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Business Needs

Understanding your business needs, one solution at a time.

Employee Recognition software problems

Lack of Employee Motivation

Talent Acquisition and Retention Challenges

Talent Acquisition & Retention Challenges

Recognition Method Inefficiencies

Defining The Problem

We get into all the ins and outs of our client’s problem.
  • Our client, operating in South Africa and the UK, required a transformative solution for large-scale enterprises to enhance the overall job satisfaction of high-performing employees.
  • Employees felt undervalued, impacting their overall job satisfaction, as traditional motivation methods proved insufficient in inspiring sustained high performance.
  • Talent acquisition and retention presented significant challenges, risking the loss of valuable employees to competitors with more appealing work environments.
  • Existing recognition methods were time-consuming and ineffective, hindering the timely acknowledgment of achievements and feedback on contributions.
Employee Recognition Platform need
Employee Engagement Platform

Employee Engagement Platform

Actionable Insights and Analytics

Actionable Insights and Analytics

Streamlining Recognition Process

Streamlining Recognition Process

Understanding the Need

We innovate with people's needs in mind.
  • Our client needed a custom software solution to enhance employee satisfaction, motivation, engagement & recognition with strategic goals to promote a positive work culture.
  • The goal was to create an environment where employees not only feel acknowledged for their achievements but also derive a sense of purpose from their contributions.
  • The employee recognition software should include real-time acknowledgment and feedback, reinforcing positive behaviors, and enhancing overall engagement.
  • This employee recognition platform should be able to provide actionable insights into employee engagement, using analytics to identify trends, measure the impact of recognition efforts, and make informed decisions.
  • Additionally, they wanted to streamline the recognition process through software automation to reduce administrative burdens and ensure seamless acknowledgment.

What Zealous Proposed ?

Research. Understood. Proposed.

Employee Engagement Software

Zealous offered a user-friendly web-based software for seamless and impactful employee recognition & engagement. Celebrate achievements effortlessly, fostering a culture of appreciation and team cohesion.

Advanced Reporting Dashboard

Boost your decision-making with Zealous’ advanced reporting capabilities. Gain valuable insights into engagement trends, recognition patterns, and team dynamics for informed strategies and continuous improvement.

Surveys and Feedback

Surveys and Feedback Module

Zealous facilitates open communication through targeted surveys, capturing valuable employee input. Real-time feedback loops empower organizations to adapt and evolve engagement strategies based on evolving employee needs.

The Employee Recognition Platform Development Journey

  • Client Briefing 1


    First, we delved into understanding our client’s challenges in South Africa and the UK, focusing on enhancing job satisfaction and addressing recognition gaps within their workforce.

  • Document of scope 2

    Design Solutions

    Our collaborative efforts led to the design of a custom software solutions, aligned with strategic goals and emphasized real-time acknowledgment, feedback mechanisms, and analytics.

  • Wireframe development 3

    Development and Integration

    Next, our development team efficiently handled large data volumes, implemented queuing systems, seamlessly integrated with various CRMs, and successfully migrated from PHP to React & Node.js.

  • Wearable Device App 4

    Global Deployment

    In planning and executing a seamless global deployment, we addressed challenges related to diverse time zones and cultural differences to ensure a smooth rollout.

  • System Testing 5

    Delivery and Improvement

    Our dedicated developers finalized software solution, featuring an employee recognition platform that include dashboard, customizable programs, surveys, gamification, and real-time notifications.

The Employee Recognition Software Development journey Was Tough But Rewarding!

To address the challenges at hand, our experts planned many discussions with both the client and our internal team. Subsequently, we successfully met the client's requirements and surpassed their expectations.
  • Managing a large amount of data for global enterprises companies proved intricate. We needed to find effective solutions to handle and process this large volume efficiently.
  • To improve our processes, we had to implement queuing systems. This helped streamline tasks and make our operations more efficient.
  • Making our system work seamlessly with various Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems was a key challenge. We worked to ensure a smooth integration for a harmonious user experience.
  • Also, migrating from PHP projects to React & Node.js required successful data migration. It was crucial to ensure that data moved smoothly and accurately during this shift.

What We Delivered

From nothing to a star!

Employee Recognition Dashboard

A centralized hub displaying real-time employee recognition, achievements, and milestones to foster a positive workplace culture.

Customizable Recognition Programs

The ability to create and customize various recognition programs, such as employee of the month, peer-to-peer recognition, or performance-based awards.

Employee Surveys and Feedback

Integrated surveys and feedback mechanisms to gauge employee satisfaction, gather insights, and continuously improve the engagement platform based on user input.

Gamification Elements

Incorporating gamification elements such as badges, points, and leaderboards to add an element of fun and competition to the recognition process.

Integration with Communication Tools

Seamless integration with communication tools (e.g., Slack, Microsoft Teams) for instant recognition and announcements, ensuring real-time visibility across the organization.

Analytics and Reporting

Robust analytics and reporting tools to track engagement levels, identify trends, and measure the impact of recognition initiatives on overall employee satisfaction and productivity.

Mobile Accessibility

A mobile-friendly platform that allows employees to access and participate in recognition activities on the go, accommodating the modern, mobile work environment.

Real-time Notifications

Instant notifications for received recognition, ensuring that employees are promptly informed and appreciated for their contributions.

Technology Stack

Node Js
Route 53
AWS Lambda
Amazon API Gateway
Amazon API Gateway
Amazon S3
Amazon SQS
Amazon SQS
Amazon CloudWatch
Amazon CloudWatch

System Workflow

Employee Recognition System Workflow

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Client Testimonials

Clutch Goodfirms

I have used Zealous for several of my projects, I have found the team to be very professional yet personable. When I work with Zealous, I know I am getting the best developers who understand my requirements before they start.

Andrew Arlington

Andrew Arlington

Sales Director at Digital Dilemma

I was retained by a client as a Software and Cloud Architect to support internal and customer-facing products. The client had existing mobile apps of poor quality built by another provider.

John Bentley

john bentley, II

CTO at 10XTS

From day-1 Pranjal and his team have been very good at delivering quality work on time to budget. They are dynamic, if resources need to be shuffled around depending on what work needs to be done.

Graham Bradford

Graham Bradford

Senior Product Manager at Ecentric Payment Systems Driving
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