CDW coworkers praised their positive work environment, helping CDW achieve the No. 5 rank on GetVoIP’s list of the top 10 data centers to work for in 2014. Coworkers described CDW as a “large company that has the perks of a close-knit, smaller company,” thanks to its benefits, knowledgeable management, learning environment and development opportunities.
CDW in the News
Folds of Honor, in collaboration with CDW and Microsoft, presented more than 100 Surface Pro 3 tablets to the dependents of military servicemen and women at the Quicken Loans National golf tournament. This Golf Channel Morning Drive segment highlights the presentation, in which PGA TOUR professional and CDW ambassador Gary Woodland personally thanked the military families, and features an interview with CDW Senior Vice President of Product and Partner Management Matt Troka, Microsoft Vice President of U.S. Device Sales Jane Boulware and Folds of Honor ambassador Sarah White.
American City & County
Knox County, Ill., won a $20,000 grand prize from the Win a Technology Center Sweepstakes, sponsored by CDW-G and the Center for Digital Government. Scott Erickson, Knox county clerk, discusses how the complete interactive technology package awarded in the sweepstakes will enable the county to keep voting records to increase government transparency and accountability.
Fortune selected Paul Balan, mail room associate, CDW, as one of 50 people for its Heroes of the 500 2014 list, which honors extraordinary people who work at 2014 Fortune 500 companies. Balan is not only a CDW coworker, but also a talented artist whose designs have been featured on a medal honoring Native American code talkers and the National Humanities Medal.
Based on feedback from its own employees, CDW ranked No. 3 on Business Insider’s list of 10 best tech companies to work for that are not in Silicon Valley. CDW coworkers praised the company for promoting and encouraging a positive work/life balance.
Tampa Bay Business Journal
The Tampa Bay Business Journal awarded CDW the top overall spot in its 2014 Best Places to Work ranking. Based on employee surveys, the ranking measured 10 key engagement categories focusing on items such as team effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, manager effectiveness, compensation, benefits and more.
Lauren McCadney, senior manager of social media at CDW, is recognized as one of FierceCMO’s “2014 Women to Watch” in business-to-business (B2B) marketing. In an interview, McCadney highlights her proudest achievement in the past year, what she likes most about her job and offers insight and advice for other women B2B marketers.
Jacksonville Business Journal
The PGA TOUR relies on official technology partner CDW for significant, ongoing consulting to manage constantly evolving technology developments, said Steve Evans, senior vice president of information systems for the PGA TOUR. Evans noted the PGA TOUR is moving its ShotLink technology – the scoring system powered by CDW that enables the PGA TOUR to collect and analyze data – to the cloud to improve operations and deliver faster data to the fans.
Enterprise Apps Today
CDW’s new App Marketplace is designed to serve a market not addressed by either consumer-oriented app stores or software vendors’ enterprise app stores. Joe Woods, director of mobility solutions for CDW, discusses the new offering, which is part of the company’s Total Mobility Management program.
In this video interview on the CDW Technoliner, Charles Barkley delves into the differences between NBA and college basketball and discusses his work with CDW on its “People Who Get IT” campaign.
The Game 87.7 – WGWG-FM Chicago
Neal Campbell, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at CDW, and Ethan Cooperson, senior research analyst at STATS, participated in a live radio interview from the 2014 NCAA Final Four to explain how the latest technology and data analytics are changing the game – not only in basketball, but also in business.
CDW launched a mobile application marketplace with a twist: The software you’ll find includes customized enterprise apps that cater to mission-critical business processes. Andrea Bradshaw, CDW senior director and general manager, mobility solutions, notes that “This is the only destination that matches qualified developers with proven apps and development capabilities to an equally qualified, national market.”