Workiva Announces Alaska Airlines, FCA US and Lending Club Will Speak at Annual User Conference

August 25, 2015

Customers Will Share How They Use Wdesk to Improve Business Productivity
Attendees Can Earn 17 CPE Credits

AMES, Iowa, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Workiva (NYSE:WK), creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, today announced that Alaska Airlines, FCA US LLC, a subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., and Lending Club will lead a customer panel during the keynote address at the fourth annual Wdesk user conference, The Exchange Community. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida, September 14–17.

"More than 1,200 customers have registered to attend our user conference to learn and share their experiences in managing and reporting data across their risk, audit, finance and compliance teams," said Matt Rizai, Chairman and CEO of Workiva.

Workiva customers will hear other conference speakers, including Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, and Susan Cain, The New York Times bestselling author. Attendees will have a chance to earn up to 17 Continuing Professional Education credits at conference sessions, which include:


  • Unstructured Data and Disclosures
  • SEC Regulations and Reports
  • Business Data and the SEC

Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and Internal Controls

  • Simplifying SOX and Internal Controls Processes
  • Evidence Management and Tasking for SOX
  • SOX Reports and Dashboards

eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)

  • Taxonomy, Navigation, and Concept Selection
  • Disclosures Mapping and Modeling
  • Business Data and the SEC


  • Data Collection
  • Data-Driven Presentations and Dashboards
  • Dynamic Linking with Wdesk

Regulated Risk

  • Regulator's Perspective on Recovery and Resolution Plans (RRP)
  • CCAR/DFAST Best Practices in Wdesk
  • RRP Best Practices in Wdesk


  • Complex Datasets Management
  • Materiality with Wdesk

About Workiva
Workiva created Wdesk, a cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises to collect, link, report and analyze business data with control and accountability. Thousands of organizations, including over 65% of the Fortune 500, use Wdesk for risk, compliance or management reporting. Wdesk proprietary word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications are integrated and built upon a data management engine, offering synchronized data, controlled collaboration, granular permissions and a full audit trail. Wdesk helps mitigate enterprise risk, improve productivity and give users confidence to make decisions with real-time data. Workiva employs more than 1,000 people with offices in 15 cities. The company is headquartered in Ames, Iowa. For more information, visit

About The Exchange Community
The Exchange Community is the annual Wdesk user conference that brings together Wdesk customers and industry leaders for three days of networking, learning and sharing best practices. The 2015 conference will be September 14–17 at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida. To register and see the full conference agenda, click here or visit

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