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OpenPicnic 1.0 Update Offers Wide Enterprise Integration With Picnic™ Customer Engagement Hub

PUG Interactive releases OpenPicnic 1.0 Enterprise Integration Services to support widespread connectivity for its gamified Picnic™ Customer Engagement Hub platform VANCOUVER, British Columbia – PUG Interactive announces the launch of OpenPicnic 1.0 Enterprise Integration Services for its award-winning Picnic™ Customer Engagement Hub. OpenPicnic provides a flexible data model for representing enterprise data from sources such as CRM, Real Time Marketing, loyalty systems, point-of-sales systems, LMS/human

By |2019-08-08T10:56:57-07:00July 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

WEBCAST: (PUG Archives) Predictions That Came True!

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — From the “I told you so” files… back in 2014, PUG Interactive CEO Steve Bocska made a number of bold predictions at the DELF Summit in Hong Kong. He pictured a future where broad backlash and disenchantment would result from the overuse and abuse of thin badges & points loyalty schemes in the initial wave of “gamification” projects. And just

By |2019-08-20T20:59:20-07:00June 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PODCAST: From Triple-A games to Engagement Hubs with PUG’s Steve Bocska

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — PUG Interactive CEO Steve Bocska was recently interviewed on the Professor Game Podcast by Rob Alvarez Bucholska about how the lessons he learned making triple-A video games has helped him solve challenging problems in community engagement, loyalty and gamification. You can listen to the entire podcast here. ===== Overview Steve Bocska is CEO of PUG Interactive, a technology & design

By |2019-08-20T20:58:25-07:00June 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Update To Picnic™ Customer Engagement Hub Delivers Powerful Customer Insights

Update to gamified Picnic™ Customer Engagement Hub platform gives enterprises real-time insights into the engagement levels of large scale customer communities  VANCOUVER, British Columbia – PUG Interactive announces a major update to Picnic's™ Enterprise Reporting Services module to provide enhanced visual reports that allow campaign designers and administrators drill down into engagement data for greater insight and metrics. This major update provides a user-friendly dashboard

By |2019-08-08T10:57:05-07:00June 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

NEW: Interactive Challenges Added To Picnic™ Customer Engagement Hub!

PUG Interactive updates Interactive Challenge and Advanced Questing capabilities for its gamified Picnic™ Customer Engagement Hub platform   VANCOUVER, British Columbia – PUG Interactive announces the release of Interactive Challenges, a major update to the Advanced Questing module found in Picnic™ Customer Engagement Hub. Interactive Challenges allow for deeper community engagement by giving customers content-rich interactions such as quizzes, photo/video upload, reflections, content challenges, trivia games,

By |2019-07-17T17:27:18-07:00May 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Adaptive Questing Update Launched for Picnic™ Customer Engagement Hub

PUG Interactive releases Game & Quest Services 2.0 update for its gamified Picnic™ Customer Engagement Hub platform   VANCOUVER, British Columbia – PUG Interactive has released Game & Quest Services 2.0, part of the Picnic™ Customer Engagement Hub. This update brings advanced capabilities for enterprise companies seeking to create adaptive, complex, multi-step challenge/activity quests for their large customer communities. This update means that quests will now

By |2019-07-18T12:23:25-07:00April 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PUG’s Steve Bocska Gamification Europe 2018 Keynote Video

Getting the "Game" Back Into Gamification: Veteran Video Game Designer's Perspective Gamification hit the scene a decade ago amidst great hope, hype and promise of bringing a revolutionary new approach to compelling community engagement. But far too many projects have failed to deliver anything more than fleeting, short-term results. Video game industry veteran Steve Bocska draws on his extensive experience producing and designing AAA video

By |2019-04-01T12:57:25-07:00March 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PUG Interactive Launches Gamified Florida Conservation Program

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - Broward County residents can win up to $5,000 by playing a new online game created by PUG Interactive called "Conservation Pays." Players will test their knowledge of conservation, climate change and sustainability. "For the past seven years, the Broward Water Partnership has been developing unique and fun ways to promote conservation and engage residents," said Jennifer Jurado, Director and Chief Resiliency

By |2019-04-01T12:58:12-07:00February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

GOLD RUSH CHALLENGE EXPANDED!

2017/04/15 (Vancouver, BC) – Pug Pharm Productions Inc., a world leader in applying gameplay design & technology to engage visitor communities and make life in general more fun, is bringing a major expansion to the one-of-a-kind digital visitor activity Gold Rush Challenge.With new collections, quests, challenges, and prizes, the online game allows visitors to the region to play a fun, online activity where they can

By |2017-05-26T18:24:17-07:00May 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

“WHO NEW” PUG PHARM COULD MAKE PROCUREMENT FUN? WE DID!

2017/03/25(Vancouver, BC) When the Government of Canada approached Pug Pharm to add a bit of pizzazz to their online content focusing on helping businesses seeking government contracts, our canine teeth were chomping at the bit!Dubbed “Who Knew?”, the activity makes it easy and fun to collect fascinating factoids from some of the country’s top advisers around doing business with the government and get directed to even

By |2017-05-26T18:12:36-07:00May 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|