“The least exciting element of any game is the points, badges or leaderboards. People don’t play a game just for points, they play for mastery, to overcome challenges and to socialize with others. The most effective gamification efforts include more than points and badges — they contain elements of story, challenge and continual feedback as well as a high level of interactivity.” —Karl KappRead more... →
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“Gamification is the use of game elements, mechanics and thinking to engage, motivate action, promote learning and solve problems.”Read more... →
Join us Tuesday evening, 21 Feb, 5:30p, to learn tips and techniques for building better learning games. Joe Halpin and Terry Teplitz of Peregrine Performance Group discuss gamification challenges and solutions, and share recent examples of their work at this month’s ATD Golden Gate (North Bay) gathering of L&D professionals. Mark your calendar today and […]Read more... →
SANTA ROSA, CA – We had a fantastic turnout last night at the Golden Gate (North Bay) ATD meeting. Peregrine Performance Group facilitated the meeting. Our focus was How to Recognize and Create Damn Good Job Aids. We discussed the characteristics of a “damn good” job aid, some differences between “good” and “bad” (exemplary and sub-par) job […]Read more... →
A few weeks back, I was invited to speak to some students and post-docs at The University of California, Berkeley about transitioning from academia to business and working in the field of training and development (a.k.a. T&D, talent development, learning and development (L&D), instructional design, performance consulting, etc.). Speaking at events of this nature is always […]Read more... →
In a recent HBR post, Amy Gallo offers some fantastic advice for running effective meetings. Here’s a summary of the rules and key points she lays out in her article: Rule #1 – Keep the meeting as small as possible. No more than seven people. Two major advantages of keeping meetings small: they are easier […]Read more... →
This week at Peregrine, we’re celebrating a new contract with one of our clients — we’re helping them implement a new learning management system (LMS) — and our two-year anniversary. Whoo-hooo, Peregrine’s two!
Also, we’re scoping a handful of new projects with Roche/Genentech (this via our strategic partner, Ratcliff Consultants) and SAP.
And, this is the last week to sign up for the North Bay Managers’ Forum 12 Sep gathering.Read more... →
This week at Peregrine, the latest webinar we created for GoDaddy went live. “How to Get Your Small Business Online — The Basics”Read more... →