Honored for Sixth Year as a Top Destination for IT Professionals
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Quintiles, the world's largest biopharmaceutical services provider and a
Fortune 500 company, has been named one of IDG Computerworld's
100 Best Places to Work in IT 2014, the sixth time it has received
this employer distinction over the past seven years.
Computerworld has ranked the top 100 work environments for technology
professionals at U.S. companies or U.S. staff of international companies
each year since 1994. The list is compiled each year based on company
offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training
and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of
IT workers with their responses factoring heavily in determining the
"We are delighted to be named for the sixth time as one of the top IT
workplaces," said Quintiles Chief Information Officer Richard Thomas.
"It is testament to the quality of our team and their focus on creating
value over the long haul. The human edge in technology is more critical
now than ever. Having a great workplace and culture is our foundation,
and it allows everyone to flourish professionally, lifting our team
performance to ever higher levels in everything we do," Thomas added.
"Hiring the best and the brightest IT pros, offering them competitive
pay and providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning for the
outstanding employers on this year's Best Places to Work in IT list,"
said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "Both newcomers to
the list and rock-steady stalwarts nurture their talent with challenging
business-critical projects, extensive training opportunities and ongoing
career development programs. They invest in their own futures by
investing in their employees."
Quintiles has been recognized on numerous occasions for its pioneering
work in IT, recently being named to the "CIO
100" by CIO magazine for creating business value through the
effective and innovative use of IT. In 2013, Quintiles received the
SCRIP industry award for best technological development in clinical
trials, and also took home the Computerworld
Data+ Editor's Choice Award for its Infosario® platform
big data solutions that help pharmaceutical organizations improve their
probability of success throughout the drug development process.
Quintiles (NYSE:Q), a Fortune 500 company, is the world's largest
provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing
services. With a network of more than 29,000 employees conducting
business in approximately 100 countries, we helped develop or
commercialize all of 2013's top-100 best-selling drugs on the market.
Quintiles applies the breadth and depth of our service offerings along
with extensive therapeutic, scientific and analytics expertise to help
our customers navigate an increasingly complex healthcare environment as
they seek to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of
better healthcare outcomes. To learn more about Quintiles, please visit www.quintiles.com
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