Redwood City, Calif., June 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica, the world’s No. 1 provider of data management solutions, today announced that IDG’s Computerworld has named Informatica a 2016 Best Place to Work in IT. Informatica is one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staff while providing great benefits and compensation. 2016 marks Informatica’s third-consecutive year on Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT list. Informatica placed in the top 10 on this year’s list for midsize companies.
Additionally, Informatica’s chief information security officer (CISO) and interim chief information officer (CIO), Bill Burns, was presented with a Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leader Award at the AGENDA16 conference in March. Computerworld honored Burns for his exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges.
“To be named one of Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT is a testament to Informatica IT’s work in driving business innovation and competitive advantage—not just for us, but for our customers as well,” said Burns. “Informatica IT is a rewarding place to work because we’re on the leading edge of IT trends and able to apply technologies that are reshaping industries and society. Informatica IT is valued as a strategic asset by the business, and a recognized contributor to the company’s collaborative and supportive culture.”
In the era of Data 3.0, the pillars of Informatica’s growth strategy include big data management, cloud integration, data security, master data management and integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). The Informatica IT team is directly involved in driving company revenue growth in all these areas through recent projects, such as building the hosting platform for Informatica’s iPaaS offerings, piloting a subsequently productized data lake for big data analytics, increasing customer traction by 300 percent on a key company website, and helping to drive new sales through a next-generation 360-degree view of the customer.
“The organizations on this year’s Best Places to Work in IT list excel at creating a dynamic and satisfying IT work environment,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “In a competitive market for tech talent, these outstanding employers are able to attract highly skilled IT pros by offering great benefits, new learning opportunities, access to cutting-edge technologies and challenging, business-critical projects.”
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About the Best Places to Work in IT
The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by IDG’s Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.
Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping senior IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. As the voice of business technology, Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), focused conference series, strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.5 million monthly page views (Omniture, July 2015 – December 2015 average). Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.
Informatica is 100 percent focused on data because the world runs on data. Organizations need business solutions around data for the cloud, big data, real-time and streaming. Informatica is the world’s No. 1 provider of data management solutions, in the cloud, on-premise or in a hybrid environment. More than 7,000 organizations around the world turn to Informatica for data solutions that power their businesses. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit www.informatica.com. Connect with Informatica at https://linkedin.com/company/informatica, https://twitter.com/Informatica and https://facebook.com/InformaticaLLC.
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