Badgeville for Microsoft SharePoint Launches

Global gamification leader's newest Connector increases adoption and value of investment in SharePoint software

Jun 06, 2012, 09:00 ET from Badgeville

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Badgeville, The Behavior Platform and global gamification leader, today announced the launch of its Microsoft SharePoint connector. Badgeville for SharePoint is the world's first solution to reward adoption of SharePoint's key features for employee collaboration. Helping companies derive the transformative value they always wanted from their Microsoft SharePoint investments, the connector applies proven Game Mechanics and Reputation Mechanics that deliver a more engaging experience for SharePoint users.

Integrating The Behavior Platform's smart gamification elements with SharePoint functionality, companies can measure, influence and reward key user behaviors inside SharePoint that improve knowledge sharing, document management and social collaboration. Companies can reward behaviors across their entire SharePoint instance, or leverage The Behavior Platform's Advanced Behaviors functionality to reward valuable actions in SharePoint by a particular department or area of expertise.

Track and reward the following user behavior:

  • Document management (create, contribute)
  • Creating, editing, or contributing to a wiki page
  • Starting or participating in a discussion thread
  • Posting or responding to a blog
  • Posting a comment on content (docs, wikis, blogs, discussion threads)
  • Viewing pages
  • Rating content
  • Voting on content
  • Liking content
  • Tagging content

Badgeville for SharePoint embeds key gamification elements inside SharePoint Web Parts, including leaderboards, achievement showcases, profiles, and an activity stream that shows what rewards and levels of achievement SharePoint users have unlocked.

Badgeville's Game Mechanics borrow design and behavioral psychology principles inherent in today's social games to drive desired user behavior and adoption across websites and enterprise applications. The global gamification leader, Badgeville's client roster includes over 165 world-class companies. Its Partner, Connector and ISV program, the largest in the gamification industry, includes connectors and integrations with numerous leading enterprise and consumer applications, including Yammer, Bazaarvoice, Livefyre, and Microsoft SharePoint.

"SharePoint has the robust toolset to foster a more collaborative, social workforce," says Kris Duggan, Badgeville's CEO. "To maximize SharePoint's value, companies need to turbocharge the user adoption and value their employees derive from key features. Applying the same proven engagement mechanics that power some of the web's most addictive social networks and social games, The Behavior Platform helps companies keep their employees in synch and serve customers more efficiently than ever before."

Badgeville for SharePoint works with all versions of SharePoint 2010. For more information, please contact

About Badgeville

Badgeville, the Behavior Platform, makes it easy for business leaders to measure and influence behavior across customer, partner, developer and employee communities. The leading provider of SaaS enterprise gamification solutions and services, Badgeville's global client roster features the world's most innovative enterprises across virtually every industry, including Samsung, Recyclebank, Deloitte, Dell, eBay, Universal Music, The Active Network, and more. Founded in 2010, Badgeville is based in Menlo Park, Calif., and has offices in New York and Europe. For more information, visit Badgeville on the web at


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