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Use Seven Best Practices to Plan Your Recognition and Rewards Project

Published: 30 September 2015

ID: G00281708

Analyst(s): Chris Pang, Yvette Cameron

Summary

Technology platforms for employee recognition are becoming prevalent and easier to deploy. We identify seven best practices to help HR and IT leaders plan for an upcoming project from a technology and business process perspective.

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  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Align Your Recognition Technology Strategy With Relevant Workforce Demographics
  • Be Clear About Your Requirements Before Crafting an RFP
  • Ensure Support for the Many Facets of User Experience to Drive Utilization and Engagement
  • Take a Pragmatic Approach to the Integration Strategy and Architecture
  • Look Beyond Utilization-Based Reporting and Analytics to Workforce Insights and Business Impact
  • Plan to Sustain Program Participation by Enlisting Marketing Support
  • Build Agility Into Your Recognition Strategy to Adapt as Your Business Changes

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