ComputerWorld: Best Places to Work in IT 2010

ComputerWorld just released its 17th annual report Best Places to Work in IT 2010. The criteria used for the selection include diversity, career development, retention, benefits and training. It does not include cutting edge technology though. I think that is pretty important but hard to measure and compare at the same time.

The top 100 companies come from different industries ranging from technology vendors like SAS,, to the customers. The list does not cover companies from other parts of the world. I am sure many companies from Europe, Canada, etc. would have made the list otherwise.

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2 Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
3 JM Family Enterprises Inc.
4 General Mills Inc.
5 University of Pennsylvania
6 SAS Institute Inc.
7 Quicken Loans Inc.
8 Verizon Wireless
9 Securian Financial Group Inc.
10 Inc.
11 Kellogg Co.
12 Southern California Edison Co.
13 H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Inc.
14 American Fidelity Assurance Co.
15 Genentech Inc.
16 Campbell Soup Co.
17 Chesapeake Energy Corp.
18 American Express Co.
19 Prudential Financial Inc.
20 Qualcomm Inc.
21 Scottrade Inc.
22 National Information Solutions Cooperative
23 Marriott International Inc.
24 University of Miami
25 DTE Energy Co.
26 The Mitre Corp.
27 Kaiser Permanente
28 Medtronic Inc.
29 Palmetto Health
30 OhioHealth
31 Discovery Communications Inc.
32 Cedars-Sinai Health System
33 Southern Co.
34 Texas Health Resources
35 The Vanguard Group Inc.
36 Lehigh Valley Health Network
37 Corning Inc.
38 OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc.
39 Rackspace US Inc.
40 Altria Group Inc.
41 VHA Inc.
42 HCA Inc.
43 Northwestern Mutual
44 Express Scripts Inc.
45 Edward Jones
46 Quest Diagnostics Inc.
47 CME Group Inc.
48 Raytheon Co.
49 Principal Financial Group Inc.
50 Allstate Insurance Co.
51 Intermountain Healthcare
52 Cerner Corp.
53 Temple University
54 Raymond James Financial Inc.
55 WellPoint Inc.
56 Thomson Reuters Corp.
57 Health Care Service Corp.
58 Harrah’s Entertainment Inc.
59 Southwest Airlines Co.
60 Publix Super Markets Inc.
61 State Farm Insurance Cos.
62 The Sherwin-Williams Co.
63 Kraft Foods Inc.
64 Norton Healthcare
65 Sacramento Municipal Utility District
66 The George Washington University
67 Transocean Ltd.
68 Indiana University
69 Automatic Data Processing Inc.
70 Antares Management Solutions
71 FedEx Corp.
72 Grant Thornton LLP
73 Northern Trust Corp.
74 Commonwealth Financial Network
75 Aflac Inc.
76 Partners HealthCare System Inc.
77 Discover Financial Services
78 National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
79 Penn National Insurance
80 GlobalScape Inc.
81 State Street Corp.
82 PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
83 Intuit Inc.
84 W.W. Grainger Inc.
85 The University of Oklahoma
86 Eastman Chemical Co.
87 Comerica Bank
88 Black Hills Corp.
89 Paychex Inc.
90 International Paper Co.
91 Xerox Corp.
92 Applied Materials Inc.
93 United States Postal Service
94 American Water
95 Red Hat Inc.
96 Hess Corp.
97 Baker Hughes Inc.
98 We Energies
99 CDW Corp.
100 SRA International Inc.

You can sort by different criteria, and filter by region and company size by visiting this page.

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  1. Posted June 24, 2010 at 1:58 am | Permalink

    Computerworld –> WORLD, list is only US indeed. Maybe someone needs to tell them that a large portion of this world exists outside of the US :-)

  2. Posted June 24, 2010 at 2:20 am | Permalink

    You are absolutely right. There may be similar lists by regional magazines/websites; if not, time for someone to create them. I think many IT professionals would be interested in such lists. :-)

  3. Posted June 30, 2010 at 12:29 am | Permalink

    Funny my former employer is in the middle of this list and they signed with an out sourcer several years ago and only has a small amount of IT people left.

  4. Posted June 30, 2010 at 2:07 am | Permalink

    Interesting. Is that the reason why your former employer get on the list? A small amount of IT people have relatively larger per person budget. :-)

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