part in a meetup hosted by Ionic Poland, a community that is focused around hybrid mobile app frameworks. The discussion topic during “Startup or enterprise? Where is the fit for AngularJS and Ionic?” meetup concerned the importance of Angular and Ionic frameworks.

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The influence of gamification on IT employees’ motivation

Gamification now and then

Since the dawn of history games played a significant role in human’s life. Their main goal was to provide entertainment, relaxation, bring relief to pains and sorrows after a hard day spent on plowing a field or conquering another medieval village. Well, fortunately, in XXI C. games and entertainment have been successfully implemented in slightly different areas of life.

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3 most desired tools you want to gamify

Without any integrations playing GetBadges is basically impossible. It only runs with integrated tools you use in your project management or development. Without these tools, GetBadges as pointless as a fish needing a bicycle. But let’s talk numbers.

So far, we can integrate 18 project management and development tools, but there is more to it – we are open to discuss your custom requests and proposals of other tools!

Among these 18 tools, few of them are extremely popular when it comes to the number of integrations with GetBadges.

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We are pre-accelerated by Huge Thing!

We are very happy to announce that we got accepted into Huge Thing!

 

Huge Thing pet monster

Actually, this news is a little bit late since we are attending the lectures for almost three weeks now.

While we got tons of new ideas on how to make our product better we remain committed to bringing developers fun while also promoting best practices when it comes to Software Engineering. We learned that we can include more of your IT team into our platform and with the experience and data we have we can provide much better insights into the way you are writing software. But shh! It’s a secret (yet).

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How to reward for custom activity

For predefined actions, for example commits, closed tickets and success builds GetBadges rewards your players automatically by predefined badges. These badges are the same for all games and are defined globally, so we can compare and adjust these values in the future.

But what can you do, when you want to reward your employee directly for custom activity?

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