Workiva Expands Wdesk Across Hawaiian Airlines

Wdesk Modernizes Collaboration and Automates Workflow in SOX and Other Business Data Processes

Ames, IA - August 2, 2016 -Workiva (NYSE:WK), creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, today announced that Hawaiian Airlines has expanded its use of Wdesk across the company, including managing internal controls over financial reporting as required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).

“Wdesk has modernized, simplified and streamlined our reporting processes, giving us flexibility and real-time collaboration tools,” said Keric Chang, director of SEC reporting and SOX compliance at Hawaiian Airlines.

The airline's former process relied on a manual process including collecting data via email from the company’s business process owners. With Wdesk, the airline linked its SOX risk-control matrix, process narratives and flowcharts, which streamlined how they manage, monitor and test internal controls. The platform also helps Hawaiian maintain data integrity and process consistency.

“Based on its cost and time-savings and ease-of-use, we were pleased to expand the Wdesk platform to Hawaiian’s other processes including internal controls and SOX compliance,” said Chang.

Wdesk offers clients a better way to share files with people across an organization. This enables them to create their process once, knowing that Wdesk will track workflow, create automatic reminders, show the progress in a dashboard and certify sign-offs.

About Workiva

Workiva (NYSE:WK) created Wdesk, a cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises to collect, link, report and analyze business data with control and accountability. Thousands of organizations, including over 65 percent of the Fortune 500®, use Wdesk. The platform’s proprietary word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications are integrated and built upon a data management engine, offering synchronized data, controlled collaboration, granular permissions and a full audit trail. Wdesk helps mitigate enterprise risk, improve productivity and give users confidence to make decisions with real-time data. Workiva employs more than 1,200 people with offices in 16 cities. The company is headquartered in Ames, Iowa.

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