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Gamification in the workplace refers to any number of digital technologies that are designed and implemented in order to motivate and teach employees, and increase productivity. Gamification typically makes use of online applications (although in-house proprietary ones are also developed and used) that provide employees with novel ways to learn about their roles, what is expected of them, and engage with their work.
In short, gamification is becoming widespread and very popular as an educational and motivational technique. Below are some of the most common instances of gamification in the workplace and why they are being used.