Jostle Awards 2016

The Jostle Awards celebrate our customers and how they use their Jostle® intranets to create extraordinary organizations around the globe.

Congratulations to the 2016 winners and thank you to all nominees!

The Extraordinary Organization of the Year

This “best in show” award goes to the customer that has achieved the most extraordinary workplace by connecting employees and building a vibrant culture with their Jostle intranet.

Winner

Buckingham Strategic Wealth

Buckingham Strategic Wealth brings energy to their business with a Jostle intranet called The Loop. It’s a constant buzz of updates, achievements, and fun that’s central to the growth of their organization and culture.
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“The Jostle platform has become our virtual coffee shop on the corner where we all gather to catch up. It brings together professional and personal.”

Molly Zerjal Molly Zerjal Content Marketing Specialist
Buckingham Strategic Wealth

Rookie of the Year – Enterprise

This award goes to the customer with the best launch, implementation, and sustainment activities in the first year of their Jostle intranet.

Winner

One Workplace

From branding to training, One Workplace was set on making their Jostle intranet a key part of their culture from the get-go. We were wowed by their engagement rates, activities, and sustained uptake across their organization.
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“The Jostle intranet’s simplicity enables natural communication allowing us to inspire people and transform organizations.”

Le Lu Le Lu Chief Information Officer
One Workplace

Rookie of the Year – Under 250 Employees

This award goes to the customer with the best launch, implementation, and sustainment activities in the first year of their Jostle intranet.

Winner

Per Scholas

Creating excitement from launch to implementation and beyond, Per Scholas shines on all fronts. They’re actively empowering employees to collaborate, communicate, and take action with their new Jostle intranet.
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“The Jostle intranet has become an invaluable resource to strengthen our staff's internal communications and allow us to grow our impact across six national sites. It allows us to learn from one another in a professional setting and grow our company culture at the personal level.”

Jerome Dazzell Jerome Dazzell Director, Information Systems
Per Scholas

Best Launch of the Year

We’re constantly amazed by the creativity of launch activities. This award gives a Shout-Out to the best launch from the past year.

Winner

Restoration Services, Inc.

It’s possible that RSI wrote the book on intranet launches! They purposefully planned multiple events, training, t-shirts, cake, and prizes to make their launch successful and the best one of the year!
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“The Jostle platform has been a great way for our company to stay connected. From Shout-Outs to being able to put a face to a name, it enables us all to be engaged in the company’s happenings.”

Stephanie Windsor Stephanie Windsor HR & Communications Specialist
Restoration Services, Inc.

Innovative Use Case of the Year

This award celebrates innovation and ingenuity used to solve a key business problem using a Jostle intranet.

Winner

The Woodland Trust

The Woodland Trust uses the Jostle intranet to enhance their program of continuous learning. Clever use of Polls reinforces awareness campaigns and formal classroom training sessions. Their creativity has earned them our highest praise for innovation!
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“We needed to find an innovative and quick way to engage staff. We chose to use the Jostle platform as it’s our main vehicle for sharing information. Creating and publishing Articles was easy to do and creating the series of Polls was just as simple.”

Ruth Marshall Ruth Marshall Project Manager
The Woodland Trust

Employee Engagement Initiative of the Year

This award celebrates activities that build engagement by sharing information, recognizing achievements, and creating connections with a Jostle intranet.

Winner

Padre Dam Municipal Water District

Padre Dam’s Jostle intranet, The Stream, is an integral part of their daily life. It keeps employees connected to projects, resources, programs, decision-making, and each other. A CEO dialogue series with a fun twist locked in a win this year!
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“When Padre Dam found the Jostle intranet, we knew we had hit the jackpot. It complements our collaborative culture and philosophy that encourages all employees to participate in the organization’s decision-making processes.”

Allen Carlisle Allen Carlisle CEO/General Manager

Best Leadership Participation of the Year – Enterprise

This award goes to the leader or leadership team who has best participated on their Jostle intranet to help achieve organizational goals.

Winner

Century Group

The leadership team at Century Group uses technology to give everyone a voice and unite employees behind common goals. They’ve rolled up their sleeves and demonstrated the impact of passion and commitment from the top down.
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“The Jostle platform is part of our whole move towards collaboration and greater sense of partnership in the company of Century Group. Two years later, we’ve moved a long way towards achieving the kind of company we want to create in part because of the Jostle intranet.”

Sean Hodgins Sean Hodgins President
Century Group

Best Leadership Participation of the Year – Under 250 Employees

This award goes to the leader or leadership team who has best participated on their Jostle intranet to help achieve organizational goals.

Winner

Elevate LLC

With help from her adorable rescue dog, Elevate’s CEO is taking leadership to new heights. Weekly updates, information sharing, photographs, and celebrations are boosting internal communications like never before.
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“The Jostle intranet has been an excellent addition to our company culture: we’ve been able to increase and improve our company-wide communications. We use it as our go-to place for all major announcements, events, and key information.”

Alayna Buckner Alayna Buckner CEO
Elevate LLC

Jostle Ambassador of the Year – Enterprise

This award goes to the person most passionate about promoting their Jostle intranet in their workplace.

Winner

Morgan McKinley

Danielle Grainger is dedicated to promoting the use of the Jostle platform at Morgan McKinley, no matter how big or small the task. Her personal efforts to increase engagement, create excitement, and build organizational culture are worthy of recognition!
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“The Jostle intranet has been instrumental in driving social communication within Morgan McKinley. It has brought our global community closer together.”

Helen Gallagher Helen Gallagher Global Head of HR
Morgan McKinley

Jostle Ambassador of the Year – Under 250 Employees

This award goes to the person most passionate about promoting their Jostle intranet in their workplace.

Winner

Benefits By Design (BBD) Inc.

Jessica Bredschneider breathes life into BBD’s Jostle platform in many different ways on many, many days. She takes her love of cookies and brings joy to everyone, everywhere on the Jostle intranet. A most worthy award recipient, Jessica goes above and beyond in the name of engagement!
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“The Jostle platform has fast become a regular dimension of how work and collaboration occurs at BBD, and it’s hard to imagine our culture without it. It lets us share our story and celebrate our accomplishments together which is a key performance metric of our company.”

Julie Einarson Julie Einarson Director, Culture and Communications
Benefits By Design (BBD) Inc.

Highest Engagement of the Year

This award goes to the customer with highest engagement level in the past year.

Winner

Connect Wireless

With astounding participation rates of 100% monthly and 98% weekly across its team of 300 employees in 70 US locations, Connect Wireless is best-in-class for engagement in 2016.

“There are no limits to what we can do as a company. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.”

Casey Schaeffel Casey Schaeffel Sr. Corporate Sales Trainer
Connect Wireless

We were inspired and excited by all of the extraordinary entries submitted by our customers!

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