Engage

Motivate your
employee ‘middle’

Connect your business and people to motivate, recognise and incentivise the micro behaviours of your employees through the Cortex Engage platform.

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WHAT IS CORTEX ENGAGE?

It’s a powerful platform that collates diverse strands of data to provide the foundation for company-wide employee recognition, reward, sales incentivisation and workplace engagement.

Data blending promotes brand health by encouraging staff to adapt behaviours to compete among themselves, and to monitor their own progress toward reaching the required levels of proficiency. All backed-up by a series of core recognition, redemption, learning and community tools.

Cortex Engage connects business and people.

Benefits & Highlights

A HARMONIOUS BALANCE OF HARD & SOFT METRICS

A HARMONIOUS BALANCE OF HARD & SOFT METRICS

Utilise usually divergent data sources to enable a balanced focus on behaviours as well as targets.

FOCUS ON INDIVIDUALS ACROSS THE WHOLE BUSINESS

FOCUS ON INDIVIDUALS ACROSS THE WHOLE BUSINESS

Engagement to the ‘power of one’, all rolled-up as the collective performance of teams, departments, regions and markets.

CREATE A CONNECTED BUSINESS CULTURE

CREATE A CONNECTED BUSINESS CULTURE

Be joined-up - across your whole business with the same data source able to power multiple programmes

Core Features

Pick and choose from a menu of core features which all operate on a single-platform to enable simple initial deployment with future expansion baked in. Many features allow the opportunity for customisation to your brand/operation.

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION

Celebrate achievement using a selection of peer-to-peer tools, badges, levels and community zones.

POINTS SYSTEM

Creating a common points interface for all your metrics allows the platform to compare divergent metrics

STATUS & LEVEL-UP

Recognise and drive employee commitment, performance and service through our hall of fame.

EARN BADGES

Gamify progression and commitment to self-development through our 5-star badge system.

GAMIFICATION

Transform engagement through intriguing elements and addictively playable game-design plug-ins

SALES & CHANNEL INCENTIVES

Drive the key behaviours of sales teams and distributers essential in hitting sales, brand and CSI targets.

LEAGUES

Create flexible, targeted leagues across products, audiences, short & long term, big or small.

REAL-TIME UPDATES

Our API enables your leagues and incentives to be a live as possible, transforming engagement..

SALES VISUALISATION TOOLS

Visualise sales performance in detail in conjunction with incentives, leagues and targets.

FIELD & REP TOOLS

Amplify incentives on the road through our field-based tablet and mobile Apps.

REDEMPTION & REWARD

Fulfil your personal rewards through a number of redemption options including points, merch, partners

AMAZON INCENTIVES

Benefit from our unique Amazon partnership to gain direct access into Amazon’s Incentive ecosystem.

PARTNERSHIPS

Manage and archive your live spend and forecasted gift and reward budgets and BIK liabilities.

BUDGET & BIK MANAGER

Manage and archive your live spend and forecasted gift and reward budgets and BIK liabilities.

REPORTING & ANALYTICS

Stay in control with a queryable window to your data and a full suite of secure tracking reports.

CONFERENCE & EVENTS

Exponentially boost engagement by connecting platform activity to your experiential employee events.

MEETINGS & IMMERSION

Immerse your employees in your goals through hosted meetings and learning sessions to match your programme.

CONFERENCES & EVENTS

Fully-integrated (inter)national hosted conferences designed and managed to amplify engagement.

AWARDS & CELEBRATIONS

The magical final piece of the recognition jigsaw – fully-managed ceremonies, dinners and awards.

MANAGED INCENTIVE TRAVEL

Travel events tailored to you. Absolutely everything seamlessly managed on your behalf.

COMMUNICATIONS HUB

Run your entire internal comms programme through the platform, publishing, categorising and reporting.

TAILORED ALERTS & ACTIONS

Trigger branch and field user reminders and actions through time-bound and machine-driven alerts.

COMMS AUTOMATION

Increase productivity by automating personalised employee comms across multiple channels.

COMMUNITY HUB

Enable best practice sharing, idea collaboration and user Q&A sessions to grow community involvement.

LEARNING HUB

Directly connect the platform with your Academy LMS and activity to boost blended learning opportunities.

CUSTOM DASHBOARDS

Fully adaptable dashboard widgets, allow for customised landing pages for all users.

CASE STUDY

Volvo First Class

Project:

Having run cash-based sales incentives for a number of years, Volvo had inadvertently engendered a sales team’s focus on hitting targets only for the reward that was on offer. Which in turn had created an imbalanced sales-only focus across the dealer network – ignoring the delivery of key brand behaviours.

In 2013, Volvo had major growth and brand development aspiration – all of which required a modern engagement and incentive platform as part of a new strategy.

CORTEX Solution:

An advanced and expansive Cortex Loyalty plus Cortex Synapse data solution that is run as a full-service solution with RLA agency full account management, creative, analysis and marcomms activity.

Run in collaboration with Volvo’s Sales, Aftersales, Operations, Marketing and Academy teams, Volvo First Class is a whole-business programme targeting a broad variation of soft and hard behaviours - with 1,500 unique users, 8 regions and unique personalised logins enabling gamification, leagues, quizzes, badges, spot prizes, Hall of Fame, Amazon access and a series of exclusive dinners and international events from Rome to Japan.

With 145% growth and the coveted ‘Franchise of the Year’ accolade in 2018, Volvo are one of the biggest successes of the last 4 years.

Contact
  • Paul Smith
    Director
  • +44 (0)1202 597 140
  • paul.smith@rla.co.uk
  • Global Hubs
  • Bournemouth (HQ)
    • ADDRESS
    • Cortex,
      Parley Green Lane,
      Christchurch,
      Dorset, BH23 6BB
  • London
    • ADDRESS
    • The Mission marketing Group PLC,
      36 Percy Street,
      London, W1T 2DH
  • San Francisco
    • ADDRESS
    • 201 Mission Street, Suite 1210,
      San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Singapore
    • ADDRESS
    • 16 Raffles Quay, #33-03 Hong Leong Building,
      Singapore, 048581
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