CHICAGO – April 1, 2015 – Rightpoint, a leading digital agency and technology consultancy based in Chicago with offices in Detroit and Denver, announced today that their client, Aon, received two awards in the categories of Best Value to Employees and Best Use of Social Media in the 2014 Ragan Employee Communications Awards.

Aon’s intranet, Aon Avenue, is the product of a three-year plan to introduce a new collaboration system to improve communication and simplify access to organizational content, as well as leverage social functionality through Microsoft Yammer. A fifteen tactical step plan guided the execution, and included a roadmap, information architecture design, roll-out plan and more. As a result, 42,000 of Aon’s 60,000 employees have completed a personal profile and 2,000 Yammer groups have been created. Aon employees can now easily identify and connect with colleagues based on expertise and experience on a global scale.

 “We’re thrilled to congratulate Aon for taking home two prestigious awards for their work on Aon Avenue,” said Rightpoint co-founder Ross Freedman. “The Aon team was able to successfully create a digital channel for employee communication and collaboration for their global workforce to empower results.”

The Ragan Employee Communications Awards honor some of the best internal communications from companies worldwide. There are nearly 50 award categories which highlight work around intranets, newsletters, videos, articles and more. For more information about the 2014 Ragan Employee Communications Awards, please visit:

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Rightpoint creates world-class digital solutions that drive profitable growth and sustainable competitive advantage for some of the world’s largest companies and most iconic brands. Driven by the firm's passion for pragmatic thinking, Rightpoint's business philosophy is to rethink the "typical" consulting model, combining attributes of management consulting, IT consulting, and creative agency services to help clients drive business results by solving strategic problems. Rightpoint’s breadth of services include digital strategy, mobile, social, cloud, CRM and application development. With a client base of more than 250 companies, Rightpoint was named to Forbes’ 2014 list of America's Most Promising Companies and Crain’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Chicago in 2014. Rightpoint's pervasive "intrapreneurial" spirit, which ensures that clients "get it right" the first time, is the foundation by which Rightpoint has built a strong, national reputation for excellence.