Of the various strategies embodied by the latest ‘gamification’ trends, Badging may be one that holds significant, longer-term promise. That’s not to say other gamification strategies are not also worthwhile; leaderboards, game mechanics, incentives and rewards, and even virtual environments can all be effective when implemented properly.
However, a badging strategy can have a wider purpose. Continue reading Do we need those stinkin’ badges? Social or Pro?