Millennials and Gamification: How to keep them engaged

The Millennial generation is a group of young adults who were born between 1980 and 2000. They are known to be idealistic and impulsive, but with a strong grasp on today's technology. I myself, am a Millennial. At this point, it's starting to feel like a self-fulfilling prophecy, where I'm magically destined to abide by the…Read more Millennials and Gamification: How to keep them engaged

Thoughts from a Millennial: Gamification of learning

Gamification will probably sound like a foreign word to you, if you’ve never touched a gaming console in your life. Yet, gamification is pervasive, and lies right under most of our noses—‘our’ referring to our generation of millennials. “What? I don’t even game!” You might cry out in protest, but the truth is that you…Read more Thoughts from a Millennial: Gamification of learning

Confessions of a Gametize Intern: The truth about gamification

As a sixteen-year-old going on seventeen who hadn’t the first clue as to what gaming was about, you could say that when I first signed up to spend four weeks of my life at Gametize (a local startup that specializes in gamification), I was overwhelmed. Mainly, it was because a part of me immediately related…Read more Confessions of a Gametize Intern: The truth about gamification

Gamification of product advertising: M&Ms

What’s the first thought that comes to mind when you think of the word ‘marketing’? Perhaps you’d envision an enthusiastic promoter, someone who’s good with words, trying to convince customers of a product’s value. Well, in light of technological advancements and the introduction of gamification into the field of marketing, we realize that the traditional…Read more Gamification of product advertising: M&Ms

Maki, the Ninja Cat says goodbye to Gametize…

With a heavy heart, the Gametize team bids farewell to our first official Gametize Ninja Cat, Maki (named after our lovable Ninja mascot). He is now placed in a loving, forever home after spending 3 amazing weeks within the comfy confines of the Gametize office. How it all began... He was found abandoned by Keith…Read more Maki, the Ninja Cat says goodbye to Gametize…

MVP of the week: The super yummy GUMMY NINJA!

After a long hiatus, we are resuming our MVP series to feature our teammates. To kick things off again, we’re going to start with the latest full-time addition to our ninja family, Shiqin. As Gametize’s first ‘Gametize Coach’, Shiqin focuses on coaching clients and Gametize users alike in the ways of the platform. She is…Read more MVP of the week: The super yummy GUMMY NINJA!

Revenue Management for the SaaS Industry

If you're reading this off a computer screen, chances are you rely on some version of the Microsoft Office suite during work to produce reports (Microsoft Word), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), and spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel). We buy this software package for a one-time fee, install it to our computer, and it’s ours to keep. However, in…Read more Revenue Management for the SaaS Industry

The Hunger Games and Gamification

In 2012, one of the must-see films of the year was The Hunger Games, which was also one of the first few films in the “dystopia” genre, which is still immensely popular even now (The Maze Runner, Divergent, Elysium, Ender’s Game, Snowpiercer… There is quite an extensive list.). In The Hunger Games, the Games were created…Read more The Hunger Games and Gamification

Youngest Ninjas Ever

Two weeks ago, Gametize opened its door to its youngest ninjas ever – two secondary three students (15-year-olds) from Regent Secondary School. Zhen Yuan and Wei Jian joined us on a job attachment program at school, and were all set to be part of the team for a good two weeks. The objectives of the program…Read more Youngest Ninjas Ever

Tattoo or Taboo? 4 Reasons Why Employers Shouldn’t Care

Where my inked people at? Holler at me! I said, holler at me! Oh. Sorry. I can’t hear you guys hollering at me over all my aunts and uncles going, “You’re going to regret that” and “You’re never gonna get a job with that” and “You know it’s permanent, right?”. Surely, at some point in…Read more Tattoo or Taboo? 4 Reasons Why Employers Shouldn’t Care