Jostle Awards 2015
The Jostle Awards celebrate our customers and how they use their intranet to bring employees together, simplify working life, and reach new heights!Congratulations to the 2015 winners and thank you to all nominees!
The Radically Better Organization of the Year — Enterprise
This overall “best in show” award for organizations with more than 200 people recognizes a demonstrated track record of organizational transformation.
City of Vaughan launched their Jostle intranet with a very deliberate strategy to enhance internal communications, information sharing, and employee recognition. They’ve far exceeded their objectives, going from informal to highly focused.
“Bringing Jostle to Vaughan has allowed the organization to deliver on its commitment to enhance internal communications…and it fosters a positive and inclusive corporate culture.”Gary Williams Director, Corporate Communications, City of Vaughan
Exact Sciences have put their core pillars of integrity, teamwork, accountability, innovation, and quality to work on their Jostle intranet. The “Exact Pulse” is the voice of information, fun, and recognition — and they have the results to prove it.
“Our Jostle intranet is an essential part of our company culture. It’s a tool that helps us achieve high levels of employee engagement across our entire organization.”Elsa Statz Communications Associate, Exact Sciences
The Radically Better Organization of the Year — Under 200 Employees
This overall “best in show” award for organizations with under 200 people recognizes a demonstrated track record of organizational transformation.
Pure showed us how a clear employee engagement strategy with the Jostle intranet at its core helped their organization manage through aggressive growth of people and place.
“Jostle has been central to underpinning and supporting our continued focus on making Pure a great place to work, with a motivated and high-achieving team.”Gill Buchanan Director, Pure Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Rookie of the Year — Enterprise
This award goes to the customer with more than 200 people with the best launch, implementation, and sustainment activities in their first year.
With incredible engagement numbers from the start and continuing well into their first year, McFarland Clinic astounded us with their launch, adoption, and sustainment activities. They win the game with their focus and enthusiasm!
“We quickly saw that it would be a paradigm shift with our Jostle intranet. It provided a platform that was completely different than anything our staff had experienced. It did indeed have the robust search we needed. It also provided the opportunity to see how people in the organization are connected and to be able to have discussions.”Shelley Goecke Marketing and Public Relations Director, McFarland Clinic
Rookie of the Year — Under 200 Employees
This award goes to the customer with under 200 people with the best launch, implementation, and sustainment activities in their first year.
With a clear vision to sustain participation levels, CCV has created a place to connect, engage, and exchange information more efficiently. From cupcakes to conversation, CCV is going from strength to strength with their Jostle intranet.
“Our corporate culture and initiatives are more vibrant and pronounced by incorporating the Jostle intranet. All of us at CCV have seen how our new intranet has made us more productive and organized.”Andrea Hadlington Marketing Communications Coordinator, CCV Insurance
Coolest Launch Asset of the Year
We’re constantly amazed by the creativity of launch activities. This award gives a Shout-Out to the best launch asset from the past year.
A clever spoof video that highlights the importance of getting to know each other set the tone for the Custom Communications launch. This funny, inclusive, and engaging clip introduced Jostle as the company’s newest family member. We’re so honoured!
“We are growing so fast but we have never lost our small family feel. We know without a doubt Jostle is responsible for this. Jostle allows us to lead, coach and inspire our ever growing family every single day!”Rachelle Smith Director of Operations, Custom Communications
How do you build excitement for your new intranet and educate your team along the way? You create three amazing teaser videos. Filmed in their head office with team members as actors, HSFCU showed us how to be funny and smart with their intranet launch.
“Jostle has provided us with a fun and engaging way to share news, connect employees, and most importantly celebrate and recognize achievements like we have never been able to do before. Jostle has changed the way we share information with each other.”Allison Maertens Marketing Director, Hawaii State FCU
Most Innovative Use Case of the Year
The Jostle intranet is used across sectors and countries to overcome business challenges and transform workplace culture. This award celebrates innovation and ingenuity in organizational problem solving.
InSight uses their Jostle intranet to share learnings, debate topics, and uphold consistent best practices across their group of radiology clinics dispersed throughout Western Australia. We’ve become a central part of their practice, and couldn’t be more proud!
“I often hear our staff say ‘I don’t know how we managed this before Jostle’…and often think this myself!”Joseph R Gauci Managing Director, InSight Clinical Imaging
Executive/Leadership Engagement Excellence
We work with great leaders who recognize the value of an engaged workforce. This award goes to our most engaged Executive/Leadership group or individual.
Morgan McKinley uses the Jostle intranet to unify their culture globally. Regional leaders play a very active role to build culture and engage team members through their Jostle intranet. We recognize this team for their advocacy, enthusiasm, and commitment.
“I’ve seen firsthand the impact that the Jostle intranet has had on our global business: strengthening our community, elevating our employer brand, and encouraging all colleagues to embrace sharing successes.”Andrea Webb People Director, Morgan McKinley
Jostle Ambassador of the Year
We’re privileged to have so many individuals who work tirelessly and enthusiastically to introduce and promote Jostle in workplaces across the globe. This award goes to the person or team most passionate about flying the Jostle flag.
Mandy Stone and her team of company communicators consistently demonstrate passion, enthusiasm, and advocacy of the Jostle platform. When they’re not taking the lead in embracing new features, they’re bringing the platform to life in creative ways. Kudos to this engaged and vibrant team!
“Change is a way of life at Houlihan’s, as we’re always evolving and reinventing to meet the needs of our customers. We use our Jostle intranet’s many features to layer communication in such a way that change is expected, accepted - and even a little fun!”Mandy Stone Vice President of Strategy Implementation & Communication, Houlihan’s Restaurants, Inc.
Community Building Initiative of the Year
Our customers create and support bustling communities of people both inside and outside their organizations. This award recognizes the most creative initiative to build community using the Jostle intranet.
Giving back is at the heart of Milgram’s culture. The way these difference-makers have embraced the Jostle intranet as the mechanism to promote this culture is truly inspiring. From silent auctions, to food drives, to playful sponsorships, they’re building community every day.
“We have always taken great pride in our employees’ contributions to the Milgram community and their communities outside these walls. They have embraced the Jostle intranet as a tool for change and philanthropy. It has truly become a window into our culture.”Jay Goldman President & CEO, Milgram & Company Ltd.
This award goes to the customer with highest employee engagement level measured by weekly logins in the past year.
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 2015.
“What we want to accomplish is a company culture.”Michelle Winn Director of Operations, Connect Wireless