SOURCE: Callidus Software Inc.

Callidus Software Inc.

August 06, 2012 07:00 ET

CallidusCloud Joins Panelists at Leading Gamification Conference, Engage 2012

CallidusCloud to Join Industry Thought-Leaders at Gamification Conference, Hosted by Badgeville, The Behavior Platform

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 6, 2012) - CallidusCloud® (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced today its participation in a panel discussion on gamification at Engage 2012, a conference on behavior management hosted by enterprise gamification leader Badgeville©, The Behavior Platform™, where experts will be discussing how companies benefit by applying gamification to business.

"Gamification is a hot topic at the moment and I'm delighted to be joining a panel of experts and thought-leaders to discuss its future and application to business," said Giles House, VP Marketing Communications and Products, CallidusCloud. "At CallidusCloud we are blazing a trail with gamification to drive greater sales motivation and engagement. The days of a cash-only incentive scheme are numbered. The future of Sales Performance Management is one in which people's natural competitive instincts are harnessed and their performance across a peer group is socialized. This approach will drive a step-change in sales teams' performance."

Engage 2012 is the world's first summit dedicated to Behavior Management and takes place in San Francisco at the W Hotel, August 8-9. The summit features analysts, executives and thought leaders from a wide range of industries and will paint a practical picture of how to apply game mechanics, reputation mechanics, and social mechanics to an organization.

CallidusCloud provides a SaaS suite that is designed to help businesses drive enterprise engagement, sales performance management and sales effectiveness throughout the sales cycle with award-winning, multi-tenant cloud software. CallidusCloud offers the following SaaS and mobile solutions: candidate assessment tests for hiring, video interviews, marketing automation, quotes and proposals, sales enablement, sales coaching, sales commission management, learning management and content authoring, underpinned by analytics and enterprise gamification.

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About Badgeville
Badgeville (www.badgeville.com), The Behavior Platform, is the leading provider of gamification and social engagement solutions for world-class businesses, enabling companies in virtually every industry to influence and measure user behavior. Companies and organizations from across the globe use Badgeville's award-winning SaaS solution to increase customer loyalty, user engagement and employee performance. With 175 customers, Badgeville brings Game Mechanics, Reputation Mechanics, and Social Mechanics to world-class companies including Deloitte, EMC, Universal Music, Samsung, CA Technologies, Dell, Bell Media, NBC, The Active Network, and Recyclebank. Founded in 2010, Badgeville is based in Menlo Park, California and has offices in New York and Europe. Follow @Badgeville to learn more.

About CallidusCloud
CallidusCloud (NASDAQ: CALD) is the market and technology leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing. Our customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing sales cost efficiencies and driving improvements in sales effectiveness. CallidusCloud's award-winning multi-tenant SaaS applications set the standard for performance management of a company's sales force and channel partners. Over 2.5 million users rely on our solutions to power their performance. For more information, please visit www.calliduscloud.com.

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