Gaming work isn’t just about fun and games Game design can offer valuable insights into developing business solutions. But beware – simply adding game elements to the same antiquated performance review won’t do the trick, and our co-CEO Daniel Debow knows why. Yesterday Daniel was invited to speak as an expert on gamification in the enterprise. He [...]
The latest epic resignation letter to go viral on the Internet was prompted in part by a Whole Foods employee's frustration with his company's enterprise software.
Meet Today’s Office Dinosaur: The Quarterly Performance Review Quarterly reviews worked fine for their time. But times have changed. Email, wikis, feeds, IMs, and other technology has made social interaction possible online — in real time. As the speed of business increases, lengthy, backward-looking reviews become less and less relevant to what we need to [...]
Rypple’s Leadership Webinar Series We’re pleased to announce the next webinar in our Rypple Leadership series. On Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 2 pm EST, renowned Silicon Valley Engineer Michael (Rands) Lopp Joins Us to Share his Tips for a Great 1:1. His style will break any preconceptions you may have had about software engineers — [...]
Rypple Apps Now Integrate with Jive’s Social Business Platform Today we announced our partnership with Jive — the dynamic social business platform. Beginning this week, companies who use Jive 5 to connect at work will be able to access Rypple’s social performance applications to recognize the achievements of their colleagues, run rapid, lightweight feedback loops, and coach employees to achieve [...]
Lessons from the International Startup Festival Rypple intern Mitch Schinbein exemplifies the passion and enthusiasm of the start-up ethos. A year ago, as a junior in high-school, he showed up one day at Rypple, resume in hand, and talked his way in the door. Fueled by a steady diet of Red Bull and Sun Chips, [...]