Workiva Wins GRC Innovation Award for Wdesk Platform

February 5, 2018

Wdesk Recognized for Best User Experience for Policy Management

AMES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leading provider of solutions for enterprise productivity, today announces that its Wdesk platform has won the GRC Innovation Award for Best User Experience for Policy Management from analyst firm GRC 20/20. The annual GRC Innovation Awards recognize solutions with outstanding technology and user experience in governance, risk management and compliance (GRC).

GRC 20/20 recognized Wdesk for its ability to help people improve efficiency, effectiveness and agility in policy management processes to keep pace with dynamic business environments.

“Wdesk delivers significant business value, brings a contextual understanding of organization policies and controls, and can grow and expand as organizations and environments change,” said Michael Rasmussen, Chief GRC Pundit for GRC 20/20.

“Our Wdesk platform is modernizing how people work across organizations by enabling them to collaborate in a single, trusted version with a full audit trail of every change,” said Matt Rizai, Chairman and CEO of Workiva. “Our customers save time, improve the quality of policy information and better manage and connect policies with risk and control processes, compliance and regulatory documentation.”

This is the third time GRC 20/20 has recognized Wdesk.

About Workiva

Workiva (NYSE:WK) delivers Wdesk, an intuitive cloud platform that modernizes how people work within thousands of organizations, including over 70 percent of the FORTUNE 500®. Wdesk is built upon a data management engine, offering controlled collaboration, data connections, granular permissions and a full audit trail. Wdesk helps mitigate risk, improves productivity and gives users confidence in their data-driven decisions. Workiva employs more than 1,200 people with offices in 16 cities. The company is headquartered in Ames, Iowa. For more information, visit

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About GRC 20/20 Research, LLC

GRC 20/20 Research, LLC (GRC 20/20) provides clarity of insight into governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) solutions and strategies through objective market research, benchmarking, training, and analysis. We provide objective insight into GRC market dynamics; technology trends; competitive landscape; market sizing; expenditure priorities; and mergers and acquisitions. GRC 20/20 advises the entire ecosystem of GRC solution buyers, professional service firms, and solution providers. Our research clarity is delivered through analysts with real-world expertise, independence, creativity, and objectivity that understand GRC challenges and how to solve them practically, not just theoretically. Our clients include Fortune 1000 companies, major professional service firms, and the breadth of GRC solution providers.

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