Waggl Applauded for Product Innovation

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Wins CEO World Award for Best New Technology Software Product and a Commendation from Inspiring Workplaces

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The Waggl Engagement (WE) Solution won a Silver CEO World award for Best New Product for 2020 in the category of Technology Software

“Over the past six years, Waggl has evolved its platform from a lightweight, consumer-driven app to a robust enterprise platform capable of supporting organizations with many thousands of employees,” said Adam Tanner, Co-founder and Head of Product, Waggl.

Waggl, the most powerful Employee Voice platform for strategic business and HR leaders, today announced that it has received two esteemed awards for product innovation. Waggl has earned a Silver 2020 CEO World Award for Best New Product in the category of Technology Software, as well as a commendation from Inspiring Workplaces as “Vendor of the Year” for the second consecutive year.

“Over the past six years, Waggl has evolved its platform from a lightweight, consumer-driven app to a robust enterprise platform capable of supporting organizations with many thousands of employees,” said Adam Tanner, Co-founder and Head of Product, Waggl. “We’ve upgraded our enterprise reporting solutions, added enhanced, interactive results for managers, and a suite of exportable spreadsheet-based reports for advanced analysis. We’ve also implemented true multi-language pulsing capabilities to allow our global partners to deliver a more inclusive solution to their diverse employee populations.”

CEO World Awards celebrate the achievements of leaders and their management teams behind the year’s most outstanding initiatives. This annual awards program celebrates the individuals and teams at private or public, corporations, nonprofits, associations, vendors and government organizations worldwide who set industry benchmarks for excellence. The Waggl Engagement (WE) Solution won a Silver CEO World award for Best New Product for 2020 in the category of Technology Software. Inspired by the work of Clayton Christensen, author of The Innovator's Dilemma, Waggl ran an organization-wide process in early 2019 that led to the development of the WE Solution, a comprehensive, yet agile Employee Voice platform designed to inspire employees and empower leaders. The WE Solution serves as a critical component of the essential productivity suite for all workplaces, remote or in-person. It comes with a centralized dashboard that enables users to invite employee insights in real-time and apply them to improving business objectives, complemented by proven implementation processes, partnership resources, and best-in- class engagement question models.

Waggl was also highly commended by Inspiring Workplaces as “Vendor of the Year.” Inspiring Workplaces™ was created by the merger of The Employee Engagement Alliance and The Employee Engagement Awards. It believes in recognizing and shaping the new, forward-thinking organizations of the future. By shedding the light on these innovative workplaces via the awards, it helps to encourage positive change in workplaces as well as provide a source of inspiration and education for those who seek it. Waggl was the recipient of the North American Employee Engagement Award in the same category in 2019.

These awards add to an impressive roster of wins for Waggl in 2019 and 2020. In August 2020, Waggl was recognized for its continued growth and resilient culture by retaining a spot on the coveted Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States and Bay Area’s Newsgroup’s List of Top Workplaces in the San Francisco Bay Area for the second year, ranking #5 for Small Companies. Shortly before that, Waggl received a 2020 Stevie® Award for Great Employers in the category of “most Innovative Use of HR Technology During the Pandemic” for its “Putting People First” initiative. Waggl was also honored for its technology advancements by Lighthouse Research and Advisory, which named the Waggl Engagement (WE) Solution as the “Best Innovative or Emerging Tech Solution” in Talent Management. The company was listed for the third consecutive year as one of the Best Places to Work in the San Francisco Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal, and also received major accolades for corporate culture and growth from Forbes as one of America’s Best Startup Employers, and from Financial Times as one of The Americas Fastest Growing Companies 2020.

In 2019, Waggl placed #15 on the San Francisco Business Times Fast 100 list of the fastest growing private companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company was named as “Employee Engagement Vendor of the Year” by the 2019 North American Employee Engagement Awards, and was also recognized by the 9th Annual Best in Biz Awards as “Best Local Company of the Year” for the San Francisco Bay Area. Co-founder and CEO Michael Papay was named as a recipient of the “2019 Founders to Watch” award by The Startup Weekly, a leading independent source of news and insights for business builders.

To learn more about Waggl, please visit https://www.waggl.com/.

About Waggl
For HR leaders who need to measure, and truly improve engagement, Waggl is an Employee Voice platform that crowdsources real-time insight to drive faster action and alignment around critical business topics. Inspired by the waggle dance honeybees do to communicate vital information, Waggl believes every voice matters. Unlike heavy surveys or basic pulse tools, Waggl is a dialogue-first approach to engagement that creates shared ownership through inclusive team-based action planning.

With a seasoned Executive Team and premiere customers including Freddie Mac, Paychex, Heineken, 3M, Mastercard, UCSF Medical Center, McGraw Hill, Taylor Morrison and Parsons, Waggl partners with leading enterprises to harness the collective intelligence of their people. For more information and an expanded customer list, please visit https://www.waggl.com.

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