I Love Rewards is Included as a Sample Vendor in Gartner’s Hype Cycle Report

San Francisco and Toronto, August 24, 2011 — I Love Rewards, the leading employee recognition and rewards solution, today announced that it has been included as a sample vendor in the recently released Gartner Hype Cycle Report for Human Capital Management (HCM) Software. Gartner is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company.

Hype cycles are graphical representations of the relative maturity of technologies, IT methodologies and management. I Love Rewards was included as a sample vendor in the Social Employee Recognition Systems category.

“We are thrilled that Gartner has listed I Love Rewards as a sample vendor in this year’s HCM Hype Cycle Report,” said Razor Suleman, CEO and founder of I Love Rewards. “Gartner’s decision to include the Social Employee Recognition Systems category is significant. Companies that implement an employee rewards and recognition solution now will have a major competitive advantage. It’s the hard work of our forward-thinking customers and passionate employees that has positioned us as one of Gartner’s Sample Vendors in this important category.”

Gartner’s Hype Cycle is an annual maturity assessment of more than 1,800 technologies and trends. The 2011 Special Report consists of 75 individual reports, each of which gives a snapshot perspective of a key area of IT or business.

In the 2011 HCM report, Gartner emphasizes that SaaS and Social media technologies such as I Love Rewards are game-changers in the HCM sphere. These technologies are disrupting the industry and poised to play an essential role in talent management in the coming years.

I Love Rewards’ award-winning platform is available to organizations of all sizes looking to drive employee engagement. The interactive platform provides performance-based recognition in the form of points that can be redeemed for meaningful rewards including Apple electronics, Visa Reward Cards, and Expedia travel.

About I Love Rewards:

I Love Rewards is an employee recognition solution that helps companies recognize brilliant performance and empowers employees to choose their own rewards. Unlike traditional service award programs, I Love Rewards creates authentic moments of recognition that resonate with workers of every generation. I Love Rewards’ clients include 3M, Eli Lilly, Marriott, ConAgra Foods and Health Now. On the web at www.iloverewards.com.

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