Kudos Wins Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Excellence in Rewards and Recognition Technology


Dec 13, 2022

Kudos Wins Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Excellence in Rewards and Recognition Technology

The Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards program focuses on solution providers offering technology dedicated to enhancing workforces around the globe. Kudos’ employee recognition and culture platform receives a coveted win in this year’s program.

December 13, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta – Kudos, an industry-leading employee recognition and culture platform, is thrilled to announce its Silver Award in the Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology for Best Advance in Rewards and Recognition Technology.

Kudos is taking a bold position in the HR and work technology market through a proprietary performance recognition approach that puts recognition first and creates lasting organizational performance and culture changes.

Kudos is committed to building strong workplace cultures through the power of employee recognition. “Recognition matters. Our clients understand the power that regular, meaningful recognition has on employee engagement, turnover, culture and business results,” says Muni Boga, President and CEO of Kudos. “Being recognized in this category by the Brandon Hall Group is a special honor and a testament to our value and innovation at Kudos. Kudos is proud of this recognition, and we congratulate our fellow honorees!”

“From our research, we know that more than half of organizations say it is critical to advance the HCM technology ecosystem to succeed in the future of work. Winners of our Excellence in Technology awards are the pacesetters in ensuring employers have the leading-edge tools they need to evolve and prosper in the challenging environment we all work in,” said Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer and awards program head Rachel Cooke.  

Entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives based upon specific criteria including product, unique differentiators, value proposition and measurable results.

“We are honored to celebrate the foresight and ingenuity of our Technology award winners!” said Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke. “More than 80% of employers are optimistic about advancing digital transformation in 2023, our research shows, and that is because these organizations and individuals who are laser-focused on technology innovation.”  

Kudos would like to thank its amazing clients who are leading by example through their commitment to employee engagement and thriving company culture, fueling company growth, innovation, and success:  

The data in Kudos can serve as an early indicator of where you need to make shifts, by department so leaders can get a pulse on what’s happening with our organization. I can also tell a lot about how a department is doing and feeling when I read the comments.” says Kamal Jemmoua, CEO at Prominence Health.
Marisol Hughes, EVP & General Counsel from WilsonHCG says, “Kudos is routinely called out in all our quarterly engagement surveys as our employees’ favorite way of being recognized by the business and peers. Being recognized by their peers rather than their managers (managers can and do recognize and reward their team members on Kudos too) means a lot to people.
Telarus sees the impact of Kudos in our employee NPS (Net Promoter Scores). Employees frequently comment about how rewarding it is to receive recognition in Kudos from their team members; the fact that employees get to redeem their points seems secondary to the good feelings and connectivity.” says Dawnell Unsworth from Telarus.

Kudos’ win was announced on December 8, 2022. See the full list of winners here.

About Brandon Hall Group

Brandon Hall Group operates the largest and longest running awards program in Human Capital Management. As an independent HCM research and analyst firm they conduct studies in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Talent Acquisition and HR/Workforce Management. These benchmark studies help organizations by providing strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.  

Coupling the research studies with the best practice from the awards, Brandon Hall Group has helped more than 10,000 clients globally and more than 28 years of delivering world-class research and advisory. At the core of our offerings is a membership program that combines research, benchmarking and unlimited access to data and analysts. Membership enables executives and practitioners to make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, coalesced with analyst advisory services which aim to put the research into action in a way that is practical and efficient.  

Brandon Hall Group has also launched professional certifications for business and human capital management professionals to upskill themselves and gain credentials for career advancement. (brandonhall.com)  

About Kudos

Kudos is an employee engagement, culture, and analytics platform, that harnesses the power of peer-to-peer recognition, values reinforcement, and open communication to help organizations boost employee engagement, reduce turnover, improve culture, and drive productivity and performance. Kudos uses unique proprietary methodologies to deliver essential people analytics on culture, performance, equity, and inclusion, providing organizations with deep insights and a clear understanding of their workforce.

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