Workiva Named a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions

July 31, 2018

Workiva Positioned Furthest to the Right for Completeness of Vision for Second Consecutive Year


AMES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leader in data collaboration, reporting and compliance solutions, today announces that Gartner, Inc. has again selected Workiva as a Leader in its 2018 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.

This is the second consecutive year that Gartner has placed Workiva furthest on the completeness of vision axis in the Leaders quadrant, after evaluating 10 software vendors on 11 criteria.

According to Gartner, “Financial close solutions help the office of finance manage the financial close and apply appropriate controls throughout the accounting cycle.We believe that the solutions in this category help Chief Financial Officers understand operational and financial results and provide efficiency and assurance in their data and reports.” 1

“We are honored that Gartner has again recognized Workiva with placement furthest on the completeness of vision axis in its Magic Quadrant,” said Marty Vanderploeg, CEO of Workiva. “Our Wdesk platform helps our customers transform their accounting and finance processes from beginning to end.”

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1 Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions, John E. Van Decker, Christopher Iervolino, 26 July 2018.

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