Recognize Product Updates

Recognize is updated almost every week. Major updates and fixes are listed here to help customers and prospective customers learn of continued improvements.

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  • Performance Improvement Launch

    Recognize has increased the performance of the Stream page by now ‘lazy loading’ the comments. This allows the recognitions to now pop in immediately!


  • Frontline Release

    We are helping frontline staff who don’t have regular access to email get on to Recognize!

    Frontline Staff are those who provide us an essential service or key public service, who interact with customers or work in factories. These terrific essential employees don’t always have access to a company email but deserve to be recognized for all of the hard work they do. In addition to logging on via Email, Single Sign-On, Yammer, Google, and Microsoft, we now offer the option to log in via telephone number for employees who are the frontline every day. Our frontline option provides a number of features to engage these employees, and send custom rewards to the backbone of your organization. Learn more here.

  • Trimester Nomination Campaigns and more

    September 24, 2020

    Trimester nomination campaign intervals now supported

    Trimester nominations are for companies who wish to award titles on a trimester basis. To implement a Trimester nomination, first visit the “Custom Badges” section in the Admin Portal. Select the badge you wish to award each trimester. In the drop-down menu under “Badge Sending Limit“, select “Trimester” and click “Save” at the bottom of the screen.

    Screenshot of Trimester Nominations

    Workplace now has chat commands for sending recognitions

    Try “recognize”, “recognise”, “r”, or “send recognition”. This will provide you with a shortcut to the Recognition window and make it easy to recognize teammates.

    Recognize Workplace Chat  

    • Anniversary Recognitions can now be sent via bulk recognition

      Anniversaries can now be sent anytime on command by the company admin.

    • Repaired mobile issues with Microsoft Teams integration

      Microsoft Teams mobile is growing and so is Recognize support!

    • Import spreadsheet now includes department, country, and locale

      Spreadsheet import and FTP import now support changing someone’s language.

  • Android now has reward redemptions

    September 1, 2020

    Android app got a big update.

    1. Performance improvements
    2. Privacy for sending option fixed
    3. Reward redemption for gift cards and company items
    4. New profile

    Check out the mobile apps!

  • Send recognition from Workplace by Facebook Chat

    August 31, 2020

    Workplace by Facebook removed the menu to be able to send recognition! We quickly moved to add a few different commands to workplace chat.

    To do that type:

    send recognition


    Send recognition with r

  • 10 Free Award Certificate Templates

    August 16, 2020

    To help managers and HR engage their top employees, we created a really nice set of new award certificate templates to customize and print or email.

    Download the PDF at the bottom of the page.

    Visit the award certificates

  • Integrations Directory

    August 14, 2020

    Recognize has listed all the integrations into one place and added a number of tutorials. From Gmail to Trello, the content explains who to use Zapier to set up an integration. This list will keep growing. Let us know what you think!

    Visit Recognize Integration Directory

  • User Profile gets new functionality and new look

    July 28, 2020

    The User Profile was long overdue for a refresh our team felt. We created a card-like experience focused on the user and their accomplishments.

    The employee can now dive into their post history as well.

    Check it out on desktop or mobile web.

    By the way, it now matches the UI on our mobile app!

  • Filter type of recognitions on stream page

    July 11, 2020

    Now all employees can filter between peer-to-peer recognitions and anniversary recognitions. Anniversary recognitions include both service anniversary recognition and birthdays.