Sally Scannell, Author at HighGround

Build vs. Buy: Keeping Your Technology Up-To-Date

So far we’ve discussed how the complexity of your organization and various technology costs have an impact on your decision to build a recognition and rewards program in-house or hire a solution provider. This post dives into the technology side of your program and how it can also be impacted by your decision. As we …

Build vs. Buy: Technology Costs for In-House vs. Solution Providers

So you’re debating whether to build your own recognition and rewards technology solution OR outsourcing the task to a best-in-class provider. Our last blog post addressed how the complexity of your organization needs to be considered. Today we will discuss the different areas of technology that are required to develop and maintain a system. First, …

Build vs. Buy: The Complexity of Your Organization

Most successful organizations have some type of recognition and rewards program in place, although many do not leverage a technology solution to make it a best-in-class program. And yet, the larger and more complex an organization, the more critical the need for a modern, sophisticated and integrated system becomes. Though larger organizations may want to …

Recognition & Rewards: The Build Vs. Buy Debate

Almost every organization has some sort of employee recognition and rewards program in place –each with a different strategy. Whether managers dole out monetary rewards on a quarterly basis, the leadership team publicly recognizes exceptional employees during an annual outing or employees receive points toward redeeming a tenure-based award, there’s no shortage of approaches. However, …

Ignore Your Company Values and They Will Go Away

Ideally the values of any organization should influence everything that happens inside its doors — from employee interactions with one another, to customer partnerships, to how managers manage, to goals set by the C-Suite. When an organization declares its values through a mission statement, employees are clear on what’s important to the company. But simply …