Home / News / NGA Releases Gamification Software Code on GitHub; Robert Cardillo Comments

NGA Releases Gamification Software Code on GitHub; Robert Cardillo Comments

Robert-Cardillo
Robert Cardillo

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has published a gamification software code on its official GitHub account.

Released earlier this month, the standalone application works to generate badges and awards for users based on the context of their performance, NGA said Oct. 14.

NGA also built the open source code to integrate with other Web applications to help end-users perform tasks and increase outputs.

“The current generation of professionals is discovering the collaborative learning power of using games in standard business practices, and the newer generation is already familiar with how these new technologies are powerful learning tools,” said Robert Cardillo, NGA director.

Ray Bauer, an NGA information technology innovation lead, said the software code displays badges through a Web interface and translates user performance into awards with a rules engine.

Check Also

DARPA Launches Program Seeking High Performance Computing for Military Simulators

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency launched a new program to improve how virtual training environments replicate real-world interactions and host more complex systems. DARPA unveiled Monday that the Digital RF Battlespace Emulator program intends to build a new breed of High Performance Computing capable of supporting advanced radio frequency for simulators. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *