Best Places to Work in IT 2009 Employer Profile

No. 65

Partners HealthCare System Inc.

Boston, Mass. [New England]
http://www.partners.org
http://partners.org/corp_hr/home.html

Why you want to work there

The workspaces, suites and tools that are a part of this Boston-based company's "Connected Work with Connected Work" program help IT employees work remotely (either at home or at Connected Work workspaces) one to five days per week. The benefit also includes VoIP phones, individual conference lines, LiveMeeting accounts, laptops, swing spaces, Connected Work suites, hotel scheduling software and a department to support Connected Workers. CIO John Glaser and Deputy CIO Mary Finlay host regularly scheduled small breakfasts to promote open communication between senior leadership and everyone within the IT department. Attendees ranges from lower-level staff members to senior managers.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 20

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 4,926

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,339

IT employee turnover in 2008: 9%

IT promotions in 2008: 11%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2008: 9

Training budget per IT employee in 2008: $290

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 42%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 46%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 40%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 16%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 10%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 18%