When employees are recognized, the business performs better. Recognition is one of the most basic strategies for strengthening the employer and employee relationship, yet it is too often overlooked. Many companies are not aware of the available options and as a result, only recognize employees in an ad hoc way. The right technology can play a critical role in helping organizations make recognition more consistent, frequent, and meaningful – which ultimately boosts productivity and the bottom line. Based on data collected in 2018, this report helps organizations understand the value of technology-based social recognition solutions and strategies to communicate that value to key internal stakeholders.