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Points & Score Series

Points is the core of Pointagram. Whenever a player scores a point it is logged in something we call a score series. The score series keeps track on who scored how many points when. Every scored point is social, every player can see points scored in a social feed and comment on each other’s achievements.

You can set up any number of score series in your account. For example, one score series for sales and another for booked appointments. With this set up you are ready to start competitions and award badges based on Sales and booked appointments.

A score series can be set up to accept points by manual input of points or from a selection of predefined types. It can allow players to award points to themselves or reserve the right to an administrator. Score series can also be a target for an integration to for example your CRM-system.

Points Page

Displays all the available score series and from here players can score a point or a point type. This page is found by clicking on Points.

points
Found via Points Menu

How to add points

Add your own points by registering a number in selected score series box and press on the small plus sign to the right of the value field or select an achievement from the dropdown list.

point box

Adding points to other players is easy, press on “More Options” in the picture above, and this will lead you to the picture below.

addpoints
Found under "More Options"

How to revoke points

Revoke points by pressing on “More Options” in the selected Score Series, just like in the picture below, and this will lead you to points history page.

point box
"More Options"

Then select the point transaction with the checkbox option that you wish to revoke and then press on the gearwheel to select Revoke.

Revoke points gamification
"Revoke"

This will give a result of a new transaction with the exact same amount, but with a minus instead. These transactions will cancel each other out.

Revoke points gamification
"Result"

Steps for creating a score series​

  • When standing on Points page, press on the plus sign.
  • Chose a name for the score series
  • Select notification options
  • Select if “All player can add their own points”
  • Select between free input(player can set any number they want) or a Fixed input from achievements.
Create score series
  1. If selected Fixed input from achievements
  2. Name your point type
  3. Add points to your point type
  4. If you want more point types just redo step B to C. 

When done press Save Changes.

Definitions

DEFINITION

MEANING

Name

Name your series so you and other players know where to put your points.

Notify/Do not notify players when points scored

This will create a notification each time a player scores a point; both in the web app and as a push notification on a mobile device.

All players can/can’t add points to themselves

As admin, you can always add a point to any player, but for regular players you may allow or disallow players to give points to themselves.

Player can/can’t give points to other players

Set this option if you want to let players give points to other players.

Players can/can only see own points in history.

Use this option if you want to limit players access to other players point history.

Revoked points are/aren’t visible in the newsfeed.

Decide if you want to see revoked points in the newsfeed or if these should be hidden.

Free point input

Points are entered as number of points. No restrictions.

Fixed point input from achievements

Create a list of activities that generate a specific amount of each activity. As an example: Meeting = 10p and Phonecall = 1p.

Wall post threshold

If the scored point is less than Wall post threshold, the scored point will not show on any post or notification. As a standard setup, it is set to 0 meaning everything over 0 will be posted.

Event threshold

If the scored point is above the event threshold, the scored point will generate an event. Set to blank to disable events for this score series.

Score verb

“Scored” in Points, 50 points. You can change the verb scored to anything. Example: “Smashed” in

Unit name singular

When scoring, we always assume that your scoring a point. But sometimes you want to score a Sale, this is possible by changing the unit name to Sale as a singular form.

Unit name plural

When scoring, we always assume that your scoring points. But sometimes you want to score  Sales, this is possible by changing the unit name to Sales as a plural form.

 

Tags

Tags can be used to give some more context to points. Tags can be used to give some more context to points. Let’s say that a deal was closed for a new customer and part of a sales campaign. Instead of just adding 100 points you could add 100 points with the tags ‘New customer’ and ‘Fall campaign’. The tags would be visible in the newsfeed and in the point history.

To start using tags just click the Tags button for any score series and add the tags you want to use. Tag fields will be visible in score series input/history once you have at least one tag added.

 

Score series limits

Limits is a way to limit the number of points given per day, week and/or month. Limits can either be per player to give or global for the entire score series. You can for example set up that players can give a maximum of 7 points per week to other players or limit the number of point transactions to be given to 1 per day for a certain score series.  

When limits are active for a score series players can see the current usage in the score series screen.

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