Notre Dame ranks for fifth consecutive year in IDG’s Computerworld 2017 Best Places to Work in IT

by Katie Rose

Office of Information Technology

IDG’s Computerworld has ranked the University of Notre Dame 11th among large organizations in the Computerworld 2017 Best Places to Work in IT list. This is the fifth year in a row that Notre Dame has ranked among the top 100 organizations that provide challenging work for information technology employees while providing great benefits and compensation. Notre Dame and other organizations will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results from the 24th annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.

“Recognizing Notre Dame as a best place to work in IT for the fifth year in a row highlights the amazing work that our team does, but it also shows that Notre Dame provides an environment for people to thrive personally and professionally,” said Ron Kraemer, vice president for information technology and chief information and digital officer. “I am proud of our division and excited to continue building on our success.”

Notre Dame’s Office of Information Technologies (OIT) works collaboratively with other IT staff throughout the University to meet the University’s strategic goals of excellence in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, campus life, University operations and Catholic mission. The OIT’s vision is to enhance and sustain service excellence for students, faculty and staff by delivering value, driving innovation and developing talented employees.

“The organizations on this year’s Best Places to Work in IT list excel at creating a dynamic and satisfying IT work environment,” says Ken Mingis, executive editor of Computerworld. “In a competitive market for tech talent, these outstanding employers are able to attract highly skilled IT pros by offering great benefits, new learning opportunities, access to cutting-edge technologies and challenging, business-critical projects.”

The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals 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, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

Computerworld from IDG is the leading technology media brand helping senior 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.

Contact: Katie Rose, senior director of user services, Office of Information Technologies,, 574-631-3130