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Try out the SAP Cloud Platform Gamification Service

What do you need to try out the HCP Gamification Service?

You need a free SAP Cloud Platform developer account (trial instance): Signing Up for a Developer Account

 

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How to Subscribe to the Gamification Service?

 

  1. Log on the SAP Cloud Platform Cockpit: https://account.hanatrial.ondemand.com/cockpit.
  2. Go to the Services tab
  3. Go to Gamification Service
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  4. Choose Enable for the gamification service entry.
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  • A subscription of the gamification service will be automatically assigned to your account.
  • All roles (AppStandard, AppAdmin, GamificationDesigner, TenantOperator, helpdesk) are automatically assigned to your user. These roles are required to access the Gamification Service Workbench and the sample application (Help Desk).
  • A subscription of the sample application Help Desk is automatically assigned to your account.
  • The destinations “gsdest” and “gswidgetdest” are automatically created. The destinations are required by the sample application.
  • Principal propagation for the local service provider is enabled.

 

Further documentation: https://help.hana.ondemand.com/help > SAP Cloud Platform >  Services > Gamification Service > Getting Started > Enable Gamification Service

 

 

How to use the Sample Application and Get Started?

 

Note: You must have obtained subscriptions for the Gamification Service Workbench and Sample Application (Help Desk) through service enablement.

 

1 Configure Roles (optional)

 

All roles (AppStrandard, AppAdmin, GamificationDesigner, TenantOperator, helpdesk) are automatically assigned to your user. If you want to grant other users the roles proceed as follows:

 

  1. Select the gamification service and choose Configure Gamification Service.
  2. Select the Roles tab.
  3. Assign the roles AppStandard, AppAdmin and helpdesk to the user.

 

Further documentation: https://help.hana.ondemand.com/help > SAP HANA Cloud Platform >  Services > Gamification Service > Getting Started > Assign Gamification Roles

 

 

2 Configure Destinations

 

Note: The two destinations gsdest” and “gswidgetdest” are automatically created while being enabled for your account. You only need to enter the user credentials.

 

  1. On the Cloud Platform cockpit account page navigate to the Destinations section. Note: Do not use the destinations of your subscription. Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 14.05.50.png
  2. Open the destination “gsdest”.
  3. Enter the user ID and password of your SAP ID user (same as SCN).Destination.png
    • Note: In productive scenarios a separate user is recommended.

 

 

Further documentation: https://help.hana.ondemand.com/help > SAP HANA Cloud Platform >  Services > Gamification Service > Getting Started > Configure Destinations

 

 

3 Generate Demo Content for HelpDesk Sample App

 

  1. During first launch of the Gamification Service Workbench you will be asked to create the demo content. Press on Create.Screen Shot 2016-08-19 at 12.57.51.png
  2. Optional: Open the Gamification Service Workbench is opened.
  3. Go to the Administration tab in the Gamification Service Workbench.
  4. Go to Demo Content Generatio and press Create HelpDesk Demo and press Confirm in the upcoming dialog. After a while you will see the notification “Demo app successfully created.”
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  5. Switch to the “HelpDesk” application by using the dropdown box in the upper right corner of the Gamification Service Workbench to select the sample app context.
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  6. Go to the Summary tab to check if all game mechanics are available.

 

 

Further documentation: https://help.hana.ondemand.com/help > SAP Cloud Platform >  Services > Gamification Service > Getting Started > Generate Demo Content for HelpDesk

 

4 Use Sample App – Help Desk

 

  1. Go to the Services tab.
  2. Choose Go to Service of the gamification service subscription. The Gamification Service Workbench is opened.
  3. Click the Help link in the upper right corner of the Gamification Service Workbench. A help popup appears.
  4. Click the Open HelpDesk link in the help popup.
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  5. You can now start using the application and process tickets. For each ticket you will gain experience points according to the demo content created. For critical tickets three experience points are assigned. Furthermore, missions and badges are assigned. (Details on the gamification design can be found here: https://help.hana.ondemand.com/help > SAP Cloud Platform >  Services > Gamification Service > Case Study: Gamified Help Desk Application > Gamification Design

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Further documentation: https://help.hana.ondemand.com/help > SAP Cloud Platform >  Services > Gamification Service > Getting Started > Use Gamified HelpDesk App

 

 

Detailed Documentation for a Gamification Service integration scenario?

 

Further Documentation: https://help.hana.ondemand.com/help > SAP Cloud Platform > Services > Gamification Service > Integrating Service into Target Application

 

 

Additional Material

 

Hands On: Using the SAP HCP Gamification Service (by Philipp Stehle, Moya Watson, Michael Ameling,)

Integrating SAP Cloud Platform Gamification Service into an Issue Tracking Tool (JIRA) (by Anuj Mehta)

 

Gamification Service

 

How to consume the SAP Cloud Platform Gamification Web APIs (by Sourav Mukherjee)

Questions and Feedback?

Gamification_Service_48.pngWe highly appreciate your questions or feedback. Please add your comments below.

Additionally, you can keep yourself up to date by visiting the SAP Cloud Platform Release Notes page regularly.

 

 

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