Did you know Gamification can have a huge impact of employee performance? Enterprise Gamification is one of the hottest topics today, so we are delighted to announce that Mario Herger will be with us for our May event. Join us to find out how real-time-feedback can solidify learning or provide an opportunity for change in your organization. Learn about important techniques of transparency such as leaderboards, newsfeeds, progress bars, badges and more!
Mario Herger is a Senior Innovation Strategist at SAP Labs in Palo Alto, California and global head of the Gamification Initiative at SAP. He has worked in the past as developer, development manager, architect, product manager and other roles on a series of new SAP products and has been driving communities for more than 15 years, including innovative topics at SAP, like Visual Composer, Business Process Experts, mobile and gamification.
He has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Vienna University of Technology and an undergraduate degree in International Business Management from the Vienna university of Economy.
He recently played through all levels of the iPad game Air Attack and currently works with his four year old son on reaching the final level of Angry Birds.
In his work as head of the Gamification Initiative at SAP he has encountered and supported gamification efforts in the enterprise from multiple levels and departments, like Sustainability, On Demand, Mobile, HR, Training & Education, Simulation etc. He has driven the awareness around gamification inside and outside SAP by organizing and leading innovation events around this topic, working with gamification platform- & service-providers, and by incorporating gamification into SAP's strategy.
Please join us on Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m. at Yahoo! Santa Monica for this Enterprise Gamification event. As usual, refreshments will be served. We are grateful for our generous sponsors -- Yahoo! and O'Reilly Media. Yahoo! has kindly provided our meeting space and refreshments and O'Reilly Media has donated of several copies of Gamification by Design written by Gabe Zichermannand Christopher Cunningham. Be sure and bring your business cards to the event.
Park on the street or across at the DMV parking lot.
After the event, we will gather at McCabes Bar & Grill which is a short walk from Yahoo! for anyone interested. The address is 2455 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA
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On the same date, Mario Herger will have a one-day gamification workshop in Santa Monica. To get a discount use the discount code listed below. The workshop will take place on Monday, June 11.
Register here: http://lamayenterprisegamification.eventbrite.com/
Promo code: uxmeetupla
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