IDG's Computerworld Names DeVry to 2013 List of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- International Data Group's Computerworld announces DeVry as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology based on challenging work, great benefits and compensation. DeVry ranked No. 82 in the 20th annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.
"DeVry's Information Technology home office department of more than 360 colleagues support our Downers Grove-based home office, including Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain College of Nursing and DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management," said Eric Dirst, DeVry's senior vice president and chief information officer. "They're a highly-skilled, dynamic group working on the cutting edge of education and learning technology. Everyone at DeVry is honored by the recognition of Computerworld as a best place to work in IT."
A global education provider, DeVry's Information Technology department works on high-tech solutions for students, such as mobile applications, virtual software labs and a self-service admissions and student finance portal that is led by interactive cues to guide a student from application through orientation. Cloud based development, data analytics and data warehousing, including pioneering voice analytics, are all a part of the innovative work DeVry's IT colleagues collaborate on.
DeVry rewards its colleagues with generous tuition discounts at most of its institutions. The DeVry Leadership Center also offers continuing education with more than 20 courses in leadership, service and professional development. And all DeVry colleagues have the option of flexible work schedules through its FlexWork program.
DeVry's IT colleagues report they value the collaborative work environment that consists of team pods with open desks, table-top white boards, flexible work schedules and in-house gym facilities.
"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 names 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."
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 DeVry Inc.
DeVry's purpose is to empower its students to achieve their educational and career goals. DeVry (NYSE: DV; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a global provider of educational services and the parent organization of Advanced Academics, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Carrington College California, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry University, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. These institutions offer a wide array of programs in business, healthcare, technology, accounting and finance. For more information, please visit http://www.devryinc.com.
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 (www.computerworld.com), 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 3.8 million unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, November 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 www.idgenterprise.com.
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