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2015 Incentive Federation Program Design and Support Study Waterfall Release #3-Award Program Spending

IFI has released the third in a series of white papers on its 2015 Incentive Federation Program Design and Support Study.  In the latest release, IFI puts the spotlight on program spending.  Click here to learn more.


Washington Quarterly Legal Review
Review IFI’s Washington Quarterly Legal Review prepared by George B. Delta, Esq. regarding Sales and Use Tax.

2015 Incentive Federation Program Design and Support Study Waterfall Release-#2

IFI has released the second of a series of white papers on its 2015 Incentive Federation Program Design and Support Study.  In this white paper, the Federation focuses on an in-depth analysis of how companies utilize communication, technology and reporting within their incentive programs. Review the Communications, Technology, Tools & Reporting white paper here.


2015 Incentive Federation Program Design and Support Study Waterfall Release

IFI has released the first of a series of white papers on its 2015 Incentive Federation Program Design and Support Study.  In this white paper, the Federation focuses on an in-depth analysis of program goals and objectives companies strive to achieve when designing an incentive program.  Review the Program Goals and Objectives white paper here.

2015 Incentive Federation Program Design and Support Study Released 

IFI engaged Intellective Group of St. Louis to conduct its 2015 Program and Design Study.  Using a national sample of business stakeholders with at least $1M in revenue, the study aimed to determine the drivers of programs, award types, supplier use and program metrics.  The full study may be reviewed here.  IFI plans to release a series of white papers over the next several months highlighting the results.  Additional inquiries may be sent to IFI’s Managing Director, Jessica Tadlock.

2015 Incentive Federation Program Design and Support Study Announced

IFI has announced that its next research study is underway. The study will attempt to determine the rationale behind the use of certain programs; how frequently they are used; they types of awards given and how companies obtain their awards. Results are expected late January 2015. See the full release here.