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Score 6.3 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Awardco is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

10.0

Awardco

100%
2 Ratings
9.2

Jive

92%
37 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Awardco

N/A
0 Ratings
6.6

Jive

66%
17 Ratings

Usability

Awardco

N/A
0 Ratings
6.1

Jive

61%
4 Ratings

Availability

Awardco

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0

Jive

50%
2 Ratings

Performance

Awardco

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

Jive

90%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

7.5

Awardco

75%
2 Ratings
6.9

Jive

69%
4 Ratings

Online Training

Awardco

N/A
0 Ratings
5.0

Jive

50%
3 Ratings

Implementation Rating

Awardco

N/A
0 Ratings
3.0

Jive

30%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Awardco

Awardco has something for everyone. I have employees in a variety of age groups and some want to travel, some want a tangible item, and others feel like they don't really need/want anything so they choose a gift card so they can use it how and when they choose. Awardco allows that flexibility. Also, if the individual isn't ready to make a selection right away, they can save their points to use at a later time. If an individual would like to select an item larger than their award amount, they are not able to add dollars to their personal account, which may cause some frustration to an individual.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

It's definitely worth considering Jive for the type of application we've developed i.e. a central shared repository for all employees to host and discuss information. I can't say I have ever used a superior tool, but they may exist. I'm just not sure I would want to use it exclusively for file hosting, though. It does integrate with various other tools, so perhaps it would be fine if used in conjunction with another tool for that purpose.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Awardco

  • Every employee has an account.
  • There are multiple ways to use your points.
  • All points are stored in one place & easy to find.
Marquis C. Brantley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

  • Individual design
  • Presence of Russian language (localization can be independently established)
  • You can configure several information tapes with different themes. One for work, the second for communication
  • A newly-arrived network user immediately receives a prepared block for beginners. After completing several game tasks, the user will receive the basics of using Jive.
  • There is a template for each scenario. There is even a template for planning R&D, and there are more than twenty of them.
  • Integrates with MS Office, Google Drive, Google Docs
  • There are all platforms (even Winphone and blackberry)
  • You can create forum threads
Anna Stepanenko | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Awardco

  • I would like the system to be able to send email notifications to more than the employee and the HR Manager. It would be great if we could include the manager and the GM as well. Now I just forward the message to the others.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

  • Search functionality is very weak
  • The information architecture and taxonomy doesnt allow for easy discoverability of content
  • It's hard to navigate the and find spaces/groups that I already know about
  • The main profile/interface does not allow easy access to key tasks or common tasks.
Terry Rydzynski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Awardco

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$0 Recognition program needs

Awardco Editions & Modules

Edition
Awardco EnterpriseVaries1
  1. Recognition program needs
Additional Pricing Details
Awardco Enterprise is priced fairly depending on your recognition program needs, and is often much lower than the industry standard. Our previous customers have found that they can use a portion of their previous recognition budget to implement and utilize Awardco, and the rest of the funds can be directed immediately back to their employees, thus rewarding them even more than before.

Jive

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Jive Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

Awardco

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jive

Jive 6.6
Based on 17 answers
There are always external factors that can impact this decision but currently, the Jive platform is maintaining its lead in the market place in this area. If the innovation in this space by Jive continues, then this number will remain high. Integration with other systems and adaptability to changes in the market or in client needs will also make this decision hard to predict more then 6 months into the future
Chris Becker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Awardco

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jive

Jive 6.1
Based on 4 answers
It was harder to use that expected. The admin needs to be code savvy to truly customize the system. And users need to trained on the system and the setup. Trainings and monitoring need to continue to enforce use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Awardco

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jive

Jive 5.0
Based on 2 answers
Uptime was OK. But there was one day that the system crashed for a whole day. Our company was unable to operate. And all the plugins to word/excel froze causing those systems to freeze.

Jive posted a statement to the media saying all customers were up, but we were not.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Awardco

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jive

Jive 9.0
Based on 2 answers
The product worked as designed. It just didn't work for our needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Awardco

Awardco 7.5
Based on 2 answers
I am giving a "middle of the road" rating of 5 because I don't have experience with Awardco support. I have never had to reach out to the support team for anything, so I don't have any substantial feedback in this particular area. The program is so easy to use, so I've never needed to contact the support team.
Marquis C. Brantley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

Jive 6.9
Based on 4 answers
They did an OK job when I needed them. Except for the one day the system went down. Jive pointed the finger at the hosting company, and the hosting company pointed the finger at Jive. No reliable information came to us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Awardco

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jive

Jive 5.0
Based on 3 answers
Jive online training is there. It is OK/average. I feel some other companies are doing better. It is not a piece that is required to have a successfully implementation, but it could be useful to improve it
Maxime Guglielmetti | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Awardco

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jive

Jive 3.0
Based on 2 answers
If I did this over, I would hire out the implementation. They know the best practices and could have guided us to make an easier to use setup.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Awardco

I have only used a few other award programs and selections have been extremely limited. There is nothing worse than receiving a catalog with 10-15 items to choose from and you don't really want any of the items. It is even worse when the company spends two to three times the cost on a gift that can be purchased elsewhere for much, much less. The employee has an idea how much something costs and as a result feels like the company didn't appreciate them by giving an inexpensive gift. Awardco gifts are dollar for dollar.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

We had a Google phone number set up before and Jive was a lot better option than that. It is more consistent and can be configured much easier and with more advanced settings. Additionally, based on the pricing as well as working with the rep on our account, it was a perfect option for us
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Awardco

  • We are a company that thrives on competition & rewards. Awardco has helped us simplify that rewards process, and it's much easier for us as we create competition prizes.
  • Our employees are much more engaged in the competitions because they know they will win points that can be used on just about anything.
  • Since we've started using Awardco we have hit record numbers in sales in a month.
Marquis C. Brantley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jive

  • reduce email traffic
  • reduce amount of files/documents scattered & lost across shared drives
  • increased discovery, awareness and interaction of historically more separated individuals & team functions across the organisation
  • from an IT perspective, we've benefited from improved IT operations (e.g. troubleshooting info shared and easily searched/found with all team members - such that even junior team members can solve technical problems outside of business hours, lessening the burden for standby/call-in for more senior team members)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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