gamification platform

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 |2019-10-04T08:54:10-07:00June 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

UPDATED e-Learning Case Study: Conservation Pays

***UPDATED TO INCLUDE USER E-LEARNING OUTCOMES*** “I loved this game/program. It was engaging and gave me an excuse to learn about and change my behavior regarding so many new things about conservation, sustainability and climate change.” ~ZT VANCOUVER, British Columbia – PUG Interactive has just published a case study on its recent award-winning e-Learning program, "Play Conservation Pays and Win!". The Case Study can be

By |2019-10-04T08:54:11-07:00May 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

PUG’s Conservation Pays Wins National Association of Counties Achievement Award

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - The National Association of Counties (NACo) has granted a 2019 Achievement Award for PUG Interactive's “Play Conservation Pays and Win!” in the category of County Resiliency: Infrastructure, Energy and Sustainability. Due to its exceptional results and unique innovations, the program has been chosen to receive the honor of Best in Category. NACo recognized 616 entries from counties and state associations in 32

By |2019-10-04T08:54:11-07:00May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PUG Interactive Partners with Leading Italian Lottery Sisal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 10, 2019 – PUG Interactive, a leader in gamified engagement solutions for enterprise, today announced that Sisal Entertainment S.p.A. (“Sisal”) has selected PUG Interactive’s Picnic™ to develop an innovative fantasy game which will offer a selectable mission based engagement system for players to craft their own personalised journey. Sisal has built a relationship of trust and credibility with over 14 million

By |2019-10-04T08:54:11-07:00April 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PUG Interactive Launches MISSION: ASTRONAUT for the Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency Invites Children to Play “Mission: Astronaut” to Learn More about Living and Working on the International Space Station VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 1, 2019 – PUG Interactive, a leader in gamified engagement solutions for enterprise, today announced a new PUG-powered activity developed for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) as part of David Saint-Jacques' mission to the International Space Station. Building upon

By |2019-10-04T08:54:11-07:00April 1st, 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 |2019-10-04T08:54:12-07:00March 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

What is Gamification And Is It Effective For You?

What to know about Gamification? Is it effective for you? The term Gamification in a business context typically means adopting the principles of video game design mechanics and technologies to solve challenging business problems like customer retention, engagement, and loyalty. These approaches motivate the users or customers to be more motivated, spend more money, respond to calls-to-action, or follow through on tasks that are commonly

By |2019-10-22T15:01:14-07:00November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Customer Audience Engagement 101

Customer Audience Engagement Measuring Success Through Engagement Metrics PUG Interactive PICNIC™ Platform -- The Amazing Audience Engagement Maximizer When the world's top brands are looking for ways to anticipate and meet the real-time needs of customers, they choose the PICNIC™ technology platform to drive better customer engagement, in turn building brand loyalty and improved retention rate. The PICNIC™ Customer Engagement Hub is an award-winning platform

By |2019-10-22T15:01:22-07:00October 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Net Promoter Scores and Gamified Engagement

Net Promoter Score: What is it and how can you benefit? If you are in the business world or have a good interest in the industries then you might have an idea about NPS. Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a concept dealing with customer loyalty. It is the metric that companies use to measure how their customers think and feel about them. It gets apparent

By |2019-10-22T15:01:30-07:00September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

PUG PHARM CALLS AUDIBLE ON “1st&5″!

(2017/05/16) (Vancouver, BC) Former Florida Gator and Tampa Bay Buccaneer wide receiver Alexander Willis has partnered with Pug Pharm to launch “1st&5,” a first-of-its-kind gamified corporate coaching activity/contesting platform. Dedicated to working with organizations to improve their leadership culture, Alex Willis is a nationally recognized expert on leadership development and keynote speaker. He has motivated thousands to pursue greatness in their professional and personal lives. “1st&5″

By |2019-10-04T08:54:12-07:00May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|