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Employee App Tactics and Strategies to Increase Engagement

Building an employee brand—thanks to your app

There are lots of ways to engage your employees in the workplace. Traditional tactics range from the basic poster in the break room all the way to fancy gamification portals that reward and recognize. I’ve personally developed hundreds of tactics...


Employee communications app versus mobile intranet

More and more, we are hearing from enterprise customers who have digital content systems such as Intranets and even internal social networks for their employees, and have taken those systems and made them "mobile-friendly". But they problem is, they...


Ten ways to get more engagement in your employee surveys

Perhaps the number-one "best-selling" tactic request that we hear from our enterprise customers is, using mobile to increase effectiveness of employee surveys. Specifically, how do you get more of your people to engage and participate in...


Build a successful employee culture with an employee app

Building an attractive corporate culture is easy when you have a dedicated mobile employee app platform, to not only get information and resources that will help them in their jobs, but also reward and recognize them for their contributions and give...


Instant employee pulse: Using an app platform to deliver analytics

Measuring the overall employee pulse of your organization is critical to business success. There are many strategies to achieve this, some are fast, easy and cost-effective and some are longer-term initiatives that require budget and plenty of...


mLearning in the Enterprise - Creating a Highly Skilled and Engaged Workforce with Employee Training and Development on Mobile

Training and development has been an important aspect of enterprises for decades starting from new hire orientation to on-going training on new products, policies and reinforcing company's vision and mission. Traditionally companies set up these...


Understanding extrinsic versus intrinsic motivation

What’s the difference between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation? It’s another very common question I get a lot from clients and marketers’ trying to understand what gets people to take certain actions and change behaviors. It applies to both...


Leveraging data from gamification to improve content

The oxford dictionary lists gamification as follows:


Points or badges? Which is king? Neither?

When it comes to gamification, there are lots of ways to incentivize and reward your app users as they interact with your platform. The two most popular choices, by far, are points and badges. Here’s a quick rundown of the benefits of each tactic:


I want to learn versus you’re forcing me to learn

In a previous post, I talked about extrinsic versus intrinsic motivators. I had an afterthought—to put a spotlight directly on how the landscape of training to internal audiences and communicating about new products and services to external...