We have a tremendously talented team backed by business partners who embrace and support technology," said Tom Peck, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of MGM Mirage. "We get to see the results of our efforts through the 24x7 interaction with our guests. It’s extremely rewarding that MGM Mirage IT is being recognized for the strength of our benefits and diversity programs, technology initiatives, and career opportunities."
The MGM Mirage IT Department has some of the largest and most progressive technology deployments in the industry. The diversity of the department’s technology portfolio and global expansion offers outstanding work experience for its employees.
The firm offers both online and classroom training for its IT employees, and is a sponsor of Women In Information Technology (WITI) International.
To compile the list, Computerworld readers, PR professionals and other interested parties nominated companies they consider great employers for IT workers. Computerworld asked nominees with more than 50 IT employees, more than 300 total employees and annual revenue exceeding us$ 100 million to participate in a survey. In addition, Computerworld required the IT employees of these companies to complete a separate employee survey.
The company survey asks about the companies’ benefits, training and development, average salary increases, percent of staff promoted, turnover rates, and the percentage of women and minority staff in IT management. In addition, Computerworld collects information on the companies’ hot projects, mentoring programs and a variety of benefits ranging from elder care and childcare to flextime.