We reached the limits of our crude system of keeping information in our heads, our personal organizers, and a small wall calendar. Lunches didn’t getting packed, assignments weren’t turned in, library books became overdue, and even a couple of birthday parties were missed. We needed to change our system, and I turned to the Agile/Lean principle of visual management.
I made this cartoon in under two hours and for less than three dollars with a service called xtranormal. And when I say made, I mean I wrote the script, created an xtranormal account, learned their tool, picked my characters, and “shot my animation” sequence.
Hewlett Packard just announced that their WebOS will be available on all of their PC’s, giving developers a massive installed base within a short period of time.
Gamification is a trend to watch and could be just the thing to drive motivation, engagement, awareness, and loyalty with your users.