Monsanto named best place to work in Information Technology
Computerworld has named Monsanto Company one of its best places to work in Information Technology (IT). Monsanto ranks No. 24 on the 2015 list of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals, its fourth appearance on the list.
As the world’s farmers will need to feed a global population that is expected to grow to 9.6 billion in 2050, Monsanto teams are innovating how agriculture utilizes information technology. “This is an exciting time to be in IT at Monsanto. IT professionals have the opportunity to help solve one of the greatest challenges of our time: finding sustainable ways to nourish a growing world” said Jim Swanson, Monsanto Chief Information Officer.
“Working in IT in agriculture has changed rapidly in the past few years, and it will continue to advance as we work to unlock digital yield,” said Swanson.
“The 100 organizations on Computerworld’s 2015 best places to work in IT list realize that attracting and retaining a highly-skilled technology workforce leads to competitive advantage. In a tight market for tech talent, these outstanding employers attract the best and brightest IT pros with generous salaries and top-drawer benefits, then deepen their teams’ engagement with challenging, business-critical projects built around cutting-edge technologies” says Scot Finnie, Editor in Chief of Computerworld.
Computerworld’s best places to work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire about company benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.
(Source: Press release)