Computerworld Recognizes Top 100 Workplaces for Technology Professionals

The 20th Annual Best Places to Work in IT List Names Quicken Loans #1

FRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 17, 2013) -  IDG's Computerworld -- the IT media brand dedicated to providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results -- releases the 2013 Best Places to Work in IT list. The list is compiled by the Computerworld editorial team based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention, as well as a worker satisfaction survey completed by a random sampling of IT employees at the participating organizations. To honor the 20th anniversary of the Best Places to Work in IT list, an online package including a database of all the organizations that have made the list over the past 20 years has been created.

"We applaud the organizations on the Best Places to Work in IT list for creating and sustaining dynamic IT work environments," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "This year, several new organizations have joined the stalwarts that make the list year after year. It's clear that the best IT workplaces are constantly raising the bar with great benefits, new learning opportunities, access to cutting-edge technologies and challenging business-critical projects."

What Makes an Organization a Best Place to Work?
Benefits are one of the most valued criteria used in determining if an organization makes the Best Places to Work in IT list. These are the top 5 benefits offered by employers on this year's list:

  • 100% offer health insurance
  • 100% offer paid vacation
  • 100% offer a 401(k)/403(b) plan
  • 99% offer an employee assistance program
  • 98% offer reimbursement for technology certifications

Additional information about the 100 organizations named to the 2013 list, as well as the results of the 20th annual Best Places to Work in IT survey, can be read in the June 17, 2013 issue of Computerworld and at

Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT 2013:

1. Quicken Loans
3. CareerBuilder
4. Commonwealth Financial Network
5. World Wide Technology
6. Sharp Healthcare
7. Transocean
8. Qualcomm
9. Genentech
10. PricewaterhouseCoopers
11. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
12. General Mills
13. Erickson Living
14. National Information Solutions Cooperative
15. Verizon Wireless
16. Jet Propulsion Laboratory
17. Applied Materials
18. Securian Financial Group
19. CSX
20. Lehigh Valley Health Network
21. OhioHealth
22. Prudential Financial
23. Vanguard Group
24. SAS Institute
25. Monsanto
26. American Fidelity Assurance
27. Principal Financial Group
28. Nationwide Mutual Insurance
29. CHG Healthcare Services
30. Cancer Treatment Centers of America
31. Texas Health Resources
32. Caesars Entertainment
33. LINN Energy
34. Kaiser Permanente
35. University of Notre Dame
36. Cedars-Sinai Health System
37. Reed Technology & Information Services
38. Discover Financial Services
39. Jack Henry & Associates
40. UHC (University HealthSystem Consortium)
41. Altria Client Services
42. HCA
43. Miami Children's Hospital
44. NextEra Energy
45. Cerner
46. Palmetto Health
47. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
48. MetroStar Systems
49. AT&T
50. George Washington University
51. DTE Energy
52. PPG Industries
53. Ascension Health
54. Medtronic
55. DHL Express
56. Rackspace
57. Secure-24
58. Raytheon
59. Intuit
60. Grant Thornton
61. Sherwin-Williams
62. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
63. Northwestern Mutual
64. BNSF Railway
65. Sacramento Municipal Utility District
66. OCLC Online Computer Library Center
67. Carolinas HealthCare System
68. Chesapeake Energy
69. Genesis HealthCare System
70. Johns Hopkins Medicine
71. Campbell Soup
72. FedEx
73. CME Group
74. SimpliVity
75. Enova International
76. International Paper
77. Paychex
78. WellPoint
79. FireHost
80. Dow Chemical
81. Avanade
82. DeVry
83. Edward Jones
84. Heartland Payment Systems
85. Kellogg
86. CDW
87. Aflac
88. Noah Consulting
89. Health Care Service Corp.
90. Ping Identity
91. Coca-Cola Enterprises
92. SEI
93. Nova Southeastern University
94. Southern Co.
95. Astellas Pharma US
96. American University
97. Humana
98. Automatic Data Processing
99. NIIT Technologies
100. Quintiles

To learn more about Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT and nominate your organization for 2014 visit: Nominations are open through November 2013. If you have questions about the program contact:

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About the Best Places to Work in IT
The Best Places to Work in Information Technology (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, diversity, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

About Computerworld
Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results. Computerworld's award-winning website (, bi-weekly publication, focused conference series, custom solutions and custom research forms the hub of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT solutions providers to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.5 million unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, August 2012) and was recognized as the Best Website by ASBPE and TABPI in 2012. 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