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Gamiware: A Gamification Platform for Software Process Improvement

  • Eduardo Herranz
  • Ricardo Colomo-Palacios
  • Antonio de Amescua Seco
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 543)

Abstract

Motivation is one of the main obstacles for every organization. In software processes, where people are key, this aspect is even more critical. In this paper, authors present Gamiware, a gamification platform aimed to increase motivation in software projects. Grounded on both gamification roots and in software process improvement initiatives, it minimizes the cost of implementation of gamification initiatives and makes this discipline closer and more accessible for organizations aimed to improve their software process. Initial results on its implementation shows remarkable success.

Keywords:

Gamification Gamification frameworks Gamification tools Software development projects 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eduardo Herranz
    • 1
  • Ricardo Colomo-Palacios
    • 2
  • Antonio de Amescua Seco
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentUniversidad Carlos III de MadridLeganés, MadridSpain
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer SciencesØstfold University CollegeHaldenNorway

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