IDG’s Computerworldannounced Janney Montgomery Scott as an honoree for “2014 Best
100 Places to Work in IT.” This is annual ranking of the top 100
work environments for technology professionals selected and published by
IDG’s Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a
comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories
such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In
addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers.
Responses factor heavily in determining the rankings. In the list,
Janney was ranked #13 of 23 Midsize firms.
“We are very pleased to be recognized by Computerworld as one of
the “Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT for 2014,” said Robert
Thielmann, Chief Information Officer at Janney Montgomery Scott. “We
believe IT employees want to have a say in their jobs and know their
contributions are valued. This fosters a collaborative and high output
work environment where the staff is focused on creating the best client
experience. This award acknowledges the overall corporate culture and
quality workplace at Janney.”
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management,
financial services and investment banking firm, headquartered in
Philadelphia, PA, employs 91 IT professionals to develop and implement
solutions that provide its 700 Financial Advisors and nearly 2000 total
employees with a comprehensive and user-friendly suite of applications.
Some of the many technology advancements at Janney include
implementation of two major data centers with cutting edge technology,
new order management systems, a modern client web site with an
associated mobile offering, implementation of VoIP communication
systems, and other award-winning applications developed in-house – such
as a novel Financial Advisor dashboard. Industry recognition and awards
this past year include a CIO 100 Honoree for the Financial Advisor
Dashboard utility, an Enterprise Mobility Excellence Award for Financial
Services from Air-Watch based on a unique deployment, and a leadership
award from Computerworld for Premier 100 IT Leaders 2014.
"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."
About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Janney provides advice to individual, corporate and institutional
clients. Our expertise includes guidance about asset management,
corporate and public finance, equity and fixed income investing, equity
research, institutional equity and fixed income sales and trading,
investment strategy, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions,
public and private capital raising, portfolio management, retirement and
income planning, and wealth management. Janney is an
independently-operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance
Company and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
(FINRA) and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).
Additional company information is available at www.janney.com.
Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business
decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with
effective business strategy. As the voice of business technology,
Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage
from setting strategies to deriving value. Computerworld’s award-winning
website (www.computerworld.com), focused
conference series, strategic marketing solutions and research forms
the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and
provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience.
Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.3
million monthly page views (Omniture, March 2014) and was recognized in
BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received
for more than 5 consecutive years. 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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