Workiva Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Technology by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE
AMES, Iowa - January 17, 2018 - Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leading provider of solutions for enterprise productivity, was named one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Technology list by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.
The ranking considered more than 79,000 employee surveys from technology companies across the U.S. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included communication, professional development and recognition related to innovation. The ranking also accounted for the share of women, people of color, Baby Boomers and LGBT individuals experiencing innovation in the workplace.
“Workiva is proud to be named to such a prestigious list that includes some of the most successful software companies in the world,” said Matt Rizai, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Workiva. “When we founded Workiva, we knew that the only way to create a cutting-edge software platform was to invest in our employees first. Our culture is built on close-knit teams of people who truly care about each other and our customers.”
“Workiva’s commitment to providing a positive and inspiring workplace environment is exemplified in the company’s many awards and recognitions,” said Debi Durham, director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority. “From humble beginnings to national accolades, Workiva has emerged as an integral employer in Iowa.”
“We are grateful to have Workiva as part of Iowa's technology community,” said Brian Waller, President of the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI). “Workiva regularly partners with TAI on initiatives to grow Iowa’s tech workforce and to recognize other companies building world-changing innovations here in Iowa.”
The Best Workplaces in Technology stand out for their consistent leadership and the meaningful ways that all employees experience innovation in the workplace. Winning companies scored 15 percent higher than non-winners on measures of a culture of innovation.
“The Best Workplaces in Technology know that innovation can’t be limited to just engineers or senior employees,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Creating opportunities where everyone experiences innovation in the workplace increases the sense of fairness, purpose and confidence.”
Workiva (NYSE:WK) delivers Wdesk, an intuitive cloud platform that modernizes how people work within thousands of organizations, including over 70 percent of the FORTUNE 500®. Wdesk is built upon a data management engine, offering controlled collaboration, data connections, granular permissions and a full audit trail. Wdesk helps mitigate risk, improves productivity and gives users confidence in their data-driven decisions. Workiva employs more than 1,200 people with offices in 16 cities. The company is headquartered in Ames, Iowa.
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About the Best Workplaces in Technology
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from more than 79,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit www.Greatplacetowork.com.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.
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